https://www.duolingo.com/profile/marcowiz

easy news in german

I don't know if anybody has already posted this, but here it is: http://www.nachrichtenleicht.de/

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

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VossBucci

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

January 23, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nena5000

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

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AlmogL

Thanks!

January 24, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Katherle

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

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PaoloArman2

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

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PaoloArman2

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

February 1, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/shabirahmadyar

Vielen Dank

January 23, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dnovinc

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

January 27, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OmarFarrah

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

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/drKlint

Thanks I will check it out

June 7, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dannylingbot22

you changed my life hah

July 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nurilka

Thank you very much!

January 22, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KrzysztofS26

very useful - and even I can understand some:)

January 23, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Godoflais

Thanks a lot! very useful

January 23, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PJAU86

Pretty cool site, thank you! :)

January 24, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AlmogL

Toll! Danke!

January 24, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/1saak

Thanks, this will be very useful! Danke

January 24, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nena5000

Very helpful. Thanks so much for the information.

January 24, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Trey.J.

Danke!

January 25, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/conclaireto

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

January 25, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vertigo38

Thanks

January 25, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Seyedo

Thank you. It is useful

January 26, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tomritzmann

danke sher!

January 31, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/alizaar

Thanks for the post

February 3, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/fabiored

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

February 13, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mantheye

Cool, Danke!

March 4, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/parmissak

danke schon

March 12, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hajaronabike

Thank you so much!

May 10, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Frankemoju

Fantastic tip, exactly what I need, danke schon

March 31, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CheerUup

Thank you very much!!

April 8, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/youwillnever

danke sehr!))) super!

November 18, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/gdempsey66

danke

January 16, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NikSherida

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

April 14, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/medyblanc

Danke so viel

November 29, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tomas815731

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

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sarahstubington

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

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bento

Toll! Vielen Dank.

December 18, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Koosha_mad

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

Vielen Danke Herr

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