Spanish Short Stories for Beginners

8 Unconventional Short Stories to Grow Your Vocabulary and Learn Spanish the Fun Way!

Author: Olly Richards

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781514646083

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Page: 276

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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!
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Spanish Short Stories for Intermediate Learners

Eight Unconventional Short Stories to Grow Your Vocabulary and Learn Spanish the Fun Way!

Author: Olly Richards

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781540407351

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Page: 216

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Grow your vocabulary, perfect your grammar, and ignite your imagination with these eight unconventional Spanish short stories for intermediate learners! "What surprised me the most about these stories was [that] they're genuinely really fun to read! I couldn't put them down, and found myself dying to know the ending of each story!" - Hannah In this book you will find: Short stories from a variety of compelling genres, from science fiction to historical thriller, expertly designed to help you progress from intermediate to advanced Spanish Intriguing plots that will spark your imagination and keep you reading, while learning new vocabulary and improving your Spanish comprehension Stories which are broken down into manageable chapters, so you can make progress without great difficulty reading A wide variety of grammar structures used throughout the stories, so you can master complex Spanish tenses and verb forms in a natural way (instead of spending hours learning rules) Word lists at the end of each chapter give definitions of harder vocabulary and idiomatic expressions, so you can keep reading without getting stuck Natural dialogues throughout the stories, so you can learn real, spoken Spanish while you read Regular plot summaries and comprehension questions make sure you understand every twist and turn of the plot. You can focus on the joy of reading in Spanish, rather than struggling through dense text with no support An expert, five-step guide to reading Spanish effectively, so you can become a better learner, and use reading as a tool to become fluent Spanish Short Stories for Intermediate Learners has been written especially for students at intermediate level (B1-B2 on the Common European Framework of Reference). The stories are written in carefully graded Spanish that avoids much of the obscure vocabulary and ambiguous grammar that has frustrated you when you've tried to read Spanish in the past. With this book, you'll have a sense of achievement and 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, you'll no longer suffer from these common difficulties associated with reading 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've been learning Spanish for a while, and are ready to take your skills to the next level, this is the book you need! So what are you waiting for? Scroll up and grab your copy now!
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Farbenblind

Author: Trevor Noah

Publisher: Karl Blessing Verlag

ISBN: 364120643X

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 336

View: 5567

Trevor Noah kam 1984 im Township Soweto als Sohn einer Xhosa und eines Schweizers zur Welt. Zu einer Zeit, da das südafrikanische Apartheidsregime „gemischtrassige“ Beziehungen weiterhin unter Strafe stellte. Als Kind, das es nicht geben durfte, erlebte er Armut und systematischen Rassismus, aber auch die mutige Auflehnung seiner "farbenblinden" Eltern, die einfallsreich versuchten, Trennungen zwischen Ethnien und Geschlechtern zu überwinden. Heute ist er ein international gefeierter Comedian, der die legendäre "The Daily Show" in den USA leitet und weltweit – ob Sydney, Dubai, Toronto, San Francisco oder Berlin – in ausverkauften Sälen auftritt. In "Farbenblind" erzählt Trevor Noah ebenso feinsinnig wie komisch in achtzehn Geschichten von seinem Aufwachsen in Südafrika, das den ganzen Aberwitz der Apartheid bündelt: warum ihn seine Mutter aus einem fahrenden Minibus warf, um Gottes Willen zu erfüllen, welche Musik er für einen tanzenden Hitler aufzulegen pflegte, um sein erstes Geld zu verdienen, und wie ihn eine Überwachungskamera, die nicht einmal zwischen Schwarz und Weiß unterscheiden konnte, vor dem Gefängnis bewahrte.
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Spanish Short Stories for Beginners Volume 2

8 More Unconventional Short Stories to Grow Your Vocabulary and Learn Spanish the Fun Way!

Author: Olly Richards

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781522741008

Category: Reading comprehension

Page: 236

View: 8306

Improve your comprehension, grow your vocabulary and ignite your imagination with these unconventional Spanish short stories! This is Volume 2 of the international bestseller, featuring 8 brand new 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 and rapidly improving your Spanish comprehension! Stories which are 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 that 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, so that you can enjoy reading and learn new grammatical structures without the feeling of overwhelm and frustration that you get from other books. 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. This detailed introductory chapter gives you specific, step-by-step instructions for effective reading in Spanish, so that you know exactly how to make the most out of the book and maximise your learning! Spanish Short Stories for Beginners Volume 2 is 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!
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Fließend in drei Monaten

