I know a website offering a test for knowing how many words you know in english. http://testyourvocab.com/ I would like to find something similar for the german language. I've made some searches ...
I am trying to learn german, but I find memorizing vocabularly lists very boring, and would prefer to read a book and just look up the words I don't get. The problem is, I find it really frustrating ...
I learnt English mostly by reading all sorts of books once I'd a very rudimentary grasp of the basics. This was not intentional, but reading a lot is what in retrospect was the most helpful for me to ...