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- Barbara Oakley, PhD, Author of New York Times bestseller A Mind for Numbers
This second volume of the bestselling Teach Yourself Graded Readers series features 8 compelling new stories in a variety of genres, from science fiction and crime to history and thriller, so you'll have fun reading, while learning a wide range of new vocabulary and rapidly improving your Italian comprehension!
Short Stories in Italian for Beginners, Volume 2 is written for students from high-beginner to intermediate level. The eight captivating stories are designed to give you a sense of achievement and a feeling of progress when reading. You'll enjoy reading in Italian, grow your vocabulary in a natural way, and improve your comprehension at the same time. Based on extensive research into how people most enjoy and benefit from reading in a new language, this book eliminates the frustrations you experience when trying to read in Italian.
Stories are broken down into manageable chapters, so you make progress with the story and feel a sense of achievement. Realistic amounts of new vocabulary are introduced so that you're not deterred by complex words. Instead of pausing to look up every word, you'll absorb new vocabulary from the context of the story, and have the satisfaction of that moment when you say: "I totally understood that sentence!"
This book includes:
Carefully curated to make learning a new language easy, these stories include key features that will support and consolidate your progress, including:
As a result, you will be able to focus on enjoying reading, delighting in your improved range of vocabulary and grasp of the language, without ever feeling overwhelmed or frustrated. The stories are levelled from A2-B1 on the Common European Framework of Reference and from Novice High to Low-Mid Intermediate ACTFL Receptive Proficiency.
Use the code inside the book and ebook to access the free bonus story and the discounted audiobook edition on our Language Readers Library site (readers.teachyourself.com) or from the Readers app.
12.95 x 2.03 x 19.69 cm
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29 Sept. 2022