Audio / Listening to German
German Language Lab
German audio files in mp3, wav and RealAudio formats. Topics include: adjectives and colors, the alphabet, numbers, greetings, countries in German, and more.
German Listening Comprehension with Study Guides
Online sample articles from the SCHAU INS LAND German audio magazine. Each audio selection has a transcript, study guides, and tests that you can use to increase your comprehension.
German Song Lyrics
German and English lyrics to popular songs and Christmas carols from Austria and Germany.
Are You Listening?
Why you should be! An article about the importance of listening, online or offline.
German Audio: Words of the Week 2005
Listen to each week's German words for 2005 in MP3 audio.
Listening to Podcasts in German
A guide to finding and enjoying podcasts in German. Learn where to find them and how to subscribe and listen to them.
Streaming Audio/Video FAQ
How do you listen to German radio or watch German television on the Web? Here's a helpful FAQ that answers the most frequently asked questions about streaming audio and video.
A one-page phrasebook of essential German for people in a hurry. With audio!
German and Your PDA
Even more about using a handheld PC, Palm PDA, or other mobile device for reading authentic German online — at home or on the road.
German Tongue Twisters - Zungenbrecher in German and English
A collection of German tongue twisters - Zungenbrecher - in German and English.
German Words of the Week - Audio 2003
Listen to past Words of the Week from 2003 in MP3 audio.
Hören Sie zu! Listen!
Tips and links for getting set up for listening to German radio and TV on the Web. From your Guide.
The Sound of Music... and Lyrics
German popular music and songs can be a fun way to learn German.
MfG and the Fanta4 - The German Abbreviations in the Song 'MfG'
If you want to test your mastery of the German alphabet, there's no better way than this great rap song by Die Fantastischen Vier. Complete with lyrics, a full abbreviations glossary, and a short quiz.
Techniques for Using Authentic Language Sources
Tips and suggestions for using the Web to your advantage. Even beginners can do it!
Using the Web to Learn German
German Web links can be a useful tool for learning the language–even for beginners!
Let Your Computer Read to You in German!
The developers at AT&T Labshave come up with a synthetic-speech engine for German and several other languages that sounds very human and far exceeds anything I have ever heard from a computer before now.
Annik Rubens - Schlaflos in Muenchen
One of my favorite German podcasts - direct from Munich.
German Text-to-Speech - Online Speech Synthesizers
On this page by Felix Burkhardt you'll find many links to various online and software programs for German text-to-speech. Type your text in German and hear it spoken. Note: Mostly for fun. The accuracy varies from program to program.
Ralf's tägliche handvoll Minütchen über einfach alles.
Ohrenkneifer - Das Deutschrock Radio
Live streaming audio of GERMAN music, a rarity in German radio!
An online German-language station based in the US. German music and news in MP3 streaming audio.
Radio Goethe: The German Voice
Listen to music and news in German (MP3 and RealAudio). Also links to radio stations that carry Radio Goethe.
tagesschau.de - Podcast
Podcasts as audio or video. Links for easily subscribing via iTunes or RSS.
Winamp.com: XM, Plug-ins, Videos, Songs
Some audio links also work with iTunes. Some German if you look hard enough. Streaming XM Radio, media player, skins, plug-ins, videos, songs, etc.