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Karneval in Köln

Learn German with Stories 3 - 10 Short Stories for Beginners
Narrated by: André Klein
Series: Learn German with Stories, Book 3
Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
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Summary

Experience the third episode of the "Dino lernt Deutsch" story series for German learners on your stereo or headphones, at home or on the go! The narration speed and style of this audiobook is aimed at absolute beginners, with special emphasis on clear pronunciation, so that you can easily pause and repeat words and phrases whenever you please.

Intermediate learners are invited to just sit back and immerse themselves in the sounds and sights of the Cologne Carnival. To maximize learning benefits, we recommend listening to this audiobook together with a paperback or ebook edition of "Learn German with Stories: Karneval in Köln - 10 Short Stories for Beginners".

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Another fab story for beginners & pre-intermediate

Interesting, funny, easy to understand. Good vocab, and nice to learn about Kölnischer culture. Very much enjoying these stories.

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Karneval in Koln

One of a series of very well thought out and written books for anyone serious about learning German. The books are witty and fun. The written books help a lot in obtaining a complete idea of the books contents . Highly recommended

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Another great instalment.

Textbooks are never enough on their own. Stories really help with picking up vocabulary and these ones are great. They make me want to go and experience the carnival first hand.

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Great books

I really like these series of books on audible to work alongside my hard copy of books that I read as well.
Let's hope there's more to come

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Great for German - but really annoying music!

Where does Karneval in Köln (Learn German with Stories - 10 Short Stories for Beginners) rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Very good

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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.

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  • Mr . Review .
  • 19-12-15

Another great audio book from this author.

Would you consider the audio edition of Karneval in Köln (Learn German with Stories - 10 Short Stories for Beginners) to be better than the print version?

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.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Karneval in Köln (Learn German with Stories - 10 Short Stories for Beginners)?

Recommend , recommend , recommend My level of German has improved immensely since I started buying this series of books. They are price friendly also.

Have you listened to any of André Klein’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

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.

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  • felipe
  • 21-02-20

Sehr gut

Ich finde das Buch relaxing zuhören und gut fur uben.
Ich habe die zehn Bucher gehört und waren toll.
Danke

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  • James L.
  • 06-11-19

A Wonderful Way to Reinforce Learning

Mr. Klein's books are one of the most enjoyable touchstones in my language learning program. The vocabulary and grammar used are just right for the level targeted: not so difficult as to make the listener give up, but difficult enough to require repeated listening to internalize the lessons. Dino is a completely relatable character. The cringeworthy situations he finds himself in play nicely off his neerdoell charm. I expect to listen to the entire series several times before I'm done with it.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 27-02-19

loved every moment of my journy

I especially like the sound effects, makes you feel like you are really there . The narration was very well done. I find it easier to learn if I use my kindle book along with my Audable book.

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  • Monika Michelsen
  • 31-08-17

Easy to understand

The recording is great for a beginner. The pronunciation is clear. I enjoyed this recording.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 02-10-16

easy

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

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  • LiGi
  • 13-07-16

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.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 14-05-16

Easy learning with André Klein

Good pace and very clear narration. I could easily follow the story without any difficulty

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  • Benjamin Chadwick
  • 11-09-16

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.

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  • Craig M
  • 21-01-16

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.