If you're actually serious about learning German or you don't want to waste your time on methods that don't work, then this guide is for you.
I actually have some strong advice, and I can pretty much guarantee you haven't heard of these specific methods.
I've been self-studying German for over 10 years
- Get a college-level German textbook to refer to for grammar
Don't focus on learning grammarActually, with German, I'd recommend studying grammar
Ways to Improve
- Listening to podcasts
Things to Avoid
- Rosetta Stone
- Popular grammar workbooks
Check back later for my reviews on those methods