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Hi guys, I am Alisa. Welcome to German weekly words. Today’s topic is computer words.
So let’s start [Drucker] - “printer”. [Der Drucker macht heute nicht unbedingt was ich möchte.] - “the printer is not doing what it’s supposed to do”. So that happens to me actually a lot.
[Kopfhörer] - “headphones”. [Ich habe heute neue Kopfhörer gekauft.] - “I bought a new headphones today”
[Mikrofon] - “microphone”. [Als ich gestern in einer Karaokebar war, ist das Mikrofon ausgegangen zum Glück anderer.] - “Yesterday when I was at a karaoke bar, the microphone went silent. So that was actually good for the listeners”.
[Monitor] - “monitor”. Especially the region where I come from, it’s Cologne and Bonn, we do speak a little different. We kind of pronounce everything very long. So [Monitor] it is the German pronunciation but I guess it’s called [Kölsch] and I do kind of talk a little bit like that [Der Monitor zeigt die Farben in sehr guter qualität. ] - “The monitor shows the colors in a very good and high quality”.
[Tischcompute] - “desktop computer”. [Tisch] also means “table”. [Ich habe meinen Tischcomputer in einer anderen Farbe angemalt.] - “I painted my desktop computer in a different color”. I actually did that to be honest. So that was it from the computer world, thank you.


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Sunday at 06:30 PM
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Which word do you like the most?

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Monday at 12:07 AM
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Hallo robert groulx,

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robert groulx
Sunday at 11:36 PM
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thanks for the lesson

my favorite word is Tischcompute


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Thursday at 09:17 AM
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Hi Ryan,

Thank you for your feedback.

Our company decided to display the nouns in their dictionary form and then we add the gender information

in either brackets in the Vocabulary list, or in the Lesson Notes PDF.

We found that encouraging the student to actively look for the article aids the learning process.😉

If you have any questions, please let us know.

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Ryan Flaherty
Thursday at 10:12 PM
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from the intermediate level, i also have to ask for articles to be included. hopefully allowing us to conjugate better down the road.

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Hi Dennis,

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Friday at 06:16 PM
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Very helpful. Small tip about Cologne accent was also nice.

I agree about the articles :) but thanks for sharing already.

Sunday at 10:36 PM
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I would appreciate having the appropriate pronoun (masc., fem., neutral) before each word.

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Hi Gretchen,

Thank you very much for your comment. We are happy to hear you are enjoying our course!

We will look into this for you. In the meantime, the articles are:

der Drucker (m.)

der Kopfhörer (m.)

das Mikrofon (n.)

der Monitor (m.)

der Tischcomputer (m.)

I hope this helps!

Thank you!


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Sunday at 01:43 AM
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Love the course! Would it be possible to add the definite article indicating gender to each vocabulary word on the list? That would be very helpful to memorize with the words. Thanks so much!