Spanish: Short Stories for Beginners with Audio

Improve Your Reading and Listening Skills in Spanish

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    • $9.99
    • $9.99

Publisher Description

Spanish for beginners: The most complete Spanish Short Stories book with audio.

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 AND its accompanying audio recording 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.

- Learn how to pronounce Spanish words properly by comparing the written word to the audio recording.

- Familiarize yourself with a wide range of grammar structures and put them to use today.

- Avoid the monotonous task of memorizing grammar rules. How awesome is that?!

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:

Each story is recorded by a professional. The speaker speaks slowly to help beginners improve their pronunciation. You receive 2 hours of MP3 audio recording!
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, perfect for Kindle. 
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 and the accompanying audio, you can start improving your Spanish today!

February 12
My Daily Spanish
Frederic Bibard

Customer Reviews

Gwen/Sara ,

Amazing tool for learning Spanish

I took Spanish for 2 years in high school but I could never get a full grasp on the material, this book helps you to understand every word it even gives you the definition of the word which is extremely helpful! I like how organized this book is and how it’s short stories rather than reading something boring to learn Spanish. It is a fun and creative way to learn! I highly recommend!

JimmyR2 ,

Multi-Faceted Learning Tool

There are a couple of features I really appreciate about this book:

First, the mixed media format. Learning Spanish in a traditional school setting we focused heavily on reading and writing but rarely touched on speaking/listening. I appreciate that this book integrates listening and reading to create a more well rounded experience.

Second, the consistent definitions at the end of every section. Reading more advanced Spanish was always a challenge for me because I had to look up so many words. Here, the word lookup is taken care of, allowing you to focus more on reading than mindlessly jamming words into SpanishDict.

If you are looking for a way to quickly improve your reading and listening comprehension, I highly recommend this multimedia rich format!

Corey2474 ,

Great for learning Spanish!

This book is a fantastic way to brush up on your Spanish. I took Spanish in high school and wanted to revisit the language in my adulthood.

It gives you fun little short stories in Spanish, but then provides summaries at the end of each story, in English. Even better, the more difficult words in a story have a vocabulary insert at the bottom of the page that tells you what that word means.

This book offers great value to anyone wanting to learn or relearn Spanish in a fun and interesting way!

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