Learning Courses: learn step by step
Learning Courseslearn step by step
Allow yourself to be guided through learning German!
Learning courses present a structured way to learn German at any level.
No matter your level
of German, you're certain to find a suitable course.
Make use of free online language courses and learn German step by step!
The best free online learning resources:
Deutsche Welle - Comprehensive Audio Course
This audio course from Deutsche Welle provides 100 lessons full of high-quality audio recordings and learning content. Topics range from basic communication skills to important grammar rules and explanations.
OpenLearn - Learning Course for Beginners (People and Places)
This is a comprehensive course made especially for beginners. In addition to basic grammar you will also learn about important communication situations. This course includes many audio activities and illustrations.
Deutsch im Blick - Complete Interactive Course
Developed for first-year German students at the University of Texas, this course is comprehensive and offers a variety of activities. Listen to interviews, read texts and complete grammar activities. Also included are online grammar resources and an accompanying workbook, which is available to download for free.
Duolingo - Learn German in Short Lessons
Duolingo's learning platform is based on short exercises in vocabulary and grammar – an excellent way to get started with German. This well-designed website is free to use, but you will need to create a free account to begin the course.
Langmaster - Exercises for Every Level
This learning site presents a huge selection of different exercises for learning German. Find content for beginners, intermediate learners, and advanced learners.
Hueber - Learning Course for Beginners
A short but helpful learning course that introduces you to the basics of the German language. With exercises for grammar and vocabulary.
Goethe-Institut - Journey through Everyday Life
A very nicely designed learning course that provides entertaining content! Walk down a street in Germany and peek in on everyday situations in different apartments and shops along the way.
Goethe-Institut - Beginner's Audio Language Course
With more than 50 episodes, this excellent audio language course from the Goethe-Institut will help you improve your German skills step by step. An English-speaking moderator accompanies you through the course, which is made for beginners (Levels A1-A2).
Deutsche Welle - High-Quality Course for A1-B1
An excellent language course that primarily improves your listening skills. There are four series, each with 26 units full of dialogue, exercises, and listening activities. The learning course is aimed at the language levels A1 to B1. Deutsche Welle offers other courses as well, for example
Deutsche Welle - Mission Berlin
An exciting audio learning course based on an exciting story! Join Anna on her mission to save Germany from a disaster and improve your German skills along the way! This course is best for practicing listening comprehension. Click on "Die Folge Hören (englische Version)" for the English version of each episode.
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