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Italian Short Stories: 9 Simple and Captivating Stories for Effective Italian Learning for Beginners

Narrated by: Eva R. Marienchild
Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins
5 out of 5 stars (25 ratings)
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Summary

If you're looking for a fun, quick and excellent way to learn Italian then keep reading...

Do you want to boost your comprehension and grow your vocabulary while enjoying yourself? These captivating stories will ignite your imagination so you can learn Italian quickly and easily. 

Say goodbye to scratching your head in confusion

Forget about reading boring Italian textbooks that are so long you'll never reach the end. With Italian Short Stories: 9 Simple and Captivating Stories for Effective Italian Learning for Beginners, you will experience relief from the frustrations you might have experienced when trying to learn Italian through a more rigid approach.

In this audiobook, you will encounter rich and new but not too complex vocabulary, which is translated at the end of the chapter, avoiding the hassle of having to stop the listening rhythm to look up every word in the dictionary. Every paragraph is translated, as well as the summary of the story, thus providing a clearer comprehension of each sentence, while trying to prevent the temptation that the listener might have, if discouraged, of giving up and listening to the whole story in English.

After each chapter, there is a question section, which aims to test the listener's overall understanding of the story, containing both open-ended and multiple-choice questions. The solved questions are provided at the end, enabling you to check your own answers and, consequently, develop your skills.

So listen to this audiobook now if you want to learn Italian in a fun way!

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Amazing

I really enjoyed this book, it is easy to read when you are having fun. I loved the stories and it was helpful that are short stories with summaries at the end. Another thing that I found useful was the translation of words and phrases that are common to use from Italian to English language.

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Good For Beginner Learners

The audiobook contained tons of information and helped me learn Italian a lot faster than just learning on my own. It was something fun and new that I could use to help me and I really enjoyed it.

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Great Piece Of Work


This book with short stories in Italian is perfect to people that have a little notion of the language, and want to improve both listening and reading skills. I learned new words, phrases, correct conjugation.

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Overall, Good One

Overall, I would definitely recommend this book to anyone looking to supplement their language studies.

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Fairly Very Nice

I have absolutely no experience with Italian and now I have a basic understanding to build on. I enjoyed the questions after each story because they gave me a chance to really check my understanding of what I had read.

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Easy to understand

The stories are easy to understand and I found the translations provided to be very helpful in reading the stories. When learning a language, it is very helpful to be able to read it in addition to speaking it and this book is very useful for that.

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Good Source

I love that this audiobook is not overwhelming, there are explanations for each lesson as well as vocabulary and realistic short stories to help with comprehension skills.

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  • RR
  • 05-12-18

very good

This book is great practice for a beginner like me to practice the language. The glossary at the end of each story helped me to clarify the words that I wasn't as familiar with

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My Personal Favorite

This book is perfect for beginners, such as myself. The stories within the book were easy to follow, and having the audio to go with them made them easier to learn. Overall, I would definitely recommend buying this book if you’re looking for an entertaining way to learn this language.

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Helpful

This book was very helpful. I’ve always wanted to learn Italian and this was the perfect way to introduce myself to the language. It was also a pretty short read, which was nice. Reading it didn’t feel like a chore.

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  • William
  • 05-12-18

Simple and awesome

I’m a fiction fanatic, so this book was perfect for improving my Italian. I can't focus long enough to study on my own, but reading these stories kept me engaged long enough to learn something.

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  • Kyle Perkins
  • 05-12-18

The Best

Best of several books I've bought! I'll be! looking for similar ones. Bravo! I give it five stars. Thanks!

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  • Tiffany
  • 05-12-18

Great Package


Great Book! love the vocabulary and multiple choice questions at the end, really helps you along as you learn. Recommending to friends!

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  • Christini
  • 05-12-18

Aweslome

Very informative. Well thought out. I like the fact that there's an option for audio. Great for beginners interested in learning Italian.

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  • Hammer
  • 05-12-18

Awesome

This book is second only to direct immersion. I went from stumbling across my words to speaking smoothly in about a week of constant reading/listening.

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  • Joseph
  • 05-12-18

A Good Self-Help Book

The narrators are really nice. Their voices are smooth and eloquent. The short quizzes after each story were helpful as well. And the fact that you get both the book and the audio for one small price is a huge bonus. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who wants to learn Italian.

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  • Noah Charlotte
  • 05-12-18

Amazing

I really enjoyed this book. Being a quarter Italian I have always been interested in the Italian language, but I did not do so well when I tried to learn in a regular class setting. This book helped me to learn many new words and phrases, plus the stories are interesting. The repetition of words was a big help to really reinforce them in to my memory.

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  • Mackenzie
  • 05-12-18

Essential Guide

The book is made up of fiction stories based around a different task or event – going shopping, a job interview, children on a school holiday – broken up into short passages and dialogues. All are in Italian with English translations for some of the phrases used, but not all.

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  • Suzie Jack
  • 05-12-18

It Will Help

I bought this book because I was looking to improve my pigeon Italian and start learning conversations, and found this to be a great and effective little read.

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  • Melissa
  • 05-12-18

Italian Short Stories

Easy to understand and captivating short stories for the intermediate learner of Italian to understand. Excellent, it was very helpful. A good challenge. Looking forward to learn more. I highly recommend this audio book