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Get Set German Day 2 – Learning to read

I’m a bit traditional with Day 2.  Many great courses start the teaching with simple conversational sentences like ‘Mein Name ist Preeti,’ ‘Mein Nachname ist Pillai,’ and ‘Ich wohne in Bengaluru.’ But I like to treat my first lesson as one of the most powerful confidence-boosting sessions for beginners.  Welcome to Day 2 of my …

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Behind the scenes: Get Set German: What I do on Day 1

Teaching is hardly on the list on day 1 of a course. From my first ever student in 2008 to my first student of 2019, I’ve never ‘taught’ them on Day 1. Instead, for me, Day 1 is about the following: Not being a stranger: Exchanging names, educational and professional information is no big deal. …

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