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Learn to understand, speak and read German with this free podcast. Audio, videos, PDF transcripts, daily updates to accompanying blog and much more!

Learn to understand, speak and read German with this free podcast. Audio, videos, PDF transcripts, daily updates to accompanying blog and much more!

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Learn to understand, speak and read German with this free podcast. Audio, videos, PDF transcripts, daily updates to accompanying blog and much more!

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Episodes

Interested in an iPhone App?

1/20/2012
Hi everybody, as you might know there is an Android app containing the new lessons, a vocabulary trainer, different interactive quizs, etc. Over the last weeks I got quite a few mails asking me for an iPhone version. As you can see however I am one of the last (one might think) PC users out there and iPhone apps can only be developed on a Mac. And you all know what those silver beautys cost. So, here is the deal: If enough of you want an iPhone version, buy me a mac. Seriously, there is a...

Lesson 11 - Die Zukunft

12/27/2011
Lesson 11 - Die Zukunft The year is ending so this is a great time to learn about the future tense - about "die Zukunft" werde lesen Use this free podcast to learn to speak German. http://german-podcast.blogspot.com

004 - German-Podcast.de: Geld und Zahlen

12/19/2011
German Lesson 04 - Geld und Zahlen Some number exercises Luzern, 17.12.2011 Stephan WiesnerUse this free podcast to learn to speak German. http://german-podcast.blogspot.com

003 - German-Podcast.de: Kaffee bestellen

12/11/2011
In todays German lesson we will learn how to order einen Kaffee oder einen Tee. By the way, the audio file from lesson 002 was missing. I updated the link. If you don't find it in your Podcast program, come over to the blog at: http://german-podcast.blogspot.com/ Sorry for the inconvenience :-( Luzern, 11.12.2011 Stephan WiesnerUse this free podcast to learn to speak German. http://german-podcast.blogspot.com

001 - German-Podcast.de: Introductions

12/9/2011
The first German lesson starts with basic introductions. If you have an Android phone you might want to try the Learn German Podcast App. It contains a vocabulary trainer with all the words and the audio files. . . Luzern, 9.12.2011 Stephan Wiesner Use this free podcast to learn to speak German. http://german-podcast.blogspot.com

The Android App (BETA)

11/18/2011
I just released a beta version of the learn German Android App. Take a look at it, give me feedback and I will try to get it final in the christmas holidays at the latest. You can find a list of my Android Apps here: https://market.android.com/developer?pub=Stephan+Wiesner Introduction The GermanPodcast.de app provides a German teaching course. It is based on the popular GermanPodcast I maintained for some years (and have discontinued for the moment). The lessons contain an audio file,...

112 - Learn to speak German - Do you own a smartphone?

12/4/2010
Winter has come to Switzerland. Snow and ice (and closed airports) and long evenings at home. So this is a good time to start some new projects. I am currently thinking about resuming the podcast and I would like to write some small helper applications for smartphones. Word trainer, small vocabulary games and the like.So, if you own a smartphone, let me know which one. Please fill in the poll on the podcast homepage at http://german-podcast.blogspot.com/ Weisse Grüsse aus...

110 - Learn to speak German - Reisebericht Chile und Ojos del Salado

3/12/2010
Ich bin zurück aus Chile und erzähle euch in der heutigen Folge, wie es uns in Chile ergangen ist und vor allem natürlich, wie wir den Ojos del Salado, den höchsten Vulkan der Welt, erlebt haben. Ein schriftlicher Reisebericht vom Ojos del Salado kann hier nachgelesen werden: http://testmanager.info/writes/Ojos%20del%20Salado.pdf Ein Lama vor dem Vulkan Parinacotta Farbige Berge im Lauca Nationalpark (hier bei knapp 5000m) Im Altiplano braucht es Spanischkenntnisse, um auch mal nach dem...

109 - Learn to speak German - Farben - Colors

12/25/2009
In todays lesson of German-Podcast.de, the christmas lesson, I will teach you some colorfull words. red blue green yellow black white brown orange grey gold silver ......................... rot blau grün gelb schwarz weiss braun orange grau gold silber Luzern, 25.12.2009 Stephan Wiesner Use this free podcast to learn to speak German. http://german-podcast.blogspot.com

101 - Learn to Speak German- Chapter 1

9/29/2009
In todays German lesson I read an excerpt from the book "Welcome to Switzerland", provide you with a number of new flashcards with German vocabulary and tell you how beautiful the autumn in Switzerland is (wie schön der Herbst in der Schweiz ist) . . . The next lesson is already in the making and it will teach you all you need to know about Possesivpronomen (mein Haus, meine Katze, etc.) . . . Die Bilder sind vom Flughafen Zürich . I sometimes change train there on my way to work. That...

100 - Learn to Speak German - A new Beginning

9/26/2009
Welcome to German Podcast.de dem Podcast zum Deutsch lernen. All your mails and comments made me change my mind about the German podcast: I will continue with it! This lesson is not a German lesson, but an introduction. I will continue the next few lessons with text excerpts and exercises from the book Learn German with a story, which you can buy at amazon or lulu.com (link on the homepage), so you might want to order it. Its only 2.5 EUR and available as a download or printed...

