Enjoy tales from Mexico while sharpening your new language skills!
Practice and improve your reading skills in your new language while enjoying the support of your native tongue with Stories from Mexico, Third Edition. Both insightful and practical, this book features Spanish and English stories presented in a side-by-side format that saves you the inconvenience of constantly having to look up unfamiliar words and expressions in a dictionary. Simply read as much as you can understand in your new language and refer to the facing page for help, if needed. A bilingual vocabulary list featured at the end of the book serves as a handy reference for new words.
The best way to learn about a new culture is through its folktales and legends. The sixteen fascinating stories offer valuable insights into the rich culture of Mexico. And now you can hear the stories read aloud by native Spanish speakers online and via app. This new edition gives you access to a full 60 minutes of audioall of the stories included in the book. Hearing the stories read aloud in their original language will help increase your comprehension and pronunciation skills even more.
Stories from Mexico, Third Edition brings you:
• A convenient side-by-side presentation with English on one page and Spanish on the facing page
• Sixteen short stories from Mexico
• Extensive English-Spanish and Spanish-English vocabulary lists
• 60 minutes of audio recordings read by native Spanish speakers and available online or via app
Genevieve Barlow and William N. Stivers are experienced Spanish language educators.
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)|
About the Author
Genevieve Barlow and William N. Stivers are experienced Spanish educators.
Table of Contents
1 The Sun and the Moon: El sol y la luna 1
2 The Rabbit's Ears: Las orejas del conejo 9
3 The Lion and the Cricket: El león y el grillo 15
4 The Sweethearts: Los novios 21
5 The Dwarf of Uxmal: El enano de Uxmal 27
6 A Bed of Roses: Un lecho de rosas 35
7 Atzimba, the Princess: Atzimba, la princesa 41
8 The Virgin of Guadalupe: La Virgen de Guadalupe 47
9 The "China Poblana": La china poblana 53
10 The Friar and the Scorpion: El fraile y el alacrán 59
11 The Little Animal that Sings: El animalito que canta 67
12 The House of Tiles: La Casa de los Azulejos 73
13 The Mystery of Elm Grove Street: El misterio de la calle de Olmedo 79
14 The Lighthouse Keeper's Daughter: La hija del torrero 87
15 Who Is Wise?: ¿Quién es sabio? 95
16 First Prize: El premio gordo 103
English-Spanish Vocabulary 111
Vocabulario español-inglés 123