Explore the German language

From translation advice and grammar guides to idioms and useful phrases, our German resources are perfect for improving your language skills– whether you are a teacher or language-learner, translator or traveller.

Useful phrases in German

Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Germany.

Quote of the week

“All generalizations are dangerous, even this one.”

Alexandre Dumas


French writer

German capitalization

Find out how to use capital and lowercase letters in German.

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One word or two?

Here is a general guide to when words are written together and when separately.

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8 German words in English and their pronunciation


When one language borrows from another, words often adapt to the linguistic conditions of the recipient language. This is…