German Short Stories For Beginners: 20 Captivating Short Stories To Learn German & Grow Your Vocabulary The Fun Way! (Easy German Stories) by Lingo Mastery, Book Review
About The Book:
Do you know what the hardest thing for a German learner is? Finding PROPER reading material that they can handle…which is precisely the reason we’ve written this book!
Teachers love giving out tough, expert-level literature to their students, books that present many new problems to the reader and force them to search for words in a dictionary every five minutes — it’s not entertaining, useful or motivating for the student at all, and many soon give up on learning at all!
In this book, we have compiled 20 easy-to-read, compelling and fun stories that will allow you to expand your vocabulary and give you the tools to improve your grasp of the wonderful German tongue. How German Short Stories for Beginners works: Each story is interesting and entertaining with realistic dialogues and day-to-day situations.
The summaries follow a synopsis in German and in English of what you just read, both to review the lesson and for you to see if you understood what the tale was about. At the end of those summaries, you’ll be provided with a list of the most relevant vocabulary involved in the lesson, as well as slang and sayings that you may not have understood at first glance!
Finally, you’ll be provided with a set of tricky questions in German, providing you with the chance to prove that you learned something in the story. Don’t worry if you don’t know the answer to any — we will provide them immediately after, but no cheating!
We want you to feel comfortable while learning the tongue; after all, no language should be a barrier for you to travel around the world and expand your social circles! So look no further! Pick up your copy of German Short Stories for Beginners and start learning German right now! This book has been written by a native German author and is recommended for A2+ level learners.
About The Author:
Lingo Mastery is an innovative language education brand that is transforming the way we learn languages. Lingo Mastery is on a mission to make language learning not just easier, but also a lot more fun.
Besides the fantastic books that can be found on this page, Lingo Mastery also has an active website, packed with golden nuggets that will help you on your journey to fluency.
Did You Know: (Book Articles)
-The German language is the official language in three different European countries: Germany, Austria and Switzerland. It belongs to the West Germanic of the Indo-European language family. Other languages from this category include English, Frisian, Dutch, Netherlandic, and Flemish.
German is the native language of over 95 Million people and is the 6th largest language with the most native speakers. It is one of the main cultural languages of the western world and is studied and learned by millions of people. The German language has many different dialects depending on in which country or region you are in but in written form, it looks very similar wherever you are.
When it comes to actual speaking, there are a lot of different dialects, some of which are nearly impossible to understand for a foreigner. The most difficult dialects of German you will typically come across in Austria and Switzerland. So if you’re looking to go on a learning vacation, maybe try Germany first.
German is a key language in the European Union and the new economies of Central and Eastern Europe. Even abroad, the German language seems to be in great demand. According to ZAF (Center for Education and Training), in 2015 about 15.4 million people attended German courses at schools, universities or language institutes. That is 500.000 more than just 5 years prior. The language is gaining more and more popularity.
It may be important to note at this point that having a basic to intermediate level of German may be an important tool for your professional future, as well as opening several doors for you on your resume if you feel the need to either migrate or work in a multi-cultural environment. German speakers will usually greatly appreciate your effort in having partially or fully learned their language, and they will happily collaborate with you in solving your doubts.
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