Category Archives: German Slangs

Kölsch lesson continues

The gothic Dom cathedral, its medieval old town, the heart of the city that’s shaped like a half crescent, its fifth season ‘Karneval’ (the city’s most anticipated carnival where people party for six straight days), the thirst-quenching Kölsch beer, the … Continue reading

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Football German vocabulary 101

With most of the punters’ favourite teams out of the game, I’m keeping my fingers crossed for the German team tonight. To prep myself to watch the game with friends tonite, I’ve made a list of common German football slangs … Continue reading

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German medical terms

Our thumbs help us in everyday tasks like brushing teeth, showering, washing hair, writing, turning the doorknob, gripping and the list goes on. I didn’t realise how absolutely important my right thumb has been aiding me daily until I lost this little friend to one careless moment at the … Continue reading

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Abgegrabbelt

It’s the time of the year where old things give space to new. Very often it’s not because the old are worn-out, tattered, shabby or damaged but with the new year, one tends to be attracted to shiny new things, … Continue reading

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2013: Looking back

2013 has been amazing, packed with wonderful moments with families and friends, and inspirational time for myself. As I begin the New Year with new resolutions, I will first work on one of them – updating this blog more regularly … Continue reading

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German conversational words and phrases for foodies

Food is a universal buzz topic and when it comes to a lip-smacking meal, one would want to pay some compliments to the cook. Instead of saying ‘lecker’ (tasty) or ‘gut’ (good) all the time, I plan (still trying) to add some … Continue reading

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Business German / Wirtschaftsdeutsch

As one of the world’s leading economies, Germany is naturally the heart of most trading activities in Europe. It is also no surprise that this country houses some of the largest international fairs and trade shows like CeBit in Hannover. … Continue reading

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