How to practice your German — Du musst mehr sprechen!

Anytime a new student comes to me for German lessons, and they have already learned some German, I hear the same story – “Whenever I try to speak German (here in German speaking Switzerland), be it in a grocery store, a restaurant, or simply on the street, people answer back in English.” This is especially true for people with English accents, but also for many with other accents as well. It is a problem that exists throughout the German speaking countries, but particularly in Switzerland and Germany’s larger cities. I don’t want to get too much into the reasons why, as there are many, but rather some coping skills to make sure that you get to speak German.

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