Discover the best way to learn German
Improve your German reading, listening, speaking and writing skills with our Complete German course. Whatever your situation may be, our content (think everything from German grammar to vocabulary, for beginners to more advanced learners) has got you covered.
German for Travel
If you’re considering taking a trip to a German-speaking country, you might like our German for Travel course. Whether you’re starting from scratch and are looking to learn basic German for travel, or already know a little, our course will help ensure you master everything you need to live your best life on holiday.
Our specialised German Pronunciation lessons will guide you through the German alphabet and its various sounds. Learn how to pronounce German words properly by listening to our audio recordings, and practice with our interactive exercises and Conversation feature.
Why learning German with Busuu’s app is different
Struggling to get organised? Let us do the hard work for you! Become fluent in German faster with your own Study Plan. Decide when you want to learn German, and for how long. Then, we’ll send you notifications and German progress reports to keep you on track.
Our German app’s Grammar Review and Vocabulary Review ensure you learn German vocabulary in phrases and understand how to structure them in sentences. Expect German grammar practice with everything from pronouns to verb tenses.
Muster up the courage to talk in German by getting speaking practice with our app’s dedicated feature. Test out your spoken German by messaging our community of native speakers, and improve with their feedback.
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Top tips: how to learn German, fast
1. Start with 10 minutes
Begin learning the basics or at a more advanced level by trying your first online German lesson for free. Why 10 minutes? Research shows that learning German in small, 10-minute chunks is best.
2. Track your progress
Stay motivated as you learn to speak German by keeping tabs on your progress. With our Study Plan, you can check things like Fluency Score and the German words you’ve learned each week.
3. Make lots of mistakes
Whether you’re learning basic German grammar or advanced vocabulary, making mistakes is the quickest way to learn – and it’s easy, thanks to the German conversation practice you’ll get with our Conversation feature.
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