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German slang websites similar to urbandictionary.com

I use this site quit a a lot, especially for English scene forums or chats. Anyone knows a similar site/online database for German slang words? Or translation service which shows at least well-known ...
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Good online resources for improving German over Summer Vacation?

I recently finished an evening class in beginners German (Common European Framework A1/A2), and plan to take an intermediate class in September. I don't want to slip out of practice over the summer. ...
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Morphologie - Werkzeuge, Datenbanken, Suchwerkzeuge?

theis Frage zur Partizipbildung hat mich darauf gebracht, nach Werkzeugen zu morphologischen Fragen zu stöbern. canoo.net scheint ja eine Suche nach den Kategorien zu ermöglichen, die einzelnen ...
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Online Language Tools for advanced learners? Online-Sprachwerkzeuge für Fortgeschrittene?

I am looking for language tools for advanced learners of German available online that would allow me to perform the following: For any given word I would like to get the usage examples taken from ...
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Is there a two-step German vocabulary test that estimates how much words you know?

In English Is there an online resource where you mark checkboxes with words that you definitely know (at least one meaning) and it estimates how much words do you know? English - http://...
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Online-Schreibstilkorrektur?

Gibt es sowas wie eine Online-Rechtschreibprüfung für Schreibstil und Lesbarkeit? Angeblich hat Papyrus sowas, aber das ist nicht online zugänglich und kostet viel Geld. Ich suche das für eine ...
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Is there a service to help transcribe Kurrentschrift into Latin script?

I have several documents that I need transcribed from Kurrentschrift into modern German script (really just a text file, notepad would be perfect). Some examples of the documents I'm looking to have ...
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Which online course for learning German can you recommend?

I got a place at a German university and I would like to learn some essentials from the scratch during the summer. My main concern is to be efficient while learning. I don't mind paying for an online ...
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Suche ein Forum um auf Deutsch zu diskutieren

Ich möchte mein Deutsch verbessern, entweder durch Sprechen oder durch Schreiben. Gibt es ein Forum oder so, wo man etwas diskutieren kann?
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Past Tatort episodes with subtitles?

I can't follow most of the dialogue in Tatort, but the German subtitles I can understand almost completely. Past episodes of Tatort are easy to find online, but the only ones I've found that have ...
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Lemma, Grundform-Lexikon deutscher Sprache

Gibt es irgendwo eine Quelle, die mir ein Lexikon aller deutschen Lemmata (Grundformen) - am besten frei - zur Verfügung stellt? Und am besten auch, ohne vorher eine Lizenz einzureichen wie bspw. bei ...
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German counterpart of Reddit

Just about to recap on my German which I have been learning for eight years in my childhood and teenagehood, most of which I happily managed to forget. All the standard German language courses I ...
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Is there a German equivalent to the Oxford English Dictionary (OED)? [duplicate]

I have been searching for something like the German equivalent to the OED, which provides amazing etymological speculation and historical information on most English words. Bonus for a web version ...
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Which German films to watch to improve my German? [closed]

I want to watch German films to improve my German. As a beginner, I will try to absorb as much vocabulary as I can. I will watch every film 3 times at least. The first time using English subtitles (...
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Recommended German-English Dictionaries

I would like to have German dictionaries that include plural forms, genitive forms, articles and verb conjugations as well. So far I have not found a single dictionary containing all these functions, ...
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What's the quality of clip2go?

Here seems to be a neat site. I like the real samples from (I assuming) real Germans...or at least people fluent in German. But I'm always concerned with learning a new language from a system that ...
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What are the resources to learn to pronouce words the right way?

I have just decided to learn German. I want to pronounce things the right way. I started with Pimsleur, but when I compared the pronunciation with Google Translate, it was very different. So what is ...
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How do I estimate my German vocabulary size online? [duplicate]

EN: There are multiple "Estimate your English vocabulary size" quizzes online (1 2 3). I've tried to search a German analogue, but found nothing serious enough. Are there none or did I just search ...
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Is there a site for learning German like this one? [duplicate]

I tried to find sites where everything is sorted nicely, like grammar > present simple > other things etc., then vocabulary > commonly used words > parts of human body, town > food > other words. Is ...
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German language simulator for training verbal skills

I have started to learn German language and seem to be doing okay when it comes to understanding the grammar and writing any texts. Where I am miserable lacking is when it comes to verbal skills as I ...
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Sentence from Pimsleuer

I was looking for some phrases to practice German. I'm studying it by some tools and I would like to be able to read that sentence again to avoid forgetting. Do you know any website where I can find ...
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Improve german vocabulary [duplicate]

Can anyone suggest some great website to train German words? If anyone has some other great hint to learn german, I please you to poste the link below.
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German Television [duplicate]

I learn German the best when I listen/watch it, so I've been looking for some german dubbed and subbed movies and tv shows. Sadly, I can't find much. Are there any sites that people know of where I ...