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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/baer07

Websites I use to learn German

  1. Duolingo! - the best :)
  2. Lingocracy http://www.lingocracy.com/a/home - For reading and learning words. There aren't so many German reading materials though.
  3. Bliu Bliu http://bliubliu.com/ - It's really a fun way to learn vocabulary!
  4. Deutsche Welle (DW) Deutsch Interaktiv - I took the online course A1 before I started using Duolingo. The courses are great :)
  5. http://www.languageguide.org/german/vocabulary/ - Basic vocab! Interactive pictures + good audio quality
  6. I used to use Quizlet to make flashcards but not anymore because it's kind of troublesome.
  7. http://www.phrasen.com/ - idioms/phrases! I find it super useful :)
  8. http://german.net/exercises/

There are so many great materials out there. :) These above have probably been all recommended here already, but they worked for me so I'd like to share them again!

Also, was sind eure Lieblings-Websites? :)

=========Update 21.May, websites shared in comments! Danke :) =========

@l.josephine 1. http://lang-8.com for practicing writing. I've been working on increasing my fluency with repeat corrections. I've been a premium member for almost four years. (I started when I was learning Italian.) 2. http://memrise.com the advanced german vocab is very nice. It's new to me, but I already like it.

@fabio.alves2013 http://www.lingoda.com -- You can attend as many classes as you are able to on a daily basis, at a very low price (in my opinion). I think it's worth trying.

@DeFriezB I like to use, on top of Duolingo, the German MindSnacks app. It's good for building vocabulary. (It cost's a few dollars though...)

@FrankKool Mänchmal sehe ich das ZDF heute Journal an: http://www.heute.de/zdfheute-nachrichten-startseite-3998.html Und ich habe viele Videos am YouTube gesehen über Komputerspielen ('Let's Play' videos) oder zum beispiel über Geschichte oder Kämpfsporten oder etwas anderes.

@BastianPL Wow! Danke sehr! Ich benutze auch lang8.com. Dort können Sie Texte zu schreiben, und andere Benutzer zu verbessern.

@RhysJohnson92 I find that Babbel is a decent website for language, I use it for Danish. I'd recommend giving it a look if you haven't already. You do have to pay for it though

@AlexandreS937716 I also like the games and interactive learning from Goethe Institut. Zum Bespeil Himmelssheibe von Nebra und Unsere Straße! Viel Spaß!

@zackayak Lingua.ly. I've not used Lingocracy, but they look similar. http://www.dict.cc - I always keep a tab open on this, my favorite dictionary site. Youtube

@SamTowell1 http://www.fluentin3months.com/learning-with-texts/ ----> fi3m.com/lwt The first site explains the second and reading the instructions and following instruction links is essentail, as it be quite hard to get to grips with, it only takes 15ish minutes. Really recommend it!

@leilani238 leo.de is an excellent dictionary site between German and many other languages that's got words and phrases that Duolingo's rollovers don't have as well as more alternate translations and easily-accessible tables of forms for each word.

@johnysunday Ich liebe Deutsch für euch und Easy German auf youtube

@BastianPL I recommend http://www.lang8.com or http://www.italki.com. You write, while others improve.

@anthony62490 Many of you will know of this one already, but I really enjoyed Yabla for German videos.https://german.yabla.com/ Most of the site is subscription based, but there are a few free videos and the content is pretty good from what I can tell.

May 16, 2014

74 Comments


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

Thank you. 100 lingots for you.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/baer07

omg how generous :D thank you Rainer :)


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

I also love memrise for vocab :D


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

BliuBliu is a bit buggy, but really awesome! I have used it everyday for the past week and already feel like I made huge progress! :D


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Emad-R

Excellent choices I love Duolingo more than anything else after it I prefer Deutsche Welle. It is great and also you can watch their series (made for german learners to learn german) in their youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxUWIEL-USsiPak0Qy6_vVg


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rodrik1406

I was going to suggest the youtube channel for DW Deutsch too :) they are always broadcasting live!! Excellent for hearing native Germans talking and for seeing a little bit of their culture.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/l.josephine

In general I'm a fan of:

  1. http://lang-8.com for practicing writing. I've been working on increasing my fluency with repeat corrections. I've been a premium member for almost four years. (I started when I was learning Italian.)
  2. http://memrise.com the advanced german vocab is very nice. It's new to me, but I already like it.

The immersion tab translations have been helping me a lot too. Danke für diene Vorschläge baer07!


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

Yup, those are the two I use.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/l.josephine

I haven't set it up yet, but I like Anki's apps, for phones and computers, and a web app! Very nice.


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

Wish there was a way to save posts like Reddit :) Thanks! Gave you some Lingots.


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

just save in your favorite section (Chrome Tabs)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/leilani238

leo.de is an excellent dictionary site between German and many other languages that's got words and phrases that Duolingo's rollovers don't have as well as more alternate translations and easily-accessible tables of forms for each word.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/anthony62490

Many of you will know of this one already, but I really enjoyed Yabla for German videos. https://german.yabla.com/ Most of the site is subscription based, but there are a few free videos and the content is pretty good from what I can tell.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nic93snk

You have my gratitude. 10 lingots for you!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/i.am.love.ly

Thanks for the resources.


