easy news in german

I don't know if anybody has already posted this, but here it is:

This website has news in simple german, moreover you can also hear the same news read by a native. (it's less frustrating than reading news in "normal" newspaper websites with a lot of words I can't understand)

January 22, 2014


There is also the "Langsam Gesprochene Nachrichten" on :-) and there are some pretty good articles, mini courses and telenovelas ^___^

January 23, 2014

Fully agree with your comments. I have also get the Deutsche Welle Nachrichten twice daily and it has also helped me to improve my German vocabulary.

January 24, 2014


January 24, 2014

Both "nachrichtenleicht" and the dw-Nachrichten are great resources.

"Nachrichtenleicht" is probably a bit easier because it is aimed at mentally handicapped native speakers of German. Not that it matters much, but just so you know - it contains a lot of spellings that are unusual and borderline wrong, such as "Bundes-Kanzlerin" instead of "Bundeskanzlerin". The idea is to break up "long" words into smaller chunks to make them easier to read. Also, the website uses colloquialisms rather than formal language.

DW-Nachrichten are aimed at foreign language learners, but the level might be a bit higher.

January 26, 2014

Can I suggest a thing to those posting here ? If you are delighted and thankful for the infos as I am, please thumbs it up as I did, too. But - imho - it would be better not to write to say thanks only.

In this way we could leave the space free for those wanting to add other links and materials about easy news in german.

Last but not least those who are following via email the discussion will receive only messages adding useful information rather than daily multiple messages of thanks and greetings.

January 25, 2014

Another source in simplified german is It has its podcasts on itunes also.

February 1, 2014

Vielen Dank

January 23, 2014

Question regarding copyright issues: Is it possible to upload any content from nachrictenleicht or to immersion ?

January 27, 2014

Guys im trying the DW Nachrichten but its mostly audio right? If possible, does anyone know a text website or RSS maybe?

December 10, 2014

Thanks I will check it out

June 7, 2015

you changed my life hah

July 3, 2017

Thank you very much!

January 22, 2014

very useful - and even I can understand some:)

January 23, 2014

Thanks a lot! very useful

January 23, 2014

Pretty cool site, thank you! :)

January 24, 2014

Toll! Danke!

January 24, 2014

Thanks, this will be very useful! Danke

January 24, 2014

Very helpful. Thanks so much for the information.

January 24, 2014


January 25, 2014

This is cool. I will save the link for when I can understand it better!

January 25, 2014


January 25, 2014

Thank you. It is useful

January 26, 2014

danke sher!

January 31, 2014

Thanks for the post

February 3, 2014

Thank you so much, these sites are very useful for a beginner as me! :-D

February 13, 2014

Cool, Danke!

March 4, 2015

danke schon

March 12, 2015

Thank you so much!

May 10, 2015

Fantastic tip, exactly what I need, danke schon

March 31, 2016

Thank you very much!!

April 8, 2016

danke sehr!))) super!

November 18, 2016


January 16, 2017

Absolutely perfect for what I am looking for, many thanks indeed. Checking this out now.

April 14, 2017

Danke so viel

November 29, 2017

thank you so much! this is amazing! especially because I have been trying to read Der Spiegel, and losing all my confidence.

December 28, 2017

Vielen Dank! Ich habe gerade einen Artikel ├╝ber die Fl├╝chtlingskrise gelesen - es spart viel Zeit denn ich kann die Nachrichten lesen und Deutsch lernen:D Danke nochmal!

June 29, 2018

Toll! Vielen Dank.

December 18, 2018

Wow... that was on of the best recommendations I had in months.

Vielen Danke Herr

July 17, 2019
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