Podcasts: listen in regularly
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Use podcasts as your personal German tutor!
A podcast is a series of audio or video episodes that you can subscribe to for free. You can sync your MP3 player or smartphone with your favourite podcasts to automatically get the latest episodes.
With our selection of
recommended podcasts, you can improve your German skills in a fun way!
Start now and improve your German on a regular basis!
The best podcasts for learning German, sorted by:
The best free online learning resources:
Goethe-Institut - Audio Language Course
This high-quality audio language course is also available as a podcast! Join the protagonists of the course, Paula and Philipp, as well as the English-speaking moderator, and improve your listening skills!
Andrea erzählt - Stories with Transcripts
Every two weeks you can listen to a new episode of "Andrea Erzählt". Each episode consists of a short story or part of a multi-episode story. This podcast is especially suitable for children. Look in the menu under "Sendungen" to find two further German podcasts. Each podcast from Podclub has a clickable transcript for controlling the audio.
Bayrischer Rundfunk - Podcasts for Beginners
These podcasts are made for children, which makes them perfect for beginners who are looking to practise their listening skills in an entertaining way.
Deutschlandfunk - Radio to Go
Deutschlandfunk and Deutschlandradio present a series of podcasts with diverse themes. Choose between categories like news, music, culture, science and more. You can also read along with the transcript of the podcast if you'd like.
Tagesschau Podcast - Listen to the News
On this site you can find the news broadcast from ARD available as a podcast. Stay up to date on current world events while improving your German skills at the same time!
WDR - Interesting Reports
WDR publishes many of its various series and reports in podcast form. Choose between different categories like news, culture, science, sports, and more. Improve your German by listening to episodes regularly!
Sprechbude - Over 1400 Podcasts
There are over 1400 excellent podcasts waiting for you, with a range of different authors and topics! Delve into German literature and improve your German skills at the same time!
SBS - German Podcasts
This website provide a huge selection of free podcasts to listen to online and download. The content of most podcasts has to do with current world events as well as controversial topics.
Deutsche Welle - Selection of Reports as Podcasts
The Deutsche Welle presents numerous high-quality reports in podcast form – from news to learning courses and reports – you can find it all here! The section
is especially good for beginners.
German Poems - Classic German Works
With these podcasts, you can get to know important works of German literature while improving your German language skills. From Friedrich Schiller to Johan Wolfgang Goethe, you can find many famous German authors here.
Do you know of other free learning resources, that could be in this list? Share them with us. Thanks!