074 - Learn to Speak German - The End

1/26/2009
This is the last session of German-Podcast.de. I just don't have the time for all my interests and need to cut back on some of them and as there is already such a large amount of material available for you to pratice your German . . . well, I will not continue with the podcast. Lucerne, 26.01.2009 Stephan WiesnerUse this free podcast to learn to speak German. http://german-podcast.blogspot.com

072 - Learn to Speak German - Wo soll es hingehen? The future of German-Podcast.de?

12/19/2008
Heut haben wir schon die Folge 72 von German-Podcast.de. Zwei Jahre. Today we are at lesson 72 of German-Podcast.de. Two years. Another year is ending and that is always a good point in time to reflect on the past - and the future. So, what do I do with the Podcast? Let me think what YOU want it to be. What do you expect from it, how are you learning German and why. For how long. How much time do you spend on the learning, what other material do you use, etc. I will spend Sylvester in...

070 - Learn to Speak German - Ein Besuch in Wien / a visit to Vienna

11/30/2008
Vor kurzem war ich für ein Wochenende in Wien (Vienna) und morgen fliege ich noch mal für ein paar Tage hin. Grund genug, euch ein wenig über diese schöne Stadt zu erzählen. Wien ist die Hauptstadt von Österreich und hat rund 1.7 Millionen Einwohner. Wien ist eine sehr bekannte Stadt, die von vielen Touristen besucht wird. Wie man auf diesem Bild schön sieht, kann man das zu Fuss, im Bus oder in der Pferdekutsche machen... Zu einem richtigen Besuch gehört natürlich die berühmte...

Learn to Speak German - Lesson 069 - Marathon in Luzern und Galgenraten

11/27/2008
Zwei Themen habe ich heute. Den Marathon in Luzern 26.10.2008 und das Spiel Galgenraten. Das Spiel ist ein kleines Programm in C#, dass ich geschrieben habe. Es ist zwar nur sehr klein, setzt aber evtl. updates von Microsoft voraus, so dass es nur auf aktuellen Systemen laufen wird. Im Verzeichnis gibt es eine Textdatei (vocis.txt), in der die Worte enthalten sind. Ihr könnt sie also einfach austauschen. Probiert es einfach mal aus .-) Am 26.10.2008 ist der diesjährige Marathon in Luzern....

065 - Learn to Speak German - Die Zugspitze

6/27/2008
Diese Woche war ich das erste Mal in den Deutschen Alpen. Den höchsten Berg Deutschlands, die Zugspitze, haben wir auf der Route durch das Höllental erstiegen. Ausserdem waren wir noch in der Meiler Hütte (2374m) und haben ein herrliches Mittagessen gehabt. Zunächst wollen wir von der Zugspitze aus den Jubiläumsgrad machen, aber die Besatzung des Münchner Haus oben auf der Zugspitze war so unfreundlich, dass wir es nicht über uns gebracht haben, dort zu schlafen. Der Aufstieg durch das...

063 - Learn to Speak German - Guatemala

3/2/2008
Sorry for the long time without a post, tons of things to do. I am currently planning a trip to Guatemala for 8 to 10 weeks, so this is a good opportunity to talk about the country. Furthermore I have canceled the contract for my apartement and still need a place to store my stuff and somewhere to sleep when I am back... You can find out more about Guatemala at http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guatemala Guatemala ist ein Staat in Zentralamerika, im Süden der Halbinsel Yucatán. Der Name...

062 - Learn to Speak German - Hotel Reservationen

2/4/2008
Making a reservation in a hotel in a foreign country can often be a little difficult, especially when making the reservation by telephone. This lesson will give you the necessary tools to achieve this daunting task. We already had this topic in lessons 024 and 025, so you might want to take a look at the archive as well. The PDF (we have 8 pages today!) with the transcript, exercises, fotos, additional information, etc. Can be bought for only 49 Cents. It is in the same format as the PDF...

061 - Learn to Speak German - Beginner: Welcome to Switzerland

1/25/2008
Todays lesson is a beginners lesson, as the last poll indicated that about 70% of you are studying German for less than 3 years. There is no PDF for todays lesson, but you can find a transcript of the text I read (and much more) at www.LuLu.com, you can also order it from Amazon, it might take a day or two longer to deliver, though. If you like it, please buy the book or pay for the download of the Ebook-version and write a nice comment at LuLu or at Amazon.com and if enough of you buy it,...

060 - Learn to Speak German - Arzt und Fragen (in Vergangenheit)

1/20/2008
Today we talk about a very important topic: How to talk to a doctor. You will learn how to make an appointment and how to describe different symptoms. Lesson 050 was about this topic as well, so you might want to check there for further exercise. There are two Podcasts concerning the PDF transcript for today: Lessons 059 and 060. Todays picture shows the river Reuss with the Nölliturm in Lucerne Lucerne, 18.01.2008 Stephan Wiesner stephan@german-podcast.deUse this free podcast to...