Practise German free of charge

Apps – iOS and Android

German trainer A1 Image: © Goethe-Institut

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.

Deutschland. Kennen. Lernen. © Goethe-Institut

Deutschland. Kennen. Lernen.

Entdecke Deutschland und lerne Deutsch! Erlebe spannende Augmented Reality (AR) Features mit der kostenlosen App Deutschland. Kennen. Lernen. und dem bunten Deutschlandposter. Mit vielen interaktiven Übungen verbesserst du spielend dein Deutsch.

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Further offers

Rahel lernt... DIALEKTE-HOTLINE © Goethe-Institut

Rahel lernt...

Wie klingen diese unterschiedlichen Dialekte überhaupt? Wer spricht sie? Und was macht sie so besonders? Rahel Klein telefoniert mit den Menschen, die es am besten wissen müssen: den Dialektsprecher*innen selbst.

Six young people on their way to Berlin. Image: © 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.

German at work © Syda Productions /

German at work

Practice German for your job (levels A1-B2). In interviews and films you will learn more about everyday working life in Germany and be able to solve tasks related to different professional situations.

Deutschland #nofilter © Omar Sotillo Franco/Unsplash, edited by Goethe-Institut

Deutschland #nofilter

What do I cook when the fridge is empty by the end of the month? How do I save the world by the way? And how do I survive my studies? "Deutschland #nofilter" offers tips, curiosities and funny stories about life in Germany.

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

Mein Weg nach Deutschland

On the website, migrants can find videos, language exercises (levels A1-B2) and practical information about Germany to help them settle in Germany.

Popcast © Goethe-Institut | Illustration: DOON 東

Popcast - Current Music from Germany

Rock, Pop, Hip-Hop, Electro: Every month this podcast presents new music from Germany below the radar to adults and young people interested in music. Quality pop made in Germany, also available for download by subscription.


Quiz: AROUNDTHEWORLD © Peffermind Games


Children and young people from the age of eight can test their knowledge on nature and environmental topics around the world in this quiz.

Quiz: EITHER - OR: TEST YOUR ECO TYPE © Peffermind Games


Decide quickly: Here, children and young people, up from eight years old, can find out what ecotype they are.