German Student Resources

Websites that are essential to German courses: 

Click on one of the links below that best suits your needs. This will bring you to a series of useful language-learning links categorized by your selected knowledge level/course number (websites are listed alphabetically).

Beginner / Intermediate / Advanced / DictionariesMiscellaneous

 

Beginner Level (German 1000 / 1001) 

Deutsch lernenUseful exercises, sections on testing yourself and opportunities for international penpals (note: make a free account to view the lessons).
Deutsche Welle DeutschtrainerPractice the structures you've learned in G1000 / G1001
Digital DialectsGerman lessons from beginner to intermediate level.
DuolingoMakes learning German fun with the use of games (note: must create a free account).
elanguageschoolHelpful German grammar lessons  presented in text format as well as in video.
Forvo Pronunciation DictionaryType in the German word you want to hear and get pronunciation from speakers around the world.
FSI Languages CoursesUses audio files to aid in learning German.
German Language GuideProvides useful German lessons for beginners.
MemriseLearning vocab made joyful - there's also the mobile app of the same name.
My German LabOnline materials for German 1000 / 1001 
Nancy ThuleenHelp with grammar, vocabulary and writing while incorporating videos, music and fun activities.
Web GermanLearn German with the help of this website's games, tests, stories, slideshows, news and internet communication.

 
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Intermediate Level (German 2010 / 2011)

Deutsch lernenUseful exercises, sections on testing yourself and opportunities for international penpals (note: make a free account to view the lessons).
Deutsche WelleThis site offers video courses, audio courses, podcasts, texts and worksheets.
DudenSearch function is great for finding help!
DuolingoMakes learning German fun with the use of games (note: must create a free account).
elanguageschoolHelpful German grammar lessons  presented in text format as well as in video.
FSI Languages CoursesUses audio files to aid in learning German.
Internet Handbook of German GrammarLots of great activities, including adjective endings and definitions of important words.
LingolíaUseful grammar practice, vocab drills and short texts.
Nancy ThuleenHelp with grammar, vocabulary and writing, while incorporating videos, music and fun activities.
Web GermanLearn German with the help of this website's games, tests, stories, slideshows, news and internet communication.

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Advanced Level (German 3010 / 3011)

Deutsch lernenUseful exercises, sections on testing yourself and opportunities for international penpals (note: make a free account to view the lessons).
Deutsche WelleMake use of this website's video courses, audio courses, podcasts, texts and worksheets.
FSI Languages CoursesUses audio files to aid in learning German.
Germanistik.netInternet resources for Germanists.
German Language Web ExercisePractice your German with these exercises created by Prof. Lizz Caplan-Carbin.
Grimm Brothers' Home PageGrimm brother fairytales in English and German.
Internet Handbook of German GrammarLots of great activities including adjective endings and definitions of important words.
Lebendiges Virtuelles Museum OnlineUpper level literature and culture courses.
LingolíaUseful grammar practice, vocab drills, as well as short texts, pronunciation and a mobile app!
Nancy ThuleenHelp with grammar, vocabulary and writing, while incorporating videos, music and various activities.
Transparent Lanugage German Proficiency TestScore your German knowledge with this self-test (intermediate/advanced levels).

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Dictionaries / Translators / Verb Conjugators

BEOLINGUSEnglish-German dictionary.
dict.ccEnglish-German dictionary.
DudenGerman-English dictionary with searchable vocab and verb help
LEOTranslates many different langauages into German (dictionary).
openthesaurus.deGerman thesaurus.
PONSEnglish-German, German-English dictionary and text translator.
ReversoEnglish-German dictionary, conjugator, text translator.
VerbixVerb Conjugator.

 

Miscellaneous (News and Entertainment)

BBC LanguagesInteractive videos, cool German, crosswords and lots more!
BrigitteGerman fashion magazine. 
DANKDANK German Radios, German culture, including soccer.
Deutsche WelleTop stories and News reported in Germany.
Der SpiegelWidely used German news site. For intermediate to advanced users.
Deutsch üben im InternetGerman Crosswords!
Die ZeitGerman news site. For intermediate to advanced users.
Frankfurter AllgemeineGreat German news site. For intermediate to advanced users.
German Language GuideGreat German cooking recipes.
Goethe Institute

The latest at Goethe features, reports and interviews from around the world.

Studying Abroad in GermanyEverything you need to know when you travel to Germany for work or study.
Tagesschau 100 seconds of German News.
Web GermanJust scroll down this page to find German history, texts, stories, business, politics, music, games and more!
Dank German TVLots of ways to watch German TV online for free
Fluency PracticePractise your fluency by listening to native speakers.

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