Zirkus by Namika: Grammar

    A while back I discovered a song by Namika called “Zirkus”. There is a lot one can learn from this song about the German language. Rather than do my usual lyrical analysis one line at a time, I thought I…

    Study Effectively with Flash Cards

      I may be a proponent of technology in the classroom, but physical flash cards are still the way to go for vocabulary review. Today I’m going to run down my ultimate guide to using physical flash cards to review vocabulary.…

      Beginner German with Herr Antrim

        “Beginner German with Herr Antrim” – The Complete Course In the video and accompanying e-book “Beginner German with Herr Antrim”, there are a total of 20 lessons. Each of these lessons take you one step closer to having your first…

        Wir haben Hunger feat. Get Germanized

          Dominik from Get Germanized stopped by to help me sing Wir haben Hunger. The lyrics to the song are listed below the video. Subtitles are available in German and English. Download a copy of my “haben” and “sein” conjugation quiz…

          Da- and Wo-Compounds

            Da- and Wo-Compounds in German can be confusing to the uninitiated. Have you ever come across a word in German like “davon”, “damit” or “darüber”? How about “wovon”, “womit” or “worüber”? Sometimes in German you can replace a prepositional phrase…