Learn German: News by Readle 4+

A1-C1 German language learning

A-Type Technologies

Designed for iPad

    • 4.7 • 727 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



Rapid learning with a new method - try the first German Graded Reader "Readle". A unique German language learning app with 1,000+ bite-sized Stories & News to learn German vocabulary and grammar! Easily read, listen, and learn German anytime anywhere for just 5 minutes a day - the fastest way to improve your German level from A1 to C1.

FREE download & start learning German today with Readle!

Whether you are an A1 beginner, an advanced B2 level learner or you want to take the test TestDaF, Goethe-Zertifikat, or just want to learn German for daily conversation, Readle has everything you need to succeed! It's the fastest way to improve your German level from A1 to C1.

Choose your language level in the app and then select the story or news you like to read. Forget that you are learning German instantly.

The +170 German grammar helpers and vocabulary section will help you understand on the way.

Learn German with stories and be part of the revolution:

【 Customized German Stories from the World 】
- Plenty of interesting stories & news lessons for your own reading level from A1-A2-B1-B2-C1, allowing you to understand vocabulary and grammar in multiple contexts.

【 German Pronunciation 】
- All stories are recorded by German native speakers, which helps you practice the most accurate German pronunciation and improve your German listening skills.

【 Individual Flashcards 】
- Build your very own flashcard deck to learn vocabulary from the stories you read. Readle uses spaced repetition methods like Anki to help you never forget.

【 Instant German Dictionary 】
- Lookup a word translation & explanation directly in every story with a tap on the word. No need to open Leo, Duden, or other German English dictionaries or translators.

【 Story Grammar Helper & Key Vocabulary 】
- A detailed explanation of key grammar and key vocabulary for your story is a tap away. Learn how to finally use German grammar easily due to practicing in multiple contexts.

【 Quiz to test your German skill】
- Each story offers a quiz to practice the grammar, vocabulary, and German Articles (der, die, das) that you just learned. You can take the quiz as many times as you want – a great way to test your reading comprehension and prepare for your Goethe, DSH, the TestDaF, and Telc German language exam!

【 Story Library & New Stories Daily】

1,000+ German bitesize stories on different topics are available to start learning German now, including a new story on a daily basis.

- Travel
- Culture
- Food
- Latest News (DW - Deutsche Welle, ZDF, Tagesschau...etc.)
- Transportation
- Entertainment
- Science and Medical

And many more!

A must-have App for traveling and living in Germany, but also your best assistant for language tests, exams, advanced study, or self-study in German.

Download today and learn German fast and easily with Readle!

Please Note:

We offer free articles for German A1 and A2 levels that we refresh on a frequent basis, in order to get access to B1, B2, C1 level content and premium articles of the Readle app you will need a monthly or yearly subscription. Yearly and monthly subscriptions automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. Within 24 hours prior to the end of the current period, you will be charged through your iTunes Account. Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase. You can manage subscriptions and turn off auto-renewal by going to your iTunes Account Settings after purchase.

Privacy Policy: https://readle-app.com/privacy-policy/
Terms of Use: https://readle-app.com/term-of-use/

What’s New

Version 4.0.4

German immersion with the latest version of Readle:

- Performance improvements

What can we do better for you?
Let us know at support@readle-app.com
Happy German learning!

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
727 Ratings

727 Ratings

Tyjdkndbdkd ,

Excellent German learning app!

I don’t write reviews often at all, but I felt compelled to write one for this app. I’ve tried probably 6-8 German language learning apps and this is the best one for my learning style, by far. You simply select stories/articles that are written in various difficulties that align with international testing standards (A1, A2, B1, B2, etc.). If you don’t understand a word, click on it to see the definition and translation. Furthermore, save it for your flashcards to keep learning it in the future. A1 stories are easy enough for a kindergartner to understand but they’re written about more adult-ey topics (and are therefore more interesting than reading a children’s book in German). On the other hand, C1 stories are advanced and probably difficult for even many Germans to fully understand or comprehend. It’s an excellent app and deserves more recognition, for sure.

Developer Response ,

Hello Tyjdkndbdkd, Thank you so much for your kind review! We're thrilled to hear that you found Readle to be the best-fitting German language learning app for you. :) We believe you will master the German language very soon. If you have any further questions or suggestions for our app, don't hesitate to write us an email at support@readle-app.com. All the best, have fun learning German! Erisona

SeuChris ,

Excellent concept, weak continued support

The idea and concept for this app is excellent. My very first impression was excellent, but I’m glad I gave it week of use before rating. It seems like some of the stories have real voices reading them, but then some of the newer ones have AI voices. While it’s impressive how far AI voices have come, I wouldn’t pay $10 per month to learn a foreign language from a robot voice. That’s more appropriate for something with a free version like Duolingo. Also, it doesn’t seem like they have added any C1 content for a couple months, which is the content I would be most interested in. Lastly, there isn’t any mechanism by which the user can report bugs, errors or mistakes. I see many stories where the quizzes are buggy (it just displays single numbers as questions and answers) and I just tried an older B2 story where the audio won’t load and it loads the same single translation word for every word starting a couple sentences in. I’ll glean what I can from this app, but will probably cancel after 1 or 2 months max, which is a shame, because this would likely be an app I would perpetually subscribe to, despite the high monthly price, if it were less “abandoned” feeling to me.

Developer Response ,

Hello SeuChris, thank you for your review! We are happy that you use our Readle app to learn German. I've forwarded your suggestions to our team. You can reach us anytime when you have feedback or questions for our app, contact us anytime at support@readle-app.com. We would be glad if you could increase your rating for our efforts. Have fun learning German! Best, Selin

dlpa808 ,

Best app for learning to read German!

This is my favorite app to learn German (I have a lot - Duolingo, Busuu, Babbel, etc.). Having a dedicated app that focuses primarily on reading by offering stories written by the levels A1, A2, B1, B2, etc. is critical for reading progression. Having built in word definitions and grammar lookup is awesome. And then having audio by word, sentence, and the entire story PLUS the option to control the audio speed is incredible. You need this app if you are serious about learning German. I used to buy eBooks at the A1, etc. levels, but there was no built in audio, or grammar aids. Just subscribe to this app and you will save money and have greater functionality and user enjoyment and productivity than trying to duplicate the app’s features using other products. Vielen Dank to the developers for nailing the critical needs of German learning customers!

Developer Response ,

Hello dlpa808, thank you so much for your kind review. We are extremely happy to get these nice words! We believe you will master the German language very soon. We would appreciate if you suggest our app to your friends & family. If you have any further questions or suggestions, don't hesitate to write us an email at support@readle-app.com. All the best, have fun learning German! Selin


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