German language - Podcasts, audio lessons, and audiobooks

On this page you will find links to online German podcasts, German audio lessons and audiobooks. Most of the sites listed below allow you to download podcast files (mp3, wma, etc.) to your computer for free. Usually you can find German transcript for each audio clip.

Regular listening of German podcasts and audiobooks will help you learn basic German words and basic German phrases and will improve not only your listening, but also general communication skills in German language.

The difficulty level is indicated by color circles:

  • for beginner/elementary level,
  • for intermediate level – ,
  • for advanced learners – .

If you want to suggest an online resource for learning German, see the instructions here.