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30 French Short Stories for Beginners

One of the smartest ways to improve fluency is to listen to stories in your chosen language. Finding appropriate literature can be tough when you’re just starting out, but this collection of 30 short stories is a fun and entertaining way of learning French vocabulary and grammar. Each story is short, making them very quick reads without overwhelming you. Crafted for beginners, this is ideal for newcomers who are trying to approach fluency in a natural way.

Rapidly Learn New Vocabulary

These stories will help you learn how French is commonly spoken/written and conveyed with natural dialogues and expressions.

Grasp the Grammar

Each story has a mixture of simple dialogue, descriptive sentences, and everything in-between. This allows you to pick up how sentences are commonly written along with how to describe scenery, items, and people, giving you an overall and detailed way of understanding the language.

Reading and Listening Skills

Each story is short, giving you an engaging yet simple story that you can quickly listen to. Narrated by a native French speaker, ensuring every inflection is correct.

With this audiobook, you will get a PDF to help you read along and see the written vocabulary.

If you want to improve your reading fluency as quickly and naturally as possible, then this audiobook is ideal.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

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Great book to complement learning French

Knowing the basics of French, I still struggle listening to and understanding French spoken at a normal conversational pace. This is such a great book and helps accustom my ears to the spoken language. The short stories are engaging and narrate the common vocabulary used in everyday interactions, which is great, because every sentence is useful. Slowly I am picking up the language listening at normal conversational pace. A great book to have to complement learning French.

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  • D.Browne
  • 05-05-2019

Easy listen.

This is a fantastic tool for improving your French on any level. While I consider myself "almost fluent" in French I was entertained and enlightened by this material. I reaffirmed what I already knew and discovered a few surprises as well as correcting a few faux pas I had been making for years.

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  • Montgomery
  • 05-05-2019

Helpful book.

A helpful book for beginning and intermediate French learners!! I tutor French and will definitely be incorporating these stories into some of my lessons. These stories are engaging and utilize a variety of vocabulary and tenses to engage and challenge learners.

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  • Sean Burgess
  • 05-05-2019

Good approach.

Each story isn't too long, and chapter summaries, vocabulary indexes, and story quizzes ensure comprehension. I'm working my way through this book and have already reread chapters several times. Already looking forward to the next version!

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  • E. Hudson
  • 05-05-2019

Really great book.

Short stories capture your imagination and help you learn vocabulary in a new fun and innovative way. A really great book for learning new vocabulary for French.

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  • Evan Parry
  • 05-05-2019

Improve your learner skill.

A fantastic book for advanced beginners/intermediate French learners of all ages! Each story is engaging, incorporating key phrases and important vocabulary as well as using a variety of tenses to challenge readers and better their learning skills.

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  • Susan
  • 03-09-2019

This book provides valuable information

Great audio stories for kids who are learning French or even for an adult who is learning that language as a second language, it is easy to understand, funny and entertained stories, at a fair price, your kid or inner kid will appreciate it.

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  • Alice
  • 03-09-2019

Grateful for the simple to utilize/listen.

I really enjoyed this audio book with the pdf and what is more important, it helped me with my French.

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  • Amn
  • 03-09-2019

Highly recommend!

It helped me learn new words, review different types of grammar and sentence structures, and most importantly it gave me the confidence to keep pushing forward with my language goals due to its short and extremely fun chapters.

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  • Denise
  • 03-09-2019

I'm impressed by this book

This audio book is captivating, engaging and gives me a sense of confidence. I'm impressed by this book

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  • Kathy
  • 03-09-2019

I love it and suggest it.

This book is awesome. I can understand 80-90% of the stories. I have learned a lot about sentence structure from it, like how things are said in the French language beyond a single sentence or phrase.

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  • Doris Howard
  • 05-05-2019

This book is an excellent resource.

This book is an excellent resource. I appreciate that there are stories and also a vocabulary list and a few questions with each story.

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  • S. Hock
  • 05-05-2019

This is definitely helpful.

This is definitely helpful. The book presents lots of different tenses, which are very common in conservation so this is challenging, yet rewarding and fun to learn different ways to say things.

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  • Jesus Olivo
  • 05-05-2019

This book is really well-done.

This book is really well-done. The stories are more interesting than your average beginner materials, and I like that the stories use a lot of dialogue to teach colloquialisms. I was surprised by the subjects of many of the stories--I definitely enjoyed reading them more than I'd thought I would.

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  • Justin E. Arnold
  • 05-05-2019

Easy to understand.

This is a brilliant little collection of stories that are written in a simple and enjoyable manner, perfect for beginners. I found this set of stories entertaining and easy to understand, and I learned some new vocabulary as well!

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  • Celeste Gibbins
  • 01-12-2019

Wonderful, the best short stories!

I'm fascinated to know where Emma Lanners is from, her accent is almost perfect......a mystery!!!!!!!

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  • Susan
  • 03-09-2019

The author published an outstanding guide

The vocabulary has been carefully selected such that you are exposed to a wide range of vocabulary that is relevant to daily life. Also, each stories are followed by a summary.

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  • Alice
  • 03-09-2019

A useful guide forever. I'm inspired!

To get the most out of new vocabulary, I recommend that you try to make your own sentences with the new vocabulary.

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  • Amn
  • 03-09-2019

SUGGESTED!

The stories are engaging, not too long, not too short, not too difficult to follow. I think the authors did a great job.

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  • Denise
  • 03-09-2019

I bought this guide from Amazon and It's helpful

I am now listening it a second time and understanding more. It has boosted my confidence about learning French.

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  • Kathy
  • 03-09-2019

This book inspires me to continue

It was exactly what I had been searching for. I'm even more excited to say it has exceeded all my expectations.

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