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Start learning with a German A1 course

Learn basic German with a fun and interactive German A1 course for beginners. Get prepared for your A1 German language certificate exams.

German A1 level overview

This German A1 level online course will teach you German language basics so you can…

Understand and use familiar everyday expressions

Introduce yourself and others, asking personal questions

Interact in a simple German beginner conversation

Sample chapters in our German Beginners’ course

Learn key phrases to introduce yourself, friends or business partners, ask people how they are and learn how to conjugate regular verbs in the present tense.

Learn to tell the time formally using the 24-hour clock and informally using the analogue clock, use prepositions to express when things happen and describe your working patterns.

Learn how to ask for drinks and snacks in a German café and understand prices and payments. Plus, practice typical questions that are common in a café setting.

Learn how to describe your job and where you work. Plus, you will review regular verbs in the present tense and learn about verbs with a vowel change.

Learn to describe your hobbies in German, to say what you like using “gern” and “mögen” and talk about your dislikes forming negative sentences using “nicht” and “kein(e)”.

Try 4 lessons from our German Beginner’s classes

How are you?

(A1.1)

This vocabulary filled lesson will teach you how to introduce yourself and ask people how they are.

The Definite Article

(A1.1)

This grammar-focused lesson will explain The Definite Article (der, die and das) to you.

Drinks and treats

(A1.1)

Learn all the important vocabulary you’ll need to order drinks and snacks in a German café.

More about me

(A1.1)

Learn how to give more information about yourself: your language, age and marital status.

Main German Language Exams

DSH

IELTSTestDaF

Goethe Institut

Name

DSH (Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang)

Test DaF (Test Deutsch als Fremdsprache)

Goethe-Zertifikat

Levels

From B2 to C1

From B2 to C1

From B1 to C2

Validity

Lifelong. This certificate does not have an expiry date.

Lifelong. This certificate does not have an expiry date.

Lifelong. This certificate does not have an expiry date.

Price Range

100-150€

125-175€

120-295€

DSH

IELTSTestDaF

Goethe Institut

DSH

Name

DSH (Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang)

Levels

From B2 to C1

Validity

Lifelong. This certificate does not have an expiry date.

Price Range

100-150€

IELTSTestDaF

Name

Test DaF (Test Deutsch als Fremdsprache)

Levels

From B2 to C1

Validity

Lifelong. This certificate does not have an expiry date.

Price Range

125-175€

Goethe Institut

Name

Goethe-Zertifikat

Levels

From B1 to C2

Validity

Lifelong. This certificate does not have an expiry date.

Price Range

120-295€

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