David Talbot
Mon 06 October 2014

German adjective endings - a short cut

I can never get my head around the proper way to decline German adjectives.  In conversation, I tend to just rush through things without worrying too much about grammatical accuracy but if I want to improve my written language it's going to be pretty vital to find a quick ...

Wed 02 November 2011

Learning with Deutsche Welle News

When it comes to learning new things, I'm all for keeping it short and sweet.  I'm the kind of person who would much rather write a postcard to someone - filling in one small side of card is infinitely easier than having to fill two sides of paper.

I ...

Wed 26 October 2011

Improving my language level

In terms of learning German, I'm in the fortunate position of having a wife who comes from Hamburg. We've been together five years.  "Job done" I hear someone say.  "You must be fluent by now".

Hmm. Not exactly.

That's not to say I'm unable to use ...