Looking for a way to connect with German speakers without traveling to another continent? Check out the Goethe Institut's free online community called Deutsch für dich” (i.e. German for you). The program contains lessons and exercises to improve German language skills. There are activities for beginners and more advanced students, and even opportunities to connect with other people interested in teaching and learning German. Learn more in this article from the Goethe Institut: Learning Together in a Worldwide Community.
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