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Looking for tips for learning German? From recommendations for German language music or films, here are some of my best tips and tricks for learning German. From one German learner to another!

German Book Review: Nur was nicht ist, ist möglich

Rock-n-roll autobiographies seem to be especially popular right now. But due to the nature of the beast, they’re relatively one-sided. You get the author’s point of view than you have to wait for their bandmates to write books to get their side of the story! But in 2005, authors Max Dax and Robert Defcon wrote …

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German Book Review: Stuckrad-Barre’s Auch Deutsche unter den Opfern

I’m no German language expert — far, far from it — but I have been seeing a large response to my posts sharing my experiences learning German. So I’ve decided to start a new “feature” reviewing the German language books I read, which are as much for pleasure as they are for language practice. This …

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Language Learning: German Videos With Subtitles

For me personally, listening and speaking German are definitely my biggest weaknesses. So I’ve spent a lot of time online searching and searching. I’ve found that the videos with German subtitles to be the most helpful — although I do get stuck in the trap of merely reading instead of listening sometimes. I’ve come across …

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