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Modern Languages for Continuing Education: German

Guide to resources available for language students, from the Continuing Education Department or online.

German language news websites

Sites recommended by Conted German tutors


The Library has a collection of films, dramas and documentaries which are available to borrow or to watch in the Library with headphones. See the Library website for details.
German Language films include:

German Dictionaries Online

Free German e-books

These databases give you free access to the full text of German books online. You can access these from home.

Free online courses

Below are some sites that provide free online resources to help you learn German.

German books at Continuing Education

Some books are kept in the Language cupboard at Ewert House, while others are in the Library at Rewley House. Those at Rewley House can be found at the following call numbers:

433 German/English dictionaries
435 Books for students of German, including textbooks, grammar, and simple stories
830 German Literature

Below are some examples of books that are held at the Rewley House Library. Continuing Education students may borrow these books.

E-books via SOLO

You can find e-books purchased by the Bodleian Libraries by searching SOLO . To access the full text, use PCs in the Library or in the Resource room at Ewert House. For more information about e-books, see the library website.

You will find books written in English about the German language, as well as books written in German. To search for books in German, go to Advanced Search, click on "Any language" and select German from the dropdown menu.

Below are a few examples of e-books you can find on SOLO.