How to compare learning German with a visit to Brownsea Island

It was my birthday yesterday and I spent it on Brownsea Island. As I enjoyed my visit and took photos, I was wondering how those pictures could be used for learning German.

This post is the answer  😉

So you’ve been meaning to learn German and have finally taken the plunge, booked a course, arrived at the first lesson ……… and you feel overwhelmed, it looks like SOOOO much!

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But you start anyway. In the beginning it seems very easy. You are learning some sentences and are able to copy them. You’re enjoying yourself. This is fun!

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Then, all over sudden, things get a bit more difficult. You understand what you can hear but in order to say it yourself you need some grammar which you find difficult to work out. It’s in the way:

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You’re beginning to wonder whether it’s getting any easier. The steps seem too hard:

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But you persevere! Gradually your vocabulary branches out and you understand more and more:

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You then realise that learning German is not always straightforward:

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But gradually you understand and see more and more:

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You remember the time when you struggled and now see how far you’ve come and you like what you see:

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You can now use your German to read not just your textbook but other things, too, including historic things:

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And you finally realise, you are never too old or small to speak German:

Trecker                             Huhn

Learning German is fun  😉


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