The Homeschool Den Thursday, January 10th, 2013 Last semester, we spent time reading simple stories together in German. There are a couple of stories we downloaded from Amazon, Peter und das Huhn and Der Kartoffel-troll. Top 100 German verbs - The German Professor 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 posts in the coming weeks. See also: Lessons from the Top German verbs list & Top 500 German words Get Muvizu When you download and install Muvizu:Play you are required to accept an End User Licence Agreement (EULA) which concisely outlines the dos and don’ts of the commercial exploitation of footage from Muvizu:Play. But in the interests of plain language, here’s a summary of the rules: Muvizu:Play is a free trial of our software. Muvizu:Play renders animations with a watermark in the bottom left of the image and is limited to SD output. This watermarked footage may be used for educational, non-commercial and personal projects.
Audiotrainer - Lessons Personal pronouns, family, countries and languages Numbers, times and weekdays Communication, appointment and city Nature, hotel, restaurant and complaints Orientation and leisure activities Nancy Thuleen For easier navigation and load times, I've divided these pages into eight categories. Grammar: covers all levels of basic German (first through fourth semester) as well as a few more advanced topics. Here you'll find worksheets -- most with answer keys available -- as well as web-based quizzes and self-tests on particular grammar topics. Vocabulary: has vocabulary worksheets on various thematic topics (e.g. clothing, food, environment, politics) for all levels of basic German. Also includes some web-based vocabulary quizzes and self-tests, as well as suggested vocabulary lists from various textbook chapters.
Practise German free of charge City of Words An Online Game for learners of German at A1-level. In the ficticious "City of Words", you collect new words, use them in short sentences, and you can test your skills in short games with other players. Vocabulary trainer app German expressions around the Kartoffel - Deutsch HappenDeutsch Happen In two previous articles on Deutsch Happen I explained how, after some initial hesitance and lack of understanding, the potato made a triumphal arrival in Germany and is today one of the staple foods of Germans and integral part of their cuisine. Therefore, it is somewhat logical that there are also expressions and sayings in the German language that include the word Kartoffel. For example, someone with a big, round nose is sometimes called Kartoffelnase (f), or sometimes the nose is referred to as Knolle (f) or Knollennase (f), similar to conk in British English. All three are, of course, colloquial and not very nice expressions. So, don’t use these words if you want to compliment somebody! Another popular expression is
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Learning German Online for Beginners Learn German - online, simple, independently and for free! 10 tables build up an overview of basic German grammar. Basic verb forms and an introduction to German syntax are presented in a simple and understandable way. This German course was compiled with total beginners in mind. Learn German Online for free - deutsch lernen online - manual note (zip, videos) pages with this sign contain a video Prologue How does German sound? German Words and Phrases 1. Basic Phrases Ich is not actually pronounced ikh, unless you are speaking a northern dialect of German. If you are speaking a southern dialect, then it is more like ish. There is no equivalent sound in English. In standard German, it is somewhere between ish and ikh.