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Denglisch T his is a How to Learn German Fast blog, and deals mainly with a system and ideas and tips on how to learn German f ast and enjoyably, which can be applied to any languages that you may wish to learn, but of course, German in particular. In other words, this here is about language, and in particular, German. I share my language learning system that I used to learn German with you, and also at the same time tell my tips and stories of how I came to learn German f ast and enjoyably. Deutsch macht wirklich Spass und man kann viel lernen. At the same time, this How to Learn German Fast website also deals with German culture, history, tips, examinations, f un stuf f , and other stuf f related to German, Germany and obviously language. Today's topic is Denglisch, and if you are here to this website to learn how to speak German f ast and enjoyably, you should be visiting these pages: How to How to How to How to How to How to How to How to How to How to learn learn learn learn learn learn learn learn learn learn German German German German German German German German German German f ast f ast f ast f ast f ast f ast f ast f ast f ast f ast part part part part part part part part part part 1 2 3 4 5 6 6.5 7 8 9

T hose pages will help you learn the learning system and have a clear understanding of how to learn German, f rom the basics of getting to know why you want to learn it to what level and how long you wish to spend on learning German, all the way to learning about how to take and pass your German language examinations. Read them slowly and surely to have a better understanding and do apply what you have learnt or gleaned f rom the inf ormation and ideas. Alright, now on f or today's post on a very interesting cultural phenomenon hitting Germany: Denglisch - Deutsch und Englisch My f irst exposure to Denglisch came during a German course lesson, with my teacher Frau Verry. She said: "Ich habe ein paar Seite geskippt" and then my ears pricked up, because I was wondering if there was a word called "geskippt" (til today I have absolutely no idea if there is really a German word called skippen meaning to skip pages). My German teacher Frau Verry started laughing and then started telling us this story which apparently happened in her class: Student: Haben Sie schon meine Hausaufgaben gedownloadet? Frau Verry: Falsch! Nicht gedownloadet. Trennbar! Downgeloadet! Student: Have you gedownloadet my homework? Frau Verry: T hat's wrong! It's not gedownloadet... because the word is separable, the rule is "downgeloadet"! And so that was how I was introduced to Denglisch. Welcome to the world of Denglisch, where English

and we have Denglisch. by people who hate it and people who use it f or their daily expression.. English instead of German. many youths in Germany today are f amiliar with English and they speak it rather f luently. (replacement of German by English) English words conjugated with German grammatical rules (the examples that I have mentioned are usually of this nature). it is usually OK to know a bit of Denglisch in addition to your Hochdeutsch (which is def initely very .. and certainly not all German youths are f luent in either English or German or both. you still have to take separable verbs into ef f ect and so on. Denglisch has now spread to . Die Sof tware ist gecrasht . crashen. und so weiter. f rom the high brow to the low brow. since some Denglisch does not correspond to a mere inf luence and one-to-one exchange with English. like Taskf orce... Englisch und Deutsch zusammen... because the cultural legacy and strength of English seems to have permeated everywhere. f or goodness' sake. (German grammar with English words) English being used instead of German. T here is a major controversy surrounding Denglisch.. but then again. and Denglisch is something that older people or purists really detest. And also.. I have keine Ahnung. T here are many ways of looking at Denglisch and it is more than just a mere inf luence of English words or English words with German grammar. Communication wise.. German is a beautif ul language and you should learn it to the best of your abilities. Ich muss den Computer unbedingt rebooten . Learning German is very f un. in German language courses and in f ormal settings is made into this very interesting language called Denglisch in real lif e. Not all speak English of course. T here are many things wrong about Denglisch to them.. as I already mentioned. a language has a certain beauty to it. and it's even more interesting to know that the f ormal and clear cut German language that we learn in schools. (German words with English grammar) T he list is endless... when all that's said and done. Yet to a large extent many Germans are speaking Denglisch inf ormally.. English words replacing German words entirely. or German being mixed with pure English sentences. because the version of Denglisch that I have just spoken about is only one def inition of Denglisch.and German collide. especially the youth. why not learn a bit of Denglisch? It is f un too and it might also help you communicate with the Germans. f rom computer speak to normal everyday speak. English seems to have taken over the world in a sense. T he use of Denglisch has been disputed.. As the example of downgeloadet shows. In addition.. Shopping. More examples of Denglisch are: Angela Merkel ist ein smartes Maedchen. Denglisch is sometimes invented... Service.. (English and German hand in hand) German being used purely. but with English grammatical rules and with the German grammatical rules being shoved aside and changed to suit the English language.. T here are apparently many many types of Denglisch. It is very f un and interesting to learn German. Some older Germans are very upset with it because f rom their point of view. because af ter all. Denglisch seems to be more expressive than f ormal German or the standard Hochdeutsch. rebooten. Hitler hat ABC gejoined .. Denglisch is corrupting the purer and more German f orm of the German language. On the other hand. not Germglish. i have. smart. It might be quite f un! Nonetheless. joinen. T he issue is even more complicated.

Austria and other countries). We all know English is a rather beautif ul language and that English is dominating the world currently. af ter all. Note that standard German ensures that you are understood everywhere. Cheers! HOW T O LEARN GERMAN FAST .. Switzerland. Goethe and Nietzsche upset. I strongly recommend surf ing the Net and looking around to f ind out more Denglisch words and more on Denglisch. At the same time. German is beautif ul too. Nonetheless remember to speak good German when you're in Germany! German. true.) Learn how to learn a language! Denglisch is fun. T hat is an undeniable f act. At the same time. but correct German is expressive and beautiful too :) . let's not make Schiller. and we have to appreciate this good and beautif ul language too. properly learnt.usef ul in Germany. will be invaluable to you. regardless of youth language and youth culture. grammatical and f luent.. If you're interested on this topic. and let's learn Deutsch the proper way and with the proper words and grammar.