Scraping by with my everyday Deutsch is not ideal. I need to improve. I want to get it up to a better level because Germany is where I live now. And language, as I have come to understand its full impact, is a country’s heartbeat.
Now that I’m finally in Germany, the need to speak and understand German is more pressing than ever. In Germany, everything is in German: shop announcements, bus schedule, street ads, food & other supply labels… EVERYTHING. So even without our marriage papers that would allow me to take a government-supported integration course, I decided to […]
We’re almost through the first week of the Super Intensive A1 course at Goethe. Chuckle you might, but it lived up to every bit of its name. First week in and we already have a long test this Friday which will cover introductions and basic conjugations that we have so far learned. As it stands, my […]
I did it. I just paid a fortune for a German language lesson that will most likely cover my three semesters if I was still in university. Nevertheless, it’s worthwhile to invest in what I can take with me wherever I go. But more than the potentially newly acquired skill is also the relief from […]