Danish VS German – How Do The Two Languages Compare?

Danish and German are two Germanic languages of Northern Europe and their shared ancestry shines through in many different ways, even though they do have important differences as well. Other languages in the same category include Norwegian, Swedish, Dutch, and English. While Danish is very close to Swedish and Norwegian, German is much closer to … Read more

German VS Polish – How Different Are The Two Languages?

Polish and German are two Central European languages spoken by very big populations in Poland and Germany. (But German is also spoken in countries like Austria, Switzerland, and other countries). German is – as the name suggests – a Germanic language. Okay, you might have figured out as much, but what you might not know … Read more

Should I Learn German Or Italian? (Why Not Both Languages!)

German and Italian are some of the most common languages that people want and try to learn, and if you’re a native English speaker, you’ll find that they’re actually languages that are somewhat similar to English which would make learning them easier! While Italian is a Romance language that originates from Latin, German is (as … Read more

Can Dutch People Understand German? (A Closer Look At The Two Languages)

Do Dutch people understand German? That’s actually a good question. Dutch and German are two Germanic languages that are relatively close linguistically. Like English, they both belong to the Germanic branch of the Indo-European language family, making them a sort of “linguistic cousins”. In addition to that, the Netherlands and Germany share a great deal … Read more

Swedish VS German – How Similar Are They? (Which Language Is Harder?)

Swedish and German are two languages that both belong to the Germanic branch of the Indo-European language tree. This means that they are related. It doesn’t necessarily mean, however, that they’re mutually intelligible. English, too, is a Germanic language after all. To be more precise, German is a West-Germanic language. So are English and Dutch, … Read more

What Languages Are Spoken In Switzerland? (German, French, Italian, Romansh and…)

Switzerland is a country situated in the center of Europe. It’s a land-locked country, but in stead of having direct access to the sea, it has its neighbors Italy, France, Lichtenstein, Austria and Germany. And the Swiss don’t just share their borders with these countries, they share their languages too. In Switzerland, there are four … Read more

Learn German Without Studying Grammar? My Glossika German Review

Glossika German Review

Glossika is a language learning program that teaches you German through what they call the “mass sentence” method. You simply listen to a phrase in English, then in German and you repeat. The Glossika system is really simple to use, even though the theories behind are quite complex! With Glossika German, you learn grammar, not … Read more