Die schreckliche deutsche Sprache /The Awful German Language
Format: Gebundene Ausgabe
Publish date: 2009-12
Publisher: Nikol Verlag
Pages no: 81
Edition language: Deutsch
Although I definitely agreed with a lot of the difficulties that the author had with German, I found his assumption that English is a nearly perfect language that other languages should compare themselves with more than a bit irritating. His insistence on using English words in his German speech was...
LibrivoxFrom wiki - Twain made his first unsuccessful attempt to learn German in 1850 at age fifteen. He resumed his study 28 years later in preparation for a trip to Europe. While in Germany his language skill actually progressed to the point where a friend suggested, "Speak in German, Mark. Some o...