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"Olly's top-notch language-learning insights are right in line with the best of what we know from neuroscience and cognitive psychology about how to learn effectively. I love his work - and you will too!" - Barbara Oakley, PhD, Author of New York Times bestseller A Mind for NumbersShort Stories in German for Intermediate Learners has been written especially for students from a low-intermediate to intermediate level, designed to give a sense of achievement, and most importantly - enjoyment! Mapped to B1-B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for languages, these eight captivating stories will both entertain you and give you a feeling of progress when reading. Eight stories in a variety of exciting genres, from science fiction and crime to history and thriller - making reading fun, while you learn a wide range of new vocabulary Controlled language at your level, to help you progress confidently Realistic spoken dialogues, to help you learn conversational expressions and improve your speaking ability Accessible grammar so you learn new structures naturally, in a stress-free way Beautiful illustrations accompanying each story, to set the scene and support your understanding Pleasure! Research shows that if you're enjoying reading in a foreign language, you won't experience the usual feelings of frustration - 'It's too hard!' 'I don't understand!'With intriguing plots that will spark your imagination and keep you reading, Short Stories in German for Intermediate Learners will take your grasp of German to the next level with key features to support and consolidate your progress, including: A glossary for bold-face words in each text A bilingual word list Full plot summary Comprehension questions after each chapter.

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Olly Richards

Olly Richards is a foreign language expert and teacher. He speaks eight languages and has authored over 30 books. He has appeared in international press, from the BBC and the Independent to El País and Gulf News. He has featured in languagedocumentaries and authored language courses for the Open University.Olly started learning his first foreign language at the age of 19, when he bought a one-way ticket to Paris. With no exposure to languages growing up, and no natural talent for languages, Olly had to figure out how to learn French from scratch. Twenty years later, Olly has studied languages from around the world and is considered an expert in the field.Through his books and website, StoryLearning.com, Olly is known for teaching languages through the power of story - including the book you are holding in your hands right now!You can find out more about Olly, including a library of free training, at his website: www.storylearning.com

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