Short Stories for Language Beginners

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Short Stories in Russian for Beginners Publisher's Summary

Short Stories in Russian for Beginners has been written especially for students from beginner to intermediate level, designed to give a sense of achievement, a feeling of progress and most importantly - enjoyment! Mapped to A2-B1 on the Common European Framework of Reference, these eight captivating stories are designed to give you a sense of achievement and a feeling of progress when listening.  

What does this book give you?

  • Eight stories in a variety of exciting genres, from science fiction and crime to history and thriller - making the process 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 listening 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 bilingual word list.
  • Comprehension questions to aid your understanding. 
  • Full plot summary.

As a result, you will be able to focus on enjoying the stories, 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 Russian for Beginners will make learning Russian easy and enjoyable.

©2018 Olly Richards (P)2018 Hodder & Stoughton Limited
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    • Short Stories in Russian for Beginners

    • By: Olly Richards
    • Narrated by: Alexander Mercury
    • Length: 3 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Short Stories in Russian for Beginners has been written especially for students from beginner to intermediate level, designed to give a sense of achievement, a feeling of progress and most importantly - enjoyment! Mapped to A2-B1 on the Common European Framework of Reference, these eight captivating stories are designed to give you a sense of achievement and a feeling of progress when listening. From science fiction to fantasy, to crime and thrillers, Short Stories in Russian for Beginners will make learning Russian easy and enjoyable. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great stories for this level

    • By Jeffrey L. Smith, PE on 12-06-18

    Regular price: $11.99

    • Short Stories in English for Beginners

    • By: Olly Richards
    • Narrated by: Lawrence Kennedy
    • Length: 3 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Short Stories in English for Beginners has been written especially for students from beginner to intermediate level, designed to give a sense of achievement, a feeling of progress and most importantly - enjoyment! Mapped to A2-B1 on the Common European Framework of Reference, these eight captivating stories are designed to give you a sense of achievement and a feeling of progress when listening. From science fiction to fantasy, to crime and thrillers, Short Stories in English for Beginners will make learning English easy and enjoyable. 

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    • Short Stories in French for Beginners

    • By: Olly Richards, Richard Simcott
    • Narrated by: Louis Bernard
    • Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Short Stories in French for Beginners has been written especially for students from beginner to intermediate level, designed to give a sense of achievement, a feeling of progress and most importantly - enjoyment! Mapped to A2-B1 on the Common European Framework of Reference, these eight captivating stories are designed to give you a sense of achievement and a feeling of progress when listening.

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    • Short Stories in Spanish for Beginners

    • Listen for Pleasure at Your Level, Expand Your Vocabulary and Learn Spanish the Fun Way!
    • By: Olly Richards
    • Narrated by: Javier Marzan
    • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Short Stories in Spanish for Beginners has been written especially for students from beginner to intermediate level, designed to give a sense of achievement, a feeling of progress and, most importantly, enjoyment! Mapped to A2-B1 on the Common European Framework of Reference, these eight captivating stories are designed to give you a sense of achievement and a feeling of progress when listening.

    Regular price: $11.99

    • Short Stories in German for Beginners

    • By: Olly Richards, Alex Rawlings
    • Narrated by: Gido Schimanski
    • Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Short Stories in German for Beginners has been written especially for students from beginner to intermediate level, designed to give a sense of achievement, a feeling of progress and, most importantly, enjoyment! Mapped to A2-B1 on the Common European Framework of Reference, these eight captivating stories are designed to give you a sense of achievement and a feeling of progress as you listen. From science fiction to fantasy, to crime and thrillers, Short Stories in German for Beginners will make learning German easy and enjoyable. 

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    • Short Stories in Italian for Beginners

    • By: Olly Richards
    • Narrated by: Matteo Ghilardi
    • Length: 4 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Short Stories in Italian for Beginners has been written especially for students from beginner to intermediate level, designed to give a sense of achievement, a feeling of progress and, most importantly, enjoyment! Mapped to A2-B1 on the Common European Framework of Reference, these eight captivating stories are designed to give you a sense of achievement and a feeling of progress as you listen. From science fiction to fantasy, to crime and thrillers, Short Stories in Italian for Beginners will make learning Italian easy and enjoyable. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it!

    • By Frances on 11-24-18

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