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I Want to Learn German

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    My Boyfriend Is German

    My boyfriend is German, so I wish to understand his language. I feel sad that I couldn't understand a single word when he talks to his friends. He sometimes writes me email / sms in German and I have use text translation tools to understand it. I really hope I could talk to him...
    catcs catcs 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 26, 2010

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    Need Help Please

    I am needing/asking anyone who can speak German & also understand English to better enhance my German language skills. Is there anyone who maybe able to help me with this.
    Wildflower2012 Wildflower2012 41-45, F 5 Responses May 11, 2012

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    "Learn German"

    So I just got a "Learn German" book on tape recently on a whim.  I've only listened to the first chapter so far.  Its ridiculous that I have this!  I've never really believed these things work, but I guess I'm going to give it a try, lol. ...
    SerenaDragonfly SerenaDragonfly 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 9, 2009

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    I Want To Re-learn German

    I spent one full year studying German for a minimum of an hour a half every day and speaking with a German friend over messenger. Then my father died. Then my beloved dog died. Then I just forgot German completely. Okay, that's a lie. I didn't forget it completely. I can still...
    Spankmesweetly Spankmesweetly 22-25, F May 26, 2013

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    I Am Trying To Learn German

    Me and a friend decided to learn German, but I find myself lost at times. So please if anyone knows German and is willing to give pointers please send me a message ^_^ thank you.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 1, 2012

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    I need to learn German!

    ! I want to go study there, i want to stay there forever if i could
    wishfullthoughts wishfullthoughts 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I Love German But Don't Have Time To Learn

    I really love German as a language, I like the way it's written, the way it's said. The sound of German is kind of sexy. My teacher said she loves German because it's the language of logic. But that's also the reason why I always find it difficult. I started learning German...
    befrei89 befrei89 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 8, 2010

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    I am German but can't speak it

    but I love the language.
    kanashimi93 kanashimi93 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 7

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    Deutsch

    Ich studiere Deutsch an meiner Universität. Ich will es mein zweites Hauptfach sein. Ich lernte es seit der siebten Klasse. Aber wegen meiner schlechten Lehrer habe ich nichts gelernt, bis die zwölfte Klasse. Dann kamen Deutsche an meine Schule, als eine Austausch. Die...
    WarriorDawg23 WarriorDawg23 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 26, 2011

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    I want to learn it so bad and I don't know

    anything about it :p ,, ((start from zero)) anyone here to help ??
    ludee94 ludee94 18-21, F Oct 28

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    Deutsch :)

    Ich Liebe Deutsch. i just love German language. i wish to study it thoroughly some day.
    SilentSpeaker SilentSpeaker 22-25, F Aug 9, 2011

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    Moms Side

    My moms side of the family dating back from my Oma was pure German for the pass few hundred years. My mom speaks German and I used to speak a little. I am in class now learning it but I realized my teacher is not going to help my get as far as I would like. I don't think she can...
    LegacyX LegacyX 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 13, 2012

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    What Music Makes Me to Do

    I really started lovin music in german, all types of music.even hip-hop that i hate in english, i love in german. i started to be obssesive to this language. i really love it. and what funnt in all this is that my grandmother wanted me to learn german and only after she died i...
    Girl13 Girl13 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 19, 2008

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    Learning German!

    I want to really study german but here in Riyadh  it's very difficult to study because the don't teach it at schools and I have no one that speaks german. But i love german very much and I know one day I'll will speak german perfectly.
    teemalicious teemalicious 18-21 1 Response Jun 13, 2010

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    Learning German

    I recommend if you are trying to learn and have a hard time learning the language, learn it a few words at a time. Being bilingual I often find times where I know the word in German but don't know the word in English or the other way around. LOL Anyway, I think if you take a few...
    22Hands 22Hands 31-35, M Jan 7, 2013

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    Hallo, is there any way

    for me to easily learn fluent german?
    awkwardturtle223 awkwardturtle223 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    Lived In Germany, Can't Speak The Language...

    I've lived in Germany from January 2007 until February 2010 and I can't speak German. :( I started buying books/cds/software in April 2006 when I found out my husband was going to be stationed there. I've done Rosetta Stone. I just can't speak/understan the language. :(
    sarsardonic sarsardonic 26-30, F Aug 5, 2010

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    The Only German .

    I know . I learned from watching Hogan's Heros . And from my Brothers 49 VW . I like learning new things . So why not German ?
    RayofSunShine55 RayofSunShine55 56-60, T 1 Response Jul 2, 2009

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    shirleyc shirleyc 26-30, F Jan 15

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    German

    I just think German is cool.
    lobaroja85 lobaroja85 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 29, 2012

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    I use this app called duolingo.

    its amazing. It's so useful. If you have trouble you can download it or go to the website. its totally free too :)
    Sapphirebee27 Sapphirebee27 18-21, F Jul 4

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    Quite Difficult, But...

