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.

As an added convenience, you can download and print a pdf version of all texts and exercises.

Level A1

Juliana in Deutschland?start »PDF
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Level A2

Am Flughafen?start »PDF
Presentation of common professions and jobs
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Der Weg zur PostDIALOGUE?start »PDF
Die Farben?start »PDF
Ein Tag in Berlin
Travel report about one day in Berlin
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Einkauf im Supermarkt?start »PDF
Feste und Feiertage in Deutschland
Holidays and celebrations in Germany
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Gesundheit: Beim ArztDIALOGUE
Dialogue between patient and doctor
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Im RestaurantDIALOGUE?start »PDF
In der Schule
How is the daily life in school in Germany?
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Länder und Nationalitäten
Text about different countries and nationalities
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Lebensmittel einkaufen
Learn the names of food and quantities
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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?start »PDF
Pläne für die Freizeit
Plans and free time activities
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Tagesablauf?start »PDF
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
A hike in the nature
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How do Germans celebrate Christmas?
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Level B1

Woman tells about her life in Berlin
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How to apply for a job in Germany?
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Das Wetter
How to talk about the weather in German?
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Der Körper
Text about parts of the body and organs
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Die vier Jahreszeiten
Text about the four seasons (summer, winter...)
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Ein Tag in Hamburg
One day in Hamburg: Things to do and see
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How people spend their free time
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Mein Leben?start »PDF
Meine Stadt?start »PDF
Meine Woche
Names of the week days, habits and activities
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Read about the most popular sports in Germany
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Level B2

Mein bester Freund
Text about my best friend
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How do Germans celebrate Easter?
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