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Summary

Experience the first episode of our bestselling "Dino lernt Deutsch" story series for German learners on your stereo or headphones, at home or on the go. Narrated by the author with special emphasis on early text comprehension practice and pronunciation, this audiobook will not only help you learn German, but let you experience the story through the ears of the protagonist.

To maximize study effects, we recommend listening to this audiobook together with a paperback or ebook edition of "Learn German with Stories: Café in Berlin - 10 short stories for beginners". Can you solve all the exercises in the text just by listening to the audio edition?
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Thank you Andre

The best learning aid I've ever come across. Fun, engaging, good flow and rhythm. Would recommend for anyone willing to invest the time and effort to embark on a language learning adventure.
The world becomes your playground.

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Entertaining!

Fantastic approach to learning German. I have already purchased the 2nd one Ferien in Frankfurt- More please!

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really great for beginners!

I wish there was also another version that's faster and more natural so that I can listen to exact same story, now that I know what's coming, but at a bit more natural pace.

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Doesn't come with recommended E-Book

Would you try another book written by André Klein or narrated by André Klein?

Yes if the E-book was included

Would you ever listen to anything by André Klein again?

Yes if the E-book was included

How did the narrator detract from the book?

The E-book wasnt included

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Café in Berlin (Learn German with Stories 1 - 10 Short Stories for Beginners)?

I would add in the e-book

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  • G
  • Bristol, United Kingdom
  • 31-08-17

Good for beginners learning German

I've now listened to four of these short stories and find they're a very good way to add variety to the language course I'm following. They may be read a bit slowly for some learners but you can speed up the dialogue if you want to with the Audible app. I find this series very helpful and will be on the lookout for more.

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  • Irene
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 26-07-17

Excellent tool

Excellent tool for beginners of German language. The histories are adequate for adults. Strongly recommend, particularly with the books to check spelling and vocabulary

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ok

it is not the best learning resource as it does not clarify what the vocabulary means however it is well narrated

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Fantastic for A2

great if your nust getting back into learning or you feel your a bit rusty! i think this will moat benefit A2 learners but it is a helpful tool for all beginners!

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Great stories for learning German

I have enjoyed listening to the stories and there is humour in them which makes learning fun. I do have the book too but listening, reading and talking skills go hand in hand. I would highly recomend. Es ist sehr gut!

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Excellent value !

Found it really useful. Very good value. Look forward to more narratiion from Andre .

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  • Super T
  • 13-06-15

Great way to learn

Find the book online so you can follow along. The vocabulary words are bolded in the dialogue. Their definitions are included at the end of each chapter. I recommend adding them to a vocabulary list like the one found in dict.cc to quiz you. Viel Glück!

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  • Jesus Villanueva
  • 02-04-15

So nice!

For a beginner it's so nice to be able to follow along! Seriously exciting :) highly recommended, great narration and pace!

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  • pm444
  • 16-09-14

Hoping for more from the same author

What did you love best about Learn German With Stories: Café in Berlin ? 10 Short Stories for Beginners?

The narration matches the text in the ebook (also available in paperback). Each chapter is short, entertaining, and easy for a beginner. Mr. Klein is listed as the narrator, so you're hearing a native speaker read German. There are helpful (and non-instrusive) sound effects to accompany parts of the text. For instance, you might hear a crowd cheering when the text is about soccer. It never drowns out the narration. The narration is read very slowly, not at normal speed. This is helpful, but it would be even more helpful if the Audible book contained two parts, with the second part containing the narration read at normal speed.

What other book might you compare Learn German With Stories: Café in Berlin ? 10 Short Stories for Beginners to and why?

I don't think there is anything quite like this book or this series. They are very professionally done and the prices are extremely reasonable. You can listen while you're reading, or you can listen without the printed text, to test your listening comprehension.

Which character – as performed by André Klein – was your favorite?

He reads with enough expression to make it interesting, but not over-the-top, which would interfere with the story.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

No, it's not intended for that.

Any additional comments?

I've read and re-read the ebook versions of Mr. Klein's books, and the Audible version is a worthwhile addition. I would like it if the narration were read a second time at a much faster speed. This would only add about 20-30 minutes to the audiobook and it would not be necessary to include the sound effects, so it shouldn't be hard to do. I am looking forward to Audible versions of Mr. Klein's other books.

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  • Lassi Lapintie
  • 29-11-15

Great material for beginners and refreshers

I've been refreshing my rusty German hearing understanding and found this to be of great help. I would recommend it to advanced beginners who have a grasp of basic vocab already.

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  • Stephanie Brandon
  • 05-06-18

clear reading

the content seemed good and more true to real life scenarios but the reading was too slow with heavy pauses and overenunciated. a more natural reading approach would have helped!

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  • KPC504
  • 19-03-18

Serves Its Purpose Well

Would you listen to Café in Berlin (Learn German with Stories 1 - 10 Short Stories for Beginners) again? Why?

I would definitely listen to this again; the story is not bad, but more than that it is actually meant for that strange area between beginner and intermediate learner of German, where you don't have a firm grasp on the language, but you are beyond learning how to ask for a pretzel or beer at a restaurant.

It might not be a joy to listen to if you are a native German speaker, because the cadence of the storytelling is jolted and slow. However, it is a great pace for anyone new to listening to German and limited speaking experience. The slow cadence and clearly spaced words allow time for the novice listener (and that is certainly me) to register each word, and recall its meaning, so that he can listen to each sentence at a pace that allows him to use what he knows and understand what is happening, rather than being hurried along and left without any idea about what is happening in the story. By the end of the book, you feel accomplished, because you have gotten through the whole book without any visual clues to assist you.

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  • Sudo Mayhap
  • 15-11-17

very helpful, but must know basics

if you've taken intro to german, this will be a great aid. not for complete beginners.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 24-08-17

Clear voice and easy-to-understand vocabulary

Interesting stories from everyday life cases, once you master these sentences you will be able to create your owns.
Highly recommended for people in A1 level.

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  • cifey
  • 01-08-17

Gut Duetch lernen

nice sense of humor, speaks slowly.
there is no translation on the disk, must buy the book seperate and helps hack the german dictionary into Kindle.

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  • Walter2012
  • 31-12-16

Awesome audio file!!

What made the experience of listening to Learn German With Stories: Café in Berlin ? 10 Short Stories for Beginners the most enjoyable?

I highly recommend purchasing this audio file and use it with the book. My German comprehension has improved so much, I plan to buy the entire series through kindle and the audio files. My tips are to read a story first without the audio, then read with the audio, then read one more time but this time look up the words you do not know, then finally read through a fourth time with the audio. Do these steps for each story and you will be amazed at how much vocabulary you will remember.

What did you like best about this story?

Easy to read and just the right amount of humor to make it enjoyable.

Which scene was your favorite?

Multikulti story was my favorite.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

No, just happy that it is helping me to comprehend German better.