Benny’s Top Resources for Learning German

Here are my favourite German courses and resources:

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Benny's #1 German Course


GermanPod101 is my favourite German course, especially for developing my listening skills. It’s also a top pick among the Fluent in 3 Months team.

With GermanPod101, you start by selecting your level, and the audio course adjusts to you, getting gradually more complex as you progress. It goes right from absolute beginner to intermediate and advanced levels.

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Benny’s Top 4 German Resources


GermanPod101 is my favourite German course – and it covers all levels from absolute beginner to intermediate and advanced German.

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Herr Professor's Podcast

Herr Professor's Podcast series is designed for busy professionals who don't have hours a day for learning German. The bite sized, daily lessons are practical, fun and engaging. Highly recommended.

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German Uncovered

German Uncovered is a story learning course created by my good friend, Olly Richards. It uses the power of story to teach you German in an engaging way, where you absorb new German as you follow the story. I wholeheartedly recommend it for beginner and upper beginner German learners.

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Why German is Easy

German is Easy is my in-depth language hacker’s guide to German. It’s not a course, rather it will give tips and hacks so you can learn German faster and smarter.

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Start Speaking German – My Courses for German Learners

Conversation Countdown

Have your first conversation in German in just seven days. This is one of my most popular courses, and with good reason, because you’ll get results fast.

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Language Hacking German

Language Hacking German is my German course for beginners published with Teach Yourself, that will get you speaking German from day one.

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Fluent in 3 Months Bootcamp

The Fluent in 3 Months Bootcamp is a big hit with German learners. At the end of the 90 day challenge, you’ll be ready to have a 15 minute conversation in German with a native speaker.

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Confident German Pronunciation


Forvo lets you find out how any German word is pronounced. Just type the word you’re looking for into the Forvo search bar in German, and you’ll hear it spoken by a native speaker.

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Get a German Tutor – Have Real Conversations in German


LanguaTalk is my top recommendation for finding a German tutor due to having higher teaching standards, lower commission and a more intuitive interface than most other platforms.

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The best way to learn a language is to speak from day one. That’s why I love Preply — because it means you can find an affordable German tutor for on-to-one lessons, and start speaking right away.

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German Immersion

Leicht Deutsch Lernen

Leicht Deutsch Lernen is a hilarious learning system that focuses on teaching spoken German, using a TPRS approach (Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling). Basically, learn German through fun stories! Bálint, Fluent in 3 Months' CTO, passed his C1 exam in German – and he swears by this system.

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German Vocabulary and Grammar


Glossika uses audio repetition training with Artificial Intelligence (AI) to make sure you're learning German at the pace that feels right for you. I especially like Glossika's focus on listening and speaking. You get to watch your fluency progress live with each audio “rep”.

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MOSALingua uses audio flashcards to teach you German, from absolute beginner to advanced level. The MOSA Learning® method is based on principles of cognitive science, so you can learn German faster and smarter.

Check website | Read our review is possibly the best free online German dictionary. I like how it gives you examples sentences, so you can see words used in context.

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Resources for Intermediate and Advanced German Learners


LingQ immerses you in a world of compelling German content – with 1000s of hours of German podcasts, audiobooks, interviews, courses and more. Then anytime you come across a word you don't know, you can save it for review using LingQ's SRS learning tools.

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Clozemaster Pro

Clozemaster Pro answers the question: what's the next step after Duolingo? Clozemaster helps you rapidly expand your vocabulary by learning German in context. You’ll use the Cloze method to fill in the missing word for thousands of sentences in German. The sentences you’ll learn are much more relevant to the real world than those you’ll learn on Duolingo.

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