German Translations

Astrantia – the New Dual Language Browser

EDIT 2019: The programme needs updating, so you cannot register at the moment. Have you ever come across ...

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Linguee – the new improved online dictionary

  I’ve been using Linguee for quite a few years now and also have been recommending it to ...

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Spot the spelling mistakes

I took this picture on a motorway car park as I was amazed how it is possible to ...

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Will Skype Translator make translators redundant?

I  read an interesting blog post yesterday about a new product from Skype, Skype Translator, which they hope ...

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How to learn German while gardening

At this time of the year, many of my students tell me that they spend a lot of ...

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Learn German during the World Cup

  EDIT: Of course, this post is for any time, not just World Cups – as long as ...

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13 German idioms with drinks

Many years ago a friend gave me this little jar with chocolate drink as a present. The powder ...

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How to write a personal letter in German

  If you have read my last two posts about writing a business letter or email, you may ...

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Germany’s taboo word of 2013

Every year a German organisation declares a word as ‘Unwort des Jahres’, the word of the year which ...

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Is Google Translate getting any better?

Google Translate has been around for a long time now and over the years has improved immensely. For ...

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