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Spanish: Short Stories for Beginners Audiobook

Spanish: Short Stories for Beginners: 9 Captivating Short Stories to Learn Spanish & Expand Your Vocabulary While Having Fun

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Publisher's Summary

Introducing nine 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 hearing short stories. The problem? You might feel like you don't know where to start, or you may feel lost trying to listen to 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 hear the nine 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 listen to). The stories consist of multiple genres, including adventure, fantasy, mystery, and romance, just to name a new. We wanted these stories to be fun, interesting, and appealing, motivating you to keep on listening to find out what happens next. That's the very best way to learn, don't you think?

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    Fawn 08-04-16
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    "I never knew that I can fully understand spanish!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Spanish: Short Stories for Beginners to be better than the print version?

    yes definitely! It is more fun and enjoyable when u listen to it.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes! I actually finished it in one sitting and I didn't noticed the time passed by!


    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    silvermist 08-04-16
    silvermist 08-04-16
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    "I totally enjoyed the stories here!"
    What made the experience of listening to Spanish: Short Stories for Beginners the most enjoyable?

    I enjoyed listening to the stories. The narrator was so good in delivering these Spanish stories and I easily understand them!


    What did you like best about this story?

    They are 9 different stories and they are all interesting.


    Have you listened to any of Susana Larraz’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    not yet. This is the 1st one


    Any additional comments?

    I love it! This is an effective way to practice you skills in Spanish language

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Sheila Roszell 10-30-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Pleasant presentation: ADVANCED beginner level"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    This is NOT for a person who knows no Spanish. I've got 17% Duolingo level and had to listen at least 10 times before understanding the words. (I'm an adult learner, I've never spoken a foreign language, but have PhD). After I bought the hard copy, to help me recognize the sounds, I thought I'd be able to listen and enjoy...but this book is work!! Interesting and worth the effort, though.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    I wasn't reading for character analysis, though the teenage infatuation of Marta, as well as Alberto's relationships with his mother and Marta, made a cute story.


    What about Susana Larraz’s performance did you like?

    The performance was expressive, with a gentle way about it. However I had to listen at 1/2 speed to get the words.


    Did Spanish: Short Stories for Beginners inspire you to do anything?

    The book made me realize that, if this is beginning Spanish, I have a long way to go to achieve mastery!


    Any additional comments?

    Read this only AFTER you have basic Spanish skills.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Tink 08-04-16
    Tink 08-04-16
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    "awesome! really happy I got this language book."
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    yes. it is betterto learn these languages using audible books than just ebooks.


    Have you listened to any of Susana Larraz’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    not yet, this was the first one


    Any additional comments?

    I love it! great work The Language Academy. looking forward to reading more of your language books.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Vidia 08-04-16
    Vidia 08-04-16
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    "Spanish stories to enhance vocabulary!"
    What did you love best about Spanish: Short Stories for Beginners?

    I love the way they translate the difficult words used in the story. It made it more interesting to listen to listen to it. The stories were all fascinating! the narrator as well is so good as she delivers the short stories. 5stars!


    What does Susana Larraz bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    She is so calm and her voice fits perfectly as she explained and translate the spanish words to english


    Any additional comments?

    Please make an audiobook of your French Language too :)

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Eric Zoom Itasca 09-07-16
    Eric Zoom Itasca 09-07-16
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    "Easy to follow"
    What made the experience of listening to Spanish: Short Stories for Beginners the most enjoyable?

    The short questionnaire/task at the end of each story are very helpful in making the lesson stick in the mind. The audio is great, it can be used on many devices and the instructions are easy to understand.


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    Ely 11-28-16
    Ely 11-28-16
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    "happy with this Spanish language audiobook"
    Have you listened to any of Susana Larraz’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    not yet this was the first time I listened to her and she did great in narrating in Spanish. Easy to understand and clear.


    Any additional comments?

    another great work by The Language Academy

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    Love 11-28-16
    Love 11-28-16
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    "I enjoyed the short stories!"
    Would you listen to Spanish: Short Stories for Beginners again? Why?

    yes I haven't listened to the other stories yet. Will listen again soon when I got spare time.


    Which character – as performed by Susana Larraz – was your favorite?

    all the characters were well portrayed by Susana! and I really admire her for that.


    Any additional comments?

    Great work! Looking forward to listening to more of their upcoming audiobooks!

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    Vik 11-26-16
    Vik 11-26-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Great for someone who learned Spanish in school"

    Its really helpful to hear these stories in Spanish, and the way it's done with the annexes after each chapter is helpful too. I've listened to it 3 times and each time can hear a bit more.

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    Avery 11-21-16
    Avery 11-21-16
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    "I had fun!"
    What did you love best about Spanish: Short Stories for Beginners?

    I never thought that I could easily understand the stories! they were all well narrated and clear! I learned the proper way of pronouncing the words and right intonation.This is an effective way to learn Spanish language since you can hear it. Well done!


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    11/18/16
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    "simply the best voice accompanied by great stories"

    I enjoyed every single story which were really pleasant to listen as the narrating voice is very smooth and clear

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  • Eamonn
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    10/27/16
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    "Pointless"

    Absolutely pointless purchase. The point of the "book" is to have the audio and printed matter side by side so that you can follow the txt as you listen to it being read. However they don't provide the written txt, so its just like listening to a foreign radio station; pointless unless you have the written txt to follow and translate.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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