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Du kannst nicht Deutsch lernen Student 09/17/2019 (Tue) 21:46:40 Id:14e499 No. 30
Thread dedicated to the German language

German With Ease
>What we need
Sites and resources to help newcomers learn the language

Also, I do apologize for the lack of stuff, I'm trying to make the board more colorful but just bear with me for a while longer.
Edited last time by AlphabetSoup on 09/19/2019 (Thu) 20:06:27.
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What is this link?
you can decode them through some function, hint hint b - a
Is there any difference between German and Yodaspeak. No, there are both same and retarded.
Nice. I didn't know I could have done it directly within the browser. Saves me some extra effort and convenience of having to open a separate program and window. Thanks.
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The only decodification that somehow gave me an readable result was from base64, which part of the string translates to "(DELETE_ME)". I also tried subtracting the decimal value of the character next to the current one in the loop. Why am I too much of an brainlet?
You're using the right method. Now actually delete the "(DELETE_ME)" segment and repeat it again.
So obvious, why am I so dumb? Damn.
Sorry lad, tried to make it a bit harder for people to get. But yes it's just as you said.
If you want to watch an extreme amount of german series and films, check out https://www.ardmediathek.de.
Ich habe vor vielen Jahren in Schule Deutsch lernst, jedoch jetzt habe ich das meiste vergessen. Weil jetzt ich japanische lernen, sie haben sich gemischt im mein Gehirn. Google Übersetzer hilft. Soll der Titel nicht "Du kannst nicht Deutsch zu lernen" sein?
>>162 >Soll der Titel nicht "Du kannst nicht Deutsch zu lernen" sein? Nein.
Anybody have a link to a German news site a anon has mentioned in /sig/ threads that is great for people who don't know slot of the German language. Bitte Gott someone here have it.
>>172 just listen to deutschlandfunk on online radio, it's clear and 24 hour news only.
Are there any German textbooks that aren't made for children? Just give me the grammar at something other than a remediate pre-school pace and a lot of diverse practice material. Why is there so much useless fluff? Why are they so slow?
>>232 Ever tried using manga scanlations? I sometime check them out to give myself a challenge.
>>233 but that's reading material, not a textbook.
What are the functions of das Perfekt, exactly? I've read different sources that day everything from "It's exactly the same as the English present perfect" to "It's exactly the same as the Imperfekt, which is also exactly the same as the English past tense". Doing my best to synthesize the truth from all of this, my guess is that it's functions are >a non-past perfect >a past perfective (like the Preterite in Spanish) and >an informal past imperfective (it can be used instead of the Imperfekt/Präteritum in informal situations) depending on the context, but I don't know if that's close or way off.
This is really specific, but does anyone have audio of southern/Austrian varieties that maintain a fortis-lenis contrast in the syllable coda? I'm interested in learning about these dialects, but the dominance of Standard German makes it hard to find audio for them from English sources.
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>>232 I am using Jannach's German for Reading Knowledge and it's pretty straightforward. I highly recommend it. You may encounter somewhat challenging examples throughout the book that are snippets from old books using old German, DO NOT give up because them. Additionally consider looking at other examples written in modern German.
>>299 Thanks for the recommendation. I'll be sure to look into and check it out if I can find a physical copy, scan, or preview.
Are there any inline dictionary applications/plugins for German like the various Rikais for Japanese?
I noticed that online resources for German seem to be a lot more numerous than for some other languages, but the amount of actual useful content isn't much larger, and its drowned out by a sea of surface level shit. So, I'm going to post the useful resources I find here. This post is primarily about zero-article usage, which was a lot harder to find information about for German than it was when I learned Spanish. PDF related is a research paper comparing English and German article usage, specifically contrasting usage of the zero, indefinite, and definite articles in both languages in various contexts. The link below is a more digestible Stack Exchange German thread. The OP is asking about exceptions to a common (wrong) rule parroted about when to use the zero article, and the second answer (the one that isn't checked) gives a good relatively short and accurate summary of the actual rules.
Do y'all think it's worth learning and memorizing things like gender trends or plural formation trends, or just to ignore them and rely solely on memorization? I'm sure that if you knew all of them they would probably make remembering the correct gender/plural for vocabulary easier, but is it possible to learn them quickly enough and remember them easily enough that they're actually a net benefit?

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