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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BobCrain

10 common German beginner mistakes.

I found this article to be very helpful to me. I thought I would share it with ya'll.

http://www.vistawide.com/german/common_german_beginner_mistakes.htm

March 24, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TristaShandy

I'm a German native speaker, but this article helped me to reflect my english. Very interesting

March 24, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/holdredial

I'm not sure what you mean by "reflect" ?

March 25, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GabrielSou842786

Reflect auf english heißt "spiegeln" :D man kann das nicht wie im deutschen verwenden :D

March 26, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/speising

klar kann man, es heißt nur "reflect on". so kommts sogar im artikel vor.

March 27, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LeoAvk

Danke!

March 28, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rajabrahon12

Nett !!!

March 24, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Burgos69

Danke schon

March 24, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Brandon954466

Thank you very helpful article

March 24, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/5honly

Danke!

March 24, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/penni28893

Das ist sehr hilfreich! Danke.

March 24, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Superjey

Merci Vielmal :)

March 24, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MykeDeWolf

Danke! Das hilft!

March 24, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AshTheKitten

Liebe es!

March 25, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/parhamtaji

nice article

March 25, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GraceKlara

Danke!

March 25, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vasilis_st

Interesting, thank you.

March 25, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Deltical

Danke!

March 25, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jim17720

Das ist sehr hilfreich! Danke.

March 26, 2018

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    Nice article. Thanks.

    March 26, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/john503633

    "In English, "to study" means to learn, read, memorize, practice, and reflect on a subject. In German, the verb lernen is used to encompass these learning activities. The German verb studieren has a much more limited meaning than its English cognate. It means "to be a university student" or "to major in" a particular subject."

    According to Wiktionary, the English meaning of "to study" seems to be covered under the 3a definition. https://de.wiktionary.org/wiki/studieren

    March 28, 2018

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/guntunge

    Errors happen, but an article about errors explaining something wrong is funny.

    https://www.duden.de/rechtschreibung/studieren

    Ich studiere. Means somone is matriculated (inscribed?) in an university (or FH) and will get an BSc, Master, Doctor or whatever degree in the end.
    Ich studiere die Betriebsanleitung. Just means: I study the manual. No framed diploma at the end. :-(

    But using "lernen" for stuyding is probably nevertheless more common. "Studieren" has a little more "intensity" implied.

    May 15, 2018
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