Comments for The German Professor http://www.thegermanprofessor.com Helping German learners learn German Fri, 28 Sep 2018 05:43:50 +0000 hourly 1 Comment on How to pronounce ö and ü by TheGermanProfessor http://www.thegermanprofessor.com/how-to-pronounce-o-and-u/#comment-71750 Fri, 28 Sep 2018 05:43:50 +0000 http://www.thegermanprofessor.com/?p=14#comment-71750 This is not a helpful tip because “stir” is pronounced differently across the many varieties of English.

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Comment on Want to learn German? Where to begin by TheGermanProfessor http://www.thegermanprofessor.com/want-to-learn-german-where-to-begin/#comment-71749 Fri, 28 Sep 2018 05:41:44 +0000 http://www.thegermanprofessor.com/?p=96#comment-71749 Reading is a fantastic way to expand vocabulary. It helps to start with a context that is familiar. Read a short book that you have already read in another language. Explore German-language blogs about a subject or hobby you already know a lot about. If you keep up with the news, read it in German on multilingual sites like Deutsche Welle.

You could also watch a German film with subtitles. You could make flashcards and just start studying and memorizing words that are important to your goals.

The best approach is one that keeps you motivated to keep learning.

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Comment on How to pronounce ö and ü by TheGermanProfessor http://www.thegermanprofessor.com/how-to-pronounce-o-and-u/#comment-71240 Fri, 14 Sep 2018 06:59:20 +0000 http://www.thegermanprofessor.com/?p=14#comment-71240 It’s easier because it’s not accurate. The “oo” sound in foot is not the same as ö.

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