MrSandyWilly
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Hey,
I’m interested in learning German (out of school, in my own time). Does anyone have any tips on how to go about doing this? Any good apps/websites (actually good 😂😂), do you recommend books? Anything else?

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Immerse yourself in the language as much as possible: listen to german music and radio, watch German shows and movies (with subtitles but try to actively listen as well), read German children’s books, read simple articles etc.

Try learning a set number of words every day as well. Look up a list of the most common German words and aim to learn 10-20 every day (depends how much time you have and how much you want to do). It will take a lot of time, but it is possible as long as you don’t give up on it Good luck!
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(Original post by Chopinnocturne31)
Immerse yourself in the language as much as possible: listen to german music and radio, watch German shows and movies (with subtitles but try to actively listen as well), read German children’s books, read simple articles etc.

Try learning a set number of words every day as well. Look up a list of the most common German words and aim to learn 10-20 every day (depends how much time you have and how much you want to do). It will take a lot of time, but it is possible as long as you don’t give up on it Good luck!
Thanks! Should I just get a book for getting to grips with grammar?
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Thanks! Should I just get a book for getting to grips with grammar?
You’re welcome! Yeah, that could be a good idea. I haven’t done German personally, but I have heard that the grammar is pretty difficult so that sounds good
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Yeah, a book for German grammar would definitely be quite helpful, it's definitely something that's been tripping me up while I've been learning it, seeing as it's quite a bit different from English, grammatically speaking. Collins does a 3-in-1 book with grammar, verbs and vocabulary, which has helped me with understanding some of the quirks of the language. Apart from that, I'd say the same as Chopin, try and immerse yourself in the language as much as possible; tv, music, short stories etc. Viel Glück!
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Omg I love languages! I'd recommend using duolingo and using quizlet to learn vocabulary. Watching films/tv series w subtitles also helps w listening and learning how words are pronounced- duolingo podcasts are aldo good for this as you can listen w the transcript
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Collins does a 3-in-1 book with grammar, verbs and vocabulary, which has helped me with understanding some of the quirks of the language.
What's the exact book title?
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