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Publisher's Summary

A fun and excellent way to learn German.

Do you want to boost your comprehension and grow your vocabulary while enjoying yourself? These captivating stories will ignite your imagination so you can learn German quickly and easily.  

Say goodbye to scratching your head in confusion. 

Forget about reading boring German textbooks that are so long you'll never reach the end. With German Short Stories: 9 Simple and Captivating Stories for Effective German Learning for Beginners, you will experience a relief from the frustrations you might have experienced when trying to learn German through a more rigid approach.  

In this audiobook, you will encounter rich and new, but not too complex, vocabulary, which is translated at the end of the chapter, avoiding the hassle of having to stop the listening rhythm to look up every word in the dictionary. Every paragraph is translated, as well as the summary of the story, thus providing a clearer comprehension of each sentence while trying to prevent the temptation the listener might have, if discouraged, of giving up and listening to the whole story in English.  

After each chapter, there is a question section, which aims to test the listener's overall understanding of the story, containing both open-ended and multiple-choice questions. The solved questions are provided at the end, enabling you to check your own answers and, consequently, develop your skills.

Download this magnificent audiobook now to learn German through short stories!

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

©2018 Language Learning University (P)2018 Language Learning University

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NOT RECOMMENDED!

I ONLY GOT 2-1/2 MINUTES WORTH OF THE BOOK IN THE GERMAN "STORIES"! (AFTER 7-1/2 MIN OF EXPLANATION...) ..REALLY?!!
THE STORY WAS ABRUPTLY CUT OFF, AND NO MORE COULD BE FOUND! DEFINITELY A WASTE OF MY MONEY, AND TIME! I DO NOT RECOMMEND!!!

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All good

it's very enjoyable as I can get the basic gist of the stories without needing to look things up. And if I do look things up it only improves my German. The stories are fun and enjoyable.

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understanding of German sentence structure

Great book with amazing German Stories. Which I was waiting for a long time.I recommended to all my friends …

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Helping my Language Skills

A bit challenging for my current German capabilities but most all the words I don't recognize are covered in the definitions after the story. I think these stories will be a great boon to learning German

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Really enjoyed this

Not too easy, not too hard, they provide a distinct thrill when you’re able to listen to at a time without looking in the dictionary for help. Just perfect for the beginner German student, or any lover of languages.

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Nice cover

These short stories, presented as they are, were exactly what I needed. I fit the profile to a "T". I had tried reading the German language news and even purchased a novel written in German. I found both too difficult to enjoy.

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GREAT IDEAS!

I had to use my German-English quite a bit. It would have been nice to have a translation of the stories at the back of the book to check my interpretation skills. Great, easy understand that has help me a lot.

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Top Notch

Excellent learning material. The stories were unusual. Had various moods and that helps to remember and learn new expressions and grammar.

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Helpful! Particularly the Audio Version

for 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. An d here the authors have done a good job.

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Recommended one

Excellent way to improve vocabulary and pronunciation in an interesting way, without rote memorization.i really recommend you all to got this book. hope you learn a lot and be motivated. It's really an awesome book.

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  • 06-27-18

Easy to follow idioms kept to a minimum.

The stories are well crafted - integrating everyday vocabulary and expressions around interesting and useful themes. The English translations are also helpful.

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  • Zak
  • 06-27-18

Excellent German primer

Short stories really help when studying other languages and the glossary provided with is amazing.Great way to improve pronunciation and understanding of German sentence structure.

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  • Dayni Vasili
  • 06-27-18

Enough information to apply

The audio portion is good, it's understandable and was easy to download on my Android phone. Works on Apple devices as well and includes instructions for download.

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  • Brantley jase
  • 06-27-18

Good for learning a few basic words

The stories are short and easy to review in a quick session and cover a variety of practical topics. Whether you plan on visiting Germany and need lessons on things like ordering at a restaurant and navigating the train stations, or you moved abroad and need lessons on common phrases used for going to the grocery store, for household chores, or in everyday conversation, this book has you covered.

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  • Rowan Elian
  • 06-27-18

great help for my German learning

I like that the stories aren't too long but allow for enough German vocabulary and that they end with short overview quizzes so you can test yourself after finishing each story.

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  • Harry Alonzo 
  • 06-27-18

Best book to make progress!!!

I can add that I found these stories to be very useful because of the rich vocabulary, practicing sentence formation as well as pronunciation. The MP3's for each story add so much more value as you can practice your listening skills as well.

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  • Jacey Leesha
  • 06-27-18

Learning German? Get this.

Although this method needs a lot of concentration and enthusiasm listening to the stories it provided the best result and it also needs a basic understanding of that language.

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  • Fable
  • 06-27-18

still good

These short stories contain a lot of valuable material for people in the midst of learning the German language as well as gives a little glimpse into the day to day living and culture of the Germans.

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  • Ella
  • 06-27-18

Pretty cool

i find this book would be tough one for the beginners as it may seems complicated at first but definitely worth a try. I am lucky to have some German friends where i get the basics of this language.

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  •  Dimitr Nikolai
  • 06-26-18

Just about right for German learners.

Excellent beginner tutorials for German. The whole series is great. This is available as audiobooks so you can work on your pronunciation, but this books is geared toward vocabulary and a little grammar.