When learning German the daily contact with the language is one of the key elements of success. I started the Facebook project "Das deutsche Wort des Tages" with the busy student in mind. 30-50 seconds allow you to just watch the video and pick up the main word. 3-5 minutes allow you to watch it over again and learn a few related words of the same post.
The world is changing and language is a reflection of those changes. As for German the Leibniz-Institut für Deutsche Sprache regularly updates an A-Z of corona related vocab, from Abstandslinie to Zoomfatigue. I hope you will enjoy reading my article on some of those new terms!
Do you spend, like myself, too much time in front of a screen at the moment? I started to introduce short breaks in my working day listening to my favourite podcast Spanish with Vincente. And with sunshine I sit on my balcony. This inspired me to write my next blog on podcasts for students of German. I mailed my team and a few students. They came back with an eclectiv mix of ideas, of which I will present my highly subjective choice in the following article.
Deutsch perfekt is the perfect combination of professional journalism and successful language training. I admit I took this slogan from their website, but I agree this is why we, as a team, love it, have used it for years in lessons and read it privately too. Lots of our students are subscribers. By the way the publisher Spotlight does not pay me for writing this article. If you want to find out why I think, you as a learner should start reading it or give a subscription for Christmas....
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