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German Short Stories for Beginners: 30 Captivating Short Stories to Learn German & Grow Your Vocabulary the Fun Way!

Bilingual German, Book 1
Length: 5 hrs and 9 mins
Categories: Languages, German
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Summary

Thirty German short stories for complete beginners.

One of the smartest ways to improve fluency is to hear stories in your chosen language. Finding appropriate literature can be tough when you’re just starting out, but this collection of 30 short stories is a fun and entertaining way of learning German vocabulary and grammar. Each story is around 300 words, making them very quick listens without overwhelming you. Crafted for beginners, this is ideal for newcomers who are trying to approach fluency in a natural way. 

Rapidly learn new vocabulary.

These stories will help you learn how German is commonly written and conveyed with natural dialogues and expressions.

Grasp the grammar.

Each story has a mixture of simple dialogue, descriptive sentences and everything in-between. This allows you to pick up how sentences are commonly written along with how to describe scenery, items, and people, giving you an overall and detailed way of understanding the written language.

Reading and listening skills.

Each story is only 300 words, giving you an engaging yet simple story that you can quickly read through. We also supply you with a free audio file so that you can follow along and understand how each word is said and how the sentences should be read. This is narrated by a native German speaker, ensuring every inflection is correct.

With this audiobook, you will get a PDF to help you read along and see the written vocabulary. If you want to improve your reading fluency as quickly and naturally as possible, then this audiobook is ideal. Not only that, but each story is interesting, and you can read them in a matter of minutes.

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

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Easy to understand.

The stories are at a beginner level, easy to read and helps develop your vocabulary.

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The authors have done a good job.

Stories are very funny and easy to listen to the beginner that I am. Even if the plot sometimes goes wry the point is to learn as much vocabulary and grammar as possible in a short piece of text. The authors have done a good job.

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Amazing.

I could follow the story. Amazing. I have been studying German on my own, books. I tried reading children’s books but did not get a grip like with this method. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to get ahead in German.

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Totally recommended !

For people who've learned basic German, this is a great way to expand their vocabulary. I do wish there were English translations of each story, though, with each page side by side.

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I'm impressed by this book

Great audio books for the beginner German student! I have enjoyed both the written and audiobooks in this series.

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A lot's of info here

This collection of short stories is a good way to improve your German if you know the basics of the language. I enjoyed it very much.

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Suggested!!

This audio book helped me improve my vocabulary in a relatively painless way. I suggest this book.

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One of the best guide

Funny way to learn German. I like the humor and simple sentences which make learning the language easier.

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It's exceptional guide

Excellent intro text for learning German. Easy, 30 fun stories that allow you to expand your knowledge of the language.

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I love everything about this book.

I love everything about this book. It is perfect for me, looking forward to more material in the future from the Authors!!

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  • Christopher Bailey
  • 29-04-19

Wonderful book.

The stories are great and the opportunity to expand my vocabulary and see how some of the grammar works is very valuable. I'm learning German using Duolingo and am using this to supplement the wonderful program.

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  • Alexander Allen
  • 29-04-19

Good stories!

It was good to read and practice my German again - though I still needed to read most stories with a dictionary on the side for a few words. I was 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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  • Louis Butler
  • 29-04-19

Helpful.

The instructions at the start of the book on how to read the text effectively are helpful and set the tone, at least for me, on what to expect and how to proceed. One important point that stands out and helps to relieve learners frustration is, "You must accept that you won't understand everything you read in the story." I find that I learn more and retain more reading texts like these than grinding away in a grammar book.

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  • Sean Summers
  • 29-04-19

Great details.

These short stories, presented as they are, were exactly what I needed. I had tried reading the German language news and even purchased a novel written in German. I found both too difficult to enjoy. I have read these short stories several times and each new reading brings out more interesting detail.

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  • Susan
  • 02-09-19

Outstanding guide

German is simple enough that one can understand most of it even if one is a beginner-so it's very confidence building, and excellent for vocabulary building.

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  • Alice
  • 02-09-19

Highly recommend!!

The vocabulary is interesting, so I found it useful. I am trying to learn German on my own.

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  • Amn
  • 02-09-19

Awesome!!

This is worth the money for people learning German. Thanks for the Creator for this guide.

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  • Denise
  • 02-09-19

Prescribed!!

This is an excellent audio book. Not extremely challenging but a good vocabulary builder and listening comprehension builder. This audio book is also much better than buying the small books separate (which are too short to be worth the money). The stories are interesting.

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  • Kathy
  • 02-09-19

I prefer this guide

I am above the beginner level but wanted to start fresh (not at the beginner level). This book is absolutely perfect for me! I know the bulk of the vocabulary, and it is a good refresher for different tenses of verbs.

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  • Billy Yates
  • 29-04-19

The stories are entertaining .

I feel so accomplished by reading it; it's giving me the confidence to continue pursuing my German. The stories are entertaining with plot twists and such. I recommend this to everyone learning German.