At Hauptstadt German, you can get your daily dose of Deutsch. Here I try to provide you with German vocabulary and culture that you may not learn in class. Just things I see and hear and experience while living in the German Capital, Berlin!!
WŁtend After yesterday's post about, Schmeichelhaft, a word that I am not that big a fan of. I decided to balance that out with a word that I really like and don't get to use so often.wŁtend - angry, furious, irate, enragedwŁtend sein - to be angry, furiousIt is such a fun word to say and hear. The 'wŁt' s... Wed, 10 Oct 2012 07:00:00
Schmeichelhaft I learned a new word this weekend. I am not so sure about it yet. I have this feeling that as soon as I embrace this word that someone will jump out and say 'haha tricked you.'The word in limbo on my brain isschmeichelhaft - flatteryLike I said before, I am not sure what to think about this word. Sc... Tue, 09 Oct 2012 07:00:00
Wladimir Kaminer It's about time for another German Author, enough with the music lets get some Lit.And on that note here is Wladimir Kaminer.Wladimir Kaminer's webpage (Source)Wladimir Kaminer is one of my favorite German Language authors. He is originally from Russia. Born in the late sixties in Moscow he moved t... Mon, 08 Oct 2012 07:00:00
Stau This summer, my Freund and I took a little road trip up north. It was really great. Though it made me realize how much I missed having a car. Or at least regular access to one.Now don't get me wrong. I don't miss it as a function and necessity, I did a lot of commuting in my time for school and wor... Fri, 05 Oct 2012 07:00:00
In der Tat I had already heard this phrase a few times before. It had always been in the middle of a conversation or it seemed to just fit the situation so I never really asked specify what it meant.
In der Tat - indeed, truly
die Tat - action, deed
The other day I was playing a board game with my Freu... Thu, 04 Oct 2012 07:00:00