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The 10 Longest German Words

German is (in)famous for its long words. People love to joke around how incredibly long German words can be – and they sometimes even look impossible to pronounce. Why German has such long words is because the German language has compound words: you can simply add one word to another to create...

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How To Learn German With English Similarities, Cognates And Etymology

Read my guest blog post for The Mezzofant Guild to find out about the history of the German and English language, how they are related to each other and how you can use this knowledge to learn German from English quickly and easily. Click here:...

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10 Useful Tips To Learn German For Beginners

Tip 1: Use Your First Language And What You Know From EnglishGerman and English both come from the same Germanic language family. Therefore they have many similar words. Around 50% of the words used in English are related at some point to German. For example words like “alt” (Englisch: old),...

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Top 25 German Words: Conjunctions

The top 25 German conjunctions are very useful words to know because they are the 25 most frequently used conjunctions in the German language. Language learners should learn them because they are being used quite often. 1. und and2. dass that3. als as, when4. oder or5. aber but6. wenn if, when,...

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Top 25 German Words: Adverbs

The top 25 German adverbs are very useful words to know because they are the 25 most frequently used adverbs in the German language. Language learners should learn them because they are being used quite often. 1. auch also, too2. so so, thus, this way, such3. dann then4. da there5. noch still,...

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Top 25 German Words: Nouns

The top 25 German nouns are very useful words to know because they are the 25 most frequently used nouns in the German language. Language learners should learn them because they are being used quite often. 1. das Jahr (pl.:-e) year2. das Mal (pl.:-e) time (as in number of times) 3. das...

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Top 25 German Words: Verbs

The top 25 German verbs are very useful words to know because they are the 25 most frequently used verbs in the German language. Language learners should learn them because they are being used quite often. 1. sein to be2. haben to have3. werden to become4. können can, to be able to5. müssen...

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Rules For The German Articles (der, die, das)

Regeln für Artikel Rules for articles As you have learnt, in the German language there are three articles for nouns in singular: der/ ein for masculine nouns, die/ eine for feminine nouns and das/ ein for neuter nouns. German native speakers know mostly intuitively what the article of each noun...

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