Topic: News (40 articles)

German

New: Dino lernt Deutsch Episode 11: “Lockdown in Liechtenstein”

The wait is finally over! Dino is back, and although his world has gotten a lot smaller, he still finds himself at the center of much mischief. Get volume 11 on: 📙Amazon 🍏Apple Books 🔽EPUB/PDF 📕Kobo 📘Barnes & Noble This…

August 21, 2020, by

News

Battling Corona With Culture: Berlin Philharmonics & Viennese Opera Giving Away Free Access to Livestreams

Ever wanted to visit the Berlin Philharmonic but never found the time or money? Well, now they’re coming to you, free of charge. Due to cancellations of physical events because of the coronavirus, they are now giving away free access…

March 14, 2020, by

German

“Schlaflose Sarah”, or: How to Make an App When You Don’t Know How

Ever since I first started writing interactive fantasy fiction for German learners back in 2013 I’ve been toying with the idea of doing something similar in app form. But I had two problems. First of all, the fantasy genre wasn’t…

December 23, 2019, by

German

NEW: Digital in Dresden Audiobook

UPDATE:¬† This title is now also on Audible. The latest audiobook in the Dino lernt Deutsch series (episode 9) is finally here! After wrangling with soundwaves for a few weeks the audiobook is now complete and slowly rolling out to…

May 15, 2019, by

German

NEW: Dino lernt Deutsch Episode 10: Schlamassel in Stuttgart

In case you missed it on the newsletter, there’s a brand new Dino lernt Deutsch episode! That’s right, episode 10 is out now and this time Dino is going to Stuttgart, Germany’s 6th largest city, capital of Baden-W√ľrttemberg and home…

March 17, 2019, by

Language Learning

Introducing: The Bookshop Redesign

It’s the year 2018. We still don’t have flying cars, but Wikipedia¬†lists¬†more than 30 different ebook file formats. As much as I love to read (and create) ebooks, there are so many different competing formats and platforms out there that…

October 26, 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

Introducing The Learn German With Stories Super-Bundle Set (PDF, ePUB, MOBI, MP3 + Flashcards)

If you’re following the newsletter you might have heard that now finally¬†all 8 episodes of our Learn German With Stories series¬†Dino lernt Deutsch¬†are available as audiobook editions. In other words, you can now read every episode from Caf√© in Berlin…

December 11, 2017, by

German

10 Online Games To Boost Your German Learning (Text, Strategy, Adventures)

Playing¬†video¬†games can be a fun way to learn German (or any language, for that matter), but the problem is that most games designed¬†specifically for learners are utterly boring, so learners will often¬†be better off to just play games designed for…

April 15, 2016, by

German

How To Use A German Keyboard On Your iPhone, Android, Mac or Windows PC

Have you ever struggled with German spelling? Don’t worry, we all have, even for native Germans the many rules and reforms can quickly turn correct spelling into a guessing game. But as with everything, practice makes perfect, or as we…

March 23, 2016, by

German

7 German TV Series To Make You Laugh And Learn The Language In No Time

Tired of struggling with¬†irregular verbs and breaking your head over declension rules? Why not put your textbook aside for a while and watch some German TV series? Even if you don’t understand everything at first, you’ll be surprised how much…

July 31, 2014, by

Hacks & Tutorials

Best Ebook Reader Apps With Word Translation For iPad and iPhone (iOS)

Ebooks and ereading technology is everywhere these days.¬†According to this¬†survey, a whopping¬†86% “of the top 2,500 genre fiction bestsellers” sold on Amazon in 2013 were ebooks. In other words, ebooks are doing great, whether on iPad¬†and¬†Phone ebook apps or dedicated…

April 28, 2014, by