Learn German on your mobile with DW
- Find the right level with a proficiency test
- Programs for beginners and advanced learners (from the alphabet to business German)
- Diverse interactive exercises
- Vocabulary training and glossary
- Grammar and geography
You decide what’s the best way to learn German with DW. Take your pick – maybe a video series or interactive exercises? Get started now and learn German – even if you never have before. With DW, you can go online or use your mobile to improve your German. It’s easy to get started – we have something for everyone. And if you aren’t sure where to start, just take our quick and easy Placement Test to find out which course is right for you. We cover all the levels of the Common European Framework of Reference – from beginners to experts.
We also have other courses to help you learn the alphabet, or to get ready for business situations.
DW also courses and materials for German teachers – like worksheets, articles, audio and video content. It’s all free and ready to download. You can find everything we have to offer at dw.com/learngerman.
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Ratings and Reviews
It’s good, but the parts that are bad...
... make it really hard going. It doesn’t work well with the auto-capitalisation of the iPad, and like most language apps there’s NO flexibity - so if you capitalised a word, or if you didn’t add an ¨ above an e, u, or a, then you’ll fail.
A lot of the concepts are not clearly introduced, and the short introductory videos are more of a soap opera than explaining the concepts of German. Which is a shame, as the videos are great. However, German as a language has A LOT of grammatical concepts, so a bit of budget towards explaining things we don’t have in English would have been more useful than the ongoing saga of Nico.
Finally, it logs me out all the time.
The app never seems to work fully be it trying to make an account and telling me my birthday is wrong or simply not loading a lesson. But when it does work it’s a good app!
Best language learning app for German
Surprisingly with all the advances in tech, learning a foreign language hasn’t quite caught up ... but this app does traditional audio-visual better than any I’ve tried. It uses realistic scenarios that develop functional German in an immersive way. You hear lots of native speakers and learn practical skills, while developing the underlying grammar that is so crucial to good German. Much much better than the mind numbing Duolingo and it’s free!
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- Deutsche Welle
- 15 MB
- Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 9.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
- Requires macOS 11.0 or later and a Mac with the Apple M1 chip.
- Age Rating
- 12+ Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information
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Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.