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  • Learn German in Your Sleep

  • Beginner German Vocabulary Lessons Coupled with Soothing Music for You to Enjoy While You Sleep or Meditate (Learn a New Language While You Sleep)
  • By: Glenda Greco
  • Narrated by: Ina Arnold
  • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
  • Language Learning
  • Categories: Education & Learning, Language Learning
  • 5.0 out of 5 stars (49 ratings)

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Summary

Want to expand your German vocabulary with almost no effort? Then keep listening.

Are you planning a trip to Germany? Or sharpening your skills for work? Just press play on this audiobook when you’re sleeping, meditating, or doing chores around the house.

Learn new vocabulary while actively listening, or passively while you’re doing other things.

This audiobook contains:

  • More than 1,000 common German words and phrases
  • All original music (composed and performed by South African DJ and producer Spirante Beat) specifically to relax your mind

I'm sure your first question is: Can you actually learn a foreign language while you’re asleep? Well, according to a Swiss research study in 2014, the answer is unassailably yes! In this study, a group of German speakers was given a list of unfamiliar Dutch words to study. Half were instructed to get some sleep while they listened to long lists of Dutch words and translations. The other half was instructed to stay awake. Four hours later, they were tested and the group that listened while they slept had significantly higher recall. The study concluded that people can indeed absorb new information passively during non-REM sleep - which is the deep sleep we get in the first few hours of the night.

This audiobook is divided into six chapters, each with different kinds of vocabulary, and with different music. Choose a different chapter each night or loop the audiobook to have a continuous stream. Some listeners - those with more experience with the foreign language - have reported that these recordings allow them to dream in that language!

Sit back, relax, enjoy, and learn!

©2022 GO Publishing (P)2022 GO Publishing

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Developing an exceptional German accent.

The audiobook is excellent if you are planning on a trip, and this includes all the essential words I should know as a beginner. I learned a lot of German Vocabulary while sleeping.

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Just amazing!

This is an outstanding audiobook for anyone interested in learning or improving their German. Lots of useful information and tips on how to learn and keep learning to reach the desired level.

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Well done..!!

Useful vocabulary and the German narrator spoke perfectly for beginners. I learned a lot and want more from this author.

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Excellent book!

I was stunned at how much I actually did pick up on. I credit the narrator for taking a seemingly boring educational task and making it fun!

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What a wonderful way to learn a language.

This book is packed with a fantastic amount of vocabulary to really get you started. I enjoyed every minute. The music is well chosen and relaxing. The narration is very easy to follow and understand. A great find.

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Very helpful audiobook

This audiobook is great for real beginners and people who have a little German under their belt. The music is soothing and really helps you relax. I've been enjoying listening as I go to sleep. I think it's a great idea. And the narrator is great too.

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A great addition to your Learn German library

I love it when I find an effective tool that makes my life easier, learning German has become much easier with the addition of sleep-learning. I wake up feeling that the language has become more embedded because I am learning it unconsciously, it is a great help on my German learning journey.

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Awesome way to learn German

I'm no stranger to this series. After successfully learning French, I decided to try German. After a few sleep sessions, I was able to pick up on a few common words and even some phrases. The sleep series is fantastic for learning to interpret the language, but speaking it correctly with the proper dialect is another manner. The book is soothing, but I thought the music got in the way sometimes. I'm a light sleeper, and the spoken word often puts me right to sleep. But, something about the tonal variations of music usually keeps me awake. However, the music in this audiobook is more neutral, so I was able to get to sleep more quickly. It took several sessions to get some phrases just right. Since I already know French, I wanted to try to learn some new terms. So I tried the German equivalent of bon appetit, which came out like Guten Appetit. Anyway, if you are looking for a good audiobook for learning German than look no further than this one. I highly recommend it.

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Fantastic Listen! I love it.

What an audiobook! Very effective for learning Korean in your free time. There are six chapters and I enjoyed listening to each chapter.

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I listened and loved it.

There are a lot of audiobooks to learn Korean, each with its style. I think this is the best audiobook for learning German without spending extra time.

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  • 07-05-22

Learn while you sleep!

The answer to my problems. i have always wanted to learn another language but with 3 kids i barely have time to think much less study another language, while i know i wont learn completely through sleep it makes it much more possible to remember wwhat i learn during day time listening! i found much more information was retained through using this litening as i sleep!

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  • JP
  • 04-05-22

Time Saver

Relaxing and well-narrated, I found myself picking up phrases here and there after only a few nights.
I haven't had the time or motivation to take classes during the day, so this has been a huge help.
Highly recommend any of this authors' learn in your sleep books.

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  • FitFreak
  • 26-04-22

Amazing!!

I've always found this to be amazing that you can learn a language while you sleep, but it really works! I found the background music to be very helpful in putting me to sleep. Highly recommend!

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  • Suresh Bansal
  • 18-04-22

Love this method

So initially I was sceptic with the learn while sleeping theory, but this has been a really pleasant way to learn. I have been plugging my headphones in just before bed, the background music is relaxing and works really well with night time listening, then you just lie back and let the narrator do the rest. A great way to learn a new language.

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  • Patrick
  • 17-04-22

Impressive

While listening to this audio I felt so relaxed and calm; at the same time was learning a new language. I plan to visit Germany soon and this will definitely help me on my trip

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  • George Gilbert
  • 13-04-22

Amazing Lessons.

I am fully satisfied with this audiobook. I enjoyed listening to each lesson with soothing music. A perfect book for beginners. Now I can speak German fluently.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 12-04-22

The perfect resource

This is not just an audiobook you listen to once-off - this is a resource you will come back to time and time again. I was super impressed with the way this book was sectioned to give you bite-sized information & vocabulary. I would highly recommend this book to beginners like me, especially if you are going on a trip. The last chapter was one I had on repeat when I visited Frankfurt on a business trip last month - Danke!

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  • Melissa Law
  • 12-04-22

Phenomenal.

I listened to an audiobook from this author a month ago. Now finished listening to this book. Very helpful audiobook to learn German while sleeping. Now I can speak German easily. Thanks.

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  • Jack Birch
  • 10-04-22

Very good intro to German.

This book is great for beginners. Learned a lot from this book! Within the first 5 chapters, there's a sense of feeling fluent and capable in German.

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  • Declan Henry
  • 10-04-22

Great resource.

This audiobook is an amazing resource for anyone that is willing to put the time into learning the German language. A well-structured guide to learning the German language by putting the time and effort.