The individual providers
Subscription providers such as Audible, Thalia, bücher.de, audioteka.com, music streaming services such as Spotify, Apple Music, Napster or large online libraries such as Onleihe, YouTube, ARD sometimes provide ‘Russian Parallel Audio’ or other audio books for language learning as Download available for free. Usually as part of a test period or financed by advertising.
Russian Parallel Audio ‘is available as a welcome gift from Amazon.de subsidiary Audible during the trial month. Simply register with your Amazon login and receive ‘Russian Parallel Audio’ for free. If you are satisfied with your trial subscription, you can continue to use Audible for € 9.95 per month – including an audio book of your choice every month. The trial month can also be canceled at any time – after that you can continue to listen to and download your audio book language courses as often as you like.
Borrow Russian Parallel Audio from Lingo Jump in your city library for 14 to 21 days. This can be done online and very easily with the online loan app. You can listen to the “eAudio” directly via streaming or download it to your mobile phone to listen to it later without an internet connection. The eAudio is only saved in the internal cell phone memory, not on the SD card. Streaming starts when you tap “Listen” in the app. If you want to download a title, open the context menu using the three dots and select “Load”. Like many audiobook players, the online loan app does not have a sleep timer.
Thalia: download discount rate
Russian parallel audio
Just like with Audible, you get Russian Parallel Audio – Part 1 for free from Thalia during the test period of the audiobook download savings tariff. Simply register, download the audio book as an mp3 file (without copy protection 🙂 and cancel your account immediately or within 30 days. And you’ve already saved € 24.99. The mp3 file works on any mp3 player or with the Thalia app. Advantage of the app: If you listen to an audiobook on your smartphone during the day and interrupt the playback, you can – e.g. on the Tolino tablet – continue listening in the right place.
Used audio CD
At momox, rebuy, ebay, Amazon, ebay-kleinangebote you can find these language courses as audio books for less than 5 €. Our recommendation: Medimops – as the fourth largest (!) Amazon retailer, Medimops has the largest selection and almost always the best prices. The decisive factor for used CDs are the shipping costs – and these are only omitted with Medimops from a purchase value of 10 €.
Medimops MP3 CD
Rebuy (€ 3.99 shipping)
Amazon (approx. 3 € shipping also as a Prime customer)
EBay (approx. 3 € shipping)
eBay classifieds (approx. 3 € shipping)
By the way, some used audio language courses can also be found (albeit rarely) on antiquariat.de, abebooks.de, zvab.com …