How the German word Schein can create some pretence

Last month I told you about lots of German words ending in -schein: How the German word Schein creates something special I told you that ‘schein’ means appearance, but could also mean shine. And at the end of that post I wrote: Der Schein trügt.Appearances are deceptive. This leads us nicely to words beginning with … Read more

25 German adjectives to describe feelings

Today’s blog post gives you 25 German adjectives, some you will recognise from your German textbooks and some you won’t. Have a look at my infographic and see how many you know. Then find out or remind yourself what they mean in English and how you can use them. aufgeregt – excited glücklich – happy … Read more

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