German short stories for intermediate level

Ein unvergesslicher Urlaub

An engaging German novel for intermediate students B1
Available for Kindle and as a paperback

Carla’s and Henrik’s vacation and volunteer work at the German Baltic Sea coast turns into an adventure when a theft happens and the local police make little effort to solve the crime. Will Carla and Henrik be able to help their hosts get back their belongings?

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Ein unvergesslicher Urlaub

Carla is a young woman from Portugal who moves to Munich to find a summer job and improve her German. She falls in love with a young guy from Norway and goes to the German Baltic Sea coast with him to do volunteer on the island of Rügen. While reading, you’ll pick up new and relevant vocabulary and grammatical structures quickly.

“Ein unvergesslicher Urlaub” is the third book of the “Carla – Ein Portugiesin in Deutschland” series. The first two books have already been published and the last one will be available in October 2021:

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.


  1. Von München nach Berlin
  2. Sightseeing in Berlin
  3. Ankunft auf Rügen
  4. Der verschwundene Schmuck
  5. Hilfe aus Berlin
  6. Ein Ausflug in den Nationalpark
  7. Anruf aus Berlin
  8. Von Rügen nach Fehmarn
  9. Update aus Berlin
  10. Rückkehr nach Rügen
  11. Happyend in Berlin
  12. Abschiede

Free chapter, audio recordings and downloadable PDF's.

Chapter 1 “Von München nach Berlin” is available for free, including all vocabulary, comprehension questions and audio recording. Click here to read and listen.

Downloadable PDF’s  (more to follow):

  1. List of irregular verbs used in “Ein unvergesslicher Urlaub”
  2. Vocabulary by chapter in alphabetical order (German – English – Spanish – French)

Audio recordings

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