Improve your comprehension, grow your vocabulary and ignite your imagination with these eight unconventional Spanish short stories!In this book you will find: Short stories from a variety of compelling genres, from science fiction and crime to history and thriller, so you'll have great fun reading, whilst learning a wide range of new vocabulary! Stories broken down into manageable chapters, so you always make progress with the story and feel a sense of achievement without great difficulty reading! Realistic amounts of new vocabulary so you're not overwhelmed by complex words. Instead of pausing to look up every word, you'll absorb new vocabulary from the context of the story, and have the satisfaction of that moment when you say: "I totally understood that sentence!" Carefully-written Spanish using straightforward grammar that is comprehensible for beginner and intermediate level learners. You'll enjoy reading and learn new grammatical structures without any feelings of overwhelm and frustration. Plenty of natural dialogues in each story, so that you can learn conversational Spanish whilst you read, and improve your speaking ability at the same time! Regular plot summaries, comprehension questions and word reference lists, so that help is always on hand when you need it. You'll be able to focus on enjoying reading and having fun, rather than fumbling around with dictionaries and struggling through dense text with no support. A five-step plan for reading the stories in this book the smart way. These step-by-step instructions show you exactly how to make the most out of the book and maximise your learning! Spanish Short Stories for Beginners has been written especially for students from beginner to intermediate level (A1-B1 on the Common European Framework of Reference). The eight captivating stories are designed to give you a sense of achievement and a feeling of progress when reading.You'll finally be able to enjoy reading in Spanish, grow your vocabulary in a natural way, and improve your comprehension at the same time.Based on extensive research into how people most enjoy and benefit from reading in a new language, this book eliminates all the frustrations you have experienced when trying to read in Spanish: Dull topics that are no fun to read Books so long you never reach the end Endless chapters that make you want to give up Impenetrable grammar that frustrates you at every turn Complex vocabulary that leaves you with your head buried in the dictionary Instead, you can just concentrate on what you came for in the first place - enjoying reading and having fun! If you're learning Spanish and enjoy reading, this is the book you need to rekindle your passion for the language and take your Spanish to the next level!So what are you waiting for? Scroll up and grab your copy now!
An unmissable collection of eight unconventional and captivating short stories for young and adult learners. "I love Olly's work - and you will too!" - Barbara Oakley, PhD, Author of New York Times bestseller A Mind for Numbers Short Stories in Spanish for Beginners has been written especially for students from beginner to intermediate level, designed to give a sense of achievement, and most importantly - enjoyment! Mapped to A2-B1 on the Common European Framework of Reference, these eight captivating stories will both entertain you, and give you a feeling of progress when reading. What does this book give you? · Eight stories in a variety of exciting genres, from science fiction and crime to history and thriller - making reading fun, while you learn a wide range of new vocabulary · Controlled language at your level, including the 1000 most frequent words, to help you progress confidently · Authentic spoken dialogues, to help you learn conversational expressions and improve your speaking ability · Pleasure! It's much easier to learn a new language when you're having fun, and research shows that if you're enjoying reading in a foreign language, you won't experience the usual feelings of frustration - 'It's too hard!' 'I don't understand!' · Accessible grammar so you learn new structures naturally, in a stress-free way Carefully curated to make learning a new language easy, these stories include key features that will support and consolidate your progress, including · A glossary for bolded words in each text · A bilingual word list · Full plot summary · Comprehension questions after each chapter. As a result, you will be able to focus on enjoying reading, delighting in your improved range of vocabulary and grasp of the language, without ever feeling overwhelmed or frustrated. From science fiction to fantasy, to crime and thrillers, Short Stories in Spanish for Beginners will make learning Spanish easy and enjoyable.
Spanish for beginners: The most complete Spanish Short Stories book Brush up on your Spanish, improve your reading and listening skills, and make learning new vocabulary so much easier with 11 fun and engaging Spanish stories. Reading and listening to short stories is an effective and enjoyable method to learning Spanish. For those of you who can't just slip away from life, travel to Spain and immerse yourself in the language in order to learn it, this is your solution! Reading and listening to native-spoken Spanish stories is the next best thing. You have at your fingertips the written word that allows you to: Gain a greater vocabulary that you can use immediately, every day. You will add 1,500+ Spanish words and expressions to your repertoire through the encounter of descriptive sentences and casual conversations woven throughout the stories. Sharpen your comprehension of the spoken word by listening to a native Spanish speaker. Familiarize yourself with a wide range of grammar structures and put them to use today. Avoid the monotonous task of memorizing grammar rules. Recommended for beginning and intermediate level Spanish learners. The stories are written for new Spanish learners. However, a basic understanding of Spanish is highly recommended to achieve maximum enjoyment and effectiveness of the lessons. This program is perfect for those who want to brush up on their Spanish language skills. How will this book improve your Spanish language skills: There is no need for a separate dictionary. Each story is broken down with a Spanish and English glossary that introduces you to the words and phrases you might not understand.Any Spanish to English translations needed to understand the stories are included in a mini dictionary. A vocabulary recap at the end of each chapter allows you to review what you have read and listened to so you don't forget the essential words and expressions taught throughout the lesson. All stories are written using vocabulary that you could easily use in your day-to-day conversations. With these 11 great Spanish short stories you can start improving your Spanish today!
