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German: Short Stories for Beginners Audiobook

German: Short Stories for Beginners: 9 Captivating Short Stories to Learn German & Expand Your Vocabulary While Having Fun

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Publisher's Summary

Are you bored with the traditional methods people tell you to use to learn German? Are you bored with all those dusty grammar books that pile up making everything look so hard? What if we told you there's a better, more enjoyable way to learn German and grow your vocabulary exponentially? Well, guess what? There is! The best way to learn German is by listening to short stories. The problem? You might feel like you don't know where to start, or you may feel lost trying to read whatever pops up on the Internet. And that's exactly why we created this book.

We know how difficult it may seem to learn a foreign language from scratch, let alone trying to put all that learning into practice. But what you might not realize is that it's fairly easy to fully incorporate the essentials of a language once you frame that learning into a certain context (for example, a short story). Short stories allow you to put what you've learned so far into practice, allowing you to expand your vocabulary quickly, make sense of ideas, understand new concepts, and overall get a better grasp of the German language.

Short stories work because they eliminate the stress of forcing yourself to learn. Instead, when you listen to the nine captivating short stories we've prepared for you, you will learn German without even realizing you're learning it! The stories consist of multiple genres, including adventure, fantasy, mystery, romance, just to name a new. We wanted these stories to be fun, interesting, and appealing, motivating you to keep on listening to find out what happens next. That's the very best way to learn, don't you think?

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    T. Klees Sheffield, South Yorkshire United Kingdom 10/04/2017
    T. Klees Sheffield, South Yorkshire United Kingdom 10/04/2017 Member Since 2015
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    "Great for learners"

    I'll give it a second listen, a lot of stories here, and varied. I'm sure using the printed version as well would be better, but I am using this to complement a classroom based course and only have my commuting time to spare; so I have gone audio only. Dieses Buch gefällt mir.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Belle 25/07/2017
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    "Challenging but fun!"
    Where does German: Short Stories for Beginners rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Among all language audiobook, I must say that this is second to the best. The best language book I read was the one on French language. I love the narrator from that audiobook.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The stories are fantastic. They were well written and highly effective in helping one practice with speaking on that language.


    Any additional comments?

    Superb!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Mulan 25/07/2017
    Mulan 25/07/2017
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    "Perfect stars for this!"

    Love it! Glad I gave this audiobook a try! It is a must have to all German language beginners.

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    Moana 25/07/2017
    Moana 25/07/2017
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    "Happy with this! Glad I bought this"

    If you are into foreign language studies, these audiobooks by language academy are a must try! There are a lot of stories to listen too and you will never get bored while reviewing. Kudos to the team behind this!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Anna 25/07/2017
    Anna 25/07/2017
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    "gain knowledge from this audiobook!"

    I never though I would love German language this much. This is a fun to use audiobook to try! I am happy I found this. Worth sharing too!

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    Poca 25/07/2017
    Poca 25/07/2017
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    "Highly recommended!"

    This German language short stories are a must try! Been practicing German since last week and it is really difficult. But this audiobook made the pressure light and I was able to understand some of the basics. I love it!

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    Meri 24/07/2017
    Meri 24/07/2017
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    "Love it! This is worth giving a try"

    I am new to German and I actually do not know if I will ever be fluent in this language. Among all language that I've tried practicing, German is the most difficult one! This book has still been very helpful in terms of helping me with the right way to pronounce words.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Cinderella 24/07/2017
    Cinderella 24/07/2017
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    "If you enjoy French language u must try German!"

    I am fond of learning new language everytime. Even just learning the basics will do. This audiobooks by Language Academy had been very helpful to me. I am so happy I found these audiobooks. They are indeed a must try if you are into foreign language as well. Wel dine language academy! Looking forward to trying more of your works!

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    Belle 24/07/2017
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    "Great way to practice German language!"

    I highly recommend this audiobook since this book was recommended to me too. I learned German language in no time! This is perfect if you already have basic knowledge on German language. I will be using this guide as soon as I travel to Germany and these stories will be helpful. I will simply recall the way the narrator pronounce the words and do the same.

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    dani 23/07/2017
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    "German stories to remember!"
    What did you like most about German: Short Stories for Beginners?

    I like the voice of the narrator. I enjoyed the stories because the narrator tell them very clearly.


    Have you listened to any of Isabell Kern’s other performances? How does this one compare?

    I haven't yet. This was my first time hearing her voice. Superb!


    Any additional comments?

    Good job! Thanks language academy! These audiobooks are truly helpful!

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  • Vladimir Sykora
    16/07/17
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    "This isn't a beginner's book."
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    It says it's for beginners, but it isn't. I bought it for my son, who has learned German for two years in High School. However, he didn't listen to it because it's too difficult. I am fluent in German and definitely this is not a book for beginners.


    What could The Language Academy have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    I wish there was an option to listen to the beginning of the book to verify the level.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Michonne
    07/11/16
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    "been a fan of languag academy's audibles!"
    Would you listen to German: Short Stories for Beginners again? Why?

    I would listen to this audiobook all over again to enhance my vocabulary in this language :)


    What did you like best about this story?

    The stories are all good and it got me hooked as I expected. just like their previous works :)


    What about Isabell Kern’s performance did you like?

    Well narrated! the accent and pronunciation of words are easy to understand. perfect for beginners!


    Any additional comments?

    Will get more of their audiobooks soon!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Maggie
    07/11/16
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    "cool way to learn German language!"
    Where does German: Short Stories for Beginners rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    in language category, it would be the best because I totally enjoyed learning with this guide. listening to a good story that is narrated in German language is an effective way to practice your vocabulary in German! good idea Language Academy!


    Any additional comments?

    5 stars for this audiobook and hope they create more!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Brielle Alex
    06/11/16
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    "Five stars *****"
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    I would love to learn new language with the same pattern of learning. It's a lot better especially the way it was delivered. It was concise and there were equivalent English translation of the German Phrases and word. <br/><br/>

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Rosalie Charles
    06/11/16
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    "Better way to learn the language."
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    Short stories were interesting. They were all in German language and there were follow up questions with multiple choices to check how much I undertand the story I read. <br/><br/>Good thing there was also English summary to confirm if we undertood the story.<br/><br/>

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Charlotte Gabriel
    06/11/16
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    "Challenging but I like it."
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    Entirely unique way of learning German language. Though I found it challenging but the way it was delivered was clear and able to familiarized myself with phrases and words.<br/><br/>

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Cassie
    21/11/16
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    "effective way to learn german language!"
    If you could sum up German: Short Stories for Beginners in three words, what would they be?

    Effective and fun!


    What did you like best about this story?

    I loved all the short stories here!


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    yes because I loved learning German!


    Any additional comments?

    hope they make more language audiobooks!

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Weeble23
    26/03/17
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    "Cool way to learn."

    Just rock n roll. The learning will come. It is not ready to eat. Needs some mixing.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Sasha
    07/11/16
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    "finalle German stories!"
    What made the experience of listening to German: Short Stories for Beginners the most enjoyable?

    the stories are great! been waiting for them to make German short stories finally!


    Any additional comments?

    Mandarin please!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Kayla
    05/11/16
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    "good one! as expected."
    What did you love best about German: Short Stories for Beginners?

    I liked the way they were narrated. It made learning German language easy!


    Any additional comments?

    It was recommended to me by a friend and I am glad I tried it! looking forward to listening to more of their works!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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