News in German - and more

To bring a language to life, activities, input and immersion outside the classroom are essential. Reading, listening and watching German news can be one way to do this. ("News easily") is a website publishing news articles in simple language, making it ideal for German learners. Check it out!

Der Spiegel is an influential German weekly news magazine, giving you exposure to high level German language. Some articles are featured on

Neon is associated with the "Stern" magazine, but targets a younger audience. is a German online dictionary that works similarly to Wikipedia, however with a strong emphasis on plain language. Have a look!