200 German Words in Five Minutes
Instant German For English Speaking Learners
Due to their common origin English and German share a lot of words with the same or very similar writing and meaning. Below you will find a list of words that I started to note down a while ago and that I will continue to extend over the weeks to come to let beginners experience a kickstart into their German learning.
Isn't it nice to start a language that you already have some basic vocabulary for that you can build on? If you google for "German English Cognates" you might find even more examples and extend this list faster than I possibly could say "Potzblitz". You might even send them to me or post them in a comment and I will integrate them in this list to make it even more useful. Of course you will be quoted as source. And I want to state that I didn't browse through my Langenscheidt dictionary for endless hours as my coffee stock would have run out and that I deserve only very little credit for finding these words. I will try to find the different sources again and post them here later on. Let's get started...
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