Stories from Puerto Rico/Historias de Puerto Rico

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Enjoy the tales of Puerto Rico—in Spanish and in English!

In Stories from Puerto Rico/Historias de Puerto Rico, we've placed the Spanish and English stories side by side—lado a lado—so you can practice and improve your reading skills in your new language while enjoying the support of your native tongue. This way, you'll avoid the inconvenience of constantly having to look up unfamiliar words and expressions in a dictionary. Read as much as you can understand, and then look to ...

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Overview

Enjoy the tales of Puerto Rico—in Spanish and in English!

In Stories from Puerto Rico/Historias de Puerto Rico, we've placed the Spanish and English stories side by side—lado a lado—so you can practice and improve your reading skills in your new language while enjoying the support of your native tongue. This way, you'll avoid the inconvenience of constantly having to look up unfamiliar words and expressions in a dictionary. Read as much as you can understand, and then look to the facing page for help if necessary. As you read, you can check your comprehension by comparing the two versions of the story. You'll also find a bilingual vocabulary list at the end of the book, so you'll have a handy reference for new words.

Stories from Puerto Rico/Historias de Puerto Rico gives you the change to

  • Enjoy 18 well-known Puerto Rican short stories that stretch from the dawn of creation to the twentieth century
  • Fine-tune your language skills while gaining insight into the rich cultural heritage of the Puerto Rico people
  • Improve your reading and listening skills with free audio downloads of six chapters from the book at mhprofessional.com

Robert L. Muckley and Adele Martinez-Santiago are experienced Spanish educators and authors.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071701754
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/9/2010
  • Edition description: Bilingual
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 620,086
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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Table of Contents

1. Creation/la creación
2. The Death of Salcedo/La muerte de Salcedo
3. Guanina/Guanina
4. The Miracles of Our Lady of Monserrate/Los milagros de Nuestra Señora de Monserrate
5. The Snake’s Curve/La Vuelta de la Culebra
6. The Devil’s Sentry Box/La garita del diablo
7. Cofresí, Part One/Cofresí, Primera parte
8. Cofresí, Part Two/Cofresí, Segunda parte
9. Carabalí, Carabalí
10. Lola of America, Lola de América
11. Elena of the Holy Mountain/Elena de la Santa Montaña
12. Esperanza/Esperanza
13. Guayama, Witch City/Guayama, Ciudad Bruja
14. The Miraculous Well/El pozo milagroso
15. The Specter/La Aparecida
16. Extraterrestrials/Seres extraterrestres
17. Foolish Jack/Juan Bobo
18. Friend Rabbit/Compadre Conejillo
Appendix: The Tainos/Apéndice: Los taínos
English-Spanish Vocabulary
Vocabulario español-inglés

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