Wie Sie in kürzester Zeit jede Sprache erlernen

Author: Benny Lewis

Publisher: MVG Verlag

ISBN: 3864157358

Category: Cooking

Page: 256

View: 5348

Eine Sprache lernt man nicht nur, sondern man lebt sie. Benny Lewis ist Autodidakt und hat im Laufe der Zeit herausgefunden, worum es tatsächlich beim Lernen einer Sprache geht. In diesem Buch erklärt er, was es wirklich braucht, damit man jede Sprache in kürzester Zeit erlernt. Unerlässlich ist eine enorm hohe Motivation für das Erlernen der Sprache, und man muss sich trauen, die Sprache auch zu sprechen. Sei es durch eine persönliche Reise in das entsprechende Land, übers Internet oder durch einen Tandempartner. Darüber hinaus sollte man möglichst alles in der Fremdsprache tun, was Praxis bringt: Fernsehen schauen, Musik hören und lesen. Mit diesem Buch gibt der Autor Tipps für Eselsbrücken, um Vokabeln und die Grammatik einfacher zu erlernen, und er hilft dabei, die Herangehensweise an das Lernen so zu optimieren, dass es zu einem Kinderspiel wird. Sein Erfolg spiegelt sich im weltweit größten Sprachlernblog wider, mit dem er bereits Millionen Menschen dabei geholfen hat, eine neue Sprache zu erlernen.
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Short Stories in Spanish for Beginners

Read for pleasure at your level, expand your vocabulary and learn Spanish the fun way!

Author: Olly Richards

Publisher: John Murray

ISBN: 1473683262

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 240

View: 8457

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.
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Bittersüße Schokolade

Mexikanischer Roman um Liebe, Kochrezepte und bewährte Hausmittel in monatlichen Fortsetzungen

Author: Laura Esquivel

Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag

ISBN: 3458743626

Category: Fiction

Page: 278

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"Bittersüße Schokolade", der erfolgreich verfilmte Roman, ist Liebesroman und Kochbuch in einem: Mexiko, im vorigen Jahrhundert. Pedro liebt Tita und sie ihn, doch die Konventionen bestimmen, daß die 16-Jährige unverheiratet bleiben muß, um später einmal ihre Mutter zu versorgen. Also heiratet Pedro die ältere Schwester Rosaura, um in Titas Nähe bleiben zu können. Doch die Familie hat nicht mit Titas magischen Kochkünsten gerechnet. All ihre Liebe und Emotionen fließen in die Zubereitung der traditionellen Gerichte ein. Und nicht nur Pedro ist betört ... So führt ihr Weg in die Emanzipation ausgerechnet über den Ort, an den ihre Mutter sie hatte verbannen wollen: die Küche.
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Das Geisterhaus

Roman

Author: Isabel Allende

Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag

ISBN: 3518730304

Category: Fiction

Page: 885

View: 5674

Eine Familiensaga, die zum Welterfolg wurde: Isabel Allende erzählt die wechselhafte Geschichte der Familie des chilenischen Patriarchen Esteban Trueba und seiner hellsichtigen Frau Clara und führt uns mit der ihr eigenen Fabulierkunst durch eine Zeit, in der persönliche Schicksale und politische Gewalt eng miteinander verwoben sind. Der Erfolg dieses Buches verdankt sich dem hinreißenden Erzähltemperament Isabel Allendes: Mit Phantasie, Witz und Zärtlichkeit malt die Autorin das bunte Tableau einer Familie über vier Generationen hinweg.
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Italienisch für Dummies

Buch

Author: Francesca Romana Onofri

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527705449

Category:

Page: 367

View: 3563

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Psychologie der Intelligenz

Author: Jean Piaget

Publisher: Klett-Cotta

ISBN: 9783608940145

Category:

Page: 196

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Der Liebhaber

Author: Marguerite Duras

Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag

ISBN: 3518737694

Category: Fiction

Page: 143

View: 8254

Sie treffen sich auf einer Fähre über dem Mekong, es ist ein ungleiches Paar im Indochina der dreißiger Jahre. Er ein Chinese aus reichem Elternhaus, sie eine französische Halbwaise, die mit ihrer Mutter und zwei Brüdern in einem einst herrschaftlichen Haus am Fluss lebt. Ein abgedunkeltes Zimmer oberhalb des geschäftigen Straßenlebens in Saigon wird der heimliche Zufluchtsort der Liebenden. Ihre sexuelle Erkundung ist ein rebellischer Aufschrei gegen die unumstößlichen Regeln der tropischen Kolonie und die erschütternden familiären Machtspiele. Doch wie weit kann das Spiel mit dem Feuer getrieben werden? Marguerite Duras' intimster Roman besticht durch seine elektrisierende Kraft. Der Liebhaber ist eine zeitlose Geschichte einer sündigen und zerstörerischen Leidenschaft, die ihre Leser berauscht und in den Bann zieht.
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Brians Winter.

