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Learn German Easily

Created by Lucas Kern

Learn German Easily

Created by Lucas Kern

Welcome to the first part of the email course!

To grasp the full concept of the course, carefully read to the end of these pages.  

Learn German now - if not now when?

Before we begin, I’d like to share a few things… 

I take pride in helping people learn German from absolute beginners to fluency in a unique, natural way involving lots of fun. By the way, my native language is German and I hope you don’t mind the occasional imperfections in my English.

My global subscribers are English speakers, thus I chose English. If you adopt my method, you will excel! By following all 7 rules you will be confident at speaking German in around 6 to 8 months.

My unique course has positively helped thousands to reach a fluent level and I’m confident you are no exception. Believe in yourself to achieve!

With that said, welcome to…

Rule No. 1

Always study phrases, not just individual words!

OK – Let’s get a little deeper into it

I know it is very common to learn new words with vocabulary lists, where you have new words on the left and the 1:1 translation on the right. However, this is a very painful and boring method. Nobody likes studying vocabulary lists and I guess you don’t like it either – am I right?

And, the worst of all, it doesn’t even work effectively!

You ask, “why not?” Well… Individual words just by themselves tell no story. It is far more difficult to remember things if they are not embedded in a context. Your brain needs kind of an anchor to save new information. This works much better if you give the new information a kind of picture or story.

There is also a second reason why it is much better to add example sentences. If you use a vocabulary book, you usually write down only the basic form of the verb.

For example:

haben = to have

träumen = to dream

However, there are many different forms of the verb like: träume, träumst, träumt, träumte, geträumt… All the little differences become visible when you also write down example sentences.

For example:

German English
haben to have
Ich habe große Ohren I have big ears.
träumen to dream
Ich träume jede Nacht. I dream every night.

If you write down an example sentence to every new word, your brain will step by step start to realize that there are some similarities.

In my example:

Ich + verb endinge“.

This is just one of many things that your brain will realize (subconsciously) in time. If you follow this rule you will learn those little differences automatically. After some time, you will get a better feeling about what is right and what is wrong.

You will feel that:

Ich habe ein Haus” sounds „well“ and “Ich haben ein Haus” does not.

So remember Rule No. 1

Always study phrases, not just individual words!

This way…

  • you’ll learn some basic grammar subconsciously over time
  • you’ll get a better feeling for the correct word order
  • you’ll learn more than one new word in each sentence

and you’ll remember new words easily, because the sentences have an actual meaning and you can imagine those situations. You can remember things much better if you build a picture for them in your mind.

You can imagine yourself with big ears, right?

So next time you encounter a new German word in a book or in a newspaper and you want to learn it, make sure you write not only the word and the translation into your vocabulary book, but the whole sentence.

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