With everything getting digital these days, take an amazing opportunity to learn German online. Here are our favourite online resources to kick-start your learning efforts:
Goethe-Institut in addition to the online courses, where you can also book a free trial lesson, there are different tutorials by level and topic, grammar exercises, learning tips and interesting articles available free of charge on the website.
2. Deutsche Welle
“Learn German” section on Deutsche Welle website offers different interactive lessons & exercises, reading texts and listening for all level. To keep up on current news and improve your German, check out the Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten section (Current news in slow German) – also available as a podcast.
3. Deutsch-Lernen Website
Another of free online options, www.deutsch-lernen.com offers different lessons including grammar exercises according to your level and interests.
4. Youtube lessons by Hallo Deutschschule
Short animated Youtube lessons by Hallo Deutschschule – nice and easy way to learn useful words, phrases and expressions for general conversations and special events.
5. Speakeasy language school
Frankfurt-based language school Speakeasy offers a wide range of short online theme-based courses, including Conversation course, Business German course and Just Grammar. The regular online German lessons (private or in the group) are also available.
6. Deutsch Akademie
This website offers more than 20.000 online grammar exercises, as well as online lessons, including listening, by topic, level or your German learning book.
7. Coffee Break German podcast
The Coffee Break German podcast is pleasant to listen and offers quite effective episodes that build on one another so that you can feel yourself progressing (beginner to intermediate level).
8. Lingoda online language school
Lingoda is one of the largest online language schools which offers interactive German lessons with native teachers (private or group). There is a free 7-days trial available, including 3 online lessons. The learning materials are professional and set up extremely well for online learning.
Preply is an education platform where you can find a native speaker tutor for your online German lessons.