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‘iStart German’ is a unique and widely acclaimed app that will teach you German using a highly effective tutor-based approach.
Previous customer reviews:

“The best”
“Great learning system”
“Best language app I’ve seen”

Featured by Apple several times on the App Store in the Education category.

‘iStart German’ is the premier tutor-based iOS application on the App Store. Aimed at beginner-level learners of German, it contains over 3 hours of full audio tutoring. Unlike most other German language apps which just have lists of vocabulary or flashcards, this app actually teaches you the basics of German — grammar, pronunciation, and the usage of words — using an effective and clear methodology which you will thoroughly enjoy! There is simply no better way of learning German!

This FULL version of ‘iStart German’ contains:

* over 20 bite-sized lessons
* clear visual and audio tutoring
* two native German narrators
* detailed grammar explanations in English
* an innovative interface and easy-to-use interface
* text moves in sync with audio to help you learn
* thousands of audio files to help you understand
* hundreds of pictures to help you remember words
* flashcards for all words covered
* fun quizzes for each lesson to check your progress
* search function for all words in the course
* create your own vocabulary lists easily
* collect motivation badges as you progress

Each lesson builds on what was learned in previous lessons, enabling you to make gradual and consistent progress. Everything is explained in great detail, giving you confidence and mastery of the material. While designed for absolute beginners, this app is also great for those who have learned German before, and need a quick refresher course.

This app is based on the very best in language learning methodology. Over a million language learners are using Mirai apps.

There is no other app like this on the App Store!
Get this great app now!

– No Internet connection required after download
– No in-app purchase required

Produced by Mirai:
“Changing the Way People Learn Languages.”

Other language learning apps by Mirai:
• Mirai Spanish
• Mirai Japanese
• iStart French
• iStart Kana
• iStart Chinese
• iStart Korean

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What’s New

Version 5.2

Update Version 5.2

* We’ve finally fixed the bug that was plaguing a number of you who updated the app last time. We are very sorry that it took so long — we really appreciate your patience!

* Facebook integration has been removed since it was causing issues with many of you.

* We have improved the bug detection system and have added a fast and simple way for you to report bugs in the Info section.

This update should prove much more stable and reliable for everyone.

Again, thanks for your patience and for using iStart!

—Your Mirai Language Systems team

PS. iStart French will be ready in February!

Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5
14 Ratings
14 Ratings
MissDeathscythe ,

Excellent for Beginners!

This app is very good to learn the basics and very interactive, the summary section helps a lot! It need some bugs to be fixed. Now it wont go through all the lesson without pausing and It didn't do that, before it ran smoothly all the way to the end. Also since I had it they haven't fixed lesson 12 "female lawyer" when it's supposed to say "female doctor" besides that it's a great app!

Giblergamer ,

Great app but why is it 40% the content

This app and all the other language istart apps are wonderful for getting started. The only beef I have is why does it not have 50 lessons like the Korean istart app? Is this a work in progress and something that will be available in the future?

Christie G. ,

Diese app ist gut!

This app is the best one that I've ever bought on apple apps!
I've bought so many that nothing really compares to this one.
I found this to better than rosetta too.

The native speakers is easy to understand and is very helpful, as it helps to show the right way of pronunciation and grammar.

Danke to the developers!


Mirai LLP
194.5 MB
Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2010-2013, Mirai Language Systems, Mirai LLP


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