Everyday German Course

Learn how to read, write and speak in german

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  • 54 lessons to take you to teach how to read, write and speak German
  • Powerful learning techniques useful also for your time after having reached level B1.
  • How to organize your German learning efficiently and effectively so that you can spend your precious lifetime on things you enjoy the most.
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Your Outcome

Bring Back The Love and Joy To Learning German

Learn why 99% of people struggle to learn German in this free session with Michael

  • The problem with classroom group courses
  • How long should it take to get to B1
  • Why apps haven't worked for you and what to do about it

Understand German Grammar

I broke down the German language in a logical way that is simple and makes sense. You will understand everything as I explain things in simple English instead of the usual Gibberish.

The Power Of A Tutor For A Fraction Of The Cost

My system was originally developed for private clients but thanks to modern technology you also can afford working “with me” and benefit from my experience as a German language tutor and learner of over 20 years.

Learn The Best Way Not The Old Way

Get to know powerful self-learning techniques, which help you to learn independently and effectively. Learn whenever and wherever you want in your very own speed without any competition to fully enjoy the learning process.

With This Everyday German Course You Will Learn

  • German up to level B1 easily (this covers: vocabulary, grammar, reading, listening and to a certain degree also writing and speaking)
  • Powerful learning techniques useful also for your time after having reached level B1.
  • How to organize your German learning efficiently and effectively so that you can spend your precious lifetime on things you enjoy the most.

How Does It Work?

This course is more than just a presentation of all necessary grammar and vocabulary. It will help you to learn efficiently and effectively with its wholistic and experience-based approach. Don't trust my words, experience it first hand by working through the intro and the 1st lesson yourself. Just scroll down until you see the curriculum.

Improve Your Skills

Learn how to read, listen, write, speak, learn & apply grammar, pronounce words

Forget tables and lists...

rather learn how to develop a good feeling for the German language and speak properly intuitively

A language is undividedly connected to life...

learn to avoid frustration and start enjoying every step on the way.

We will all die...

don't waste time with outdated learning approaches like e.g. Duolingo or Rosetta Stone.

Boost your memory...

Learn how to deal with stuff that seems impossible to remember

What You Can Expect in This Course

Every lesson consists of several mini-steps that you can easily integrate into your everyday life. All you need are 20 minutes here and 20 minutes there. You’ll learn about all important grammatical topics like:

  • How to learn and never forget the German articles
  • How to make sense of the German cases (above all Akkusativ and Dativ).
  • Master the irregular verbs in a couple of hours.

What Students Say

I've been learning German on and off for a couple of years now and I always called quits out of frustration. I am very much pleased with the efficiency of my learning, all thanks to Michael's quick pointers and well-structured learning approach.

Working with smarterGerman got me to open up and start talking, long before I would consider that I can form sentences correctly.

Martin S.

I found Michael's method and training methodology extremely logical and intuitive. His humor was the cream on top of the delicous cake that my German learning turned into.

It quickly becomes tangible that Michael has over 20 years experience in language teaching which he summons for your benefit. I can only highly recommend working with sG.

Sai Kiran

So after telling myself for years that I could never, ever get to B1 standard, I got 84.5% on the exam!!! Michael has changed my way of learning languages for life.

I now have a system in which I can continue to learn German, not as a rush to the next exam, but as a life long learning process which I enjoy. Who would have thought that was possible?!

Tammy Furey

Course Curriculum

Your Instructor

Michael Schmitz

I had been teaching German in several language schools and countries for over 13 years before I got frustrated with the current system of teaching German. I never really questioned the system that is still used worldwide by renowned institutions like the Goethe Institute or Berlitz and Inlingua. But once I stepped out of the system I could see clearly what went and still goes wrong and set out to fix it. This course is jut the next step in the evolution of a new era of learning languages starting with German.

Frequently asked questions

How long do I have access to the course?

As long as smarterGerman and the platform that hosts this course exist, you'll have access to your materials. We'll do anything to make this a couple of decades. By then you should have reached level B1 ;)

Is there a discount for students or refugees?

At this point in time no. Compared to our competitors and considering the amount and quality of its content, this course is already extremely reasonably priced. You'll get more out of it than you invest. That's our promise.

Will I pass my B1 exam after working through this course?

While you'll reach level B1 with this course, passing a German B1 exam requires additional preparation which this course can't offer fully. You'd need extra training with a living being for the oral exam. All other skills should be fine when you have worked through this course. Check out my course called "Hack your B1 German exam" which will help you to get the best results possible from your B1 exam.

How long do I need to reach level B1 from scratch with this course?

If you are an experienced language learner and study with this course 4.5 hours per day (that's the amount you are expected to work in most physical intensive courses) it is possible to reach level B1 CEFR within 180 days. As learning is a highly individual task it might take a bit (or a lot) more or a bit less time. If you invest less time daily, you will most likely need a bit longer. In the course you'll find a more detailed estimation also for other levels. Will I be fluent in German after this course? You can reach B1 fluency. B1 is still a pretty limited level compared to B2 e.g. You will also most likely still need conversation practice to practice what you have learned with a human being. I’ll provide you with tips on how to find someone for speaking practice late in the course as in the beginning you shouldn't worry about speaking with others at all! First build a solid base of knowledge.

What language level does this course cover?

This course covers the levels A1, A2 and B1 of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference). If you are on any of these levels you will benefit from this course. And if you are on level B2 or higher and just want to refresh your basic grammar and understanding of the German language, you should also be fine.

When does the course start and finish?

The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

My English is not so good. Will this course work for me?

If you can understand this page well, you will be fine with the content of the course. If you struggle with English you might be a bit slower than a native English speaker though but you can still work with this course.

I'm already B1/B2 level. Do I have to purchase the whole course and will I still benefit from this course?

Yes, you'll have to buy the whole course but will find that there are many many things that nobody has taught you yet. You'll learn a wonderfully efficient self-learning structure that you can apply outside of this course for the rest of your (learning) days. You'll also learn many smart but simple learning techniques that will benefit you even on B2 level. And you'll be able to fill your gaps without having to start from scratch. You can always skip things that are already clear to you and will also find a growing community of smart and interesting German learners here that you can exchange your thoughts and concerns with.

What if I am unhappy with the course?

We would never want you to be unhappy! Which is why you can preview the first lesson which will give you a sound impression of the look and feel of the course so that you can try everything out in your own time before having to purchase anything. And even after your purchase you'll have a 30-day money back guarantee because we trust you and we trust our work. Make sure to thoroughly test everything and feel free to send us any question that you have in regard of this course before you purchase or before you request a refund. In most cases we can help you quickly and easily to get on board.

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