Perfect Your German: Tips & Tricks to Avoid Common Mistakes
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Perfect Your German: Tips & Tricks to Avoid Common Mistakes

Improve your German speaking confidence, get a feeling for the language and start thinking in German
4.7 (194 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
2,250 students enrolled
Created by Ingo Depner
Last updated 2/2017
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • You will speak correct German
  • You will think in German
  • You will be more self-confident
  • You will use German grammar with ease
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Requirements
  • Basic knowledge of German is recommended
  • The language of instruction is English
Description
  • Latest Update: February 2017
  • Join 1000+ successful students who have already taken this course!
  • Instructor is available inside the course to answer questions and provide feedback

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Modern language teaching has long acknowledged that communication is more important than perfection. And yet, we do want to get things right. Many students are nervous about making mistakes and feeling stupid when they speak German. This course is here to help.


"Excellent! This is a 'must take' course for foreigners speaking German. I have been speaking German for many years now and this was a great refresher course that explains the how and why of many faults in speaking the language. There are also plentiful quizzes throughout the course to keep you on track."  Mark Casey


"Perfect Your German" is right for you if you want to:

  • be able to express yourself in perfect German
  • learn how to master efficient language learning techniques
  • get a feeling for the language and start thinking in German
  • speak German with confidence and fluency
  • practice and polish your German language skills


"All that is promised is met and then some...Ingo is a natural teacher. One can take his courses with confidence of learning and improving their German. An exceptional instructor." John Glassman


The focus is on speaking correct German

"Perfect Your German" is designed to help you identify, understand and avoid the most common mistakes German learners make. You will learn important aspects of German grammar and get a better understanding of how German works. The grammar explanations are user friendly and presented in relatively small chunks. In addition, the course features tips and tricks that will help you sound like a native speaker. It is the perfect complement to self-study, traditional classroom lessons or online courses.


"This is a great course to perfect the mistakes that creep in without you realising when learning German." Jacky S


This is what you can expect:

  • Professional, effective and easy-to-understand lessons
  • Engaging exercises to practice and deepen your knowledge
  • Exceptional support and prompt answers to your questions
  • A 30-day full refund guarantee, no questions asked
  • And last but not least… to speak German like a native!


Are you ready? Then sign up for this course and take your German skills to the next level!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is meant for German learners who want to improve their language skills in a professional and effective way
  • It is the perfect complement to self-study, traditional classroom lessons or online courses
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Expand All 29 Lectures Collapse All 29 Lectures 01:40:16
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Introduction
2 Lectures 02:46
Welcome!
02:19

First Things First
00:27
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Start Thinking in German
13 Lectures 47:28
Introduction
00:37

How to Make a Good First Impression
02:23

Answer the questions
3 questions

Even Advanced Speakers Make This Mistake - Part 1
04:27

Even Advanced Speakers Make This Mistake - Part 2
03:13

Choose the correct answer
10 questions

A Simple Rule for 'Haben' or 'Sein' in the Past Tense
02:58

Choose the correct answer
10 questions

An Important Difference Between German and English
03:29

Translate the sentences
5 questions

Why You Cannot Say "I am reading" in German
05:22

Translate the sentences
10 questions

Surprising! How to Use the Word 'ago' in German
03:05

Choose the correct translation
10 questions

German Word Order? Nothing Easier than That!
06:04

Put the sentences in the correct order
10 questions

Don't Fall for This Classic False Friend
04:58

Translate the sentences
5 questions

What You Need to Know About the Verb "to want"
05:33

Choose the correct translation
10 questions

Friend or Boyfriend? One Letter Makes the Difference
05:00

Choose the correct answer
5 questions

Wrap-Up
00:19
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Take Your German Further
12 Lectures 49:13
Introduction
00:44

How to Learn German Noun Gender - Part 1
04:45

How to Learn German Noun Gender - Part 2
05:02

This Trick Will Make Your German Sound More Native
03:02

Translate the sentences
5 questions

Why German Sometimes May Sound Rude
05:15

Choose the correct answer
10 questions

Commonly Misused English Words in German
05:52

Choose the correct meaning
5 questions

There Are 3 Words for 'When'. Which One Do I Use?
05:34

Translate the sentences
10 questions

Many Students Don't Know This Rule
04:21

Choose the correct answer
5 questions

The Difference Between 'aber' and 'sondern'
03:20

Translate the sentences
5 questions

I Hear These Two Mistakes Every Day
05:01

Identify the correct translation
10 questions

This Important German Verb Doesn't Exist in English - Part 1
03:02

This Important German Verb Doesn't Exist in English - Part 2
03:15

Choose the correct translation
10 questions
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Conclusion and Further Steps
2 Lectures 00:51
Congratulations!
00:29

Bonus Lecture: Discount Coupons for My Other Courses
00:22
About the Instructor
Ingo Depner
4.5 Average rating
799 Reviews
11,620 Students
3 Courses
Professional German Teacher

Learn from the expert!

I'm a professional German teacher and the founder of German Online Gym, a dynamic e-Learning portal exclusively dedicated to German language and culture training.

I have extensive world-wide experience working with people at all levels of the organizational hierarchy, including group training and individual coaching of senior executives, board members and government employees.

The secret to mastering German

Imagine being fluent in German and communicating effortlessly with German speakers. It’s not only possible, but I can help you do it quickly and efficiently.

The ‘secret’ is in the system, and that's why my courses are based on effective and proven learning strategies that will gradually develop your German and boost your skills and confidence in less time than you thought possible.