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Learning From Music Videos: English Songs with German Translations of the Lyrics

While looking for songs “auf Deutsch” (in German) on YouTube, I found a lot of songs that weren’t in German but had a German translation of the lyrics either as subtitles or a slideshow. Although I prefer to listen to songs in German and, if anything, read the subtitles in Read more →

Learn German Using Real-World Videos With FluentU (Win Free Beta Access for a Limited Time)

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I love using German movies and music videos in my German studies, so when I was invited to beta test a new language learning program that utilizes real-world videos, I was excited to try it out. Now, I’m thrilled to get to share it with you! FluentU, which started off Read more →

Useful German Words for Computer Use

If you find yourself on a German website or even a computer with German settings, knowing some computer-related vocabulary might help you avoid needing to immediately translate the webpage or find a new computer. You may be surprised that you already know quite a few words for using a computer Read more →

A Look Back at 2013

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  It’s that time of year again when I look back at the goals I described earlier in the year and see how I fared. It’s a good thing that I decided on “generalized goals” rather than “resolutions” with the expectation that priorities can and do change because, yeah, although Read more →

Learning From Music Videos: German Songs, English Subtitles

It’s been awhile since I’ve talked about learning German. One method I find fun is to listen to German music with English subtitles. (I also listen to music in German and write translations for myself, and I’ll start sharing those with you at some point). Here are a few of Read more →

99 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Part 2 (Questions 2-20)

I’m back with Part 2 of 99 Questions You Should Ask Yourself, which I found posted by Katrin at Land of Candy Canes. She asked others to answer them as well, so I am. I’m breaking them up into the same parts she did and, also like her, I’ll be Read more →

My 2nd Blogiversary & Top 10 Posts

Where has the time gone? It doesn’t seem like it’s already been a year since the last blogiversary, and it certainly doesn’t seem like it’s already been two years since my first post, which I made just about a month before we moved to Germany. Last year at this time, Read more →

Bad Dürkheim Part 2: Wandering Through Bad Dürkheim

In addition to spending time at the Dürkheimer Wurstmarkt at the start and end of our visit to Bad Dürkheim, we wandered around the town. First we walked by some of the stands of wares. I thought this one was funny because it says “Wellness Schmuck”. Schmuck in America is Read more →

Learning From Music Videos: German Versions of Disney Songs

Last time I showed you some German versions of English songs ending with Phil Collins’ German version of “You’ll Be In My Heart” from Tarzan. Today I wanted to show you some more German versions of songs from Disney movies. As before, just a reminder these versions are not exact Read more →

Learning from Music Videos: English Songs in German

Last time I shared German songs, they were songs by Die Toten Hosen with English translations in the subtitles. Today I thought I would share some englische lieder auf Deutsch (English songs in German). If you care to look up some songs yourself, you may have better luck using “auf Read more →

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