If you're interested in learning German and don't know where to start, then try cognates.  A cognate is a word that either sounds the same and/or looks the same in two different languages.  So Mutter/mother, Vater/father, Bruder/brother, mein/mine (my), dein/thine (your) - if you learn the pairing (and the sound shift that altered the German from English,) you will quickly pick up new vocabulary.  It's all about rules:  learn the rule, accept that there are always exceptions to rules, and you...
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