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Dienstag

Dienstag

In the Morning After my morning Memrise session (still German 5), I spent half an hour playing “Wer Bin Ich?” (Guess Who?) with my girlfriend and her sister. In this game, players choose a card at random with the face of a fictional person on it. They then take turns guessing attributes of the other player’s character until they can work out which card they have. The first to do so wins. This is quite a simple game, but it allowed…

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Montag

Montag

In The Morning This morning marked the start of my German Challenge Week! I got up fairly early in order to start my day off with a full hour on Memrise, I even made it to the top of the leaderboard! Hopefully, I’ll be able to hold on to my top spot throughout the week. Next, I spent another hour writing a script of topics that were likely to come up in my first conversation. I used the first chapter of Benny Lewis‘ Hacking German book to help. If you are unfamiliar with script-writing for…

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My German Challenge Week

My German Challenge Week

Introduction I learnt a bit of German at school between the ages of about 15 and 19. By the time it came to my final exam, I could speak for around 5 minutes, but only on a pre-prepared topic, and then another 5 minutes answering questions about it. However, I spent the year following the exam without practising at all, and I found that I had forgotten a fair amount of what I’d learnt. This was a bit of a knock…

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