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

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

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Am Flughafen
We're taking a family vacation.
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Berufe
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
Mattia and his affinity for colors
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Ein Tag in Berlin
Luigi and his brother Mario's bedroom
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Einkauf im Supermarkt
I'm going grocery shopping with my brother.
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Feste und Feiertage in Deutschland
Every year we go to the beach
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Gesundheit: Beim ArztDIALOGUE
Maria enjoying her vacation
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Im RestaurantDIALOGUE
Sabrina and her weekday routine
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In der Schule
They are siblings but have very different tastes
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Länder und Nationalitäten
Hi, I'm Francesca and I'm a student
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Lebensmittel einkaufen
My parents, my sister and my tiny dog
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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
Luca and Giovanni meet by chance
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Tagesablauf
Anna's Saturday routine
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Urlaub in den Bergen
Text about holidays in the mountains
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Verkehrsmittel
Overview of means of transport in Germany
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Wandern in der Natur
My trip to Italy was a fantastic experience
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Weihnachten
Considered the "father of modern astronomy".
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Level B1

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Berlin
Woman tells about her life in Berlin
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Bewerbung
Meet Luigi, my best friend
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Das Wetter
Michele thoroughly enjoyed herself while on vacation
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Der Körper
"La Collina" Tavern offers pasta and other specialty dishes
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Die vier Jahreszeiten
I love my friend Matteo to pieces
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Ein Tag in Hamburg
One day in Hamburg: Things to do and see
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Freizeitgestaltung
The history and legacy of Don Bosco
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Kleidung
I've just arrived in Italy and it's such a charming place.
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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
Carlo talks about what a typical day is like for him
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Sport
Sofia is very happy with her family
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Level B2

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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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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I'm from Rome, the most beautiful city in the world
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Mein bester Freund
Text about my best friend
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Ostern
How do Germans celebrate Easter?
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