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German: Short Stories for Beginners Audiobook

German: Short Stories for Beginners: 9 Captivating Short Stories to Learn German & Expand Your Vocabulary While Having Fun

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Publisher's Summary

Are you bored with the traditional methods people tell you to use to learn German? Are you bored with all those dusty grammar books that pile up making everything look so hard? What if we told you there's a better, more enjoyable way to learn German and grow your vocabulary exponentially? Well, guess what? There is! The best way to learn German is by listening to short stories. The problem? You might feel like you don't know where to start, or you may feel lost trying to read whatever pops up on the Internet. And that's exactly why we created this book.

We know how difficult it may seem to learn a foreign language from scratch, let alone trying to put all that learning into practice. But what you might not realize is that it's fairly easy to fully incorporate the essentials of a language once you frame that learning into a certain context (for example, a short story). Short stories allow you to put what you've learned so far into practice, allowing you to expand your vocabulary quickly, make sense of ideas, understand new concepts, and overall get a better grasp of the German language.

Short stories work because they eliminate the stress of forcing yourself to learn. Instead, when you listen to the nine captivating short stories we've prepared for you, you will learn German without even realizing you're learning it! The stories consist of multiple genres, including adventure, fantasy, mystery, romance, just to name a new. We wanted these stories to be fun, interesting, and appealing, motivating you to keep on listening to find out what happens next. That's the very best way to learn, don't you think?

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    Maggie 11-07-16
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    "cool way to learn German language!"
    Where does German: Short Stories for Beginners rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    in language category, it would be the best because I totally enjoyed learning with this guide. listening to a good story that is narrated in German language is an effective way to practice your vocabulary in German! good idea Language Academy!


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    5 stars for this audiobook and hope they create more!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Brielle Alex 11-06-16
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    "Five stars *****"
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    I would love to learn new language with the same pattern of learning. It's a lot better especially the way it was delivered. It was concise and there were equivalent English translation of the German Phrases and word.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Rosalie Charles 11-06-16
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    "Better way to learn the language."
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    Short stories were interesting. They were all in German language and there were follow up questions with multiple choices to check how much I undertand the story I read.

    Good thing there was also English summary to confirm if we undertood the story.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Charlotte Gabriel 11-06-16
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    "Challenging but I like it."
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    Entirely unique way of learning German language. Though I found it challenging but the way it was delivered was clear and able to familiarized myself with phrases and words.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Cassie 11-21-16
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    "effective way to learn german language!"
    If you could sum up German: Short Stories for Beginners in three words, what would they be?

    Effective and fun!


    What did you like best about this story?

    I loved all the short stories here!


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    yes because I loved learning German!


    Any additional comments?

    hope they make more language audiobooks!

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Weeble23 03-26-17
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    "Cool way to learn."

    Just rock n roll. The learning will come. It is not ready to eat. Needs some mixing.

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    Sasha 11-07-16
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    "finalle German stories!"
    What made the experience of listening to German: Short Stories for Beginners the most enjoyable?

    the stories are great! been waiting for them to make German short stories finally!


    Any additional comments?

    Mandarin please!

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    Michonne 11-07-16
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    "been a fan of languag academy's audibles!"
    Would you listen to German: Short Stories for Beginners again? Why?

    I would listen to this audiobook all over again to enhance my vocabulary in this language :)


    What did you like best about this story?

    The stories are all good and it got me hooked as I expected. just like their previous works :)


    What about Isabell Kern’s performance did you like?

    Well narrated! the accent and pronunciation of words are easy to understand. perfect for beginners!


    Any additional comments?

    Will get more of their audiobooks soon!

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    Kayla 11-05-16
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    "good one! as expected."
    What did you love best about German: Short Stories for Beginners?

    I liked the way they were narrated. It made learning German language easy!


    Any additional comments?

    It was recommended to me by a friend and I am glad I tried it! looking forward to listening to more of their works!

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    Regina 11-05-16
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    "I love their works! Glad it was recommended to me"
    Would you listen to German: Short Stories for Beginners again? Why?

    Yes I find it effective and fun learning German language with this book.


    What does Isabell Kern bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    The narrator was able to pronounce the words for me to easier understand and learn how to pronounce them too properly.


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    5 stars!

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  • T. Klees
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    "Great for learners"

    I'll give it a second listen, a lot of stories here, and varied. I'm sure using the printed version as well would be better, but I am using this to complement a classroom based course and only have my commuting time to spare; so I have gone audio only. Dieses Buch gefällt mir.

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  • Mrs. E. J. Ward
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    "Perhaps I misunderstood"

    I thought this was supposed to be an audiobook. All the other reviews mention a print version with English and vocabulary included but there is no indication about where to find this so I can only assume you have to buy it separately. As it stands as an audiobook this is way above beginner level - I usually test out at CERF levels A2 to B1 but found this quite an effort to listen to. I would consider beginner to be GCSE foundation at most. AS level is not beginner!

    1 of 3 people found this review helpful

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