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Questions asking for learning resources and advice on the process of learning German. Do not use this tag for questions about specific features of the German language.

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German dictionary program [duplicate]

I am looking for a German dictionary program that I can install on my Mac. I would like the program to have: Definition of the word in English Audio files of the German pronunciation Declensions I ...
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Wie heißen einige Onlinebücher für junge Erwachsene? [duplicate]

Ich suche eine deutsche Geschichte, die ich lesen kann. Ich habe »Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality«, »Worm« und »Animorphs the Reckoning« sehr gemocht aber ich kann nichts ähnliches auf ...
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Which satellite channel to learn German in Europe? [duplicate]

I've a good satellite system here in Europe. I can get: Hotbird 13 Astra 19.2 Astra 28 I would like to know if there is a channel dedicated to German teaching, maybe with subtitle.
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Kann ich bitte sie ein paar fragen? but in a polite form [closed]

I'm trying to learn German. How can I ask somebody (e.g. in a cafe) to help me with that? I want to say something like that: – Hi, I'm Peter. Do you have a minute for me? -- ... -- I'm ...
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Learning German mathematics-vocabulary?

What are some resources for speeding up learning of advanced German mathematics-vocabulary?
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How to study for certificate B1 exam? [closed]

I am a student from Delhi, India. My German language exam for certificate B1 is coming up very soon. My school teacher helped me with registration and all, but now she's taking my exam very lightly. I'...
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How to learn preposition in German?

How should I learn German prepositions? A single preposition can have a lot of meanings, then how do I apply rules? For example Ich bin zu Hause. warum nicht Ich bin an Hause. ? There is a ...
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Are there websites where one can practice German conversation whether through typing or through audio?

This question also has an answer here (in German): Wo kann man im Internet die deutsche Sprache üben? Im learning German on my own, so Im trying to find websites where I can make conversations ...
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For how many years do Germans study English at school? [closed]

Most Germans are pretty fluent in English. It seems to me that the number of years Germans put into studying English should be roughly comparable to the number of years learners of German would need ...
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English-German bilingual books

I need some Ge-En bilingual parallel text story books for beginners with illustration and in-situ translation of new or difficult words. For example I attached a picture of a Russian-German book.
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On-line sources for simple discussions in German

I am trying to improve my German by reading novels in German. But I would also like to get practice at reading everyday German. I thought that online discussion forums would be a good source, as ...
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Where to rent/watch German movies with German subtitles

I'm an intermediate German learner and I would love to learn the language better by watching original German movies with German subs, because then I can see what is being said and understand it more ...
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On-line German tutors [closed]

I don't know if here is the best place to ask that, I need a German tutor to help me to communicate in German via chat and sometimes voice. Do you know any sites (free or not) which can provide me ...
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Where can I learn German in Shanghai, China? [closed]

I am Chinese, in Shanghai. I want to learn German. Please give some recommandations like where I can find a school. I only have time to learn German in weekends.
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What learning strategies are there for German noun declension?

In German, there are three genders, four cases, two numbers and irregular words. It’s a lot and I can’t learn the declension of each word one by one by heart. Of course, I’m not talking about der, das ...
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Which verbs tense I should learn after simple present?

I'm studying German for a while, I know I still have a lot to learn. But I'm considering which verbs tense I should learn after Simple Present, like a study guide for verbs tense. Could someone give ...
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Resources for learning verb tenses with short example sentenses

I wish to learn verbs with their tense forms for general conversation. I tried to use the verb tables, but I am not able to memorise them. I think it would help me if I learn these forms alongwith ...
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Can someone point me to an easy resource that teaches the German language? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Free online resources for beginner course Can someone point me to an easy resource that teaches the German language? Keep in mind that I'm totally ignorant in German. I'm not ...
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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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German-English word frequency list (1000-5000)

I am not looking just for German words frequency list, for which there are many in this site and others. But I am looking for translated German words frequency list. Copy pasting from sites like ...
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Good children author for learning German

I would like to read some good German children's stories with simple German where I can improve my German. Can you please tell me whom I should read.
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Learning german [duplicate]

I need to learn German, but I can't study it in a school or so. And my internet connection don't allow me to use online methods. Is there some books, with audio tapes avaible that you would recommend ...
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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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Resources for the Goethe-Zertifikat A1 [duplicate]

Are there any coursebooks for the Goethe-Zertifikat A1? I have found some material on their website, but that seems quite limited. thanks
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How can I learn German in one week? [closed]

How can I learn German in one week? If there is way to listen and talk that will be better.
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German taught at schools

I have now been studying/learning German for 5 years now. Unfortunately my conversational skills are relatively poor, I have found that with my time at school, grammar and vocabulary has been ...
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Structure of sentence and position of verb in the end. How to train?

Now, I learn Deutsch intensive last 8 month. I have a problem with the right structure of sentence. I know that is very important. It's very difficult to place the verb in the end of the sentence. I ...
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Is there a website that can list the English cognates of German words?

I think learning the cognates of German words would really help learning German as I know through reading, 'deer' is a cognate of 'Tier', which I wouldn't have guessed otherwise
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Humour/Comedy websites in German [closed]

Are there any websites out there which offer a large repository of jokes and humour in German? I'm looking for something similar to, for example, www.9gag.com or Comedy Central's www.jokes.com.
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How can I start to use German language in daily life (with the help of a dictionary - for vocabulary)?

I just start learning German along with some friends and I -personally- feel it would be better to use it everyday so that I get the hang of the rules in German. I am willing to keep a pocket ...
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Difference between `in der Stadt` and `in die Stadt` [duplicate]

Taking the following example: Ich gehe in der Stadt. Ich gehe in die Stadt. I couldn't understand when to say in die Stadt and when to say in der Stadt.
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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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An appropriate sequence of books to learn German [duplicate]

Now I don't know anything about German but I want to learn German up to level C1. I plan to learn German alone as much as possible. So I'm looking for books to help me reach my goal. I intend to first ...
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German cartoons to improve my German [duplicate]

I want to watch free German cartoons to improve my German level. Which German cartoons do you suggest me and where can I find them freely?
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Is there any file or available source for German nouns + definite article

I'm trying to find files or any kind of source for German nouns together with definite article. The goal is to create an app which will use that data and help me with learning.
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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 ...
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How to start learning German? [duplicate]

I want to start learning German. Are there any online resources that you recommend? I hope that you can recommend a book or two to start studying from. So are there any good texts? Are there any ...
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Resources to learn German? [duplicate]

I would like to start learning german online, but I don't know where to do it, I made a seach in this community, but I not found nothing, someone have something like this? https://russian....
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So beginner with german [closed]

I have began learning German recently, I am using YouTube videos and the Duolingo app, but I feel that this is not so effective so I would like to ask you if there are any free materials well ...
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Ich fahre dem taxi zum Büro [closed]

I am doing German A1. I just want to know whether Ich fahre dem taxi zum Büro can be used to mean I come to office by taxi.
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Best way to learn German! [duplicate]

I am so interested in learning languages I have some knowledge of Russian language and English language. I am from Egypt and I would like to learn German .. I have learned Russian to the level that I ...