This course is designed to teach practical and useful German conversation. It will help you make new friends, find the right words in daily conversation and speak German with confidence in a wide range of real-life situations.
"Speak German like a Native" is perfect if you want to:
“I have found myself in many situations where this course would have come in very handy, wish I've studied this earlier!” – Brenda Penante
The focus is on conversation and communication
This course will improve your German knowledge with hundreds of customizable phrases used in spoken German. It does not include grammar explanations, but focuses on conversation (fluency and confidence). It is the perfect complement to self-study, traditional classroom lessons or video courses such as my best-selling course "German Made Simple: A Complete Course for Serious Learners".
"Ingo has made a great effort to include a variety of different situations where a language learner may stumble if put on the spot - even as far as including what you could say regarding a football match! It's well thought out, clear and includes PDF's for all sections." - Jacky S
This is what you can expect:
Are you ready? Then sign up for this course and take your German conversation skills to the next level!
This lecture answers the questions "Who am I?", "What will you get from the course?" and "How is this course set up?"
This lecture includes information that will help you get the most out of the course.
The section "Making Friends" will provide you with useful German phrases and expressions for situations such as meeting friends, small talk, inviting guests or talking about hobbies and interests.
In this lesson you will learn how to start a conversation in informal and formal German.
After completing the lecture you will know exactly what to say when you host an event and receive guests.
This lecture provides you with helpful German expressions, sentences and questions that you can use during small talk.
This lesson teaches you how to introduce yourself with confidence in German. You can customize the examples in the lecture with your own information.
Our lives are full of stories and experiences. This lesson will teach you how to talk about something that happened to you.
Hobbies are a very important part of who we are and what we do. After this lesson you will be able to speak about your hobbies and interests in perfect German.
More than 170,000 teams are organised in the German football association. After this lesson you will be able to speak about football and participate in discussions with other fans.
The lessons in this section will prepare you the best way possible for typical everyday situations.
It's not always easy to find the right words in German when you are in a shop and try on clothes and shoes. This lesson will provide you with the necessary words and expressions to make your shopping more fun.
After completing this lecture, you will be able to use key German expressions for every stage of restaurant service.
The cheapest way to use a cell phone while traveling or when you move to Germany is buying a German SIM card. This lesson will teach you how to do that.
Would you like to pick up a parcel, send a letter by registered mail, buy stamps or say that the content of the package is fragile? Then this is the perfect lesson for you.
In this lesson we are going to a German bank. You will learn how to open a bank account, deposit or withdraw money, make a bank transfer, exchange money, use an ATM and much more.
One of the most important tasks when you move to a new city is finding an apartment. In this lesson you will learn German phrases with vocabulary used in looking for and renting an apartment.
After completing this lesson, you will easily find your way in public transportation systems in German cities. You will be able to buy tickets, ask for information, use taxis and make sure that you get to the right place at the right time.
Speaking on the phone is one of the most challenging tasks for a language learner. The lessons in this section will provide you with the knowledge you need in order to feel at ease when you speak on the phone.
In this lesson you will learn many useful German expressions for phone calls.
This lesson is about business phone calls. You will learn many useful expressions that you can use either when you call a company or when you work in a company and answer phone calls.
Cell phones are an important part of our lives nowadays. In this lesson I will teach you vocabulary and sentences related to cell phones.
After completing this lesson you will be able to order your meal on the phone.
A typical situation for using the phone is when you reserve a table in a restaurant. In this lesson you will learn how to do that in perfect German.
After completeing this lesson you will know how to arrange an appointment or meeting with someone.
In this lesson you will learn how to record a voice mail message in German and how to leave a message on sombody else's voice mail.
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