Learn Luxembourgish on YouTube

We figure that you can dramatically increase your vocabulary and communication skills if you learned just two new Luxembourgish sentences a week - and we usually publish more than that but, you know, let’s leave some room for your busy lifestyle as well :-)

Lots of people have asked us to provide audio with the Luxembourgish-English sentences we publish on social media and we’re now going two steps further by providing video and by translating the same sentences in French and German, too.

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Liz Wenger named "mover and shaker" by Are We Europe magazine

Liz Wenger is named Luxembourg’s mover and shaker in the fourth issue of the magazine Are We Europe - because “real change happens by continued engagement from those shaking things up on the ground.“

Liz was interviewed by Are We Europe’s Toon Vos on the importance of language for integration in the run-up to the European Elections in May 2019.

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7 Tips to Pass the Sproochentest

Anxious about passing the Sproochentest, the oral and listening test for Luxembourgish nationality? Here are some tips from our teachers and students!

Many students enroll in Luxembourgish courses because they want to feel more integrated in Luxembourg’s everyday life. Often, the first motivation is to eventually apply for Luxembourgish citizenship.

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Learn Luxembourgish with Tony Robbins... and Liz

As the founder of Learn Luxembourgish Skype Courses, the first online courses made specifically for English speakers to learn Luxembourgish, I’m often asked by our students where they can find good-quality audio material with English translations to improve their listening skills. I translated an English video recording of an interview by Tony Robbins into Luxembourgish - watch it here.

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New Year’s resolutions - Gutt Virsätz

I’m always glad when the Christmas break is over and I’m able to start the New Year with recharged batteries and a sense of renewed purpose.

Ech sinn ëmmer frou, wann d’Chrëschtdagspaus eriwwer ass an ech dat Neit Joer mat frësch geluedene Batterien an engem neien Elan kann ufänken.

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Learn Luxembourgish Book Reviews

In March 2015, the Learn Luxembourgish book was published in Luxembourg and accompanied by a sigh of relief from the English speaking community: finally an English resource to learn Luxembourgish! And not only that. It is also still the only existing book to explain Luxembourgish step by step so you don't have to go searching for the answers elsewhere, everywhere.

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Luxembourgish wedding etiquette: in between old tradition and unorthodox fun

There is a goat at the wedding bustling in between guests. By that I don’t mean the derogatory term you may have had in mind when you were thinking of that acquaintance you have trouble tolerating. I was talking about the actual ruminant animal with the white or brown fur, mischievous look and that characteristic complaining sound. 

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Pappendag - Father’s Day in Luxembourg

Fathers deserve to be honoured and pampered, too.

On the first Sunday in October, Luxembourg celebrates Father’s Day. In 2015, the date falls on October 4th. Fathers receive a small present from their children, usually something they made at school, and a present from their wives (this could be flowers or a new tool, perhaps).

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Luxembourg, a view from someone who left

Leaving your native country is exhilarating at first. Everything is so new that you don’t think about your old home. Once you have settled into a routine, you start to notice the differences between your old home and your new one. Three years after leaving Luxembourg for Canada, I look back on my home country with different eyes.

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Top 10 Luxembourgish animal expressions

A fun way to learn additional vocabulary, animal expressions also allow you to learn a little bit about the culture of Luxembourg. There are hundreds of animal expressions in Luxembourgish, some clearly vestiges of old farming wisdom, others colourful caricatures of animals to describe aspects of human nature. Here's my top 10.

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