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Zungenbrecher – German tongue twisters

A fun way to practice specific German sounds is by reciting tongue twisters. The benefit to using tongue twisters as a learning tool is that you get to practice the same target sound not only repeatedly and but also in differing configurations. This

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Free German TV with OnlineTVRecorder

I know what you’re thinking — it sounds too good to be true. Well, that’s exactly what I thought when I heard about the OnlineTVRecorder (OTR). But the thought of having access to German TV was just too enticing and

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How to pronounce ö and ü

The most difficult sounds to pronounce are typically the ones that do not exist in your native language (or in languages whose sounds you have already mastered). For English speakers these include the umlauted vowels ö and ü. Fortunately, there

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