Drinking a Hefeweizen at a Biergarten... Dancing at Berlin’s hottest club... Cheering for the local soccer team at the Stadion...
Drop the textbook formality and chat with the locals in Germany’s everyday language.
• What’s up?Wie geht’s? • He/She is a real hottie.Er/Sie ist eine ganz heiße Nummer. • What’s on tap?Was gibt’s vom Fass? • I ordered the Currywurst.Ich bin den Currywurst. • Do you wanna cuddle?Willst Du kuscheln? • Gooooooal!Toooooor!
Daniel Chaffey is a writer, scholar, educator and eternal student of all things German. He has lived and worked in Germany for much of the last 12 years as a student, Fulbright Teaching Associate, translator and bartender, where he perfected his high German skills and learned to converse like a German sailor. He holds an MA in German Studies and a teaching credential from Cal State Long Beach. He currently teaches German in Northern California where he continues to work on other projects, including a lexicon of soldier slang from the Second World War.