From Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Liechtenstein,today there are about ninety million people who speaks German. The language isused and understood by millions elsewhere in Europe and around the world.Germany is one of the world’s leading industrial countries and German has beenrecognized as one of the great international languages especially in fields ofscience, technology, arts and commerce. Therefore, learning this language cangive us an access to some of the world’s finest literature and in works ofnon-fiction, to outstanding reference works and textbooks on every conceivablesubject.
It is very important to set aside half an hour eachday or one to two hours three times a week for its study and it is even more importantto stick to your schedule. Each lesson has to be read aloud and repetition isof utmost importance because repetition in language study is half the battle.To make learning easier, try to picturise each new word you come across.Evaluate yourself daily on the vocabulary that you have just learned. It isbeneficial if your ‘stock of words’ keep growing. Since German is closelyrelated to English, you will be familiar with a lot of words even before thestart. German is a phonetic language, which means most of the words arepronounced the way they are spelled. Also listen to German-language radio andTV programs. Speak and listen at any opportunity to German-speaking people hereor abroad. Give up all your fears of speaking and try more. The similarity between German and Englishwill make learning process a little smoother and far less frustrating. Special attention needs to be given t grammarand gender system in German as it is a lot different from English.
Interacting with people who speak German as theirsecondary or native language is another useful method because conversationgives fastest results. Also it helps you getting the right pronunciation. Toget into the roots of basic German, one has to read German newspapers,magazine, books on daily basis. Once you start following the basics of thelanguage, you can start reading good novels. When you a beginner, always keepGerman dictionary with you and watch German movies, it can help you in understandingthe verb usage pattern. Start with children’s books to learn the smallest factsof the language. Write down all unfamiliar words you come across and makeflashcards to help memorize them. Watch DVDs with German subtitles, you caneasy know sentence framing and correct the flow of the language. Try to solve quizzes and puzzles to avoidmaking the learning process monotonous.
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Learning German is not as much of a time commitment (and not as hard) as you might think. With Babbel, learning German online is easy, intuitive and under your control: learn at your own pace, choose the lessons you want, and review and practice vocabulary on the go. German is like English’s grandfather, so there are thousands of words in common. Although mastering the very different accent and pronunciation can be difficult at first, Babbel’s online courses and mobile apps include speech recognition so you can quickly become comfortable with speaking. Read the guide below and then test your skills with a free German lesson.
It is very important to set aside half an hour eachday or one to two hours three times a week for its study and it is even more importantto stick to your schedule. Each lesson has to be read aloud and repetition isof utmost importance because repetition in language study is half the battle.To make learning easier, try to picturise each new word you come across.
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Mkae german friends, try to grab what they are speaking.
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