El mundo en español - Lecturas de cultura y civilización - Nivel A2
Paperback, 160 pages + audio CD (79 mins; accent: Castilian, various Latin American Countries).
El mundo en español - Lecturas de cultura y civilización is the missing piece of the jigsaw for fans of Punto y Coma, the bi-monthly audio magazine for speakers of Spanish, as this audio book takes 23 of the best articles from past issues of the magazine and adapts them especially for learners with a basic foundation in Spanish (A2 level of the Common European Framework for Languages).
El mundo en español - Created for Beginners in Spanish
El mundo en español gives you all the immediacy and excitement of Punto y Coma with features, reportage and articles on art, literature, music, cinema, traditional customs, travelogues, sports, and science from Spain and Latin America. With El mundo en español, the basic foundation learner gets a really good introduction to contemporary life across the Spanish-speaking world as well as the richness and linguistic variety of the language.
In addition, each article comes with language and culture exercises designed to test your comprehension and help you better express yourself in Spanish. And every page has difficult words explained and at the end of the book there is an extensive glossary of key vocabulary in English. (The end pages of the book also have glossaries from Spanish into French, German, Italian and Portuguese.)
El mundo en español - Listen to the articles narrated on the CD
All the articles in the book are beautifully narrated on the accompanying CD which also gives the listener fantastic exposure to a wide variety of Spanish accents.
Level of Spanish: A2
Key to the Council of Europe’s Common Reference for Languages:
- A1: Novice
- A2: Intermediate
- B1: Advanced Low
- B2: Advanced Medium
- C1: Advanced High
- C2: Superior
El mundo en español - Answers
The complete answers to the exercises are available in PDF format from this link.