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    How to „der, die, das“

    Are you learning German? Then I have a question for you: what do you struggle with most? Is it verb conjugation? Cases and prepositions? Irregular verbs? Or is it „der, die, das“? Over the last ten years of teaching German I’ve seen that grammatical gender is the biggest annoyance for German language learners. I constantly hear: How to learn der, die das? Do you think about it, before you say something? The moon is masculine? What?! It makes no sense! I feel your pain. Especially in the beginning it’s so confusing and seemingly arbitrary. And it’s everywhere – whether you want to order a coffee or talk about your work,…