Learn German with Drops in 5 minutes a day

Spiele mit deinen Worten. German made easy.

In just five minutes a day, you will learn German through our beautifully illustrated, immersive and playful lessons. You focus on the part of German that matters most — words. It’s effective, fun and free.

Learn German, drop by drop in just 5 minutes a day.

Learn German in just 5 minutes a day with Drops--learn words in German

Drops is the most popular and the best way to learn German on the go.

Language learning made easy. Have you always wanted to learn another language but felt you never had enough time, or patience. Or you’ve tried and given up? Well, it’s time to try again with Drops--a fun, new way to finally learn that language you always wanted to master: the German language.

In just five minutes a day, you will learn German through our beautifully illustrated, immersive and engaging lessons. You focus on the part of German that matters most -- words. It’s effective, fun and free.

How Drops can help you learn German online:

  • Learn 2,000+ German words with Drops
  • Drops helps to create memorable visual associations with new words
  • Drops helps you to practice your vocabulary and review the words you’ve learned
  • Start with just five minutes a day and build a language learning habit

Let Drops Help You Stay Motivated to Learn German

Instant feedback on your language progress

Instant feedback
Never wonder whether you’ve answered correctly. Why work with boring, old textbooks where you have to flip to the back to know whether or not you’re getting it right? Drops offers you immediate corrections so there’s no guesswork.

Study anywhere, anytime

How to study German anywhere, anytime
Take Drops with you with our mobile app available for iOS and Android so you can learn German online and offline too!

Personalized language learning experience

Personalized learning experience
Drops offers learners more than 100 well-curated German word lists that you can customize to fit your learning needs. Choose which words you want to learn so that you spend your German study time on the material that matters most.

Language learning stats

Stay motivated with learning stats
At the end of each German learning session, you get detailed statistics on your progress.

Wondering how to learn German?

German is very different from other languages, but there are some aspects of the language that make it easier than others. There are many recommended ways to learn German.

Tackle German grammar:

  • German grammar is relatively easy to learn.
  • You can learn some of the basic structures in Drops’ Travel Talk category.

Listen to lots of German audio:

  • Find German tv series and films you enjoy and watch them to get familiar with the language.
  • Listen to German music.
  • Use Drops’ Premium listening test feature to test your listening comprehension.

About German

After English, German is the most widely spoken Germanic language with about 90 million native speakers. It is the official language of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Liechtenstein. It is one of the most widely taught languages in the world alongside English, French, Spanish, and ASL.

Learning German with Drops

Focus on the most important part of your new language

How to learn German? Focus  on the most important part of the language -- words. Words are the building blocks to your new language skill. With Drops, you get to spend time with what matters most.

Curated word lists

Word lists you just won’t find anywhere else. We’ve worked with a team of experienced language learners to curate word lists on a diverse range of topics. The wordlists we’ve put together are highly relevant, and you won’t find them anywhere else.

High quality audio

High-quality audio. Robotic, artificial voices or poor audio recordings just don’t cut it when you’re working on listening comprehension. That’s why we make sure that every word comes with crisp, clear and high-quality audio.

Short, focused language learning sessions

Short, focused learning sessions. With Drops, you work on your new language in short, five minute learning sessions. It’s perfect for busy learners and a simple way to make language learning a part of your day.

Ready to start learning German?

A collection of recommended language learning resources from the Drops team

More Resources for German Learners

Ready to take the next step after learning new words with Drops? Our team put together a collection of the resources and tools they find most effective in their own language learning projects.

Check out our recommended resources for German learners, so that you can take the words you learn in Drops to the next level.

Browse our online visual dictionary
Explore different topics in 45+ languages. Enjoy quality illustrations and hear professional voice actors pronounce more than 2500 words.

Our latest blog posts

60 Essential German Travel Phrases

60 Essential German Travel Phrases

A collection of key German phrases you need to travel around Germany. Learn to order at restaurants, ask for directions, check in to your hotel, and more.
How to Talk About Competitive Sports in Another Language

How to Talk About Competitive Sports in Another Language

Learn how to discuss competitive sports in 45+ languages, English sports metaphors, how to cheer your team on in a new language, and other sports words.
Capitalization in German

Capitalization in German

Are you learning German? Have you wondered what its capitalization rules are? In this article, we answer your German capitalization questions.
More blog posts