Overcoming the anxiety to speak German
*In order to have a good learning experience, you should have some prior knowledge. However, if you are about to complete level A1, Speak German Online is suitable for you.
The discounted price is only granted through bookings in the web shop. You can enter the promotional code after you have entered your personal data. Please don't forget to press the green "Apply" button.
beginners* and advanced learners
10 sessions in total
30 min per session
Access to learning platform
3 months from the time of booking
only with Google Chrome ®
199 €159 €
Promotional code: SPRICH23
only until 08/10/2023
How does Speak German Online work?
Level: The native speakers adapt to your level of German and you can train exactly what you need for a fluent conversation in German.
Conversation partner: You speak with a native German speaker who specialises in conversation with learners of German and creates a positive conversational atmosphere. However, the native speaker is not a teacher.
Selection of conversation partners: In the first 4 sessions, You will be assigned to different high-rated native speakers anonymously. We want you to get accustomed to different accents and styles. Afer your 4th session, you get to select any native you would like to speake to.
Schedule: You can book your session up to three days in advance or right for the next day. No matter where you are, there will be sessions available throughout your day. If your plans change, you can cancel your session up to 24 hours before your scheduled session.
Questions: If you have any questions, you can find helpful answers on the Q&A page of the learning platform.
Late arrivals: If you are 5 minutes late to your session, it will close and expire. We recommend that you log in 5 minutes before the beginning of the session. For the first session, we recommend logging in 15 minutes early to ensure that the login details, the microphone and the camera all work without any issues.
Refund: We would like to point out that you can't request a refund if you have conducted or booked more than 1 session.
In a few steps to Speak German Online
Book your course conveniently online
Click the booking button.
After you have checked your selection, log into your Mein Goethe account. If you do not yet have a Mein Goethe account, click on “Register”.
Please make a note of your Goethe ID (consisting of your e-mail address and a password).
Now complete the booking. We look forward to seeing you!
Check your inbox for e-mails with your access link
After the booking, you will receive three e-mails. This may take a short time.
You will receive an e-mail with confirmation of your booking. In the other two e-mails, you will receive access to the learning platform and some additional information.
In future, you can also log in directly via this website. Click on “MEIN GOETHE.DE – SIGN IN” on the upper right edge of your screen. Select “MY COURSES AND EXAMS” and enter the login data you used when booking.
Welcome to the learning platform!
Click "Welcome" and select your level.
Select a topic that you would like to talk about.
Choose the call type. You can choose between a conversation with and without a camera.
Choose the date and time that suit you most.
If you have completed four or more sessions, you can select the native speaker that you would like to speak with.
Confirm your selection.
Refresh your vocabulary
To refresh your memory, you can revise a list of vocabulary based on the topic and suitable to your level.
We recommend that you visit the vocabulary list at least five minutes before your booked session.
Start the session
Log in at least five minutes before your session to your Mein Goethe account or use the direct access link to the learning platform, which you received in an e-mail.
Please check whether your microphone and camera are working properly.
Now you’re ready to start and speak to a German native speaker right away. Have fun and good luck!
Subjects to choose from
Family, friends, hobbies
Everyone has an interesting life story to tell. Here, we talk about personal experiences and philosophy, personality, family gatherings, friends, hobbies, leisure activities and more.
In this topic, we will go over an employee's usual workday and reflect on the challenges during lockdown time. In addition, we discuss concepts such as work-life balance and relationships with coworkers and superiors. Furthermore, we examine fundamental workplace notions such as the gender gap, minimum wage, and modern slavery.
In this section, we will explore the advantages of education as well as personal experiences in college and school. We also go into detail on subjects, classrooms, books, and teachers; we also compare public and private institutions and offer system-wide adjustments.
This topic is by far the most delicious. It encourages students to reflect om daily routines and eating habits. Here we go through favourite meals and cuisines, as well as grocery shopping and ordering in a restaurant. At advanced level, we discuss topics such as agriculture, animal rights and going vegan.
Second-hand goods, online shopping, supermarket
Shopping is not for everyone, but it definitely is an intriguing topic to talk about. We go into buying habits, second-hand goods, price negotiation, and personal quality standards. We also discuss the influence of online shopping and monopolies on small enterprises.
Tourism, culture, trips
This topic intends to encourage students to share their travel experiences and opinions regarding tourism and culture. It also opens up discussions about different forms of vacations, transportation, and accommodation options, as well as issues concerning virtual tourism and immigration.
Exercising, teams, competition
This topic focuses on the most recent technological advances and how they affect our lives. Students are encouraged to discuss and compare their choices and opinions regarding social media, smart homes, streaming television, electric autos, and online learning.
Internet, phones, apps
The latest technological trends and the ways they affect our lives are the focus of this topic. Learners are encouraged to talk about their technology interests and preferences, thoughts about social media, smart homes, streaming tv, electric cars, and online learning and compare their pros and cons.
Activities, environment, climate change
Whether you are a summer or a winter person, this topic is most likely interesting for you. We discuss outdoor activities, the weather, different types of landscapes and terrain, and the kind of bonds that people can create with nature, as well as the pressing issues of climate change, recycling, and environmental preservation.
Clothes, styles, colors, brands
Not everyone is a fashionista. What we understand as fashionable is closely linked to culture, age and taste. In this topic, we will not only talk about clothes, make-up, accessories, hairstyles, brands and dress codes in the workplace, but also discuss production processes, their effects and ways to make them more sustainable in the future.
Illness, recovery, health system
Health is a very important issue. Illnesses and accidents can be serious and also very personal challenges. This topic therefore deals with illnesses and their treatments, medication, therapies, relationships between doctors and patients, sleep routines, addiction and the health system in general.
Home, neighbourhood, architecture
In this topic, we consider different aspects of the places where we live, like the homes we grew up in, specific objects, like e.g. furnishings and their usage, as well as architecture and neighbourhood. Our little furry friends also have a place in our dialogue.
Comedy, jokes, fun
This is a challenging topic because it has numerous cultural components. Learners can discuss many sorts of comedy, jokes, tongue twisters, and pranks in this forum. In addition, the talks offer light on renowned comic personalities such as Charlie Chaplin.
Genres, songs, instruments
Music? Everyone likes music! Throughout this topic, learners will talk about themes and genres of music and music events, as well as musicians and instruments. At an advanced level, broader discussions on the history of the art of music are also covered.
Please note that you need to use the Google Chrome ® browser.
You need a headset with microphone. If you use the built-in speakers and microphone on your laptop the sound quality might not be perfect.
If you want you can use a webcam, but it is not obligatory.
*For a good learning experience and a real conversation you should have completed level A1.