Useful free online resources for learning German

Order is alphabetical.

Atlas of Everyday German (regional differences) (thematic index)
BeoLingus (TU Chemnitz / IBS and MIOTU/Mio2) (840,000 words)
Collins Easy Learning German Grammar: nouns, articles, adjectives, adverbs, pronouns, verbs, prepositions, conjunctions, word order, negatives, questions, numbers, some common difficulties, alphabet. Very lightweight, convenient, and comprehensive dictionary.
Duden: German-language dictionary and thesaurus; gold standard
DWDS: Dictionaries, corpora, usage stats, word games.
German Grammar 2.0: Verb forms, special verbs, nouns, pronouns, adjectives and verbs, prepositions, simple sentence, subjunctive, passive, attributes, complex sentences, word position speech particles (modal particles), interjections, word formation, spelling and punctuation.
GfdS (Society for the German Language) - Questions and Answers
Glosbe: Similar to Linguee. 1,053,076 phrases translated; 48,450,708 sentences translated.
grammis (Leibniz-Institut für Deutsche Sprache IDS Mannheim): Authoritative reference on spelling and punctuation rules.
Grimm Brothers Dictionary (German-language dictionary, extremely detailed with etymology).
Langenscheidt: English-German dictionary
Leo: Translation dictionary, lessons, conjugation, pronunciation.
Linguee: Paired translations, multilingual and multi- language pair dictionaries.
LVR Rhenish colloquialisms: Collaborative dictionary and phrasebook of everyday language used in the Rhineland (Aachen, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Duisburg, Kleve, Iserlohn, Münster, etc.). Learn German, grammar, exercises, reading comprehension, pronunciation - comprehensive grammar reference, verb conjugations, videos.
PONS: 1.8 million words, phrases, and translations; supposedly has on-staff experts, lexicographers, etc.
Redensarten-Index: Dictionary for idioms, proverbs, colloquial language, sayings.
SpraKuKo: Intro to everyday language course

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