INTRODUCING: 9 Captivating Short Stories to Learn Spanish Are you bored of the traditional methods people tell you to use to learn Spanish? Are you bored of all those dusty grammar books that pile up making everything look so hard? What if we told you there's a better, more enjoyable way to learn Spanish and grow your vocabulary exponentially? Well, guess what? There is! The best way to learn Spanish is by reading short stories The problem? You might feel like you don't know where to start, or you may feel lost trying to read whatever pops up on the internet. And that's exactly why we created this book. Short Stories + Foreign Language = Faster Learning We know how difficult it may seem to learn a foreign language from scratch, let alone trying to put all that learning into practice. But what you might not realize is that it's fairly easy to fully incorporate the essentials of a language once you frame that learning into a certain context (for example, a short story). Short stories allow you to put what you've learned so far into practice, allowing you to expand your vocabulary quickly, make sense of ideas, understand new concepts, and overall get a better grasp of the Spanish language. Short stories work because they eliminate the stress of forcing yourself to learn. Instead, when you read the 9 captivating short stories we've prepared for you, you will learn Spanish without even realizing you're learning it! Your goal is to simply focus on a single story at a time (they only a take few minutes to read). The stories consist of multiple genres, including adventure, fantasy, mystery, romance, just to name a new. We wanted these stories to be fun, interesting, and appealing, motivating you to keep on reading to find out what happens next. That's the very best way to learn, don't you think? BONUS: Vocabulary Lists, Multiple Choice Exercises & Summaries of Each Story In this book you'll find a total of 9 short stories in Spanish. Each story is divided into three chapters. You start by reading Chapter one, then you go to the Annex, and you'll find there a quick summary of what you just read, a vocabulary list, and several multiple choice exercises intended to help you forge a deeper understanding of the story as it goes. Once you're done with this section, you move on to Chapter 2, then Chapter 3, and then you move on to the next story. It's so easy and fun you won't believe it. READ: Spanish Short Stories For Beginners - 9 Captivating Short Stories to Learn Spanish & Expand Your Vocabulary While Having Fun "Spanish Short Stories For Beginners" contains a multitude of vocabulary lists including words and phrases you can incorporate to grow your Spanish vocabulary to unprecedented levels. We chose each of those words carefully, aiming to support the beginner and intermediate student alike. We are absolutely sure will love all our stories, and we sincerely hope they help you learn Spanish much, much faster. How Will You Spanish Skills Improve? You will learn new words without even realizing it You will incorporate key phrases of the Spanish language You will understand how context affects the meaning of certain words You will get a break from all those dusty Spanish grammar books you own You will have fun reading entertaining stories on multiple genres You will get a chance to apply what you already know Most importantly,you will get a better overall grasp of the Spanish language, feeling more confident and secure with your abilities Short stories are absolutely ideal to learn Spanish while having fun. All you need to do is pick one from this book, and start reading. What Are You Waiting For? Get this book now and start learning Spanish the fun way. Scroll to the top of the page and select the buy button.
Author: Angel Flores
Publisher: Courier Corporation
DIVUnique format offers 13 great stories in Spanish — from classics by Cervantes and Alarcon to contemporary works by Borges and Goytisolo. Complete faithful English translations on facing pages. /div
Welcome to the second volume of the Spanish Short Stories for Beginners Here you find 10 more stories to help you learn Spanish in a new and interesting way! ¡HOLA! HELLO! Do you understand this first Spanish word? Yes, you do! Why? Because it was presented to you using a new technique that is making learning languages easier than ever – the Bilingual Reading. We created this book using this technique so that you can learn Spanish in a fast and fun way and whenever you want. How does this work? It is simple: Bilingual Reading works by reading two versions of the same book or text at once. One version will be on the language you want to learn (in this case we will help you to learn Spanish) and the other version will be in your native language or some other language you are comfortable with – here we will use English. Using this method, you will quickly start discovering the meaning of the words in Spanish and accumulate vocabulary that will soon allow you to read texts that are more complex without having to spend hours and hours looking for every word meaning on a dictionary and trying hard to memorize it. In order to make it easier for you to learn Spanish in a fun way, we gathered in this book a very special group of Spanish short stories. These Spanish short stories for beginners were written using straightforward grammar that is comprehensible for beginners and that will help you rapidly gain more Spanish vocabulary and comprehension. Using Spanish English parallel text, this book will increase your bilingual reading comprehension skills and maximize the time you invest in reading. The book is organized as a Spanish learning book: you can start by reading each paragraph of each story in the two languages (in Spanish English parallel text), then move to read the full story in each language, rereading to consolidate the Spanish fundamentals whenever is necessary. This way you will feel the progress of Spanish language learning when moving from story to story and see your Spanish vocabulary grow as your bilingual reading comprehension increases - allows you to learn Spanish easily and more than that, you can learn Spanish in a fast and fun way. You can even dedicate it a few moments every day so you can even learn Spanish in 10 minutes a day if you want! Let’s Start?
