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Unbelievably annoying, maniacal and loud harmonica 'muzak' suddenly bursts against your eardrums - after listening to the calm and soothing voice of the reader this makes for a real shock and has me lurching to the mute button as fast as I possibly can. Starting to feel real dread when starting and finishing the audiobooks as I need to prepare to stop this really irritating sound! It really does put me off listening.
"Another great audio book from this author."
I now have bought both the audible and eBook version of this book , they go hand in hand. It is not easy to find good books at a upper beginner to intermediate level of German and the author addresses this area in excellent fashion. Some of the German phrases have been used in earlier books which I like thus revising from the past along with new phrases and ideas . Would like to see some of the authors other / non beginner range of books done in audio fashion in the future. Go for it please Andre.
Recommend , recommend , recommend My level of German has improved immensely since I started buying this series of books. They are price friendly also.
I have bought all of the 3 audio books that exist at this point in time. They are all excellent , they are not too long or not short . Being able to speed up the spoken text with the Audible App is a great bonus also.
First time listening didn't understand much maybe a word or two every other sentence and it's amazing how much I understood the second time! :) I'll try it again for a third after I listen to a different story or two
"great series. keep'em coming"
It's been a long while since the previous installment came out in audio, and I haven't looked at the printed version in a while too, but it's really great to be able to understand the audio. Andre' is one of a kind in this niche of German learning tools through stories.
"Easy learning with André Klein"
Good pace and very clear narration. I could easily follow the story without any difficulty
"These are very entertaining stories"
From context, you can discover so much in terms of grammar, pronunciation conjugation, etc., if you're trying to learn a new language. Once you know a good handful of nouns and verbs, this is a great way to see how they go together.
Every time you listen, you pick up another word you didn't realize the first time around. I bought every one in this series. I love Ferien in Frankfurt too.
"Needs text and translation"
Without the text you won't be able to visualize the words being said. Without a translation you can get off on the wrong track. These 2 flaws are enough for someone like me who needs to visualize the words to help with learning retention to stay away. I am surprised there were so many glowing reviews and I suspect that is kind of fishy.
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