German Made Simple A Complete Course for Serious Learners

Learn to speak, write and understand German quickly and easily in order to achieve your personal and professional goals.
German Made Simple A Complete Course for Serious Learners
File Size :
1.45 GB
Total length :
5h 9m


Ingo Depner


Last update

Last updated 7/2022



German Made Simple A Complete Course for Serious Learners

What you’ll learn

Greet and introduce yourself and others in German
Communicate successfully in everyday situations
Talk about your daily routine and discuss the weather
Make appointments and arrange meetings
Write, revise and proofread short texts in German
Pronounce German words correctly
Use German grammar with ease and fluency
Speak German with confidence

German Made Simple A Complete Course for Serious Learners


This is a beginners course requiring no previous knowledge of German
The language of instruction is English


Latest Update: July 2022Join 35,000+ successful students who have already taken this course!Instructor is available inside the course to answer questions and provide feedback_________________________________________________________________________________________________Learn the grammar, vocabulary and communication skills you need in order to become a fluent German speaker.”Just dropping by to say thank you. I’ve used your German course to jump a few levels and then joined a physical class. Just got my B1 certificate last month (98% B1 proficiency, yay) and your online course had a good part in that.” – Viorel SThis German course is perfect if you want to:master everyday situations in a German speaking countrycommunicate accurately what you want to saybe spontaneous in conversations and discussionsdevelop your reading, writing, speaking and listening skillspronounce German words like native speakersuse German grammar with ease and fluency”Ingo has a ton of experience in German teaching. You can tell all of the best practices and good tips come to life here. His pace is perfect for the beginner so don’t be intimidated! Highly recommend.” – Gabriel John RodriguezCover the basics and then progress fastWhether you are a complete beginner, too busy for a language class, or needing to brush up before a vacation or business trip, this is the perfect German course for you. It covers all four basic skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing, and you can enjoy the freedom and flexibility to learn at your own pace.  Grammar and vocabulary are taught through texts and dialogues based on everyday situations ranging from talking about interests and hobbies, daily routines to ordering food in a restaurant and making a doctor’s appointment.  “This German course was great on many levels. It really outlines the basics and builds a solid foundation. Things are explained and taught in a simple and clear format. The progression is also very encouraging because one continues to build on previous lessons. I highly recommend this course!” – Peter Hamon Start forming sentences after the very first lesson  The language is approached in a functional and communicative way so that you can easily use what you have learned to communicate in German effectively.  I have kept the grammatical explanations as simple and user-friendly as possible to allow you to progress at a steady pace but at the same time build up a sound understanding of how the language works and so build up your confidence.”I love the approach the teacher uses. It’s all about immediate immersion in to full sentences, then he breaks down the parts of the sentences. He also encourages you to get out of the course to online forums and apps that will help build your vocabulary and connect you with native speakers. It’s really great and totally worth the $!” – Levi BaadeDevelop your skills even further”German Made Simple” is part of a well thought-out language learning concept, so if you’d like to develop your skills even further after you finish this course, I’ve got you covered. My other Udemy courses are the perfect complement to “German Made Simple” and will help you reach an intermediate and advanced level of language proficiency. The following courses are available:Speak German like a Native: A Practical Conversation CourseRead German like a Native: 10 Inspirational Short StoriesWrite German like a Native: 10 German Dictation ExercisesPerfect Your German: Tips & Tricks to Avoid Common MistakesGerman for Job Interviews: Top 10 Questions and Best Answers”I am an employee at Udemy and a native speaker of German. At Udemy, we take courses in groups to learn together and I recently opted to take this course with my coworkers. Many of my coworkers are interested in learning some basics of the German language for traveling or communicating with friends or family members and this course was perfect for it! Ingo knows exactly what English speakers are struggling with (false friends, pronunciation etc.) and is addressing these points in his course. We enjoyed the course very much and would like to thank you, Ingo!” – Sarah ZianiThis is what you can expect:Professional, fun and easy-to-understand lessonsEngaging exercises that let you test your comprehensionGuided speaking lessons to build your conversational skillsExceptional support and prompt answers to your questionsDownloadable PDF files of the texts with translated vocabulary listsDownloadable MP3 audio versions of all lessons to listen to on the goA 30-day full refund guarantee, no questions askedAnd last but not least… to learn German fast!Are you ready? Then take this course and start speaking German right away!


Section 1: Introduction and Tips for Effective Learning

Lecture 1 Welcome!

