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German Games and Quizzes for Beginners

Featured Beginners’ Quiz
German Word of the Day for Beginners Quiz 2
Basic vocabulary from the words of the day in October 2006.

Featured Beginners’ Game
Crossword Puzzle: Essential German 1 (online version)
An English-German crossword based on our Essential German pages.

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Vocabulary

German Audio - Listening

Das Alphabet - ABC Quiz
Practice the German alphabet in this listening quiz.

German Numbers - Audio
Practice the German numbers from 0 to 20 and beyond.

Also see: German for Beginners and our German Language Lab for more German listening.


Concentration Games (Memory-Spiele)

Concentration Game: Colors in German
This German Memory-Spiel on the German colors asks you to match each of 18 colors with its German word.

Concentration Game: German Pronouns 1
Here's a fun Memory-Spiel to test yourself on the German personal pronouns (ich, er, du, etc.).


Crossword Puzzles (Kreuzworträtsel)

Crossword Puzzle: Colors
An English-German Kreuzworträtsel on color words for beginners. Also see the concentration game for colors (above).

Crossword Puzzle: Essential German 1 (online version)
An English-German Kreuzworträtsel based on our Essential German pages.

Crossword Puzzle: Essential German 2 (print version)
An English-German Kreuzworträtsel based on our Essential German pages.

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German Hangman Games

German Hangman: Animals - Tiere
An online hangman game with the theme of animals in German. Based on our English-German Animal Glossary.

German Hangman: Autos and Driving
An online hangman game with the theme of cars and driving in German. Based on our English-German Auto and Driving Glossary.

German Hangman: Parts of the Body
An online hangman game with the theme of parts of the body in German. Based on Lesson 15 of German for Beginners. (Also see the word search for parts of the body, below.)

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German Word Searches

German Word Search: The Essentials
An online Java word search for basic, essential vocabulary in German. Based on our English-German Essential German phrasebook.

German Word Search: Länder
An online word search for the names of countries in German. Based on our German-English Glossary of Nations of the world. (Also see the countries hangman game above.)

German Word Search: Parts of the Body
An online Java word search for the parts of the body in German - from head to toe. Based on Lesson 15 of German for Beginners. (Also see the hangman game for parts of the body, above.)

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Self-Scoring Quizzes

Animal Quiz 1: Sounds
Match the animal with its noise in this 10-item self-scoring quiz on animals and their sounds.

Classroom/School Quiz
A self-scoring quiz to test your understanding of German school vocabulary.

Du/Sie Quiz
When should you use du, ihr or Sie? This self-scoring quiz tests your ability to decide that question.

Foto Fun
Fun exercises based on photographs of everyday sights in German Europe. Tests both your cultural and vocabulary knowledge.

Gender Quiz 1
A self-scoring quiz based on our tips for remembering the gender of nouns in German.

German Present Tense Verb Quiz 1
A self-scoring quiz on the German present tense verb conjugations.

German Word of the Day Beginners Quiz 1
Test yourself on the Words of the Day for Beginners from 2005-2006.

German Word of the Day for Beginners Quiz 2 New
Test yourself on basic vocabulary from the words of the day for October 2006.

Telling Time Quiz
Test yourself on telling time in German with this 10-item self-scoring quiz.

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Other German Word Games and Exercises
Listed by topic alphabetically

Das Alphabet - Das Abc
The German alphabet with exercises and sound. Part of our free German for Beginners course.

Animal Quiz 1: Sounds
Match the animal with its noise in this 10-item self-scoring quiz on animals and their sounds.

Animal Quiz 2: Names
Day Expressions Quiz 1
Test yourself with this 15-item self-scoring quiz on "day" words and phrases. Based on the article Day by Day: Day Expressions in German.

Day Expressions Quiz 2
Version two of our self-scoring quiz on "day" words and phrases. Based on the article Day by Day: Day Expressions in German.

Dual Language Reading in German
These German-English reading selections and poetry can help you practice and learn vocabulary.

Erfinder Quiz 1
Test yourself with this 10-item self-scoring quiz on inventors and inventions. Based on our Technologie-Lexikon.

Das Euro-Quiz 1
Test your knowledge of German and the new euro currency. Based on the article Der Euro kommt.

False Friends Quiz 1
Test yourself on German-English false cognates. Based on our False Friends Glossary.

Fotoübung: Der gedeckte Tisch
Can you identify the objects on the table - in German? A photo exercise from Lesson 13 of German for Beginners.

Gender Quiz 1
A self-scoring quiz based on our tips for remembering the gender of nouns in German.

Gender Quiz 2
Version two of our der, die, das quiz is based on Gender Hints and Lektion 3 of German for Beginners.

Germanic Genealogy Quiz
Test your knowlwdge of common German terms used in genealogical research. Based on German Roots: A Personal Search and our German-English genealogical glossaries.

German Film Titles Quiz 3 New
Test yourself on Hollywood movie titles in German. Match the English and German film titles. Also see Film Titles Quiz 1 and Film Titles Quiz 2.

German Traffic Signs Quiz
Take a German driving test on traffic signs! Based on our illustrated Traffic Signs Glossary.

German Webhunts
Learn more about the German language and Germanic culture with our scavenger hunts for German. Explore the Web in German! For beginners to intermediate and advanced learners.

German Word of the Day Quiz 1
Test yourself on past Wörter des Tages for May, June, July 2004.

German Word Searches
German word search games for a variety of vocabulary topics.

Java Word Games Play online!
Online hangman games and word searches for German vocabulary in several categories.

Movie Titles Quiz 1
A self-scoring quiz on matching the German title with the original English title of Hollywood movies released in German. Also see Film Titles Quiz 2 and Film Titles Quiz 3.

Nationality and Language Quiz 1
A self-scoring quiz on countries, nationalities and languages in German.

Proverbs and Idioms
A self-scoring quiz on German sayings and proverbs.

Sports/Olympics Quiz 1
Test your knowledge of winter and summer game terms in German.

Tier-Quiz 1

Too Literal Quiz
A self-scoring quiz on the dangers of literal translation. Based on the article Taking Things Too Literally.

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