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Next Steps in German with Paul Noble - Complete Course

German Made Easy with Your Personal Language Coach
Narrated by: Paul Noble
Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
Categories: Languages, German
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Summary

Take your German to the next level with Paul’s tried and tested method guaranteed to deepen your understanding of the language with his easy-to-follow approach. Next Steps is an intermediate course, for non-beginners, which follows on from the Complete German Beginner’s course.

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Best language course out there

I have completed Paul Noble’s course in full and have learned so much more than any book could teach me. It’s so easy to follow and the principles are so easy to remember, speaking basic German, something I had been struggling with, became almost easy. Thank you Paul!

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Excellent explanations

I have completed the basic course and next steps and am about to embark on a German night class.
I highly recommend the Paul Noble course. You can do it in the car or whilst walking the dog if you like because you can do the entire course as audio only. This is perfect if your main aim is to speak German and delay learning how to write it until you have mastered the basics.
I am also doing Pimsleur level 2 but really struggle to do that alone as Pimsleur does not give you grammar explanations; you are expected just to figure the patterns out for yourself. I find this almost impossible in German as it has strict grammar rules. This Paul Noble course gives a clear explanation of everything that is taught.
I have also used Speed Language Learning and unlike that course, the pronunciation on Paul Noble is crystal clear. He will ensure you know whether the sound at the end of the word is m or n. This is so important in German because it changes the meaning of the sentence and the word.
Another course that I can compare it to is Michael Thomas. Again, personally I would recommend Paul Noble over Michael Thomas because with Paul Noble you are asked to say something, given time to say it and then the narrator says it correctly. In my opinion this is better than Michael Thomas where you are listening to a lesson in which the students get things wrong so you are listening to incorrect prose plus correct prose. If you only want to hear correct prose, listen to this.
The downside is that it is a little slow and repetitive but repetition is key to learning. I listen to the easier parts on 1.25 speed.

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I liked it mostly, however he has this thing about cinemas/movie theatres, films/movies. I would forget the scentence as I would start translating then he would start the scentence again and I would lose my space. Once he had cinema and I would gladly and the sentence was repeated 4 times with all the different combinations! I just gave up as I wasn't sure where I was/ where he was or what had already been said

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very good, very well explained

I found this very good . even though I hadn't listed to any of the previous Paul Noble audio courses , I would definitely recommend it to anyone wanting to improve their German

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brilliant!

I can't speak highly enough of this course. He has an amazing ability to explain the difficult German language concepts in a way that you just can't fail to understand. I'm eagerly awaiting for his next installment.

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Brilliant

This is the best course I've found for learning the sometimes difficult rules and intricacies of German. I hope they do another one. 'Beyond Next Steps'.

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Fantastisch!

Excellent course - really impressed, both with the first part of the course and next steps, so much so that I immediately added the Paul Noble course in French to my account, and it's just as good. One of the best language guides I've come across yet

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Not very big steps

This is still quite basic and I was hoping for something more advanced..
If only it were possible to say what kind of level it is aimed at

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Excellent

Paul Noble will help you to put the pieces together to build confidence in your German understanding and conversation.

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The perfect sequel

A welcomed step up in difficulty from the first book, and even a manageable one

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  • Xander
  • 10-08-19

Well done Paul!

German is my fifth language, and after trying many methods while learning the others, this is by far the most useful and effective for beginning a language. I learn very quickly, so my only complaint is that it can move a bit slowly at times, but I think it would be perfect for most language leaners.
Learning new words and concepts is very easy in this course, and remembering then is effortless with the well timed repetition.
Overall better than anything I have tried as a beginner for my other languages (Rosetta Stone, Duolingo, other apps, learning in a classroom)
You will not be fluent at the end of the course, but it provides a very strong foundation for quickly improving your German.
If I ever need to learn Italian, I will definitely use Paul’s course!

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  • G B ASSAF
  • 18-09-19

A superb course that really works!

This is a really superb course that makes German instinctive, allowing you to learn grammar almost subconsciously. I have tried many ,often more expensive, language courses but this is simply the best!
Highly recommended! The approach taken simply works with daily application you can make significant progress in speaking German as opposed to use learning complicated German grammar.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 27-07-19

Awesome!

Easy, intrresting way to learn German! Lots of words, phrases, verbs, verb tenses, and sentences.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 22-05-19

Excellent

Really helped to figure out the usage for das, der, die, dem, den, in, ins, etc.

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  • Erin Grimm Mitchell
  • 03-05-19

Amazing!

Paul Noble’s series have made all of the German language learning MAKE SENSE. So many lightbulbs went off during the course; it all began to click for me.
It’s simple, unintimidating, and understandable. This course should be in every German language student’s arsenal!!
THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!

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  • Drew
  • 10-04-19

solid way of learning your new language

once again. Paul's course is simple, easy to understand. and very effective. A truly great language teacher.

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  • fitnforty
  • 07-04-19

The best. I recommend this book

This book really helped me improve my German I hope he does another level. You can learn the German cases organically as we would learn our first language.