Why learn German?

German is the most widely spoken native language in the European Union. So whether it’s for business or pleasure, it’s a good choice if you want to learn a new language.

Berlin has always been one of Germany’s most popular holiday destinations, but the romantic Rhine, Cologne and the Oktoberfest (to name but a few) all attract plenty of visitors too. If you’re thinking of paying a visit to Germany in the future, wouldn’t it make getting around, making friends and getting to know people so much easier if you could speak the language?

And with Linguaphone, it couldn’t be more simple to learn to speak German. You’d be surprised how quickly you’ll start to see the results, which makes it instantly rewarding.

Everything you need to know when you’re abroad

Engaging audio lessons will introduce you to everyday situations and scenarios, whilst the bilingual recordings will have you speaking the language within minutes.

This step by step course will teach you to:

  • Respond and communicate when you meet people for the first time
  • Order food and drink
  • Start a conversation and get to know someone
  • Talk about family and friends
  • Find your way around and ask for directions
  • Talk about your home and where you live
  • Hire a car and go sightseeing

Choosing to learn with Linguaphone is the ideal way to take your first steps towards speaking German with confidence. The course is designed to be easy and enjoyable, following Linguaphone’s popular ‘listen, understand and speak’ methodology.

Features include:

  • 30 bilingual audio lessons – downloadable in MP3 format
  • A full-colour guide in PDF format which can be downloaded to your laptop or Smartphone
  • A printable vocabulary sheet for ease of use
  • Online study – access your lessons from anywhere in the world

By the end of the course you will have mastered over 500 new words and be able to handle everything from greetings and everyday vocabulary to pronunciation and grammar.

Advantages of this course

Learning a foreign language is more than just something that will look good on your CV or come in handy when you’re travelling. In fact, research shows that there are far more benefits than you’d imagine:

  • It boosts brain power and sharpens the mind – the techniques needed to learn another language mean people who speak more than one language have keener, more alert minds and are more perceptive than those that don’t
  • It builds self-confidence – mastering a new skill and being able to communicate in a different tongue naturally increases self-confidence
  • It develops the ability to multi-task – learning to switch between two systems of speech enables multilingual people, especially children, to become skilled multitaskers in other areas too
  • It improves memory and other brain functions –the brain is like a muscle. The more it’s used, the better it works

So why not book a German course today – and say HALLO to learning an exciting new language?

  • Say hello (good morning, good afternoon, or good night)
  • Say what your name is
  • Understand many useful German words
  • Say hello and goodbye, please and thank you
  • Attract peoples attention
  • And, above all, make the most of a small amount of language
Do you live in... ?
  • Introduce yourself
  • Say what nationality you are
  • Say where you live
  • Ask people about themselves
The family
  • Start up conversations
  • Talk about members of your family
  • Give their names and say how old they are
Straight on!
  • Ask whether certain facilities are nearby
  • Ask the way
  • Understand what people say in reply
At home
  • Ask and talk about a house or flat
  • Say what rooms there are
  • Say whether you like it.
My region
  • Say what region you live in
  • Tell people what there is to see there
  • Give an opinion of it
It's superb!
  • Learn how to hire a car
  • Revise what you've learned in units 1-7
Course Code
Online Course
Course Access
1 Year
Exams Included
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