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

Thank you very :)


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

Thank you! Lingocracy looks very helpful, I'm going to start using it. :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/fabio.alves2013

www.lingoda.com -- You can attend as many classes as you are able to on a daily basis, at a very low price (in my opinion). I think it's worth trying.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ShoeManDan98

This website is awesome!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MKB1234

Thank you!! Ingots to you!!! I love them all (the bliubliu is a bit sticky to work with) but I'm so happy to find children's books to read. (I go on YouTube and watch Sesame Straße!).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sang-uinello

Those websites are really helpful! Thank you so much!


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

Danke.! Thanks for this information!


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

Thank you so much for these resources! I am going to bookmark this page and use it in the near future. +1 lingot for you! :D


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

thank you, very useful and helpful!!!!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DragonR33

Why quizlet is not good? I start to use it too, but curious what is wrong there?


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

I use Quizlet to make my own vocabulary lists and I haven't had any problems with it.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DragonR33

I understand, so this is a good website


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

Thank you. Very helpful.


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

great! I just looked at bliubliu (not for German though, since that's my mothertongue^^) and it's really funny! I hope it wil stay this great even after I lose my premium account thing, cause I only have that for like a week or so^^;


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SamTowell1

they're just giving out premium at the moment. Go to support us, then click on "7 days more free?"


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

thanks for the tip! :D hope this works more than once, but if it doesn't, I'll just go with the daily dose^^


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

I like to use, on top of Duolingo, the German MindSnacks app. It's good for building vocabulary. (It cost's a few dollars though...)


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

Mänchmal sehe ich das ZDF heute Journal an: http://www.heute.de/zdfheute-nachrichten-startseite-3998.html

Und ich habe viele Videos am YouTube gesehen über Komputerspielen ('Let's Play' videos) oder zum beispiel über Geschichte oder Kämpfsporten oder etwas anderes.


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

Wow! Danke sehr! Ich benutze auch lang8.com. Dort können Sie Texte zu schreiben, und andere Benutzer zu verbessern.


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

Bunch of thanks! Nice websites you have ;)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RhysJohnson92

I find that Babbel is a decent website for language, I use it for Danish. I'd recommend giving it a look if you haven't already.

You do have to pay for it though.


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

Danke you for the list! Un Lingot pour toi!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AlexandreS937716

Hallo! Thanks for sharing your favorite websites for learnig German. I also like the games and interactive learning from Goethe Institut. Zum Bespeil Himmelssheibe von Nebra und Unsere Straße! Viel Spaß!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/baer07

Ja klar, ich habe das Spiel 'Himmelssheibe' auch versucht! :)


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

Thanks for the post. My favorites are:

Lingua.ly. I've not used Lingocracy, but they look similar. www.dict.cc - I always keep a tab open on this, my favorite dictionary site. Youtube


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

Thank you! Es ist wirklich gut!


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

i am just struggling with being able to speak the language


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SamTowell1

http://www.fluentin3months.com/learning-with-texts/ ----> fi3m.com/lwt

The first site explains the second and reading the instructions and following instruction links is essentail, as it be quite hard to get to grips with, it only takes 15ish minutes. Really recommend it!


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

Ich liebe Deutsch für euch und Easy German auf youtube


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/baer07

Ich mag Deutsch für euch auch!!! Sie ist echt gut :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/pdquinn1

Thanks Baer07!


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

Danke! Wir suchen Arbeitsblaetter fuer unsere Sohn. Er hat schon viel von Duolingo gerlernt, aber er musst auch etwas Schreiben. Ideen? Thanks! We are looking for printable worksheeets for our son. He has learned a lot through Duolingo, but he needs to also do some writing. Ideas?

Thanks!


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

I recommend http://www.lang8.com or http://www.italki.com. You write, while others improve.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/henryalejo88

Danke! Thanks! Gracias!


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

Good collection .. appreciate your effort (y)


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

I've tried a lot of these but the one that has really helped me: http://www.authenticgermanlearning.com/master-german-grammar-without-effort/ and here is his Youtube channel - he uploads a new video every day and he just talks about everyday stuff. Just watch the videos and you will just learn intuitively. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcNBwmeFr0IeLVlP_49glrA


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rodrik1406

If you ever want to hear and see germans speaking then you may visit the DW live on youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38V5vcY7euc


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ElizabethW2005

tinycards.duolingo.com is a great resource. It's the basic fundementals of German included in Flash Cards and Multiple Choice, Fill in the Blanks, and Quizzes.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/K4JfK

Linguee/DeepL is fantastic!

Netflix has German shows and you can get the subtitles.

Nancy Thuleen does online German worksheets, for grammar practice and has answer keys.

Correll U has Grimm Grammar which uses fairy tales to go over pieces of grammar, and exercises online to work with. https://coerll.utexas.edu/gg/gr/con_06.html


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Glykeria8

How does the Lingoda works? It requires singing up before you can access the website and see what it has to offer.

Thanx for the information above..


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DragonR33

yeah, you should sing up and then use everything on this website. Also you can save your achievement.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rogier269580

I take online German courses from DAS Akademie. It's virtual classes with limited participants and good instructors. Their focus is on speaking German.

Link to their website: https://www.online-german-course.com/


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

Great list- thank you! I’ll pass it on to my German students. They find my German language blog quite helpful where I regularly post on various topics in German grammar- from adjective declensions, the cases, to German word order- and I try to explain tricky German words. Check it out https://www.olesentuition.co.uk/german-language-blog

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