Author: Sarah Chadwick

books to read

10 Must-Read German Books for Beginners

Goethe, Schiller, Thomas Mann are some of the most famous German writers. If you are a classical literature fan, it may be your long-term goal


Saying “No” – Negations in German

“Nein” – “No”“Ja” – “Yes” “Guten Tag!” –  “Hello!”“Auf Wiedersehen!” –  “Goodbye!”“Bitte” – “Please”“Danke” – “Thank you” These are the minimum six words I learn wherever


How to Practice German Conversation

“Ich ahmmm…”. Are you stuttering in the middle of the conversation only because you are trying to converse in German? This might take away the


How Long Does It Take To Learn German?

A study by the Foreign Service Institute estimates approximately 30 weeks or 750 classroom hours to learn German. The Institute created a list of the

self taught

How Can I Learn German by Myself

So, you’ve decided to learn German. Excellent choice!  Be it for love, work, or just fun, speaking German is a great tool to have under


Is German Easy to Learn for English Speakers

“The awful German Language” is an essay by Mark Twain. Der Donaudampfschiffahrtsgesellschaftskapitän is a 42 letter German word, the meaning of which you will find