Advanced German C1

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C1 German Excellency Course was designed to ensure that you'll pass your C1 exam and become independent from any teacher or course as soon as possible.

Enjoy C1 specific exercises that have been added to this course in addition to our usual techniques which also have been adapted to the specific needs of this level.

Who is this course for?

You (want to) live or work in Germany
and are motivated to improve all your German skills quickly

You’ve tried to learn German on your own
with apps like Duolingo or Babbel, and reached a point where you got frustrated and (almost) gave up on it

You're a Germanophile
maybe you love German cars, our engineering, outstanding soccer teams, or our renowned German cuisine (just kidding)

What you’ll learn

The vocab, grammar, skills you need to understand and to hold a proper, high-level conversation in German.

How to steadily improve your German skills and stay motivated so that you reach your goal of becoming fluent in German.

Plenty of texts, audio material, exercises and videos that explain and train German in simple English with enlightening examples alongside powerful learning techniques

30 lessons that are practical, go-at-your-own pace learning

Many useful tips, tricks & strategies to make your German learning more joyful and effective.

German up to level C1 easily

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  • Grammar
  • Listening
  • Vocabulary
  • Speaking
  • Writing
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Why choose us

A Simple but Powerful Approach

No grammar tables or word lists to memorise. Those things you will learn intuitively with my approach.

Smarter Grammar

I have broken down the German Grammar to bite sized pieces, explained in simple English.

Instant Feedback, Instant Answers

Access our extensive database of answers just one click away.

It is fun and engaging

Forget boring textbooks. Go through a detective story specifically written for smarterGerman learners

With our Free Trial you will get full access to all my five main language courses for a period of 3 days.

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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.

Tammy Furey

Michael’s humor was the cream on top of the delicous cake that my German learning turned into.

Sai Kiran

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

Martin S.

My main aim is to make the German learning process easy to follow and enjoyable.


Benefit from (my) 20 years of insight in the field. I used to teach in several language schools in different countries until I got frustrated with their system of teaching.

Life is way too short not to enjoy learning German. School worked hard to take the joy out of this otherwise beautiful experience. Let’s rekindle that fire.

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