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Reviews of the Top 10 Teach Yourself German Guides of 2017

Welcome to our reviews of the Best Teach Yourself German Guides of 2017 (also known as German Learning Courses & Software). Check out our top 10 list below and follow our links to read our full in-depth review of each teach yourself german guide, alongside which you'll find costs and features lists, user reviews and videos to help you make the right choice.


Editor's Top 10 Buying Guide
 
Rocket German image
Rocket German boasts almost every feature a budding German learner could need - just check out the list above which speaks for itself. Despite an initial price that is higher than most of its competitors, great deals and discounts generally offered by Rocket Languages give you an unbeatable price to features ratio. However, upon trawling through all the features offered with Rocker German (they certainly tick every box!) we...

» Read the Full Review of http://www.rocketlanguages.com

Rosetta Stone - German image

You will probably have heard of Rosetta Stone before, not only due to their high profile marketing and publicity but also because of their pioneering role in promoting a total immersion approach to teaching yourself a language. Where as most other products in this category promise to develop a combination of reading, writing, speaking and comprehension skills, Rosetta Stone promise to get you thinking in German. Upon commencing your...

» Read the Full Review of Rosetta Stone - German

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At only $40, Berlitz German Premier competes with even the budget language learning solutions in the category while at the same time guaranteeing fast, easy and effective German learning on the back of 125 years experience. Unlike other low cost teach yourself German products, users enjoy many high quality features, some of which are unique to Berlitz German Premier. For your $40 one off payment you’ll get cutting edge...

» Read the Full Review of Berlitz German Premier

Myngle (German) image
Myngle represents a different and refreshing approach to teaching yourself German which consists of a virtual language learning community that connects enthusiastic students (like you!) to highly qualified teachers all over the world. With a healthy collection of awards and a 95% student satisfaction rate, Myngle has attracted some significant attention in the language learning sector as a pioneer in the full utilization of high speed internet in teaching...

» Read the Full Review of Myngle.com

Transparent Language Complete (German) image
With top of the range software and a wide range of features, Transparent languages boldly claim to get you 'speaking German as you would your mother tongue'. As a market leader in language learning software and with a hefty price tag of $179.95 to match, Transparent Languages certainly do not market themselves as a budget language learning solution. However, with 5 products in one and a wide range of...

» Read the Full Review of Transparent.com German

Before You Know It (BYKI): German image
German Before You Know It, or Byki for short, claim that, on the back of research based evidence, they will provide you with the most effective means in which to teach yourself German, for a very reasonable price. Their system focuses solely on building up a huge bank of words and phrases in your declarative memory; each unit of information is memorized in a specific manner that significantly increases...

» Read the Full Review of Transparent.com German BYKI

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GermanPod101 offers a wide range of fun and practical web-based lessons from beginner to advanced levels sorted by either category or theme. With each lesson comes a checklist, notes and a PDF transcript that allow you to go over grammatical concepts you may still be unsure of or pick out words that you did not quite catch the first time round. These core lessons are supported by additional features...

» Read the Full Review of GermanPod101.com

Michel Thomas Method: German for Beginners image

What’s this? A product in our Top Ten that consists of nothing more than an audio course costing less than $50? Something must be afoot here? Yes, the Michel Thomas Method is simply an audio course, but with a secret ingredient; Michel Thomas himself. If you haven’t already heard of him, this man revolutionized the 'teach yourself' world with his very simple mantra; "if we put our minds to...

» Read the Full Review of Michel Thomas Method: German for Beginners

German: How to Speak and Write it (Joseph Rosenberg) image

Standing in stark contrast to the action packed, feature heavy, multimedia, cutting edge technological solutions to your German language learning needs, German, how to speak and write it, is nothing more than a simple and concise textbook. Originally published in 1952 and much of its material coming from the 30s and 40s, some may look at this and wonder how something so dated can stand up to the sophisticated...

» Read the Full Review of German: How to Speak and Write it (Joseph Rosenberg)

Strokes International - German image
Strokes International shun slick websites and flashy graphics and instead cut straight to a no thrills, comprehensive teach yourself German course. Advanced technology is combined with extensive content in a simple user interface which makes progressing from beginner to advanced a straight forward process. We especially liked the fact that the levels of Strokes International match official EU official standards for language. This is very practical in the academic...

» Read the Full Review of Strokes-International.com

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Latest User Reviews

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Good service. You don't need to con people to make money
User Review of German Pod 101 by J. Marsh on 14 February 2015

I am extremely dissatisfied with the bait & switch and predatory pricing practices of germanpod101. I thought I was paying a few dollars for a month of the service in order to try it out. Instead, I was billed $96... (Read the full review)



 



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