Stand-up comedian, Henning Wehn, takes a humorous look at the German language in ten short videos.
In his first mission, Henning takes over a German beginners' class to teach them the basics: the alphabet. German just wouldn't be the same without the ß and the umlauts: ä, ö and ü.
Henning has a word of warning for those who don't arrive on time in Germany.
In German, it's not the size that matters - it's the grammatical gender of a word.
German is full of them and, according to Henning, understanding them is child's play.
Germans can be very polite. They just have different ways of expressing it.
In this clip, Henning reveals the deeper meaning of the German word Rathaus amongst others.
Henning helps the suffering British economy with a German loan word.
The German sentence structure is brought to life with a bit of footie.
Henning explains English words in German to unsuspecting members of the public.
Vorsprung durch Slapstick. Germans will always laugh at the old cake trick.
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