Author: Gary Paulsen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783596802906

Category:

Page: 135

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Die Outsider

Author: Susan E. Hinton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783837117394

Category:

Page: N.A

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German in 10 Minutes a Day

Author: Kristine Kershul

Publisher: Bilingual Books (WA)

ISBN: 9780944502556

Category: German language

Page: 112

View: 8780

The first book in this successful series features a new look and many enhanced features. In addition to the tried-and-true flash cards, menu guide, and sticky labels, German in 10 minutes a day "RM" now contains an exclusive cut-out and keep Pocket Pal "TM", which contains over 200 words and phrases split into important sections to cover all the essential information one needs. The Pocket Pal "TM" conveniently replaces the need for a separate phrasebook with its durable "take-along" format.
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Unheimliche Gesellschaft

Sechs phantastische Erzählungen

Author: Carlos Fuentes

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783596168620

Category:

Page: 302

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Der Junge, der Träume schenkte

Roman

Author: Luca Di Fulvio

Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE

ISBN: 3838717597

Category: Fiction

Page: 784

View: 7503

New York, 1909. Aus einem transatlantischen Frachter steigt eine junge Frau mit ihrem Sohn Natale. Sie kommen aus dem tiefsten Süden Italiens - mit dem Traum von einem besseren Leben in Amerika. Doch in der von Armut, Elend und Kriminalität gezeichneten Lower East Side gelten die gnadenlosen Gesetze der Gangs. Nur wer über ausreichend Robustheit und Durchsetzungskraft verfügt, kann sich hier behaupten. So wie der junge Natale, dem überdies ein besonderes Charisma zu eigen ist, mit dem er die Menschen zu verzaubern vermag ...
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Matilda

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3644574510

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 272

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Matilda saß auf ihrem Platz in der zweiten Reihe und sagte kein Wort. Ein sonderbares Gefühl tiefer Ruhe und Sicherheit senkte sich über sie, und plötzlich merkte sie, dass sie sich vor nichts und niemandem auf der Welt mehr fürchtete. Matildas Verstand ist so hell und scharf, dass er selbst den beschränktesten Eltern auffallen müsste. Nur sind Matildas Eltern leider beschränkter als beschränkt. Schlimmer noch ist ihre Schuldirektorin: Frau Knüppelkuh hasst alle Kinder und macht ihnen das Leben zur Hölle. Doch da entdeckt Matilda, dass sie nicht nur ein Wunder-, sondern auch ein Zauberkind ist. Auf ihre Eltern und die fiese Frau Knüppelkuh warten böse Überraschungen ...
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Bestiarium

Erzählungen

Author: Julio Cortázar

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Spanish American fiction

Page: 118

View: 9731

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Learn German with Stories

Dino Lernt Deutsch Collector's Edition - Simple Short Stories for Beginners (5-8)

Author: Andr Klein

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781548214609

Category:

Page: 540

View: 3149

This collector's edition comprises episodes 5-8 of the Dino lernt Deutsch story series for German learners: "Ahoi aus Hamburg", "Pl�tzlich in Palermo", "Walzer in Wien" and "Zur�ck in Z�rich".With a fistful of German learning experiences under his belt Dino follows his heart's desire, visits friends and family back in his home country only to delve right back into the beautiful and bewildering world of Switzerland and Austria where German suddenly seems like a completely foreign language again ...Follow Dino on his adventures through four different European countries, immerse yourself in North Sea breezes, a Sicilian wedding, Viennese coffee culture, Swiss mountain air, and improve your German effortlessly along the way!
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Learn German with Stories

Ahoi Aus Hamburg - 10 Short Stories for Beginners

Author: Andre Klein

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781514134306

Category:

Page: 128

View: 620

In this sequel to "Momente in München", Dino travels up north to Hamburg, Germany's second largest city and home to one of the biggest ports in Europe. Fresh off the train, he stumbles over an apartment offer which seems too good to be true, but of course there is a catch. Coping with new neighbors and a strange dialect, he soon begins to wonder whether he bit off more than he can chew. Stroll through the city of Hamburg, learn about local sights and sounds, and improve your German effortlessly along the way! This book is designed to help beginners make the leap from studying isolated words and phrases to reading (and enjoying) naturally flowing German texts. Using simplified sentence structures and a very basic vocabulary, this collection of short stories is carefully crafted to allow even novice learners to appreciate and understand the intricacies of coherent German speech. Each chapter comes with a complete German-English dictionary, with a special emphasis on collocative phrases (high frequency word combinations), short sentences and expressions. By working with these "building blocks" instead of just single words, learners can accelerate their understanding and active usage of new material and make the learning process more fluid and fun.
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