Are you looking for something special? Here you will find refresher courses as well as fast speech training and you can train your listening comprehension with the fun course 'Listen and practise'.
Refresher course 1
Ideal for everyone who studied German a long time ago or wants to test their knowledge at the A2 level.
Refresher course 2
You'll find many important refresher course topics here in order to help you brush up on your vocabulary and grammar knowledge for usage in everyday life.
Listen and practise
In this course, you'll listen to everyday conversations to learn useful expressions. Listen in as Anne and Michael get to know each other and accompany them as they go to a party, to an art exhibition and to a special restaurant in Berlin ... The course is based on level A2/B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
Here you'll learn false friends: English words that sound similar to German words - but have a totally different meaning! Be careful, danger of confusion!
German for holidays
Is a trip to Germany just around the corner? Here you'll quickly learn some important words, phrases and the basics for getting by.
What is a "Hallodri" and what does it mean if Saxons drink a "Schäälchen Heesen"? Do you really get the same thing if you buy a "Schrippe" in Berlin, a "Semmela" in Franconia and a "Weckla" in Swabia? Get to know six German dialects and learn regional words for food and everyday life. Let's "babbel" German!
Marie and Robert exchange e-mails via a dating site on the internet. Follow their story and learn important vocabulary and useful phrases about flirting and being in love. You will also train your listening and writing skills.
What do Germans mean when they talk about faithless tomatoes, making three crosses or overcoming their inner pigdog? Get to know these and many other German idioms and learn how to use them in context.
Learn German with music
Have fun learning as you listen to new Babbel versions of traditional German songs, with new arrangements by Christine Keck.
Will you be able to pronounce these tongue twisters without getting lost? Practise pronouncing "b", "k", "s" and other sounds without getting your tongue in a twist! You can also practise your listening, vocabulary and grammar skills as the tongue twisters contain very similar words: "Blaukraut bleibt Blaukraut und Brautkleid bleibt Brautkleid."
Need a quick update? Short exercises to bring your passive knowledge up-to-date and ready to use. The course is based on level A2/B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
Writing exercises: Beginner
Practise writing in German on simple topics and send your contributions to the community. Describe a way or the weather, talk about a trip or a language course in the past…
Writing exercises: Intermediate
Write an email, postcard or a letter in German and practise typical valedictions. Describe other people and your everyday life.
Writing exercises: Advanced
Practise your writing skills in German and relate fun everyday topics. Give your opinion on the European Union or on the financial crisis.