A Collection of Thoughts

I don’t think I’ll ever forget when you called me Mass Defect. I’m strongly considering changing my name to that now.
- Me
(Here’s your monthly reminder that my name is actually Masi and has nothing to do with Mass Effect, I haven’t played it, I suck, I know.)
Nobody will ever love you as much as an artist can. On your worst days, they will find poetry in the knots of your hair.
- Unknown

Salut Salon “Wettstreit zu viert” | “Competitive Foursome”

thisisgoingonmyresume:

This is a very basic German learning resource list that I may or may not expand in the future. As a German learner myself, I find these extremely helpful, but I also recommend buying a normal grammar book with exercises. Hueber usually publishes good German textbooks, which are used even in such places as Goethe Institut.
building vocabulary
1000 words of elementary German
Beginner German
Intermediate German
Advanced German
Vocabulary Builder
pronouncing the sounds
German Pronunciation (IPA)
German Alphabet and Pronunciation
tackling that grammar
Beginner’s Grammar Cheat Sheet [PDF]
Extensive Grammar Cheat Sheet in Tabular Form
A Review of German Grammar
A Whole Website on German Grammar [with exercises]
YouTube channels to fool your inner procrastinator
Get Germanised [includes German word of the day, German fairytale readings, everyday blogs about life in Germany, tons of videos about slang, even more videos about German culture, etc.]
Deutsch Für Euch [pretty much similar to the one above, but the focus is on grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary]
texts in German, because reading is also important
The Brothers Grimm’s Fairy Tales
Short Stories for Beginners [some of them have translations and audio readings]

thisisgoingonmyresume:

This is a very basic German learning resource list that I may or may not expand in the future. As a German learner myself, I find these extremely helpful, but I also recommend buying a normal grammar book with exercises. Hueber usually publishes good German textbooks, which are used even in such places as Goethe Institut.

building vocabulary

pronouncing the sounds

tackling that grammar

YouTube channels to fool your inner procrastinator

  • Get Germanised [includes German word of the day, German fairytale readings, everyday blogs about life in Germany, tons of videos about slang, even more videos about German culture, etc.]
  • Deutsch Für Euch [pretty much similar to the one above, but the focus is on grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary]

texts in German, because reading is also important