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German Typing Test / Blindschreibentest

Expand your familiarity of the German language as you improve your typing with this German typing test. Blindschreibentest für deutsche Sprache Studenten. Over 20 German language selections available. 21 German selections available.

If you don't like a test prompt, you can get a different (random) prompt with the "change test" button - or select a German topic to type from the list below. To find out how fast you type, just start typing in the blank textbox on the right of the test prompt. You will see your progress, including errors on the left side as you type. In order to complete the test and save your score, you need to get 100% accuracy. You can fix errors as you go, or correct them at the end with the help of the spell checker.

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This feedback graph will follow you from page to page for your typing session. You can see more details by mousing over the graph. The session is reset when the tab on your browser is closed.

Select a Specific Typing Test:

Click on a German topic to use it as your test prompt. Selections are ranked according to difficulty from '*' (easiest typing tests) to '*****' (most challenging typing tests). For more details, check the difficulty key at the bottom of the page.

  • Short typing tests for beginners: (1 - 3 minute typing test at < 30 wpm)

    • Das Zehnfingersystem (10-finger system) (61.6 words) *****
    • Dem Storche (Stork Story) (81.0 words) ***
    • Der Schneemann (Snowman Story) (82.2 words) ***
    • Im Fenster saß eine alte Feder... (92.8 words) ***
    • Es war einmal ein Kaufmann... (97.8 words) ***
    • Es trat eine Veränderung... (98.0 words) ***
    • Zuletzt besaß er nicht... (98.2 words) ***
  • Intermediate typing tests: (3-6 minutes at 40 wpm)

    • Zehnfingerschreiber Schreibgeschwindigkeit (typing speeds) (104.0 words) *****
    • Stenografie (shorthand) (107.2 words) *****
    • Auf dem letzten Hause... (107.6 words) ***
    • Tastaturkürzel (111.0 words) *****
    • Viele Leute von mancherlei... (114.6 words) ***
    • Die normale QWERTZ-Tastaturbelegung... (117.2 words) *****
    • Zehnfingersystem (129.4 words) ****
    • Von allen Knaben... (132.0 words) ***
    • Zehnfingersystem Vorteil (10-finger advantages) (138.4 words) ****
    • Einhandtastaturen (one-hand keyboards) (139.0 words) ****
    • Tastaturkürzel (keyboard shortcuts) (148.0 words) *****
    • Die Grundstellung der Finger (finger position) (162.4 words) ****
    • Der Zweig (story) (186.0 words) ***
    • Erlernt Tastschreiben (learning to type) (186.2 words) *****
  • Hard typing tests for advanced typists: (over 4 minutes at 60+ wpm)

    If you have a German topic that you would like to see added to the list above, please feel free to contact us with your suggestion for a new paragraph typing test.

    Typing Test Difficulty Levels

    Our German typing tests are ranked on level of difficulty. The algorithm to calculate difficulty depends on the average word length and how many special characters like capitals, numbers and symbols are included in the text. Most standard pre-employment typing tests will be in the normal range. You should expect to get higher wpm scores on easier tests and lower wpm scores on the more difficult tests.

    • * Very Easy Typing Test
    • ** Easy Typing Test
    • *** Normal Typing Test
    • **** Difficult Typing Test
    • ***** Very Difficult Typing Test