Drops – Play with your words, learning new German vocabulary in just 5 minutes a day.
Duolingo – Learn the basics of German grammar and vocabulary for free with Duolingo.
Clozemaster – Study new words through context with Clozemaster.
Glossika – An audio resource that uses spaced repetition to help you learn simple phrases in German. The first 1,000 repetitions are free.
TuneIn – TuneIn is free online radio that streams both talk and music stations in German.
Pimsleur – Pimsleur is a popular audio course with more than thirty lessons available for German learners. It uses call-and-response to help you start speaking German.
Assimil – Learn German and build a solid foundation in the language with useful dialogues and listening exercises.
Teach Yourself – Complete German from Teach Yourself has 24 thematic lessons that help you build confidence in reading, speaking and writing in German.
Colloquial – Colloquial German is a more grammar-based approach to German, but it’s still done so in an accessible way.
LingQ – This site has a series of short, easy readings with audio for German learners available. But if you upgrade to a premium account, you can import your own texts and get help reading even novels in German!
Short Stories – Olly Richards of I Will Teach You a Language published a series of short stories for German learners in this collection.
Fluent in 3 Months Challenge – This is a 90-day course that helps you build confidence and accountability in German. It also prepares you for a 15-minute conversation in German at the end of the challenge.
italki – Take lessons with skilled, affordable language tutors on italki. You can also connect with language exchange partners for free.
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