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We’ve moved…

Dear followers of the Marathon Sprachen WordPress blog, After two years of trying to unravel the mysteries of the German language here, we’ve decided to move. The new site is at and features some asked for services like recommended books. We’d greatly appreciate it if you would follow us from the new site. Your […]

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 […]