Spanish Stories for Beginners Volume 1

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  • 11 entertaining stories about everyday themes written using a wide range of vocabulary and diverse grammar structures.
  • A total of 1,000 new Spanish vocabulary items including some colloquial terms spoken in everyday Spanish conversations.
  • Learning aids and extra features to boost your comprehension: questions at the end of each chapter and short summary to check for understanding.
  • Free audio in Spanish and English to improve your listening skills.
  • 3 formats available: PDF, EPUB.

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Short Stories to Learn Spanish

Reading is the key to improving your comprehension skills, and helps you formulate better sentences.

But when you’re still a beginner or intermediate-level learner, it can be difficult to find proper materials to practice reading. You will also need to consult a dictionary while you’re reading, and without an audio accompaniment, you will find it difficult to learn new words and how they’re pronounced by native speakers.

An Effective Way to Improve Your Spanish Reading and Listening Comprehension Skills

For new Spanish-learners, reading and listening to short stories can be a fun and painless way to learn Spanish. Short stories will introduce you to new vocabulary and sentence structures, while the accompanying audio material will help you with listening comprehension.

Through learning in this way, you will be able to:

  • Improve your Spanish without the monotonous chore of memorizing grammar rules.
  • Learn new vocabulary that you can immediately put to use in everyday life.
  • Practice your listening skills by listening to a native Spanish-speaker narrating the stories.

Enjoyable stories

Varied vocabulary and sentence structures

Audio for listening practice

Learn Spanish with 11 Fun Stories with Everyday Themes

This ebook makes use of simple yet entertaining stories to help you learn Spanish. By covering a diverse range of grammar structures and vocabulary, and supplementing it with audio, you can improve your reading and writing skills, and even practice your listening and pronunciation.

  • 11 entertaining stories about everyday themes: short enough to hold your attention (1,500 words in length), but long enough to make you feel a sense of accomplishment and progress after finishing each one.
  • A total of 1,000 new Spanish vocabulary items, including some colloquial terms spoken in everyday Spanish conversations.
  • Free audio to improve your listening skills in Spanish and English.

No Dictionary Necessary

The ebook comes with a Spanish and English glossary within the stories themselves, so there will be no need for a dictionary to help you with words you don’t understand. No need to go back and forth to translate or look up words you don’t understand.

Improve Your Listening Skills in Spanish

With the help of the free audio, you can give your listening skills a boost as well as practice your pronunciation. Recorded by a professional voice talent from Madrid, Spain, the stories are narrated using a standard Spanish accent and slightly slower speed than how actual Spanish people speak.

This will allow beginners and low-intermediate learners to grasp the narration properly. Extra care has also been given to the recording of the audio to ensure a pleasurable listening experience for learners.

Boost Your Comprehension with Useful Learning Aids and Extra Features

In addition to the audio material provided, you will find:

  • Questions at the end of each chapter: to promote comprehension.
  • A summary of the story: after each chapter, you are encouraged to write a short summary of the story, and you can compare it to the provided summary, to check for understanding.

Learn Useful Vocabulary for Everyday Situations

This e-book contains a total of eleven short stories that revolve around the following daily themes: movies and cinema, ordering in a restaurant, family, crime and police, daily routine, physical descriptions, vacations and holidays, and more!

The stories are written using a wide range of vocabulary and diverse grammar structures. The carefully selected combination of dialogue and descriptions is especially suited for beginner to low-intermediate learners.

Is This E-Book for You?

 If you are any of the following, this is for you:

  • A beginner or intermediate learner who’s looking for a fun way to learn Spanish.
  • Fond of reading short stories.
  • Looking for an e-book with audio that you can listen to everywhere.

Technical Details:

  • 1,000 words and expressions in Spanish, translated into English
  • MP3 (90 minutes in total)
  • Total length of the stories: 15,000 words (equivalent to a 60-page book)

                                                                      What's in this book?

