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Uplevel Your German is a weekly podcast and your go-to resource for learning and speaking German. Charlotte is a passionate German teacher and language expert with thousands of students around the world. In this podcast, she will share simplified audio lessons: Not only about German Grammar, but she'll also give you the best strategies for learning German, speaking German in everyday life with confidence, and mastering German pronunciation. Uplevel Your German will accompany you on your lang ...
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For those who cannot get enough of the Authentic German Learning Podcast, here's the AGL Radio station to bring you short, inspiring messages and great German songs every morning. Learn German easily - like a baby would! #LearnGerman #Deutschlernen #LerneDeutsch #LearningGerman
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Mastering German Spelling: Learning When to Use Capital Letters In this podcast episode, we're talking all about capital letters in German writing. You’ll understand when to use them and when not to, so you’ll feel confident in writing texts or even letters in German. No matter if you're just starting or you've been learning for a while, this episo…
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In this episode, we learn very useful phrases you need in a restaurant in Germany. Download this episode's free guide: https://charlingua.com/028 Rate, Review, & Follow "I love Charlotte and Uplevel Your German." If that sounds like you, please consider rating and reviewing my show! This helps me support more people -- just like you -- move toward …
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When you come to Germany, you will hear everyday words you won't find in any dictionary. The reason might be: this word was originally just a brand name that has become generic - just like "Aspirin" has become the common term for "acetylsalicylic acid" - or even any pain relief medication. Find out about words Germans use daily in the office, in th…
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How do German families celebrate Easter? Let me tell you about my family's favorite traditions around the Easter Bunny, Easter Eggs, Easter Bread, and many more. Read the blog post mentioned in this podcast: >>> in German >>> in English Rate, Review, & Follow "I love Charlotte and Uplevel Your German." If that sounds like you, please consider ratin…
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If you have been learning German for a while, you probably know the names of the months. After all, they are very similar to the English ones! BUT: Do you also know how to pronounce them correctly? die Monate sind: der Januar der Februar der März der April der Juni der Juli der August der September der Oktober der November der Dezember Click here t…
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Let's take a closer look at a topic that affects us all at some point: feeling unwell or even being ill. Whether it's a common cold, a nasty flu, or a tummy bug, knowing how to express your symptoms and seek assistance in German can be incredibly useful. We'll explore a variety of phrases and expressions commonly used in German when discussing illn…
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Today, we're delving into a crucial aspect of German grammar: Verbs with Accusative. But don't worry, I've broken it down into simple, digestible chunks so you can master this concept with ease. By the end of this episode, you'll have a solid grasp of 10 essential verbs that always require the accusative case. Plus, you will also know some useful t…
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If you talk to any language learner, they will have stories about misunderstandings to share. In most cases, these stories are funny and you can laugh about them - at least when you look back. But these misunderstandings can also be annoying: you feel embarrassed or simply can't make sense of what someone else is saying. Why should a picture be cur…
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Just like in English, some German nouns don't have a plural form - even if they're the name for a whole group of items or people. Unfortunately, these nouns are not always the same in both languages. You will learn: what kind of nouns use only the singular form some nouns have a plural in German, but not in English how you can learn from typical mi…
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Choosing the seemingly easy path and progressing as quickly as possible can mean that you won't build a strong foundation in German ... which again leads to frustration and more work in the long run. This episode is about some mistakes I've seen German learners make over and over again so that you can avoid them and learn German more easily. Click …
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The word "das Herz", the heart, is a very special word in German. Obviously, it gives a vital organ its name and it also represents love and friendship. So, it seems only fair that this special word should also have its own declension! Find out how to use this common word correctly in this Episode. In this episode, you'll learn: - useful everyday p…
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In this episode, you'll learn: - aus can be used to indicate what something is made of, where someone/ something comes from, what the reason is, or it describes a direction: the movement from inside to outside. - aus demands the dative case. - aus can be translated for example to: "out of", "from" or “made of”. Click here to get your free guide >>>…
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Get to know 7 reasons, why adults can languages just as easily as kids or teenagers. If you'd like to find out more about my language courses, go to: https://www.charlingua.de/join This Episode is an update of a blog post I wrote in 2022, which you can find here: 7 reasons why adults can learn languages just as well as children or adolescents Rate,…
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Download the PDF Cases-Guide: https://charlingua.myflodesk.com/cases The German language has four cases: Nominative, Accusative, Dative, and Genitive. Each case is used to indicate the function of a noun in a sentence: Nominative case: for the subject of a sentence Accusative case: for the direct object of a sentence Dative case: for the indirect o…
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In this lesson, we'll cover the main differences between addressing someone formally or informally. HEAD HERE for the free resources >>> Your Guide summarizing when to use Sie and when to use du in German. Take the fun quiz to test: do you know how to address people correctly in German? Rate, Review, & Follow "I love Charlotte and Uplevel Your Germ…
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HEAD HERE for the free resources >>> Your Guide summarizing the informal way of giving time in German. Take the fun quiz to test: do you know how to give time in German? In German, you can tell time formally or informally. We already talked about the formal ways in Episode #004 - now it's time to look at the informal ways. This is important because…
