Best German Podcasts for learning German

If you're learning German, listening to podcasts is a great way to improve your language skills! Here are some of the best German podcasts online.

Listening to spoken German is one of the best ways you can improve your language skills and fluency. So here are some of the best podcasts for learning German!

Beginner German

Learn German by Podcast  

This podcast is great for learning German as an English speaker, with lots of 10 minute episodes. Each episode has a different lesson or scenario (such as 'Talking about Family' or 'A trip to the Baker's'), starting at beginner level. So subscribe now and improve your listening and speaking today! 

Deutsch warum nicht?

This podcast is perfect for learning German! It's for beginner German learners, you follow Andreas through different situations, so is ideal for learning a wide vocabulary.  There are 4 seasons of 26 episodes, so you'll be fluent by the end!

Intermediate German

Deutsch wieso nicht?

This podcast is the follow up to Deutsch warum nicht?, continuing with higher level German.  This has more advanced situations like 'Dorffest'  and 'Das wilde Tier im Bauch'. So start listening now to improve your grammar, vocabulary and overall German fluency!

Das sagt man so!

You certainly won't run out of material with the 50+ episodes available for free on Spotify! Each one and focuses on language learning through helpful expressions and stories in its short episodes, such as 'Einen Ohrwurm haben' and 'Im Eimer sein'.  

Advanced German


Marktplatz is perfect for learning German. Not only does it focus on business and current affairs, making it a nice break from situation-based podcasts, but most importantly there is a new hour-long podcast every week. So subscribe now and catch up on your weekly news in German!

Durch die Gegend  

If you're looking to unwind, Durch die Gegend is ideal, with a new interview with a musician, writer, or artist every two weeks. As a result, every episode is new and entertaining and offers a great insight into German culture.

Fest & Flauschig

Fest und Flauschig is Germany’s most popular podcast on Spotify, consisting of conversations between its hosts Jan and Olli, who occasionally invite guests. A new hour-long episode comes out at least every week, so enjoy this variety of humor, current affairs and relaxed conversation.

Listening to podcasts is one of the best ways for learning German, so get started right away! After that, schedule a Lex and show off your fluency. Maybe even share your own podcast recommendations with your partner..!

So what next?  

Was this helpful for you? Comment your favorite German podcast below! Meanwhile, if you want to mix things up, check out our list of the best German films or TV shows to watch online.

If you're stuck at home and cannot practice your German with someone else, it's a great chance to practice your listening, reading and writing, so keep improving! Above all, listening to German exposes you to accurate, fluent German that will improve your language skills enormously!

After that check out our Book Search and see what your fellow learners are reading and share your own recommendations!

Best German Podcasts for learning German



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