Ever listened to a conversation between Austrians and even though you understand German, you couldn't get half of what was said? It's not you oida, it's the slang! Strongly linked to local cultural particularities, slang is evolved in all cultures around the world, where words and phrases make sense only when one is familiar to their cultural context. To an outsider of the local culture therefore, slang tends to be an obstacle to communication. Well, not anymore, if you read the article that is.
Do you want to casually waltz into a Viennese coffee shop and confidently ask for a table as well as your favorite drink in German? If you answered yes, then this is the article for you. Learn how to order in German, what different types of coffee there are in Vienna and build the confidence you need to enjoy your coffee in true Viennese style.
Whether at the deli stand or at a kiosk, early language learners know the struggle of having to quickly come up with the right words in their target language for day to day needs. If you're still struggling with beginner phrases out loud and pronunciation, this article will be a game-changer to get you practicing and confident for your next shopping trip!
YAY, you made it to the final part of the series How to Feel At Home in Vienna, While Attending German Classes! Are you excited to get more tips and suggestions on making this city feel like home? Continue reading how using a diary shouldn't scare you anymore, why you should embrace Viennese flea markets and what in the world is a You-day!
If you have recently moved to Vienna or thinking about it being your next step, keep reading Part 2 of How to Feel At Home in Vienna, While Learning German for more awesome tips on making yourself feel less like an outsider!