Relatos del Caribe - Stories from the Caribbean
Paperback, 128 pages + audio CD (79 mins),
Accent: Cuban and Venezuelan
Relatos del Caribe (Caribbean Tales/Stories) introduces you to four of the best writers from Central America and the Caribbean through their stories. This handy little book is especially designed to help you improve your Spanish and entertain you at the same time.
All the stories have an introduction to the author and a presentation of the plot to better understand its social and historical context.
The audio CD has the readings of the texts by professional actors to give you a fully immersive experience. The stories have in-page glossaries and Spanish explanations of more than 350 words and expressions.
You will be able to practice your listening comprehension with exercises with the answers provided at the end of the book.
The stories in Relatos del Caribe are:
- Míster Taylor (Augusto Monterroso)
- Abril es el mes más cruel (Guillermo Cabrera Infante)
- La Nochebuena de Encarnación Mendoza (Juan Bosch)
- En automóvil (Rubén Martínez Villena)
Level of Spanish: B2, C1 and C2
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
Relatos del Caribe is part of the Colección Libros Blancos, Los grandes maestros del relato en español.