German Listening Comprehension

Are your German listening skills good enough to understand a native speaker? Try our online exercises, practice listening comprehension, and test your ability to translate.

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Our voice recordings, paired with comprehension questions, adequately prep you to have smooth conversations in German. Gain confidence and feel ready for your next interaction with a German speaker.

How to Practice Your Listening Skills in German

  • Select a text. There are a variety of topics, with varying levels of difficulty, to choose from.
  • Start the audio file. Make sure to listen closely and concentrate on the content spoken.
  • When finished listening, answer the questions regarding comprehension of the material. Did you understand everything correctly?

Level A1

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Deutsch lernen
I like being able to communicate in different languages.
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Grüße aus dem Urlaub
I'm telling my friend Thomas about my holidays
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Level A2

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Bei den Großeltern
When I don't see them, I miss them a lot.
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Eine lange Reise
I'm taking the train to visit my grandma.
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Im Einkaufszentrum
Trying on clothes at the mall
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Im Wald
A weekend in the woods
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Level B1

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Ein Tag im Schwimmbad
Let's swim for a while and sunbathe.
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Jana geht zum Zahnarzt
Jana has a hole in her molar.
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Level B2

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Das Brandenburger Tor
One of the most important monuments in Berlin.
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Ein toller Geburtstag
Tobias is happy with his birthday presents.
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