Carla will nach Deutschland German Short Stories A1

Carla will nach Deutschland

German Short Stories for Beginners A1
Available for Kindle and as a paperback


Easy-to-understand texts introduce you to Carla and her family and will help you to improve your reading skills even if you’ve just started to study German. The difficulty increases gradually while you progress with the book. Challenging but never overwhelming as each chapter is accompanied by key vocabulary German – English and grammar explanations.

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Carla will nach Deutschland

Carla is a young woman from Portugal who is learning German and plans to go to Germany and find herself a summer job. In 20 short and easy-to-understand chapters, you will get to know Carla, her parents Monica and Marcelo, her brother Thiago, her best friend Fernanda and her language exchange partner Susanne. You will learn about their everyday lives and activities. While reading, you’ll pick up new and relevant vocabulary and grammatical structures quickly and are encouraged to use them referring to your own life.

“Carla will nach Deutschland” is the first book of the “Carla aus Portugal” series. The follow-up books range from level A2 – B2 and are also available for Kindle and as a paperback in all Amazon stores. 

While “Carla will in Deutschland” consists of 20 short texts which can be read independently from each other and come with grammar explanations and exercises, the follow-up books have a coherent storyline and focus on vocabulary building. 

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Sample Chapter

Chapter 4 “Carla spricht mit ihrer Freundin” is available for free on our website, including all vocabulary, comprehension questions, grammar notes, exercises and audio recording. Click here to read it

Carla will nach Deutschland PDF & Audios

Bundle PDF + downloadable audios

Do you prefer to get “Carla will nach Deutschland” as a PDF ebook with downloadable mp3 files? You’re lucky, the bundle is now available in our shop: 

There’s also the option to purchase just the downloadable mp3 files or just the PDF ebook.


All audios were  recorded by Vanessa Leimer, a native German speaker from Austria who speaks with a clear and standard German accent and so slow enough to make it easy for beginners to follow along.