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CLIP 10065

Learn the German alphabet

Learn the German alphabet
Key Info
  • Learn the German alphabet
  • Duration: 03:36
  • Learn to pronounce the German alphabet with a song from comedian Henning Wehn. Henning goes on to explain the special letters found in German, how they are pronounced and some important things to remember about the umlaut. Published on the BBC Languages portal: Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:




  • Keywords: letters, pronunciation, song, recite, umlaut, German, funny
Ideas for use in class
  • As an introduction to pronouncing the German alphabet and the additional special letters. List other words that use the umlaut and why it is important to pronunciation.
Background details
  • Clip language : German
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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