Videos: relax and learn
Have you had enough of dull grammar books? Then use one of the many opportunities to learn German the fun way!
Watch documentaries, series and short films to improve your feel for the German language while relaxing or
catching up on current events!
We've already found the best videos for you! Use our selection of videos as an enjoyable and free way to learn German!
Take a look around, relax and kick back!
The best free online learning resources:
ARD Media Library - Huge Selection of Shows
Browse through the ARD Media Library to find videos about a number of different topics, including TV series and news. You can activate
to help you understand the spoken German. For beginners, the
are particularly suitable.
YouTube: Bookboxinc - German Stories with Subtitles
This children's series is an excellent way to improve German skills while relaxing. The stories make use of simple language and easy to understand. German subtitles are shown as the narrator speaks.
DW Learn German - Interesting Video Reports
Deutsche Welle hosts this YouTube channel full of German videos about topics like science, education, German traditions and festivals, and much more. Most videos also include a transcript and interactive follow-up exercises.
Khan Academy - Science in German
These videos deal with different topics in science and mathematics. Improve your knowledge in these areas while learning German at the same time! Many videos also have subtitles for reading along.
Deutsche Welle - Adventure Game Show
An exceptional way to learn German: join six young German learners on their way to Berlin. Divided into two teams, watch as the participants compete and make their way to Germany's capital. Each episode has follow-up activities on grammar, vocabulary and cultural studies.
ZDF Media Library - Large Selection of Shows
The ZDF Media Library contains many different high-quality television programmes, reports and news videos. Submit "Untertitel" in the search field to find videos that have German subtitles. Beginners can browse the
to find easy-to-understand German shows.
WDR - Reports and Documentaries
WDR, a German public broadcasting institute, presents a number of high-quality reports and documentaries about Germany and the world. Perfect for practising your listening skills. For advanced German learners.
Deutsche Welle - Telenovela for German Learners
This telenovela is made especially for German learners (level B1, B2) and is made up of 66 videos with interactive exercises on grammar, culture and slang. Join Brazilian student Jojo on her search for happiness and love in Cologne, Germany, and improve your German while watching!
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