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I Want to Learn German

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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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    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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    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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    "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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    German

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 :)
    SabrinaB27 SabrinaB27 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4

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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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    shirleyc shirleyc 26-30, F Jan 15

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Hey there, my name is Rose and I'm German. I decided that I wouldn't mind helping people who wanted to learn the language out. So, lass uns sprechen!
    Movingpicture Movingpicture 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    1. I love my hair. It’s totally awesome. 2. I use pomade sometimes. 3. I use a black comb. 4. I almost always carry a Swiss Army knife with me. 5. I always have tissues...
    BewareTheGonzo BewareTheGonzo 13-15 4 Responses Jul 20

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    I love Germany and want to have friends there. To learn german and much more....
    nixf1 nixf1 22-25, F Jul 14

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    I will start learning German again this autumn. I was going to a course 10 years ago and stopped when I have moved to a different country.
    LeahNl LeahNl 31-35, F Jul 5

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    I speak Spanish, English, and German but I want to learn so many more languages. Languages are fascinating and so intricate because you can take one phrase and in a different...
    Steffi627 Steffi627 18-21, F 2 Responses 18 mins ago

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    OnlyDeadHumansAreGoodHumans OnlyDeadHumansAreGoodHumans 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebookcom/FavorUponYou When I write about my journey to #Islam, the first thing I have to say is that I was "lucky" that not so many...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M Jun 28

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    I was abused from birth by family members and then by my husband, from whom I finally escaped. I have had a few other very traumatic things happen in my life as well. Because I...
    JaneG8 JaneG8 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    My son is teaching me sixth. Korean is mother language. My education was exclusively in Russian. I learned a bit of Kyrgyz from the native population. I moved to&have lived in...
    DoonJi DoonJi 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    Google chrome is in German right now. I cannot speak fluent German. I know small phrases, but the words having to do with computer settings are just too advanced for me. I had...
    SabrinaB27 SabrinaB27 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I never want to stop learning, whether or not it helps improve my life. I love learning new things.
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    I've always loved German culture, I'm also learning the language. I had never thought of getting a German boyfriend until I met one online and I totally liked him. After that, I...
    AnonymousJSS AnonymousJSS 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I know spanish but I am learning some Italian now, if anyone wants to help that would be amazing :)
    AndrewLannister AndrewLannister 18-21, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I want to learn Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Italian, and French.
    chrissyboo123 chrissyboo123 16-17, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    What's On MY Bucket List? -Visiting Scandinavia (ESPECIALLY Sweden and Finland, since I'm of both Swedish and Finnish descent). -Visiting Ireland (I also have Irish blood...
    FR3DR1CKA FR3DR1CKA 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I'm German along with some other things. I've never really considered myself to be German since I didn't know the German culture until a couple of years ago when we moved to...
    caribbeanbabe808 caribbeanbabe808 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    The world is getting cold and it's only getting colder but I don't think it will ever get as ice cold as the hearts of many of our own.Greed,Fear,Money,Religion,etc. these are some...
    PeaceAtSoul PeaceAtSoul 16-17, T 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    TRANSLITERATION (the numbers used) In recent years, it has become common to use numbers in transliteration to represent certain Arabic sounds that are hard to reproduce in English...
    nowyouseehim nowyouseehim 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    I speak (Swiss)German, English, French, Spanish and a little Russian. But one day, I want to learn Portuguese, Finnish, Italian and Rumantsch :)
    MissDraconis MissDraconis 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    I know Spanish; I want to learn French, Japanese and German :)
    SomethingGrimm SomethingGrimm 16-17, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I have never been to Germany, but plan to visit someday. I am actually full-blood German (heritage; born in US). My great grandparents or something like that came to America and...
    brittanys13 brittanys13 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I have learned a lot-the easy way and the hard way.
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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