Take your German to the next level

With our all-in-one Membership

"Learning another language is not only learning different words for the same things, but learning another way to think about things."

Being a language learner myself, I’ve experimented with all kind of things, from traditional textbooks to expensive video courses. From studying on my own to learning 1:1 with a teacher. I ended up liking membership sites with optional group classes, access to a teacher and the possibility to share ups and downs with other students best. I find them most useful and best value for money because new content is added regularly and there are normally various membership options I can choose from and switch between, depending on how much time I want to spend on language learning in a certain month. Well, this is exactly what the German with Stories Club is like and I’m really looking forward to welcoming you in our member area. 

Learn German with Stories Club

German with Stories Club - What's inside?

The German with Stories club is suitable for advanced beginners and intermediate students of German. 

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Listening to podcasts is an awesome way to improve your listening skills. As a member, you have access to transcripts and worksheets that you can use online or download to your device, including the podcast as an mp3 file. Every Monday, there's something new waiting for you in the podcast section.

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Video Lessons

The video lessons focus on differences between German and English. If you are aware of these differences, you can avoid typical mistakes and start thinking like a native speaker. Premium members can download the lesson contents as PDF files and sometimes worksheets.

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As a member, you get access to the Magazine courses with texts, audios, quizzes, exercises and videos. The course format makes it easy for you to track your progress while you learn many interesting things about the German-speaking countries. You can also download the PDF magazines.

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Zoom Meetings

Premium members can practice their German and meet fellow students during our weekly Zoom meeting where they will find a friendly and informal environment to improve they speaking skills. As the participants come from different countries, you will also learn a lot of other cultures.

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Short Stories

Writing short stories is my passion. As a member, you get access to my story courses which consist of exciting lessons with video, text, audio, quizzes and exercises. There are courses for advanced beginners and for intermediate students. You can also download my graded readers.

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When signing up, you automatically become a member of the GWS group. You can ask questions and also connect with other members and send each other private messages. Paying members have their own exclusive group.


Since October 2023, the audio recordings of all graded readers are available for download (ZIP files) in the membership area. Subscribing to a FREE plan is sufficient to access them.

Frequently Asked Questions

I recommend that you know some basics and have at least an A1.1 level so that you find enough resources suited for your level. 

No, it’s a recurrent monthly subscription. You can upgrade and downgrade whenever you want. 

You don’t have to cancel but can simply downgrade your membership to a FREE plan and come back to any of the paid plans whenever you want. The progress of the courses you started will be preserved. 

Absolutely. New content is added regularly, everything comes in a new format now (courses) and I’ve updated some of the older material. Plus, you’ll be part of a community and can get take part in our Zoom meetings. Becoming a member is a great choice if you intend to study German regularly. If you have little time, it might be better for you to continue purchasing single  products and courses.

There will be 4 Zoom meetings every months. The exact dates and times are flexible and will vary so that as many time zones as possible are covered. You can see the dates and times for the meetings in our membership area and I also send a reminder email one or two days before each meeting. 

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