14-day quarantine or staycation?: Day 12: Audiobooks and Magazines on the Onleihe

Challenge Day 12

DAY 12

When I was young, I always wished I had some superpowers, like... the ability to run, to stand on my head, to spin a web... etc. Today, I finally found it. I could... finish a book with my eyes closed! And not just any book, but a German book too! 

Ok well, not exactly a superpower. I was just listening to an audiobook from Onleihe. I lied down on the sofa with a piece of pizza and listened with my eyes closed, and as there was no books, I did not stained any pages with my greasy fingers. And Goethe-Institut even has a list of easy-to-listen Audiobooks from the Onleihe, so I don't have to look up the books myself... Why would you need superpower, when you can rely on someone else?! 

On top of audiobooks, films and E-books, you can also find numerous magazines and newspapers on Onleihe. You do have to open your eyes if you want to read... but I think if a sloth can do it, you also can! For German learners, I recommend the monthly magazine Deutsch Perfekt, which has a lot of interesting articles and German-learning tips. GEO, as well as GEOlino and GEOmini, are my personal favourites, as they are about nature and I can see my home and my friends in the beautiful pictures. There are other magazines on psychology, business, film, design, current affairs... something for everyone! 

Onleihe - Digital Library
The Onleihe is Goethe-Institut’s digital library. More than 23,000 German language eBooks, audio books, movies, materials for German language learners, magazines and newspapers are available for downloading from the Onleihe. 


Go to Onleihe and let us know which E-Magazine/Newspaper or Audiobook interests you! 

Leave a comment on this page (preferably in German) for a chance to win today's surprise package! You may even win a free summer intensive course at the end of two weeks! 

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