A study by Katherine Granger from the University of Nottingham found that, while primary school children enjoy learning a foreign language, most of them feel that they don’t progress beyond learning to say hello and counting to 10.
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A very brief, unscientific search of the internet shows that one area of French grammar pupils find difficult to master is the most commonly used past tense in modern French language – passé composé.
Ich spreche gern Deutsch – I like speaking German.
The song on Singt mit uns! with this title is a rap, all about where German is spoken around the world. It’s a great way of introducing country names, and shows that German is spoken in lots more countries than most people would expect. For example, you probably know that German is spoken in Germany, Switzerland and Austria, but did you know German is spoken in Namibia and Kazakhstan?
We hope you have enjoyed our ‘German phrase of the day’ posts this week, which were to celebrate the publication of Singt mit uns!, our new German songbook. To find out more about Singt mit uns!, follow this link: