Talking The Talk: How To Sound German


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  • Format: Zip file (containing mp3 files)
  • File size: 194.0Mb




  • Format: Zip file (containing mp3 files)
  • File size: 30.5Mb

Talking the Talk German is about social conversation: getting to know people and their lives, sharing information, opinions and anecdotes, making plans, talking about aspirations and obligations – and more. The focus is on speaking and listening, and the audio component is designed to support this. It complements the book in various ways.

  • It helps you to pronounce German correctly, since conversation is more enjoyable when both sides understand each other without constant repetition. The presenters, Sophie and Volker, guide you through the sounds of German, prioritising the ones that English speakers often struggle with. You’ll find supporting information in how to sound German in your book.
  • It reinforces the language structures you’re learning in the book by using a selection of the examples to illustrate key sounds. This will also help you to become comfortable with the rhythms of German.
  • It aims to develops your listening skills − since conversation is as much to do with listening as talking. Each of the 11 chapters in the book ends with informal conversations between Volker and Sophie. They’re printed in your book on the talking the TALK pages.

For maximum flexibility, you can download the audio in two ways:

  • how to sound German: the full audio download, divided into short tracks so that you can easily repeat sections as necessary.
  • conversations: a download which gives you the opportunity to listen to the conversations on their own for more intensive listening practice.

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