The word in German for railway track is das Gleis

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The word in German for railway track is

das Gleis

which sounds a bit like a combination of GLASS and ICE. So to remember this imagine a smoking rabbit (??) by the railway tracks with a pane of GLASS ICE.

A smoking rabbit? Why?

Read on!
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The word in German for railway track is das Gleis which sounds like a combination of GLASS and ICE. Remembering words with Memory Triggers© like this makes learning, remembering and recalling words so much easier. But you will also remember the GENDERS! Read more about the radical and effective smoking animals concept. ©exceltra 2007

The German word for railway track is das Gleis.

This picture and Memory Trigger is taken from our Learn German - 200 Words a Day! software programme available on Windows CD.

Why the SMOKING RABBIT? Remembering the GENDER of the German for railway track, das Gleis

The character of the MEMORY TRIGGER© picture is a smoking rabbit.

With all our lessons we teach you to remember the gender with the word, because this is very important in German language. In German nouns are either masculine, feminine, or neuter... and there is often no reason as to why!

  • Masculine nouns feature a male main character, and the voice recordings on these courses on their CD's is read by a male native German speaker.
  • Feminine nouns feature a female main character and the voice recordings on these courses on their CD's is read by a female native German speaker.
  • Neuter nouns feature our unique Gender Trigger© - a smoking animal, unique to that Memory Trigger. This way you will never forget a gender.
Whenever you are trying to recall whether a German word is masculine or feminine or neuter, the answer lies in the Memory Trigger picture cartoon. To learn more about learning and remembering the gender of German nouns click on this link.

So in our courses you will encounter all sorts of smoking animals - badgers, horses, hyenas and many more. All helping you to remember the neuter genders of words.

Remember also that researchers inform us that your brain never forgets a picture... and that every visual image you have seen in your life, is stored in your grey matter. The world's greatest computer hard disk lies between your ears!

And when you have learned the Memory Trigger© picture, it is there, ever ready to 'pop'up into your head, when you need it! Or until you have used the word in conversation enough such that it is now indelibly stamped in your mind, and available at the tip of your tongue.

Using Famous People or Celebrities to make the Memory Trigger more Memorable

Wherever possible, and where appropriate we use famous people in the Memory Trigger to assist recall because they are easier to remember.

They can either help us remember the word, by some association (Memory Trigger), or the gender(Gender Trigger), or both.

Of course, you may find that a particular someone you know, a friend, family member, may better remind you of a Memory Trigger. Well, use that person for even more effective recall! And you can record these details on our courses in your own set of NOTES, which are stored in your own private database of your own NOTES, written as and when you want...

...and stored for your own future personal reference - whenever you want to review them, or relearn them or test yourself on them. When you need them, just click a button, to choose a lesson on it, or a test on them! i.e. custom-built to your own personal requirements).

Where the German word is similar to the English word...

We incorporate into the picture the German colours, that is the colours of the German flag - red, yellow and black. this helps remind you that the words are similar.

Learning without Memory Triggers is often labour lost!

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Check out some RELATED GERMAN WORDS - once you know one - like das Gleis, the German for railway track you can build others

Once you know one word, this makes it easier to learn, or recognize, other German words... they build like building blocks!

beaten tracks -- ausgefahrene Gleise
bedding of track -- die Gleisbettung
branch line -- das Anschlußgleis
bulldozer -- das Gleiskettengerät
caterpillar tractor -- der Gleiskettenschlepper
connecting line -- das Anschlußgleis
disused line -- das tote Gleis
line -- das Gleis
metals -- das Gleis
passing place -- das Abstellgleis
rail -- das Gleis
railroad track -- der Gleiskörper
railway siding -- der Gleisanschluß
to set something to rights again -- etwas wieder ins rechte Gleis bringen
to shunt -- auf ein Nebengleis schieben side-track -- das Abstellgleis
sidetrack -- das Anschlußgleis
sidetrack -- das Nebengleis
siding -- das Abstellgleis
siding -- das Ausweichgleis
siding -- das Nebengleis
siding -- das Rangiergleis
siding -- das Seitengleis
siding -- der Gleisanschluß
track -- das Eisenbahngleis
track -- das Gleis
track -- die Gleisstrecke
track system -- die Gleisanlage
You're in a rut. -- Du bewegst dich auf ausgefahrenen Gleisen.

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