A Guide to German - 10 facts, 20 key phrases and the alphabet

Facts about the German language

German language facts

10 revealing facts about German. Get your head around tongue twisters and jokes.
It's also available in German with audio.

German words and phrases

Get started with 20 audio phrases and learn how to say a range of useful phrases from 'Hello' to 'Pleased to meet you'.

A list of useful phrases in German
Details on the German alphabet

The German alphabet

Listen to the German alphabet.
Find out about umlauts and get the lowdown on dialects.

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