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Basic German Language Skills - Revised

Learn the basics of German and how to speak German without errors.

Free Course
This free online German language course will teach you the German alphabet, colours, and numbers. You will learn vocabulary that will help you get around a German-speaking country. You will also learn how to tell the time of the day and speak in German about the things that you like and do not like, and the course will also guide you through German verbs and their proper usage. Get started on your language learning journey, today.
  • Duration

    1.5-3 Hours
  • Certification

  • Mobile Friendly

  • Publisher

    Julia Richter
  • Accreditation






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This online German language course from Alison will introduce you to basic German vocabulary and grammar which will take you one step closer to your first perfect German conversation. Germany is internationally recognized as the industrial and economic powerhouse of Europe, so a working knowledge of German is essential for professionals in areas such as business, finance, economics, and politics. This course will make learning the German language a little easier and more rewarding.

This German course will start off by teaching you about the colours and numbers in German. You will then learn the German alphabet and how to tell the time of the day. Next, the course will teach you vocabulary that is essential for preparing for a foreign trip. Next, you will study German verbs and their proper usage, and learn how to speak in German about the things that you like and do not like.

This free online German language course from Alison will be of great interest to anyone who would like to begin learning German, and to all learners who would like to be introduced to this very important European language. By taking this course, you will gain a bit of essential German vocabulary that will make your next trip to Germany or interaction with Germans a lot more enjoyable. So, check out the course now and boost your German language skills today!

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course you will be able to:

  • Identify and pronounce various colours in German
  • Examine how to tell the times of the day
  • Determine how count your numbers in German
  • Identify the alphabet and pronounce letters in German
  • Identify important vocabulary and grammar
  • Explain what you like and what you don't like


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