Learning German

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Do you want to brush up on your German language skills? No matter whether you’re a complete beginner or a more experienced learner, there are lots of online resources to help. Viel Spaß beim Lernen!

NOTE: Due to the remit of UK-German Connection, we are unable to offer direct assistance and advice on learning German. However, we have put together a number of links to external organisations and website which might be able to help.


Useful links


Do you want to check the level of your German? The Goethe-Institut’s online test will give you an idea of where your language skills fit in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

The Goethe-Institut London has also also put together a collection of multi-media learning tools to help you with your German when studying from home – from worksheets, to playlists, to apps. The Goethe-Institut offers online, blended learning and face-to-face courses for learning German as well.

Did you know the Goethe-Institut has a free, online e-library? There are lots of German books, newspapers, films and more, giving you plenty to discuss with your German pen-pals.

Deutsche Welle

Online courses and activities for a range of levels of ability


Blinde Kuh

Search engine for young people with links to articles in easy German


BBC German

Learn German with the BBC


BBC – Bitesize

GCSE revision activities



Leo – online dictionary with audio function