André Klein


  • Website: andreklein.net


  • German

    11 Yiddish Words in German And Their Ancient Hebrew Origins

    Did you know that some of the funniest, most expressive words in German aren’t actually German but Yiddish? They’ve become such an integral part of our language that even native speakers aren’t always aware of their origins. Interestingly, while American…

    July 9, 2018, by

    German

    Learn German With Radio Plays: Free Audio Dramas For Listening & Learning

    Listening to a gripping story as an audio book can be a great way to immerse yourself in narrative German, pick up on on speech patterns, prosody and pronunciation. But you know what’s even more immersive? Radio plays! The difference…

    June 29, 2018, by

    German

    New: Café in Berlin German Workbook by Jeff Richards (Free PDF)

    Café in Berlin is the book that started the Dino lernt Deutsch series, and it remains one of my most popular German story books to date. It has been an Amazon bestseller for many consecutive months, topping the charts in…

    June 25, 2018, by

    German

    Global German: Sioux Falls, South Dakota

    One of the fun aspects of being an indie-publisher is seeing how a book travels around the world, not just in terms of regional clicks and sales, but hearing from actual people. In the last couple of years I’ve dedicated…

    June 20, 2018, by

    German

    How To Learn German in Germany When Everyone’s Speaking English To You

    So you’ve downloaded a couple of German apps, read some books, picked up a few phrases, and then you finally get on that flight to Berlin or Munich, eager to put all of your efforts to use. You’re going to…

    June 15, 2018, by

    German

    How To Blast Off With Easy German Reading Practice

    There are many moving parts in the German language: grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, etc. These are all things that native speakers tend to be unaware of. We don’t “calculate” declensions, rummage through our mental dictionaries or twist our tongue into unseemly…

    June 8, 2018, by

    German

    25+ Easy German Short Stories To Boost Your Reading Skills

    Learning German with stories is one of the most effective ways to increase your vocabulary and rapidly make sense of grammar in action. Don’t believe me? There’s actually some interesting brain research on how languages affect our cerebral pathways. But…

    June 6, 2018, by

    German

    25 Facts About The Berlin Wall You Didn’t Know Yet

    not too long ago, there were two Germanies: East and West, separated by the impenetrable (Berlin) Wall and its death strip. It separated neighbors on the same street, split up families, inspired courageous escape attempts and created tragedy after tragedy….

    June 3, 2018, by

    German

    Dino Does Dresden! A Learn German With Stories New-Release (Ebook & Paperback)

    I know many of you have been waiting for this, so first things first: the 9th book in the Dino lernt Deutsch series is out now and you can get it on Kindle, as a Paperback or directly from our website. The Story Behind…

    March 13, 2018, by

    German

    10 Quiz Questions About German Cities

    Do you know your German cities? Take this short and fun quiz to check your knowledge about some of the most famous German cities. Ready? Let’s get quizzical! 1. The biggest sea port in Germany is in … Kiel Bremen…

    February 26, 2018, by

    German

    7 Sources Of Free German Ebooks For Learners (PDF, MOBI, EPUB)

    One of the best ways to acquire new vocabulary and see all the bits and pieces of German grammar in the wild, while having enough time to take it all in, is reading books in German. You don’t have to…

    January 5, 2018, by

    German

    Behind The Pages: The Making Of A Talking Book (Café in Berlin EPUB3)

    As an author of stories for language learners it’s always important to me to create materials that are both fun and useful on a day-today basis. So perhaps it will not come as much of a surprise that many of these works are…

    December 27, 2017, by