Learn German with subtitles

Hi all you German speakers!

Today I had a lesson with a very nice person (ok, all of you are nice!!) and he was asking me about advice on how to include German - and learn more German - in his everyday life. And besides of taking classes and doing a good amount of self study I find it helps if you watch German TV with subtitles. But German and not English subtitles!
Check out platforms like ARD Mediathek or NDR for example and watch German subtitled news and shows. It is not important that you understand all of the information but it get’s your ear used to it and you subconsciously learn and repeat vocabulary.

I leave you a link to NDR for you to check it out!

Have fun!

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Hi Katharina, yes that’s true! It’s a great idea for learning german. Alternatively, by now one can also watch a lot of different series in the german version with german subs on f.i. Netflix!
If one already knows an episode of their favorite show and rewatches it in German, it also becomes much easier to follow it in German and improve it thereby!
For my part, I definitely learned a lot of new expressions and words in English, Portuguese, and Spanish with it! Total recommendation!

Hallo Katharina, ja, das stimmt! Das ist ein toller Vorschlag. Alternativ kann man auch auf zB. Netflix mittlerweile viele Serien auf Deutsch und mit deutschen Untertiteln ansehen!
Wenn man eine Folge seiner Lieblingsserie schon kennt, wird es auch einfacher, dieser auf Deutsch zu folgen und sein Deutsch damit zu verbessern!
Ich habe zB definitiv viele neue Wörter und Ausdrücke auf Englisch, Spanisch und Portugiesisch dadurch gelernt! Empfehle es sehr!

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