This second volume of short stories contains more diverse and lively writing from the Spanish-speaking world. Again much of it is from Latin America, Carlos Fuentes being Mexican, Norberto Fuentes Cuban, and the other writers having their roots in Uruguay, Chile, Peru, Colombia and the Argentine. Only Ana Maria Matute is a native of Spain. This highly entertaining selection of stories, together with a chapter from Mario Vargas Llosa’s novel ‘Conversation in the Cathedral’, explores stylistic contrasts and gives an insight into the cultural and social milieu of the Spanish-speaking world. With notes on unusual Spanish words and phrases, it will be of great value to English students of the language as well as a helpful companion to Spanish-speaking students of English.
First Spanish reader
Author: Angel Flores
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Perfect for beginning students of Spanish, this affordable anthology is filled with 41 delightful stories and proverbs based on works of Don Juan Manuel, Luis Taboada, Ricardo Palma, and other noted writers. Complete and faithful English translations are featured on the facing pages of the Spanish text. Exercises are also included.
Hola. Hello Did you understand this first word in Spanish? Yes, you did! This is Easy Spanish! How? Because you read it using a new technique: bilingual reading (parallel text). How it works? It's simple: bilingual reading works by reading two versions of the same book or text at the same time. One version is in the language you want to learn (in this case, we'll help you learn Spanish) and the other version is in your native language or in another language that you feel comfortable with: here we will use English. This way, you can use short stories to learn Spanish the fun way with the bilingual reading natural method. Using this method, you will quickly begin to discover the meaning of words in Spanish and accumulate vocabulary quickly. To captivate the youngest, this book brings together 50 amazing Pugs images with short, simple, funny texts written in their native language and language they want to learn. Little by little in this spanish book for kids or adults you will see that everyone is memorizing more vocabulary in an easy, fast and fun way. It's a great spanish vocabulary language learning resource. Let's start learning Spanish? Come on, it's going to be fun - Pugs will help you learn!
100 Spanish Short Stories for Beginners Learn Spanish with Stories Polish your Spanish, improve your reading and listening skills, and make learning new Spanish vocabulary so much easier with 100 entertaining and engaging Spanish short stories and audio. How is it possible to learn Spanish easily and effortlessly by yourself? The most effective way to learn Spanish is reading interesting Spanish short stories. Learning Spanish doesn't have to be boring and agonizing. Here you have 100 entertaining and culturally interesting Spanish short stories for beginners and intermediate Spanish learners. The audio contains 10 stories and is free. Spanish for beginners can be challenging, but not with this book. All Spanish short stories are unique and hopefully entertaining in content, and new vocabulary is gradually added at a manageable pace so you won't get overwhelmed. Towards the end of this Spanish book you find the stories slightly more complex, but still comprehensible for beginners. This book offers an easy way of learning Spanish for all ages. 100 Spanish Short Stories for Beginners has been written especially for international students from beginner to intermediate level. Also, this Spanish language learning book offers you a wide range of culturally important information you can use when you travel to Spain or study there, and frankly, this book is not only for Castilian language learners but also for anyone interested in Spanish culture in general. This is a perfect book is to improve your Spanish language skills and is recommended for beginning and intermediate level Spanish learners. You also get access to one audio mp3 file that contains 10 of the more extensive stories.
