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I Want to Learn German

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    "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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    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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    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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    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 4 Responses Apr 19, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    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 10 Responses Aug 18, 2008

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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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    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 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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    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 had taken a lot of German in school and would like to re learn, I have forgotten most of what I had learned. Anyone who would like to help me please send me a message.
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    Because I have a learning disability my class mates treat me like I'm five and it's really annoying because I just want to be treated like everyone else is :-/
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    It's sorta funny. If you would have asked me a few weeks ago I might have said I want any job, I don't care what it is. Today, a few weeks closer to graduation and beginning my...
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    I am not 100% German but my great grandmother was of German and Spaniard ancestry and i used to live with them and my family in Germany but I moved to the US once my daughter was...
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    im barley german my great great grandpa fought as german. he said before he bled out by a sniper that he never wants to be known as a nazi... i hate people who call me and him a...
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    1 One of my closest friend is 10 yrs old 2 I'm Engaged 3 I have four pet rats, a toy poodle, and my cats live with my mom. 4 I LOVE to sing 5 I have bipolar 1 (and ADHD) 6 I'm...
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    German and French are okay, and the great thing is communicating. I feel so pleased when I can get an idea across in another language. For those who do not speak English as a first...
    jumpersforgoalposts jumpersforgoalposts 46-50, M 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    I know a little cuz it's my first year learning it
    australia912152251221 australia912152251221 13-15, M Mar 31

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    I just want to travel when I'm young, go to France, and my sister wants to go to Germany so after we finish year 12, we're thinking of taking some time off school and spend a year...
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    Been together with my husband since we were 18 (8 years ago) & got married a couple years ago but the romance has faded. I've come to learn that he is not the romantic person he...
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    Last year I spent a few weeks in Germany. I stayed in Frankfurt Am Main and at my friend's place in Baden-Baden. I travelled through quite a bit of Baden-Württemberg and the...
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    On my mom's side I am German, Welsh, and Irish. At least that's what I've come to understand.
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    I am currently studying abroad in southern Germany.
    SilianRail SilianRail 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    Hello I am looking for pregnant women in Germany to stay together....
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