The following links are recommended for teachers and learners of German at GCSE level. If you have any further recommendations, do let us know.
'Auf Deutsch' – Contemporary Language Content for Learners of German
Auf Deutsch is a website of the Goethe-Institut London. The mission of the Auf Deutsch website is to provide beginner learners of German with contemporary original language content which helps them lo learn more about the culture of Germany whilst at the same time improving their language skills.
Mission Berlin – Learn German with Crime Stories
This radio production of a crime novel in a bilingual format introduces language-learners to German culture and helps them with everyday German. Includes supplementary learning material.
An online magazine run by UK-German Connection with features in English and German on Anglo-German cultural topics and other general interest subjects.
Free online study resources for pupils from Key Stage 3 up to A2 level to practise and develop a variety of language skills.
A free language learning resource aimed at Key Stages 3 and 4 with fun projects and challenges for pupils to complete in an interactive online community of schools.
Why study languages? (Routes into Languages)
Advice, ideas and activities aimed at pupils aged 11+, parents and teachers for encouraging language learning at home and at school, as well as exam revision tips.
An online magazine and newsletter providing career services, information and insider tips for young people living in Germany.
Learning Vocabulary is key to getting to grips with German, and there are now a number of online tools to make this easier – and more fun!
The Goethe-Institut offers a vocabulary trainer app.
On the Study Stack website, you can test yourself on existing sets of virtual flashcards and even build your own set – particularly useful for testing yourself on words you’ve recently learnt.
Anki is open-source (i.e. free) software for vocabulary learning, that comes highly recommended by Oxford undergraduates.