Radio D

Radio D Bannerbild Grafik: Goethe-Institut

Radio D is a stand-alone language course which can be used either in conjunction with a teacher or without.
The audio language course Radio D comprises two series, each with 26 episodes. An English-speaking presenter takes the listener through the programme and, along with a guest, discusses structures and expressions used in the German language. Geographical, historical and institutional aspects are also included.

The audio language course Radio D is directed at newcomers to the German language either with or without any previous knowledge and with little knowledge of English. It covers Levels A1 and A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. In a special way, it trains the learner’s listening comprehension. 

Each episode comprises of an information-page and summary as well as a synopsis of various expressions important for your vocabulary.

Radio D Level A1 Grafik: Goethe-Institut \ Monica May-Vetter

Episodes 1-26
Level A1

Paula and Philipp – journalists at Radio D – research mysterious cases and, to this end, travel the length and breadth of Germany: at Neuschwanstein, they meet up with King Ludwig. From Hamburg, they report on a shark in the harbour, and at the carnival celebrations the two reporters encounter witches

Radio D Level A2 Grafik: Goethe-Institut \ Monica May-Vetter

Episodes 27-52
Level A2

Paula and Philipp research further exciting cases. They experience adventurous situations: in Grünheide, a village in Brandenburg, they witness a race between a Trabant and a Porsche. In Bonn, a mysterious case takes them to the Beethoven-Haus. In Jena, they report on an act of laser terror.