Monthly Archives: December 2010

Tabloid or Boulevardjournalismus educates

Intouch is my favourite German tabloid magazine and I’ll definitely grab a copy whenever I’m in Germany. You’ll be amazed by the amount of “Umgangssprache” one can learn from this trivial magazine. In German, tabloid publications are also known as … Continue reading

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over a game of UNO

It’s a known fact that Germans speak like a bullet train and it’s even harder the conversation when it’s peppered with slangs. Sometimes you think you know the words but simply can’t put them quite right in the correct context and … Continue reading

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what’s always interesting about a new language…

well in any language, swear words are always the very first that a beginner picks up and somehow these words stick in the head miraculously well. In the world of german language, I am mostly fascinated by the gigantic list … Continue reading

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