Stories from Latin America - Historias de Latinoamérica
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Side by Side Bilingual Books gives both Spanish & English on facing pages
In Stories from Latin America/Historias de Latinoamerica, the Spanish and English stories are 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 language.
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, then look to the facing page for help. 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 Latin America/Historias de Latinoamerica allows you to explore the rich folk legacy of the Spanish-speaking cultures of Latin America. It includes sixteen fascinating legends from Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, and Venezuela.
These tales will introduce you to an array of characters who are as dynamic and varied as the history of this exciting region. From mythical creatures to ancient gods and goddesses, to those people who played a pivotal role in Latin America's past, all will make these pages come alive for you!
As you read these texts side by side, you will not only be fine-tuning your language skills, you will also be gaining insight into the rich cultural heritage of the peoples of Latin America.
Paperback book, 178 pages