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Doitsujin
Green Belt
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Re: German group

Postby Doitsujin » Sun May 16, 2021 10:04 am

tungemål wrote:Interesting that all these words for "woman" are neuter:
das Weib
das Mädel
das Fräulein
Dazu passt das Essay "The Awful German Language" von Mark Twain.
Mark Twain wrote:Every noun has a gender, and there is no sense or system in distribution; so the gender of each must be learned separately and by heart. There is no other way. To do this one has to have a memory like a memorandum-book. In German, a young lady has no sex, while a turnip has. Think what overwrought reverence that shows for the turnip, and what callous disrespect for the girl.
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Kraut
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Re: German group

Postby Kraut » Fri May 28, 2021 10:36 pm

https://oberland-gschichtn.de/blog/2021/

Learn French without stress - it works!

Ohne Stress Französisch lerna – des geht!

Französisch?!
vo dem wos i domois in da Schui g’lernt hob war nimma vui do…

aba bloss koan Stress –
des is genau des wos i g’suacht hob – und i hob lang im Internet/VHS usw. g’suacht

Es gibt a Lernmethode nochm Dr.Stephen Krashen aus den USA und da Dr.Beniko Mason aus Japan de fia mi perfekt is:
Sprachen lerna wia de kloana Kinda – de paukn á net Vokabln und Grammatik,
sondern de härn einfach zua und schaung hi
und wenn’s gnua g’härt und g’seng hom dann fangans ò zum redn – und härn nimma auf…
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Kraut
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Re: German group

Postby Kraut » Wed Jun 09, 2021 2:35 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2A8sS5-p18I
THE GERMAN YOU’LL NEVER LEARN (until you talk to a German)
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