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We know that German is one of the most difficult languages to learn. German grammar has the potential to make your life really hard and possibly even bring you the odd sleepless night! Long, complicated words make learning vocabulary tough - German can be tricky to get your head around!

busuu will make sure you feel 100% comfortable with our effective German course.

How busuu makes learning German easier

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  • Community of 70 million people. Do you have trouble pronouncing all those long German words? Get help from native German speakers! Send your exercises to native speakers for correction and help others who are learning your native language.
  • Mobile apps. busuu’s apps are available on Android and iOS. And we have a website, too! What’s more, on your mobile, you don’t need an internet connection in order to study. Just download your lessons in advance and study anytime, anywhere with the Offline Mode.
  • Official certificates. Get internationally recognised certificates from McGraw-Hill Education when you finish a level in the German course. You can add them to your LinkedIn profile or impress a potential employer.

Tips on German learning


Anna, busuu's German language expert, shows how to pronounce the most difficult words and sounds in German.

She explains the difference between the following letters:

  • ö, ü, ä;
  • ß, s, z (reißen, reisen, reizen)

    Go to our YouTube channel to watch more videos about German language learning.
German music and movies to learn German

Have fun while learning German


German music - your best chance at learning effortlessly

  • Rammstein - party like a German while singing along to "Du hast";
  • O Tannenbaum - sing along to the most famous German Christmas song;
  • Helene Fischer - the mix of party pop and repetitive language will help you practise your German skills;

    German movies - watch them without subtitles to improve your German
  • Lola rennt - speed up your progress and improve your skills with this German classic;
  • Das Leben der Anderen - learn more about surveillance and privacy in Germany's past;
  • Die Legende von Paul und Paula - enjoy German chancellor Angela Merkel’s favourite film;

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