Hello and welcome to “3 Minute German” The aim of this course is to make German accessible to anybody regardless of age, educational background or "aptitude" for learning.
This is the free introductory course to 3 Minute German - Course 1.
This introductory course gives you the first three lessons of the main course, to give you a taste of the method and to see if you like the way the course is taught. If you enjoy this course, you can move onto the main course where you'll find more vocabulary to add to your German skills.
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I’m Kieran and I run 3 Minute Languages. 3 Minute Languages creates online courses, books and other materials to make language learning accessible to all. You can learn to speak French, Spanish, German, Italian or Portuguese.
The 3 Minute Languages books and online courses are based on the methodology I developed for teaching languages, which I've been using in all my classes for many years. The methodology will get you speaking quickly, without the struggle normally associated with language learning.
If you've ever struggled with learning a language in the past, then please give one of the 3 Minute Languages courses a go; you'll find it really simple and fun to use!
We are all human beings, which means we all possess the attributes that make us human beings. There's a wonderful quote by a man called Terence:
“I am human, and nothing that is human is alien to me”
What it means is that if one person is capable of something, then we are all capable of it, because we’re all humans too. There's nothing in the world that I cannot understand if somebody before me has succeeded in understanding it. Therefore, it’s only logical that since there are millions of people in the world who have managed to learn to speak a second language, then you can learn it too! And I'll show you how...