Deitsche Schtories vum Harry Lauer (Digital Download)

Compiled and published by Kreutz Creek Center for Language, Culture & Other Pastimes. Butch Reigart, translator and editor.

Deitsche Schtories vum Harry Lauer. (Pennsylvania German Stories from Harry Lauer.) A series of stories told by Harry Lauer in Pennsylvania Dutch about life on a farm near the village of Admire, Dover Township, York County, Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania German text with between-the-lines English translation and accompanying audio recordings. This digital download is provided as a 22-page PDF and one zip file of MP3 files (corresponding to 1 audio CD). Butch Reigart, translator and editor.

This booklet provides an excellent resource for advanced-level students. The combined audio & printed materials are especially designed to improve one's listening comprehension. Includes audio recordings of a native speaker speaking at a fast pace telling stories and an accompanying full transcript in the the PG dialect with interlinear English translation.

For a sample of the audio, please click below:

Please note that the zip file is quite large, totaling about 21 megabytes. We recommend backing it up to a personal computer.