By DW.COM | Deutsche Welle
Learn everyday vocabulary and expressions and also improve your pronunciation.
Do you need to renew your residence permit? Or do you need a visa? This is where you will learn the terms you need when you talk about immigration and asylum.
Do you live in Germany or abroad? In the country or in the city? Using these terms and expressions, you can describe your place of residence to others.
Are you looking for a job? This is where you will learn the vocabulary you need for applications – from CV to job interview. Hopefully you'll get a job in the end!
Coffee, eggs and fresh rolls – or would you rather eat cereal? Get your day off to a good start with a yummy breakfast. This is where you will learn everything that goes with it.
Weekend at last! Be it a bar or a club – now you can go out and celebrate with your friends. Learn words and phrases for the next party outing.
In love, engaged, married. Love is an important subject – for couples and singles. Learn words and phrases about relationships.
Colleague, neighbor or best friend? What is your relationship to another person? Here you will learn the right words.
Feelings like joy and fear, happiness and sadness shape our lives. In this lesson you will learn how to express your emotions in German.
My brother is arrogant, but also humorous – we all have good and bad traits. Here you learn how to describe people's personalities.
German studies or law – what is your field of study? Here you learn how to talk about different study programs at university.
There are many sides to communication. We talk, argue and exchange information and opinions. This is where you will learn the vocabulary you need.
Many people go to university when they finish school. Do you go to university too? Learn some important vocabulary to help you get started.
Do you have plants in your home? Or maybe you have a garden. Whether trees or flowers – this is where you will learn the names of different plant species.
Everyone likes to be complimented. But sometimes you have to talk about mistakes and problems. In this lesson, you learn how to praise and criticize people.
Yay! Wow! Yuck! Feelings like joy or disgust are often expressed very spontaneously. Here you will learn interjections in German – and their meaning.
Everyone has dreams and wishes. Some people want peace; others want money or a car. What do you dream of? Learn to talk about your wishes.
Do you prefer walking in the woods or by the sea? What’s your favorite kind of landscape? This is where you will learn words and phrases about the environment and nature.
Do you have a pet? Maybe a dog or a cat? Or do you own a horse? This is where you will learn the names of animals.
You probably know Christmas and New Year's Eve, but do you also know German Unity Day? Here you will learn about different holidays in Germany.
How do you celebrate your birthday? Do you have a party with presents? I'm sure your friends will be happy to get an invitation! Learn the vocabulary you need for birthdays.
Which party will win the election? Your vote counts in a democratic country! This is where you will learn words related to politics.
Birthday, wedding or a passed exam – there are many opportunities to convey your good wishes. Here you will learn the right expressions.
Illness, accidents and death – unfortunately, there are also sad events in life. Learn words and phrases for such situations in this lesson.
Birth, marriage, new home? Then let's go to the civil registry! But don't forget your documents. Learn vocabulary to help you prepare for all the forms you have to fill out.
Every cyclist has had a flat tire. So if you ride a bike, you should have a repair kit with you – and learn the vocabulary in this lesson.
Do you have a driver's license? If you drive a lot, you should know what the parts of your vehicle are called. Learn important vocabulary about cars and driving.
Whether you're mugged or your home is broken into – if you are the victim of a crime, you file a report. In this lesson, you learn how to talk to the police.
Wallet, keys and cellphone – some things are always in your purse. In this lesson you will learn what these little things are called German.
Be it a holiday or a business trip – you need a room in a hotel, guesthouse or youth hostel. This where you learn how to book it.
Ovens, stoves, refrigerators and dishwashers save us a lot of work. In this lesson you learn what kitchen appliances are called in German.
Holidays at last! Do you want to go away or stay at home? The words and phrases in this lesson help you to talk about your holiday in German.
Are you a permanent employee? Do you work full-time or part-time? In this lesson you learn words about your employment status – and of course, your salary!
Do you have nice colleagues? Do you like working overtime or are you waiting for the shift to end? Here you learn words and phrases that you need at work.
Books, notebooks and a pen – what else do you have in your school bag? This is where you will learn about what you need at school.
Do you go to school or have school-age children? Then schedules and homework are part of your everyday life. This is where you find some related vocabulary.
Whether you live in a house or an apartment – you'll need the words in this lesson! This lesson is about houses – from the basement to the roof.
How do you spell that? With a B like Bravo? Here you will learn the letters of the alphabet. You'll see that it’s not too difficult to spell in German.
Hello, this is Philipp Neumann. Could I please speak to Ms. Steller? And what is your extension? Learn how to make phone calls in German.
Birth preparation course in German. In this lesson you find useful vocabulary about giving birth, including pregnancy and ultrasounds.
Are you a blonde or do you have black hair? And what color are your eyes? In this lesson you learn how to describe peoples’ appearances.
Are you here for just a haircut or would you like to have your hair dyed? In this lesson you learn useful words for a visit to a hair salon.
Do you like fruit? In this lesson you learn the words for apples, bananas and other fruit you can buy in Germany.
If you use make–up, you probably like lipstick, mascara and powder. Learn the right vocabulary for make–up and cosmetics.
Shower, sink, mirror and toothbrush – this is what you need for personal hygiene in the bathroom. Learn the related vocabulary in German.
A bed, a wardrobe and a dresser are the most important pieces of furniture in a bedroom. This where you learn German furniture vocabulary.
The sofa is in the living room. What else is there? In this lesson you learn the words for furniture and other things in a living room.
Old and new, interesting and boring. In this lesson you learn some important adjectives that you can use to describe things.
Who? How? What? Why? When? In German, most question words begin with the letter W. In this lesson, you learn how to ask the right questions.
Knife, fork, spoon, plate … you need cutlery and dishes to set the table. In this lesson, you learn what these objects are called in German.
Stir all ingredients well and do not leave the pot on the stove for too long! In this lesson you learn important words and phrases about cooking.