Five European national stereotypes that aren’t (entirely) true

August 21, 2013 at 8:08 am

It is much easier to have an opinion about people if you don’t actually have to meet them before forming that opinion. That’s just being efficient. Like a German.

Most stereotypes have some foundation in truth, but not all. And … Read more

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Aber doch! Some confusing German words

August 7, 2013 at 9:08 am

Munich

When you are learning a language, some words translate neatly back into your first language and others do not. If you are an English speaker learning German, the particles may prove particularly challenging. But your perseverance will pay off: understanding … Read more

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