In this section, we’ve collected important information about using numbers in German. In addition to the cardinal and ordinal numbers, there’s also information about fractions, as well as how to say and write the date and time.
Whether it’s beacuse they sound similar or the same, or because their meaning is similar – there are a few word in German that are often mixed up (even by native speakers). If you are learning German as a foreign language, there are also false friends to worry about.
Idioms are fixed phrases that we use in specific situations. Unfortunatly, we can’t usually translate them word for word. In this section there are a few interesting phrases with explanations, examples and exercises.
In German cities you will often find yourself in situations where you need to communicate, for example at a restaurant or at the hairdresser’s. Some appropriate words and expressions for these situations can be found here.
The parts of the body are very important words. We need them for example: when we describe how a person looks, when someone explains how to do a stretch or exercise, or when you want to tell your doctor where the pain is.
When you travel, you need to be able to find the way to the airport, buy tickets at the train station, or check in at the hotel. And of course you want to see the city, therefore, a few words in the local language can often be very helpful.