Lecture 2 Learning German – 5 Things You Need to Know

Lecture 3 How to Never Forget Vocabulary Again

Lecture 4 The Secret to Fluency

Section 2: Meeting People

Lecture 5 How to Introduce Yourself

Lecture 6 Alphabet and Correct Pronunciation

Lecture 7 Personal Pronouns

Lecture 8 Formal and Informal Speech

Lecture 9 Verb Endings

Lecture 10 Verb: sprechen

Lecture 11 Word Order

Lecture 12 Countries and Languages

Lecture 13 Numbers 1-20

Lecture 14 The best way to learn and practice numbers

Lecture 15 Dictation Exercise

Lecture 16 Speaking Practice

Lecture 17 Writing Practice

Lecture 18 Greetings – Additional Vocabulary

Section 3: Talking about Your Family

Lecture 19 Job, Family, Hobbies

Lecture 20 Verb: sein

Lecture 21 Verbs: lesen, sehen

Lecture 22 Possessive Pronouns I

Lecture 23 Numbers: 20-100

Lecture 24 Stating Likes and Dislikes

Lecture 25 Negation: nicht

Lecture 26 Dictation Exercise

Lecture 27 Speaking Practice

Lecture 28 Writing Practice

Lecture 29 Family – Additional Vocabulary

Section 4: Exploring Your Neighborhood

Lecture 30 A Walk in the City

Lecture 31 Definite and Indefinite Articles

Lecture 32 Possessive Pronouns II

Lecture 33 Negation: kein

Lecture 34 Akkusativ Case

Lecture 35 Verb: haben

Lecture 36 Opening Times

Lecture 37 Dictation Exercise

Lecture 38 Writing Practice

Section 5: Going to the Restaurant

Lecture 39 How to Order Food and Drink

Lecture 40 A Typical Menu

Lecture 41 Adjective Endings: Akkusativ

Lecture 42 Verb: möchte

Lecture 43 Verbs: nehmen, essen

Lecture 44 Modal Verb: können

Lecture 45 Plural Nouns

Lecture 46 Verbs “haben” and “sein” in the Past Tense (Präteritum)

Lecture 47 Dictation Exercise

Lecture 48 Speaking Practice

Lecture 49 Writing Practice

Lecture 50 Food – Additional Vocabulary

Section 6: Describing Your Daily Routine

Lecture 51 A Typical Day

Lecture 52 Telling the Time

Lecture 53 Personal Pronouns Akkusativ

Lecture 54 Past Perfect

Lecture 55 Past Perfect: Irregular Verbs

Lecture 56 Separable Verbs

Lecture 57 A Typical Day – Past Tense Version

Lecture 58 Negation of Past Tense Verbs

Lecture 59 Dictation Exercise

Lecture 60 Speaking Practice

Lecture 61 Writing Practice

Section 7: Going on a Trip

Lecture 62 The Weather

Lecture 63 Buying a Ticket

Lecture 64 Modal Verb: wollen

Lecture 65 Direction Prepositions

Lecture 66 Conjunctions: dass / weil

Lecture 67 Dativ Case

Lecture 68 Movement vs Location

Lecture 69 Months of the Year

Lecture 70 Dictation Exercise

Lecture 71 Speaking Practice

Lecture 72 Writing Practice

Lecture 73 Clothes – Additional Vocabulary

Section 8: Making Appointments

Lecture 74 Calling the Doctor

Lecture 75 Body Parts

Lecture 76 Going out with Friends

Lecture 77 Modal Verb: müssen

Lecture 78 Personal Pronouns Dativ

Lecture 79 Verbs with Dativ and Akkusativ

Lecture 80 Reading the Date

Lecture 81 More Prepositions with Dativ

Lecture 82 Dictation Exercise

Lecture 83 Speaking Practice

Lecture 84 Writing Practice

Lecture 85 Body – Additional Vocabulary

Section 9: Conclusion and Further Steps

Lecture 86 Congratulations!

Lecture 87 How to Improve Your Listening Comprehension

Lecture 88 Bonus Lecture: Discount Coupons for My Other Courses

This course is intended for students who have no previous knowledge of German and want to improve their language level in a short amount of time.,If you are taking up German again after a break from it, you will also find this course ideally suited to your needs.,The course also serves as a convenient reference guide to German grammar with clear and informative explanations and focused practice activities.

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Udemy | English | 5h 9m | 1.45 GB
Created by: Ingo Depner

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