Learning materials for German learners

Woman sitting on couch cheering as she took as assessment test for her language levels

Jul 12, 2024

CEFR language levels made easy

‘My Spanish is good, but I’d like to be a little more fluent’. ‘My French is basic for now. I...

Young students learning Basic German words

Jul 11, 2024

Basic German words for beginners

When you first start to learn German, it’s important to develop a vocabulary of the most basic German words. Common...

Young woman learning German looking up language levels from A1 to C2

Jul 11, 2024

German language levels from A1 to C2 explained

When learning German, your level of proficiency can be determined through the use of German language levels. At Lingoda, we...

Young woman learning and wondering how long does it take to learn German

Jul 05, 2024

How long does it take to learn German? Your commitment to fluency

So, you have a passion for all things Deutsch and you’re sure you want to tackle the language. One question...

girls visiting Berlin and thinking about how to learn German

Jul 05, 2024

How to learn German fast: 10 tips for success

German is a notoriously complex and difficult language to learn, at least compared to Western Europe’s other major languages. But...

Group of German learners looking at German words used in English

May 27, 2024

20 German words used in English

English and German are practically siblings. They both stem from the same Germanic language family, which also includes Norwegian and...

Young woman explaining about her hobbies in German

May 06, 2024

How to talk about your hobbies in German

If you’re starting your adventure with the German language, diving into conversations about your hobbies can be a fantastic icebreaker....

two young women unpacking plates after renting an apartment in Germany

Apr 23, 2024

How to rent an apartment in Germany

Finding the right apartment in Germany can seem daunting, especially for expats and international students unfamiliar with the local norms....

Young happy girl just received a compliment in German

Apr 18, 2024

Say it right: How to compliment someone in German

A well-timed compliment can put a smile on someone’s face, but context matters — especially when you’re attempting to give...

Two young woman sitting on a couch and chatting about the differences between Swiss German and Standard German

Mar 06, 2024

4 differences between Swiss German and Standard German

Would you be able to understand Swiss German as a German speaker? In most cases, the answer is no. But...

A couple saying goodbye in Swiss German at a train station

Mar 06, 2024

7 ways to say goodbye in Swiss German

When you’re starting to learn Swiss German, one of the first things you probably want to know is how to...

Young man learning verbs with accusative in German

Jan 29, 2024

The 20 most common verbs with accusative in German

Many languages, including English, don’t feature a distinction between the accusative and dative case. But German is an exception, and...