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A fun and excellent way to learn German.

Do you want to boost your comprehension and grow your vocabulary while enjoying yourself? These captivating stories will ignite your imagination so you can learn German quickly and easily.  

Say goodbye to scratching your head in confusion. 

Forget about reading boring German textbooks that are so long you'll never reach the end. With German Short Stories: 9 Simple and Captivating Stories for Effective German Learning for Beginners, you will experience a relief from the frustrations you might have experienced when trying to learn German through a more rigid approach.  

In this audiobook, you will encounter rich and new, but not too complex, vocabulary, which is translated at the end of the chapter, avoiding the hassle of having to stop the listening rhythm to look up every word in the dictionary. Every paragraph is translated, as well as the summary of the story, thus providing a clearer comprehension of each sentence while trying to prevent the temptation the listener might have, if discouraged, of giving up and listening to the whole story in English.  

After each chapter, there is a question section, which aims to test the listener's overall understanding of the story, containing both open-ended and multiple-choice questions. The solved questions are provided at the end, enabling you to check your own answers and, consequently, develop your skills.

Download this magnificent audiobook now to learn German through short stories!

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

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Great way to learn

I have the kindle book as well as the audiobook. The narrator of the audiobook is enjoyable to listen to and reads at a pace that's easy to understand.he has a pleasant voice as well. I like to listen AND look at the text version so I get the best of both words for German learning.

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informative

Stories short and straightforward. Appropriate for A2 learners. Introduces a few new words in each story. Quite helpful.

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Super Recommended

Excellent book - I am working on it, but find it an excellent learning tool - lots of handy hints and sensible easy-to-understand instructions. I would recommend it to anyone.

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An Amazing And Engrossing Stories

I like to learn new language and i think reading new short stories and try to understand it by words by words with the help of a dictionary or vocabulary guide is the most effective ways to be great in it.

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Glorious

Listening to these stories is really helping my rusty German skills. Picking up the meaning of words from the context is amazing to me.

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Beautiful book, wonderful writer

This a great book for working on German vocabulary and reading skill. I definitely recommend it for sessions. The stories are interesting and not overly complicated.

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I am happy with the book

I am happy with the book for the language I learned, the stories and plots were a secondary feature and were generally straightforward settings for expanding knowledge of the language.

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9 Simple and Captivating Stories

The series of short stories is varied in setting and genre. It was good to follow and practice my German again - though I still needed to most stories with a dictionary on the side for a few words.

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All good

it's very enjoyable as I can get the basic gist of the stories without needing to look things up. And if I do look things up it only improves my German. The stories are fun and enjoyable.

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It was okey

This book really helped me to understand the German language. The short summaries, quizzes, and vocabulary sections allowed me to test myself while the stories were entertaining and allowed me to see how different words fit together.

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  • Carter
  • 06-27-18

Easy to follow idioms kept to a minimum.

The stories are well crafted - integrating everyday vocabulary and expressions around interesting and useful themes. The English translations are also helpful.

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  • Zak
  • 06-27-18

Excellent German primer

Short stories really help when studying other languages and the glossary provided with is amazing.Great way to improve pronunciation and understanding of German sentence structure.

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  • Dayni Vasili
  • 06-27-18

Enough information to apply

The audio portion is good, it's understandable and was easy to download on my Android phone. Works on Apple devices as well and includes instructions for download.

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  • Brantley jase
  • 06-27-18

Good for learning a few basic words

The stories are short and easy to review in a quick session and cover a variety of practical topics. Whether you plan on visiting Germany and need lessons on things like ordering at a restaurant and navigating the train stations, or you moved abroad and need lessons on common phrases used for going to the grocery store, for household chores, or in everyday conversation, this book has you covered.

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  • Rowan Elian
  • 06-27-18

great help for my German learning

I like that the stories aren't too long but allow for enough German vocabulary and that they end with short overview quizzes so you can test yourself after finishing each story.

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  • Jazz
  • 06-27-18

Best book to make progress!!!

I can add that I found these stories to be very useful because of the rich vocabulary, practicing sentence formation as well as pronunciation. The MP3's for each story add so much more value as you can practice your listening skills as well.

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  • Jacey Leesha
  • 06-27-18

Learning German? Get this.

Although this method needs a lot of concentration and enthusiasm listening to the stories it provided the best result and it also needs a basic understanding of that language.

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  • Sofia
  • 06-27-18

Great supplement

The way author provided the stories are absolutely delicious and the vocabularies he mentioned from short stories are perfect suitable to help understand the stories.

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  • Fable
  • 06-27-18

still good

These short stories contain a lot of valuable material for people in the midst of learning the German language as well as gives a little glimpse into the day to day living and culture of the Germans.

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  • Ella
  • 06-27-18

Pretty cool

i find this book would be tough one for the beginners as it may seems complicated at first but definitely worth a try. I am lucky to have some German friends where i get the basics of this language.