German Texts for Beginners

German texts for beginners to practice reading and comprehension in German language. Understanding written German is both demanding and critical. Here is one simple and enjoyable way to see how you are doing.

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Experienced German teachers prepared easy articles and simple conversations in German for beginners (level A1 and A2) and intermediates (level B1 and B2) to evaluate your comprehension and leave you feeling challenged and satisfied. Just click, read, and then answer the multiple-choice questions of the associated test. Your answers get evaluated immediately, and you are ready to move on to the next exercise. It's easy, enjoyable and free.

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Level A1

Anna introduces herself
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Juliana in Deutschland
Taking a language class in Germany
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Level A2

Am Flughafen
We're taking a family vacation.
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It's not that big, but it has everything I need
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Der Weg zur PostDIALOGUE
Marco has to mail a letter
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Die Farben?start »PDF
Ein Tag in Berlin?start »PDF
Einkauf im Supermarkt
I'm going grocery shopping with my brother.
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Feste und Feiertage in Deutschland?start »PDF
Gesundheit: Beim ArztDIALOGUE?start »PDF
Im RestaurantDIALOGUE?start »PDF
In der Schule?start »PDF
Länder und Nationalitäten?start »PDF
Lebensmittel einkaufen?start »PDF
Mein Tag
Daily routine: Learn to talk about a normal day
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Meine Familie
Presentation of family and relatives
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Neu in der Stadt
I moved to another city for college.
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Pläne für die Freizeit?start »PDF
Anna's Saturday routine
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Urlaub in den Bergen
Text about holidays in the mountains
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Overview of means of transport in Germany
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Wandern in der Natur?start »PDF
Weihnachten?start »PDF
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Level B1

Woman tells about her life in Berlin
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Bewerbung?start »PDF
Das Wetter?start »PDF
Der Körper?start »PDF
Die vier Jahreszeiten?start »PDF
Ein Tag in Hamburg
One day in Hamburg: Things to do and see
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Freizeitgestaltung?start »PDF
Kleidung?start »PDF
Mein Leben
Living abroad helped me improve my English.
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Meine Stadt
My city, one of the biggest in Germany
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Meine Woche?start »PDF
Sofia is very happy with her family
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Level B2

Ein Tag in Wien
Text about a family that visits Vienna (Wien)
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Feste und Brauchtum in Deutschland
Some of the most important celebrations in Germany
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Mein bester Freund
Text about my best friend
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How do Germans celebrate Easter?
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