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German-English Cognates 5

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German-English Cognates 4

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German-English Cognates 3

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German-English Cognates 2

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German-English Cognates

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Hin or her?

The adverbs hin and her cause much confusion for German learners. There are no direct equivalents of either of these in English and to English speakers they often seem superfluous in a sentence. German in fact signifies directional movement (vs.

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Lessons from the Top German Verbs list

Today I put up a page on the 100 most commonly used German verbs. We’ll do lots of fun and useful things with this list — and the 500 most common German words list — in the coming days and weeks.

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Top 100 German verbs

This verb list comes from Randall Jones & Erwin Tschirner’s A Frequency Dictionary of German. Core Vocabulary for Learners, which lists the 4034 (!) most commonly used words in German. We’ll be doing lots of fun things with this list with

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Top 500 German words (301-400)

Words 1-100 | 101-200 | 201-300 | 301-400 | 401-500 Source: A Frequency Dictionary of German. Core Vocabulary for Learners 301. handeln (verb) to deal, trade 302. Mark, die, – (noun) mark (former unit of German currency) 303. Entwicklung, die, -en

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Top 500 German words (201-300)

Words 1-100 |101-200 | 201-300 | 301-400 | 401-500 Source: A Frequency Dictionary of German. Core Vocabulary for Learners 201. brauchen (verb) to need 202. folgen (verb) to follow 203. lernen (verb) to learn 204. Ende, das, -n (noun) end

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