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HEAD HERE for the free resources >>> Your Guide summarizing all 7 Glücksbringer. Take the fun memory quiz to test: do you know the names of all Glücksbringer? Everyone needs a bit (or a lot) of good luck, success, or good fortune once in a while. So, why not go for one of these tried and tested German Glücksbringer = good luck bringers? In Germany,…
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HEAD HERE for the free resources >>> Your Guide summarizing when to use machen or tun in German. Take the instant-score quiz to test your understanding of this German lesson. Here's how to use tun and machen in German. This Episode will teach you step by step with lots of examples: - when to use "tun", - when to use "machen", - and when you can use…
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Get to know useful words for family members in German. They will help you to tell others about your family and also to understand others who are telling you about their family. CLICK HERE to download your free guide, summarizing this podcast episode. Take the instant-score quiz to test your understanding of this German lesson Rate, Review, & Follow…
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Do you love snowy weather? Winter in Germany, can be very cold and it can come with lots of snow. So: let's learn some winter-weather words you will really need in everyday life! CLICK HERE to download your free guide, summarizing this podcast episode. Take the instant-score quiz to test your understanding of this German lesson Rate, Review, & Foll…
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Many Christmas traditions originate from Germany, like: - decorating a Christmas Tree - giving an Advent Calendar to your loved ones - having an Advent Wreath with four candles So: let's learn how to talk about Christmastime in German. In this episode, you will get to know the most important Traditions in the weeks before Christmas. Find out how to…
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Download this episode's FREE CHEAT SHEET here >>> Do you have any questions, feedback or ideas for upcoming episodes? Contact me via Instagram: @deutsch.charlingua For more German, don't forget to subscribe to my YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/youtube-charlingua And finally: If you like this podcast, please follow, rate and review. That way it wil…
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Even advanced German learners do occasionally come across sentences that seem to make absolutely no sense. The reason might be that they've encountered a homonym - a word that can have two or even more meanings. For example: "Max ist sehr musikalisch. Er hat einen Flügel gekauft." - Did Max really buy a wing - like a fairy wing or a bird's wing? An…
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Certain German prepositions always take the dative case. That means: Every time you use one of these exclusively dative prepositions, the noun that follows it has to be in the dative case. Learn how to correctly use the prepositions aus, außer, bei, gegenüber, mit, nach, seit, von and zu and how to memorize them easily. Download this episode's FREE…
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Do you have trouble pronouncing "ch" in German? Or are you not always sure which sound to use for "ch"? After all, there are 5 (!) options! Find out how to form the different ch-sounds and when to use which one. Look forward to finally mastering all of these sounds, including "-ich" and "-ach"! Download this episode's FREE CHEAT SHEET here >>> Take…
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Understanding and telling the time in German can seem difficult at first. But: listen to this episode and it will become easy and doable! Download this episode's Free Cheat Sheet here >>> Take the auto-graded quiz right here >>> Rate, Review, & Follow "I love Charlotte and Uplevel Your German." If that sounds like you, please consider rating and re…
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Uplevel your German today! Download this episode's Free Cheat Sheet here >>> Take the auto-graded quiz right here >>> Rate, Review, & Follow "I love Charlotte and Uplevel Your German." If that sounds like you, please consider rating and reviewing my show! This helps me support more people -- just like you -- move toward the fluency and confidence i…
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"wurde" vs. "würde": keeping these two words apart can be tricky when you learn German as these two words sound and look so similar! Both of them are forms of the verb "werden". However: the difference between wurde and würde is not just about using the correct tense. If you use wurde instead of würde (or the other way round), it can be quite confu…
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Uplevel your German today! Download this episode's quick guide: https://charlingua.com/001 Rate, Review, & Follow "I love Charlotte and Uplevel Your German." If that sounds like you, please consider rating and reviewing my show! This helps me support more people -- just like you -- move toward the fluency and confidence in speaking German they desi…
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Du kannst Deutsch lernen, es ist ganz einfach - besonders mit der natürlichen Methode und schönen Liedern. Höre dir also diesen Podcast an, um einfach Deutsch online zu lernen.You can learn German easily with the natural method and great songs! So listen to this podcast to learn German online easily.…
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Hattest du schon die Möglichkeit, nach Deutschland zu reisen?Reisen machen Spaß, besonders Reisen nach Deutschland! ?Darum geht es in dieser Episode des Authentic German Learning Radios.#LearnGerman #Deutschlernen #LerneDeutsch #LearningGerman #AuthenticGermanLearning #Germany #German #Deutsch #LanguageLearning #GutenTag #GermanLessons #GermanLangu…
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Dies ist eine Episode für all die Genießer des Lebens und solche, die es werden wollen. Ich gebe dir Tipps, wie du positiv denken kannst und ermuntere dich, dein Lebensglück mit anderen zu teilen!#LearnGerman #Deutschlernen #LerneDeutsch #LearningGerman #AuthenticGermanLearning #Germany #German #Deutsch #LanguageLearning #GutenTag #GermanLessons #G…
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Sei fesch! Verfolge deine Träume! Und habe Spaß beim Deutschlernen. ?#LearnGerman #Deutschlernen #LerneDeutsch #LearningGerman #AuthenticGermanLearning #Germany #German #Deutsch #LanguageLearning #GutenTag #GermanLessons #GermanLanguage #Deutschkurs #Sprachkurs #SprachenLernen #LanguageCourses #LearnANewLanguage #DeutscheSprache #LanguageLearner #L…
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Nutze Chancen im Leben!Diese Episode wird dich dazu ermuntern, Gelegenheiten im Leben zu nutzen.Außerdem ist dies eine gute Möglichkeit, Deutsch zu lernen.#LearnGerman #Deutschlernen #LerneDeutsch #LearningGerman #AuthenticGermanLearning #Germany #German #Deutsch #LanguageLearning #GutenTag #GermanLessons #GermanLanguage #Deutschkurs #Sprachkurs #S…
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