Saturday, March 24, 2007

German Idioms

Here you find a collection of "276 German Idioms" and their English counterparts, including links to further exercises.

I hope it proves to be helpful!

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Friday, March 23, 2007

He isn't bovvered ...

A future classic from PM, Tony. You can tell he hasn't got long to go...

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Tuesday, March 20, 2007



Sunday, March 11, 2007


Teachmaster is a program for learning vocabulary and can be downloaded and used free of charge. (Cheers Jochen for the hint)
Teachmaster is a very versatile program for learning vocabulary which certainly fulfils your desires.

Teachmaster consists of four modules: You edit in the Editor your vocabulary files and learn with the Teaching program. You can convert in the Converter other files to the Teachmaster format. Finally, there is the Quiz with which you can learn your vocabulary with the multiple-choice-method.
The most important features of Teachmaster are:
* Multilingual graphical user interface
* Very simple, intuitive handling
* Five different learning methods: Classical, Box, Random, Difficult, Patience
* "Fuzziness options" in learning program
* Analysis of learning success with tables and graphics
* Support of TTF fonts: simplifies learning of languages with special characters (Russian, Czech, Greek ...)
* Lesson manager for organizing your vocabulary
* Coloured tabular vocabulary overview with possibility of selecting and exporting
* Printing
* Multiple choice quiz
* Voice output (you can assign a WAV file to every entry)
* Character table showing special characters of a font
* Searching
* Quick-Editor for quick editing of an entry
* Importing own sounds for correct/false answer
* Backup possibility
* Import: CSV, WinVok II, Teachmaster 1.5
* Export: CSV, HTML
* Teachmaster file format: XML

Here you find vocabulary files to import into Teachmaster:

Vocabulary files created by Jochen Lüders

Vocabulary files created by Andreas Büsing

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Friday, March 09, 2007


Have a look at this example. Don't miss the possibility of the sound export.


Saturday, March 03, 2007

A Different Dictionary