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Here I write about

  • German diction topics
  • Analysis of arias and art songs
  • Pronunciation and interpretation guides
  • how I work
  • clients’ success stories

and I’ll share some insights about the life of a pronunciation coach.

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August 2021: Selfcare

August 2021: Selfcare

Vacation in Northern Germany August started as June and July had ended: stressful and with an immense amount of work. However, knowing that we would go on vacation from August 7 for a week motivated me to put in all my remaining energy to finish all my tasks until...

July 2021: Farewells And New Beginnings

July 2021: Farewells And New Beginnings

For me, July and December are the most intensive months of the year! This July, however, was also marked by two things that came to a halt and a new beginning: Running again! I restarted running through the woods. During the last months I had to struggle with pain...

The German Affricate PF (or: Flatten Your Tire)

The German Affricate PF (or: Flatten Your Tire)

What are affricates? The German letter combination PF is a so-called affricate or combination consonant. This term describes a sound that combines a plosive (T, P or K) with a fricative consonant (S, F or V). In German there are six combination consonants: [ps] (as in...

July 12: Not my day – anyway… 12of12 / 12von12

July 12: Not my day – anyway… 12of12 / 12von12

Documenting the 12th of every month in 12 pictures (called "12von12") is a tradition in the blogger world and like in the previous months, I documented my twelvth of July 2021: It's half past six - and I just realized it's the 12th! That could have been an indicator...

Monthly Review: June 2021 – Lessons learned

Monthly Review: June 2021 – Lessons learned

Time flies by and June's already over. Half of the year gone, can you believe it! I've never done before a monthly review but I thought I'd give it a try this June. After all, it may turn out a similarily great concept like 12of12 and I might add it to my monthly list...

My 12th of June – 12von12 / 12 of 12

My 12th of June – 12von12 / 12 of 12

In May, I took part in the bloggers’ tradition of “12von12” (12 of 12) where you document every twelvth of every month for a year. It turned out to be quite some fun, so I decided to stick to it and in no time, the twelvth of June has arrived. Here’s what it looked...