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German trainer A1

How do I count or tell the time in German? What is this dish called? How do I say please and thank you? This app for level A1 is a great way to start learning German, free of charge. The focus is on listening, reading, writing and learning important first words.

Vocabulary trainer app

Vocabulary trainer app

Learn German on the go with the Goethe-Institut’s vocabulary trainer app. The Goethe-Institut’s new mobile vocabulary trainer helps you to practise and improve your German by adding new words to your vocabulary even on the go.

City of Words

The app is currently being updated. It will be available again soon.

Our learning app guides you through a fictional "Stadt der Wörter" (City of Words). In interactive exchange with other players, the free app teaches vocabulary at the A1/A2 level.

Ticket nach Berlin © Goethe-Institut

Ticket nach Berlin

Six candidates, two teams, one goal: Berlin. On their journey through Germany six young learners of German face thrilling challenges.

Further offers

Deutsch für Heil- und Pflegeberufe © Goethe-Institut

Deutsch für Pflege- und Heilberufe – zum Kennenlernen

offers free German language exercises for health care professionals with B1/B2 proficiency, as well as information on working routines in German hospitals and other health care institutions.
 

Mein Ort in Deutschland – eine interaktive Deutschlandkarte für Deutschlernende weltweit Goethe-Institut / rubinmedia 2016

Mein Ort in Deutschland

We invite everyone to introduce their special place in Germany.

Mein Weg nach Deutschland Foto (Ausschnitt): © Flo Karr / Unsplash

Mein Weg nach Deutschland (My path to Germany)

  • Videos and voice exercises and practical information about life in Germany
  • Level: from A1
  • in 20 languages, incl. Arabic, Persian, Tigrinya, Korean, Thai, …

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German at work

Practise German for your job – free of charge! These exercises for skill levels A1 to B2 will show you what it’s like to work in Germany through interviews, films, and more. You’ll gain not only language skills, but also the answers to important cultural questions – for example: how many days of paid leave do people in Germany get?

Our Street © Goethe-Institut

Our Street

Discover Germany and learn German in the comfort of your own home! In this online game, you can click through the streets of a German town and find out more about the people who live and work there.