German Language Fun Facts

18/09/2017

Jiust because this is my own language, I sometimes post fun German stuff here for my German-speaking readers 23 Bilder, die allen Deutsch erklären, die nicht aus Deutschland kommen at https://www.buzzfeed.com/maximilianzender/germancourse?bffbdeutschland&utm_term=.fknyzmK3Ze#.lcr1PRWlKy

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Unique Characteristics of English Learners in Germany

15/09/2017

I can totally relate to these German issues. Read more in 10 mistakes English teachers in Germany are sick of hearing at https://www.thelocal.de/20170914/10-mistakes-english-teachers-in-germany-are-sick-of-hearing


German and Other Languages: Some Contrasts

13/09/2017

Too funny and so true!  Find at https://www.buzzfeed.com/maximilianzender/aha-na-tja?bffbdeutschland&utm_term=.es64RldPex#.kr1Y4D7J3L


German: The Complex Language

08/09/2017

So, I am happy that I learned German as a Native speaker as opposed to acquiring it as a second language.  But, that said, I taught many students in the German language and they did fantastically.  Why?  Because German is PREDICTABLE and follows rules.  Still, it is complex as a grammatical system.  Here are some examples:


Cultural Differences Between USA and Germany: Some Examples

28/07/2017

Here are a few examples of soooo many:


Germany has ended a century-long debate over a missing letter in its alphabet

21/07/2017

Interesting language development:  https://qz.com/1033265/germanys-century-long-debate-over-a-missing-letter-in-its-alphabet/


Resources for German Teachers

05/07/2017

find them at http://www.pasch-net.de/de/pas/cls/leh/unt.html


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