    Since I love learning foreign languages, I've tried to learn German for quite a long time now. Nine years ago I even attended an intensive course in Wien, Austria and it was very useful. I made big progress: studying while living for a month in a German-speaking country...
    PurpleQueen PurpleQueen 36-40, F 5 Responses Mar 16, 2009

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    Deutsch Immersion

    Ich spreche nur ein bißchen Deutsch. Ich könnte wirklich die Hilfe mit mein Deutsch. Bitte kontaktieren Sie mich bei Intereße...Vielen Dank! Bis bald!
    valleygirl2 valleygirl2 46-50, F Aug 2, 2013

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    German Lessons

    Well if anyone wants to learn German or be corrected you can contact me , Im an american civilian who has lived in Germany a very long time and speak the language fluently.
    luvboobs luvboobs 41-45, M 5 Responses Aug 27, 2010

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    Trying To Learn German

    I am trying to learn my native tongue I guess you can say (I have some German in me). I have been learning it at home with computer software, but it would be nice to speak to someone so that I do not lose what I have learned. Which is not much right now I just started 2 weeks...
    Wildflower2012 Wildflower2012 41-45, F 1 Response May 11, 2012

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    I really love everything about the German

    culture. German is definitely on the top of my list of language I want to learn.
    anonymoussouthernbabe anonymoussouthernbabe 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    Hi :)

    I wanted to offer you my help. German is my native tongue, and I'd love to help anybody who needs help with it. Just leave a comment on this story or contact me in another way. Don't hesitate, I'd really love to help you with your German...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Aug 18, 2008

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    One of my dreams is to travel to Germany one

    day. Can someone teach me German? It would be really cool :)
    Daris21 Daris21 18-21, F Oct 29

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    Improving My German

    I study medicine in Belgrade and I am interested in learning German so I could read German medical articles.I would really appreciate any help.When I finish medical university next year I plan to move to Germany and work there. I find this country interesting and beautiful. I...
    anubina anubina 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 17, 2012

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    Deutsch

    And another one, who offers help arrived. I was born in Germany, hmm... at least in the former GDR, wich now belongs to Germany and I still life there. If you need practice, just ask.  
    Hacki Hacki 22-25, M 4 Responses Dec 20, 2008

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    My husband and two good friends are fluent!

    So jealous! Lol mein duestch ist nicht gut!
    wheelsxoxo wheelsxoxo 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    Just bought a german self-learning book from

    amazon. So exciting to start learning it!
    makusese makusese 18-21, M Jan 10

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    I Got The Other Root Languages In My Pocket...

    I am part Greek and know enough to get around and the same with Spanish. Now it's on to German. I love the little I have learned and how poetic it can be. I find English on the boring side (sorry) but it is my native language and there are a lot of simalarities and that is gut...
    martini87 martini87 22-25, F May 28, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Does anyone here speak German? I'm learning and i'd like to chat with some people.
    Disqualify Disqualify 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Hi, So I just moved to another city in Sept. far away from my past. I am divorced and have kids that live with their mom. My divorce just became final in April of this year (I have...
    Startingoveragain44 Startingoveragain44 41-45, M Nov 13

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    I really love learning languages but frankly I suck. I'm fluent in both English and French which is fine but I'm trying to learn German with no success... Advice?
    NyxN NyxN 13-15, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    English is my native language. My whole life I've been interested in other cultures . I have taken Italian for 3 yearsAnd Spanish for 4 years. I've been learning German French and...
    ManiiMorena ManiiMorena 18-21, F Nov 7

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    I took German in primary school and aced it every semester. Even got selected to go on the first Germany excursion. It was one of the best times in my life.
    SelJKoo SelJKoo 13-15, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I really want to learn Spanish. My entirely family is Spanish so it would be in my best interests if I learned the language. Though, I haven't bee able to learn through Spanish...
    tjweelz tjweelz 18-21, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I am german by ethnicity but Canadian by nationality. Growing up, I have had no interest in my German heritage but am now interested and would love to learn more about my cultural...
    quitegal quitegal 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 10

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    I can speak German :) I'm actually German and want to learn how to speak it so I've been learning and I think I'm get pretty good :) ------- Ich spreche Deutsch :) Ich bin...
    PrincessKylieP PrincessKylieP 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    I am German but can't speak German but I want to learn.
    kanashimi93 kanashimi93 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 7

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    I tried to learn French two years ago but my nose bled buckets of blood, and now I'm starting Spanish. I just hope Dora will get me through the basic ones. :D
    oliviapalm oliviapalm 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Only In The Streets,Never At Home- I have lived in Germany since 1989 and so has my wife,but we only speak enough German to get by and that's by choice. My wife is from the United...
    DoonJi DoonJi 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 15

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    1. I was born in Germany, but my German's not so good. 2. I moved from Korea to US in high school, but I sound like a native English speaker. 3. I love learning languages. 4. I...
    ivw321 ivw321 22-25, F Nov 16

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    I seem to be a little older than many people here, so I have probably made more mistakes and had a bit more general life experience. I am far from perfect and my life is probably...
    EmperorJulian EmperorJulian 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 28

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    edward324 edward324 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I've wanted to learn to soak fluent German or Japanese.
    dyingwish dyingwish 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 5

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    Here's my rationale. I will be alone most of the time. A busy and unpredictable schedule will give me an excuse as to why I don't have real relationships with other people. It...
    In100years In100years 18-21 10 hrs ago

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