Spanish Short Stories for Beginners: More Than 500 Short Stories in 10 Easy to Read Stories (Spanish Edition)

Narrated by: Carrie Burgess
Length: 3 hrs and 22 mins
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This book contains 10 enjoyable short stories of about 1,000 words each, along with their respective vocabulary lists of relevant words translated into English. Each story also includes instructions on how to listen to them, improve your comprehension skills, and figure out the vocabulary before consulting the glossaries.

In this book you will find:

  • Carefully chosen vocabulary to help you learn in an easy, fast, and enjoyable way. The new words are repeated in the subsequent texts. You will eventually get to the point where you won’t need to look them up in the list: imagine the instantaneous full satisfaction!
  • Strategically written stories for you to acquire vocabulary belonging to different thematic fields: food, animals, clothes, body parts, colors, family members, climate, and school. This is a pedagogically proven method to learn a second language.
  • Fully effective educational processes underlying the different grammatical and lexical choices all across the book.
  • Many genres, including texts with properties of narratives, plays, scripts, or even interior monologues. This allows for a wide range of uses in grammar: tenses, word formation, and verb types.
  • Easy to understand Spanish grammatical structures.
  • Glossaries translated by a professional. Find the different meanings one word can have as you go on listening.

Please note: This audiobook is in Spanish.

©2018 Charles Mendel (P)2018 Charles Mendel

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Spanish Short Stories for Beginners is a creative

Spanish Short Stories for Beginners is a creative and interactive approach to learning Spanish. The stories are easy to follow and the vocabulary terms throughout are useful for a reader trying to understand the terms used throughout. The voice over was easy to understand and follow throughout the entire book.

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I enjoyed this book. The narrator has a great cade

I enjoyed this book. The narrator has a great cadence that is easy to listen to. The summary at the end of the chapters is fantastic! It helps quite a bit if you happen to not have gotten the whole point of the story.

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The book is very descriptive when it comes t learn

The book is very descriptive when it comes t learning Spanish. I like the fact that it has broken down the Spanish words to English words so that I can know the meaning of them. When purchasing this book I was looking for a book to refresh my Spanish. I

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Recommended

I decided to read this series of short stories to refresh my high school Spanish experience. Each story comes with highlighted vocabulary words to get familiar with and short quizzes to strengthen memory. Also included are helpful English summaries. I recommend this book to every Spanish-learner.

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I bought this book because my current job requires

I bought this book because my current job requires me to know Spanish. I found the stories fun but yet effective to learn and refresh my memory from my high school classes. The audible is absolutely helpful to practice pronunciation. I would recommend this for anyone who wants to learn Spanish quickly!.

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I decided to buys this book because it is precise,

I decided to buys this book because it is precise, straight to the point and have good introductive and conclusive parts when compared with other ebooks in the same category.

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This was a great book for a Spanish novice like my

This was a great book for a Spanish novice like myself. The format really makes you think and it seems like a great way to learn or keep up on Spanish.

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omg this book is amazing for anyone trying to lear

omg this book is amazing for anyone trying to learn or study Spanish. I would recommend it to all of my class mates who are studying Spanish.

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good book, helped my spanish tremendously

This book was a great tool to use to help refresh my memory as well as further my education. At the end of each short story there was a section of questions that tested reading comprehension.it does do a good job of highlighting things and letting you know what words are being covered. I would highly recommend this book to anyone, even to Spanish speakers trying to help someone learn the language. It definitely taught me a new way to teach a language in the forms of interesting and memorable stories.

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Highly entertaining way to learn Spanish

Excellent short and interesting stories to expand and improve your Spanish understanding. Sometimes you wonder why you spent your money on low price books on Amazon but this isn't one of those. It is a full book and will help improve your beginner to intermediate Spanish reading.

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  • Christopher K. Williams
  • 11-11-19

really helpful in improving Spanish

This is such a great way to improve Spanish comprehension and to get used to reading Spanish. The stories are quirky and amusing, and not too long or complicated. I have only been learning Spanish for a few months, however I find I can get the gist of each story. The precis at the end of each chapter is helpful.

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  • Loretta C. Chen
  • 11-11-19

Great book, fun stories!!

Fun stories with lots of surprises, great pace. It is so encouraging to be able to read and understand the stories, even as a beginning Spanish student. I am very glad I found this book!!

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  • Paul D. Sturm
  • 11-11-19

I really like the format of this audible book.

I enjoyed these stories. Most fun was realizing I had understood everything without using a dictionary but there are still enough new, unfamiliar words to learn something new from every story. I can see the stories are written thoughtfully and skilfully. Thank you!

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  • Raymond P. Ahearn
  • 11-11-19

Excellent Spanish Short Stories tool

Very good way to practice reading comprehension and learn new vocabulary. I would recommend hard copy vs. electronic because it it easier to flip to the vocabulary list that is at the end of each chapter, which defines highlighted words in the story.

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  • Harold N. Cunningham
  • 11-11-19

Great way to Spanish Short Stories

This book is a very well written and very entertaining way to learn Spanish. The stories are short enough to not be too much to read, but long enough to tell great stories. I thoroughly enjoyed this book.

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  • John M. Mizrahi
  • 11-11-19

Amazing tool for Spanish Short Stories

Great stories. Easy to read and understand. Love that there's a recap and literacy quiz at the end of each section and chapter. The stories are interesting but not so hard to follow that you lose interest. I also bought the audio book and enjoy listening and reading to improve comprehension.

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  • Mary J. Jones
  • 11-11-19

A great way to build up vocabulary

Interesting stories and vocabulary is easily assimilated if you follow instructions on how to read them. Reading a short chapter at a time makes it a real pleasure.

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  • Peter S. Cusson
  • 11-11-19

This is one of the best language learning

This is one of the best language learning books I have ever read. So easy, entertaining and useful! I have had to work hard to understand them, but that's just because I'm still Spanish Short Stories for Beginners.

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  • Dolores J. Poplar
  • 11-11-19

I really enjoy these short stories

Excellent stories for practicing my Spanish and learning new vocabulary. My Spanish tutor is always awaiting for me to read her the next chapter. The stories are engaging and wonderful practice. I am an adult learning to speak Spanish.

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  • Debra H. Haynes
  • 11-11-19

Enjoyable and helpful stories

I am a beginning Spanish learner, yet again. That means that I have had some Spanish in my school but never used it. I am finding that now, after taking some Spanish refresher courses, that this book is just what is needed to keep me interested.
The stories are enjoyable, and the summaries and multiple choice questions at the end of each chapter are so helpful.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-17-19

this is not a beginners book

maybe an intermediate book? it was a struggle to understand the stories not because of how it was narrated but because of the words used and how the sentences were put together. I also tried reading the book while listening to the audio -- still a struggle -- compared to other beginners books I have read....