Here’s What Our Customers Have to Say

“I got this book as a refresher for my Spanish. I very much like how you have the English words after the Spanish words; that way you know what you are referring to. It’s a great beginners’ book without being too childish, as stated in the beginning of this book. Thanks for a great e-book that I can go back to. Look forward to more in the future.”

– Anita Jiménez on Amazon

“I bought this book because I am currently living in Spain and NEED to improve my Spanish skills! I like how this book has simple stories that aren’t for little kids but also aren’t so difficult that I am using Google Translate for every other word. I’ve tried reading Harry Potter in Spanish but I don’t think I will really need to know how to say “butterbeer” or any of the spells in my day-to-day life. I like how this book provides some real word situations like going to the movies or spending time with family. The quizzes at the end of the stories help check my comprehension as well.” 

– Hilary Hancock on Amazon

“I wanted to rekindle my Spanish skills after only a few years of high school Spanish. I looked into several books and chose this one. I feel anyone with a small background in Spanish would benefit from the layout of the book. Short stories make learning easy and fun. The short quizzes at the end of each story are very helpful in making the lesson stick in the mind. The best part of this book is the audio. It can be used on many devices and the instructions are easy to understand.”

Nikki on Amazon

So, whether you are learning Spanish for business or for pleasure, thanks to this ebook, you can now immediately put to use what you have learned and sound more natural in Spanish.

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12 reviews for Spanish Stories for Beginners Volume 1

  1. Princess Pabalan

    It was a great read for a beginner like me.

  2. Tina Liu

    “I got this book because I wanted to an easy way to keep my practicing my Spanish skills. The short stories are perfect for my drive to and from work. They are easy to follow and engaging. Through the audiobook, I have picked up more vocabulary and grammar. I would recommend!”

  3. Vicente Le

    Extremely helpful book. The stories are on a variety of subjects from greetings all the way to criminals and police. The stories are definitely entertaining. The book also has everything you need to learn Spanish efficiently, audio, text, clear native voice, translations, instructions, and quizzes at the end of each story. Very well put together.

  4. Renata Rocha

    I’ve studied Spanish during one semester, and I found this audiobook a practical way to enhance my vocabulary and review some of the things I’ve already learned. The PDF version was also really helpful. I especially recommend it for someone who wants to have a general idea of the language.

  5. Lizandra

    The book Spanish Short Stories for Begginers Volume 1 is an excellent book for those who are starting to learn the Spanish language. There are about 10 stories that show examples of everyday life with easy and dynamic content to learn. The audio files also help a lot in the learning process, since they stimulate the hearing and the custom to the sound of the Spanish spoken by a native. I recommend this book for those people who need to immerse themselves in the language and want to learn in an easy and dynamic way

  6. janetcook89

    These short stories helped me improve my Spanish listening and writing skills. Once I understood the format of the audiobooks, the vocabulary reviews were very helpful. I am a beginner at the Spanish language and could understand most of the stories. It’s easier to dissect the words in these shorter stories. Great stories as well. This really improved my verb conjugation and broadened my vocabulary.

  7. Bruna

    It is a very good book for beginners, because it tells stories that depict different realities of everyday life and still has excellent audios accompanying the book, allowing us to better understand some particular characteristics of the language besides a great translation of vocabulary into English.

  8. lasguking

    I think its very good, reading more than recommended for those who want to learn spanish.

  9. kenzie

    I bought Spanish Short Stories for Beginners to help my younger brother practice Spanish. We have really enjoyed listening to the audiobook and reading the stories together. It has helped both of us improve our Spanish!

  10. qgonza

    The book is a good refresher on vocab and grammar for people that have some knowledge of the Spanish language already, and a good start for people trying to learn the language. I like the small quizzes at the end of each story and their summaries, in English. I just hope that the book would have more pictures and illustrations to make the stories more interesting and colorful to the see and read specially for children that are just starting to learn Spanish.

  11. Lunara

    It has interesting and surprising stories. It’s great to catch the attention of those who are learning.

  12. Mayce

    The stories were actually interesting, but simple enough that a beginner like me could follow along.

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