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The time needed to learn the German language
average hours to spend on learning German

*Average hours required to reach language proficiency equivalent to a college semester of language study (48 hours on Avg.).

How long does it take to learn German?

How long does it take to learn German depends on many factors, like the current level of the German language, the native-speaking language, how hard you study, how good you are at learning German, etc. According to the estimation by FSI (The U.S Foreign Service Institute), German language learners need to take 30-week German lessons (about 750 hours) for English speakers. If you can’t understand English, you need to spend more time learning German. So, it may take you a few years to learn German. Whether you can speak German fluently depends on the time, and effort you devote, your learning method, your teacher, etc.

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What is the best way to learn German?
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There are different ways to learn the language, but working with a private teacher is probably the most effective. Hiring an online German teacher on italki will make a big difference compared to traditional language courses and most learning methods. A trained German teacher will give the needed guidance and help you study in the best way possible.

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The best way to start learning German basic grammar and vocabulary online with help from native German tutors.

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Learn business German and open up amazing opportunities by speaking one of the most popular business languages in Europe.

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German Language Test Preparation

Put your German skills to the test and pass your Goethe-Zertifikat, TestDaF, and any other German-language exams with flying colors.

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Why is learning German with a private teacher the best way to learn German?

Learning German with a private teacher on italki has many advantages compared to traditional online courses:

recommendationA private German teacher will develop a tailor-made learning plan to cater to your needs and learning objectives.

recommendationThey will assess your current level and teach accordingly.

recommendationThe German teachers on italki will pay special attention to your language flaws and help you work on them.

recommendationThey will engage you in real-life conversations and situations.

recommendationOn italki, you could ask your private German teacher any questions and clear any doubts you may have about the language, unlike traditional language courses.

Why learn German?

German is the second-most spoken language in Europe. It's the official language of the topmost countries like Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Austria, etc. Approximately over 200 million people worldwide speak German.

There are many reasons to learn German.

Learning German is the gateway to a world-famous higher education. The eminent Universities of Germany offer several scholarships and prefer students who speak German. Germany is an essential player in cross-border trade, and the German economy is the largest amongst all European countries. Thus, learning German will improve your education, job, and business prospects in any part of the world. Furthermore, Germany contributes to scientific research and development to a great extent and offers fellowship to scientists from all nationalities. Understanding the German language will also provide insight into German culture, literature, art, and philosophy.

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