A Guide to Studying German Abroad

You can find language schools offering German classes all around the world. These are generally the most popular study abroad destinations for international students seeking to learn or improve German:


Online German Language Courses

One of the cheapest and most flexible ways to learn German is to buy an online course. You can access courses via websites, apps and some can also be downloaded.


Types of German Courses Available

  • Group & Intensive Courses
  • Private Classes
  • Gap Year Courses
  • Exam Preparation
  • A-level revision
  • Teenage Courses
  • Business Courses
  • Over 50s Courses
  • Language + Activity Combo Courses
  • Summer & Christmas Courses


Top 10 Tips for Learning German (most of these are free too)

  • Have a good reason to learn - this will help you to be motivated and progress
  • Utilise free online content, websites and apps
  • Find a native speaker to practise with, this is one of the best ways to improve
  • Practise - the more you talk, write and listen the quicker you will learn
  • Enjoy it, learning the language doesn't have to be boring you can watch tv, films, listen to music or play online games
  • Download a language program or app, most aren't too expensive and are structured to help beginners
  • Download free language translation program like Google Translate
  • Buy a guide or phrase book, most are small which you can carry in your pocket
  • Book a classroom language course 
  • Even if you don't have much free time, try to learn at least one word per day


How to Learn German for Free

There are lots of websites which offer free German lessons and language tips, we highly recommend checking Youtube. Although these are not as structured or as indepth as a paid online or classroom course you will get to improve steadily. You could also do a language exchange - find someone who speaks German and who might be interested in learning English or a different language.


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