Lesson 18

What are the Germans like?

Level: Intermediate

Lesson contents:

- Introduction the the Present
   Simple with ago
- Idiom: let one's hair down


Always watch the video without subtitles first in order to train your ears! It's a good idea to watch several times until you feel the "music", before watching the version with subtitles. Your pronunciation will be much better if you follow this rule.


Exercises for this lesson:


How to do the lessons:
  1. Watch the video without subtitles.
  2. Do all the Exercises.
  3. Come back to this page.
  4. Watch the video with English Subtitles. Use the Pause button. People speak fast!


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What are the Germans like?
Watch this video, then click on Exercise 1


Same video with Precise Subtitles ↓
Do the exercises after watching the video!


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In the last of the "5 nationalities" videos, we allow for a variety of verb forms along with the descriptions, making this a true intermediate-level lesson.

It's interesting to note that the people who have had the most contact with Germans seem to have the most favorable opinions. We were lucky to find some Americans and Brits who had spent a few weeks or more there, while those who had never been to Germany have the most sterotypical opinions.