André Klein was born in Germany, grew up in Sweden and Thailand and currently lives in Israel. He has been teaching languages for more than 15 years and is the author of various short stories, picture books and non-fiction works in English and German.
The process of learning the Hebrew Alphabet can be quite daunting. Many people start out learning the Aleph Bet eagerly but then forget quickly. This is why we’ve created a new visual approach to learning the absolute basics. Instead of overloading novice learners with details, rules and exceptions, this book focuses on the essentials: the 22 letters of the Hebrew Alphabet, their fundamental shape
Following the events of Schlamassel in Stuttgart, Dino travels to Liechtenstein to join a coveted workshop, when a global pandemic shutters all entries and exits to the Alpine monarchy. Stranded in an old castle not far from the capital, he is left to his own devices, grappling with the double whammy of isolation and monotony.
Boost your German vocabulary effortlessly with these fun little stories told through dialogue, gain confidence in your text comprehension skills through short quizzes and never forget new words and expressions again with the help of included flashcards (digital and printable).
In this sequel to Digital in Dresden, Dino and Elisabeth follow an invitation to attend a prestigious event, but when nothing goes as planned they suddenly find themselves on a strange quest through Germany's 6th largest city. With a worried relative in tow they hunt for clues across the valley basin of the capital of Baden-Württemberg, enlisting unlikely help from a local to unravel the mystery.
In this sequel to “Zurück in Zürich”, Dino lands a promising new office job in Dresden with stable pay and promotion opportunities, but it’s only so long before corporate implications force him to make a tough decision. Explore Dresden, learn about local culture, history and improve your German effortlessly along the way!
Following their “Walzer in Wien”, Dino and Elisabeth are off to Switzerland to visit extended family and enjoy some fresh mountain air but soon find themselves caught up between high-end expenses and a strange exercise in escape artistry.
This is the sequel to Shanima, and the conclusion of the Aschkalon trilogy, the interactive fantasy adventure for German learners:
The evil prince Katano has withdrawn to the secret realm of shadows, from where he plans to unleash an army of unspeakable terror onto the world. Only you can confront him. But will you withstand the temptation of dark forces yourself?
This is the sequel to Shanima, and the conclusion of the Aschkalon trilogy, the interactive fantasy adventure for German learners.
The evil prince Katano has withdrawn to the secret realm of shadows, from where he plans to unleash an army of unspeakable terror onto the world. Only you can confront him. But will you withstand the seduction of dark forces yourself?
In the wake of the events of “Plötzlich in Palermo”, Elisabeth lands a promising job in Vienna which comes with many perks but demands a lot of traveling, while Dino is left to his own devices.
Dies ist die siebte Episode der populären "Dino lernt Deutsch" Serie für Deutschlerner und DAF (Deutsch als Fremdsprache) Lehrer. Dino reist nach Wien, wo Elisabeth eine neue Stelle gefunden hat.
In this follow-up to “Ahoi aus Hamburg”, Dino travels back home to his place of birth, Palermo – coastal city and capital of Sicily – to join the wedding party of his big brother Alfredo.
Discover the culture and cuisine of northern Sicily, learn about sights and sounds of Palermo and improve your German effortlessly along the way.
In this sequel to "Karneval in Köln", Dino is making his way into the heart of Munich, capital of the Free State of Bavaria and home of the world-famous Explore the wonders of Munich in the autumn, learn about local sights and sounds, and improve your German effortlessly along the way!
This interactive adventure ebook for German learners puts you, the reader, at the heart of the action. Boost your grammar by engaging in sword fights, improve your conversation skills by interacting with interesting people and enhance your vocabulary while exploring forests and dungeons.
This is the fifth episode of the popular Baumgartner & Momsen mystery series for German learners.
When a loyal family dog comes upon a human ear in its feeding dish one morning, the police is notified immediately, but due to a sudden change in staff, the investigation proceeds only haltingly.
Help Kommissar Baumgartner and Kommissarin Momsen to solve this case and improve your German effortlessl
In this follow-up to “Ferien in Frankfurt”, Dino finds himself in Cologne, the carnival capital of Germany and home of the Cologne Cathedral. Struggling with tacky accommodations and an empty wallet, he stumbles over a gig which promises to be a walk down easy street. But before he knows it, the carnival begins and he’s faced with an onslaught of bewildering customs.
In this sequel to “Café in Berlin”, Dino makes his way towards the central German metropolis of Frankfurt am Main, caught in between quaint cider-pubs, the international banking elite, old acquaintances and the eternal question what to do with his life.
Explore Frankfurt’s city life, learn about local sights and sounds, and improve your German effortlessly along the way!
Newly arrived in Berlin, a young man from Sicily is thrown headlong into an unfamilar urban lifestyle of unkempt bachelor pads, evanescent romances and cosmopolitan encounters of the strangest kind. How does he manage the new language? Will he find work?
This is the fourth episode of the popular Baumgartner & Momsen mystery series for German learners.
In the local zoo a corpse is found in the Panda enclosure. How did it get there? Was it an accident or ruthless murder? Help Kommissar Baumgartner and his colleague Katharina Momsen unravel this mystery and improve your vocabulary along the way!
Learning German can be a lot of fun, but focusing only on grammar and word formation patterns is an almost guaranteed path to frustration. This is not to say that grammar is usless for learning German, it’s certainly helpful as a compass, but it’s impossible to master conversation and text-comprehension through mere “calculation” of cases and conjugations.
This is the third episode of the popular Baumgartner & Momsen mystery series for German learners.
In a seedy internet café the dead body of a teenager is found. What caused his death? Did he die from exhaustion or was it murder? Help Kommissar Baumgartner and his colleague Katharina Momsen solve this case and improve your vocabulary along the way!
This is the second episode of the popular Baumgartner & Momsen mystery series for German learners.
In a small seaside town body parts start appearing out of nowhere. To whom do they belong? Can you help Kommissar Baumgartner and his colleague Kommissarin Momsen identify and catch the murderer?
It was a normal day for Brian the Book, until he found that his friends were in danger. Follow our hero and help him unravel the mystery of the book-threatening "reading machine". What does it want? Where does it come from? And will Brian be able to protect his friends from its hungry jaws?
This is the first episode of the popular Baumgartner & Momsen mystery series for German learners.
In an abandoned house at the outskirts of a small town, an unidentified body has been found. Can you help Kommissar Harald Baumgartner and his colleague Katharina Momsen solve this case and improve your vocabulary along the way?
Some people say learning German is difficult. But German is not more difficult (or easier) than any other language. It all depends on the approach.
After the first year of German there comes a time when studying grammar and drilling vocabulary lists doesn't work anymore. Eventually, each learner has to work with authentic materials such as newspapers, blogs and literature.
Ahmed is an Arab scrap dealer in the Holy Land, just like his grandfather who used to cart away the unwanted belongings of foreigners with his old horse wagon, yelling "Alte Sachen", that ancient Yiddish call for clutter.