Do you know what the number 1 language learning principle is to catapult your Spanish fluency? To the enjoy the material! The biggest mistake language learners make is studying boring, difficult grammar material that causes them to fall asleep before they even speak a single word! Do you struggle with learning Spanish and conjugation overload? Do you get confused trying to figure out when to use Ser Vs. Estar? How about placing the accent in the correct place? As a beginner, in fact, studying these is not an effective use of your time nor the best way to learn a new language. Is this how children learn their language skills? Of course not. We believe that reading engaging and fun stories that you can actually understand will create an "emotional glue" between you the reader and the newly acquired knowledge. That is exactly what inspired us to continue our series of Spanish Short Stories. Enter Spanish Stories for Beginners Vol 2: You will find 10 easy-to-read, engaging, and fun stories that will not only help you to dramatically expand your vocabulary but it gives you the tools to improve your grasp of the Spanish language. Boost your comprehension, grow your vocabulary and spark your imagination with these ten unconventional Spanish short stories! All stories are written using vocabulary that you could easily use in your day-to-day conversations. The stories are written with beginner Spanish learners in mind. With that said, it is highly recommended to have a basic understanding of Spanish to achieve maximum enjoyment and effectiveness of the lessons. This program is excellent for those who want to get an introduction to the language or brush up on their Spanish language skills. How to Read Spanish Short Stories for Beginners Vol 2: Each story contains an important lesson in the Spanish language (Verbs, Adjectives, Past Tense, Giving Directions, and more), involving an interesting and entertaining story with realistic dialogues and day-to-day situations. A summary in Spanish and in English of what you just read, both to review the lesson and for you to gauge your comprehension of what the tale was about. At the end of those summaries, you'll be provided with a list of vocabulary found in the lesson, as well as phrases that you may not have understood the first time! Finally, you'll be given clever questions in Spanish, so you can prove that you learned something in the stories. Even if you have failed multiple times in the past to learn Spanish, these short stories will give you the rocket fuel you need to finally grasp the language! Act now and grab your copy of Spanish Short Stories for Beginners Vol 2 and start learning the fun way!
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An Effective Way to Improve Your Spanish Reading and Listening Comprehension Skills This book makes use of simple yet entertaining stories to help you learn Spanish. By covering a diverse range of grammar structures and vocabulary, and supplementing it with audio, you can improve your reading and writing skills, and even practice your listening and pronunciation.No Dictionary NecessaryThis book comes with a Spanish and English glossary embedded within the stories themselves, so there will be no need for a dictionary to help you with words you do not understand..Improve Your Listening Skills in SpanishWith the help of the audio, you can give your listening skills a boost as well as practice your pronunciation. Recorded by a professional voice talent from Madrid, Spain, the stories are narrated using a standard Spanish voice at a slightly slower speed than how actual Spanish people speak.This will allow beginners and low-intermediate learners to grasp the narration properly. Extra care has also been given to the recording of the audio to ensure a pleasurable listening experience for learners.Boost Your Comprehension With Useful Learning Aids and Extra FeaturesAside from the audio material provided, you will also find: Questions at the end of each chapter to promote comprehension. A summary of the story: After each chapter, you are encouraged to write a short summary of the story, and you can compare it to the provided summary to check your understanding. Learn Useful Vocabulary for Everyday SituationsThis book contains a total of ten short stories with themes about everyday activities and ideas. The stories are written using a wide range of vocabulary and diverse grammar structures. The carefully selected combination of dialogue and descriptions is especially suited for beginner to low-intermediate level learners.What to Expect from This Book A total of 1,000 new Spanish vocabulary words including some colloquial terms spoken in everyday Spanish conversations. Highly improved listening skills in Spanish, thanks to the audio material provided. So, whether you are learning Spanish for business or for pleasure, thanks to this book, you can now effectively hone skills that will help you to sound more natural when communicating in Spanish. Technical Details: 1,000 words and expressions in Spanish, translated in English. MP3 (90 minutes in total) Ready to learn Spanish? Grab your copy and get started today!
Spanish Stories for Beginners
Author: World Language Institute Spain, Christian Stahl
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Reading Spanish short stories is not only an excellent way to take your Spanish skills to the next level, it is also is a form of entertainment and a way to discover new cultures, arts and literature. Our selected stories are perfect to learn Spanish, especially Castilian Spanish. We have tried our best to make the lessons stick and the stories worthy, so they become a lasting part of the reading and learning experience. Make yourself comfortable and start reading the following exciting short stories: 1. Airbnb, la sombra misteriosa y el revolver Airbnb, mysterious shadows and a revolver - A mystery story 2. Una relacion casi romantica en el lado oscura de la luna An almost romantic relationship on the dark side of the moon - A sci-fy story 3. El queso huele de todas partes The cheese stinks from all sides - A humorous love story 4. El comerciante de coches americano The American car dealer - A crime story 5. Un mundo nuevo A new world - A sci-fy story 6. El comerciante de objetos de arte historico The historic art dealer - A mystery & history story 7. El club de resenas The review club - Humor 8. El doblete de cuerpo de Hollywood The body double from Hollywood - A crime story 9. Aventuras en la sauna Adventures in the Spa - A humorous mystery story 10. Una familia religiosa A religious family - A mystery story 11. Un financiacion colectiva diferente A different type of crowdfunding - A humorous crime story 12. Un crucero para amantes The cruise trip for lovers - A love story 13. Visita de America A visit from America - A mystery story 14. La noche de barbacoa The barbecue evening - A mysterious love story 15. El eremita The hermit - A fantasy story The material is for beginners and intermediate learners, recommended by teachers who are associated with the World Language Institute Spain. Learn Spanish the fun way and get this book now!"