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Italian Short Stories for Beginners: 30 Captivating Short Stories to Learn Italian & Grow Your Vocabulary the Fun Way! (Bilingual Italian Book 1)

Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins
Categories: Languages, Italian
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Summary

30 Italian Short Stories for Complete Beginners

One of the smartest ways to improve fluency is to hear stories in your chosen language. Finding appropriate literature can be tough when you’re just starting out, but this collection of 30 short stories is a fun and entertaining way of learning Italian vocabulary and grammar. Each story is around 300 words, making them very quick listens without overwhelming you. Crafted for beginners, this is ideal for newcomers who are trying to approach fluency in a natural way. 

Rapidly learn new vocabulary.

These stories will help you learn how Italian is commonly written and conveyed with natural dialogues and expressions.

Grasp the grammar.

Each story has a mixture of simple dialogue, descriptive sentences, and everything in between. This allows you to pick up how sentences are commonly spoken along with how to describe scenery, items, and people, giving you an overall, detailed way of understanding the written language.

Reading and listening skills

Each story is only 300 words, giving you an engaging yet simple story that you can quickly listen to.   

If you want to improve your reading fluency as quickly and naturally as possible, then this audiobook is ideal. Not only that, but each story is interesting, and you can listen to them in a matter of minutes.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

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Great for improvi­ng your listening sk­ills

It is excellent to understand native Italian Speakers. The stories are straig­htforward. The vocabulary is useful and consists of everyday kind of words.

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Great for beginne­rs

You will need to lea­rn a bit of Italian but not too long. It is probably one of the easiest books with stories. The Engli­sh translation helps. The audio is excel­lent and I really im­prove for my listeni­ng skills

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Prescribed!!

Love this audio book so much, will listen again and again everyday. I recommend this book.

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One of the best stories guide

This book audio is well. The story are well developed and hold my attention. Again one of my favorites!

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AWESOME stories guide

Great audio book! This book contains lots of helpful information that's are really amazing. I am really impress to get this book.

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Exceptional guide

The stories are compelling, funny, charming. Easy to understand. Vocabulary is challenging but well audio made it great.

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I'm impressed!!

This audio book contains lots of helpful information that's are really amazing. I am really impress to get this book. I highly recommended this book to everyone.

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Having fun the Italian way!

This book proves that it is possible to really have fun while learning. In fact, not only the short stories are entertaining, but they also offer great content in terms of grammar and vocabulary choice. The listener is exposed to samples of everyday language, which will come in handy once you find yourself talking to people in real-life situations. The structure of the short stories is perfect for beginners level. It starts with shorter sentences repeated first in Italian and then in English and as it goes on the sentences get longer and more complicated so that you gradually improve your listening skills. The pronunciation is loud and clear and at adequate speed so that it is really easy to distinguish each word. There is a wide selection of different topics such as work, travel, holiday and daily life. This book is perfect to listen to some easy Italian conversation throughout the day without having to make time to take a class. Highly recommended!

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Ioved it

With the help of the pdf, I really like to follow the storie­s. The stories are easy to follow and the audio quality is excellent.

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Good

It is an interesting method and it helps me to better my pro­nunciation. The narrator speaks clearly and slowly enough for a beginner like I to follow through.

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  • Eric
  • 07-05-19

Italian Short Sto­ries for Beginners

I have been stydying Italian for 2 months now with two apps: drops and duolingo. There are good but it lacks the depth of a book to build be­tter sentences. Read­ing these stories he­lps me a lot to form my own phrases. I need more time to pra­ctice but I think it is a good step in my progress at learni­ng Italian.

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  • Eric Weber
  • 07-05-19

A good audiobook for beginners

Enjoy the easy stori­es and give me the confidence to pursue my learning. Highly recommended.

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  • SanDiegoGuy
  • 16-11-19

Helped me achieve fluency in Italian!

This wonderful audiobook helped me attain fluency in Italian. To explain, I recently finished all 5 levels of Pimsleur Italian but still could not understand Italian when I watched Italian movies or TV. After listening to this audiobook, I could understand most of what I hear listening to RAI (Italian TV). This fantastic book by TalkinItalian helped me to greatly increase my vocabulary and understanding of spoken Italian. The narrators are topnotch and make it easy to understand and "absorb" what they are saying. If you want to attain Italian language fluency the quick and easy way, this is it.

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  • Susan
  • 09-09-19

Grateful!!

Love this italian short stories audio book! I was wanted to admit myself in an italian company. But my italian speaking was not good at all but luckily I found this book. 30 short stories I'm listening and improving my speaking with vocabulary too.

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  • Alice
  • 09-09-19

SUGGESTED!!

This italian short stories book is amazing! I was confused before downloading this book but after downloading and after listening stories I can understand italian vocabulary better. Again one of my favorites!

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  • Amn
  • 09-09-19

PERFECT!!

Great audio book! This audio book contains 30 funny short stories to build up your italian language learning skill with correct vocabulary . I am really impress to get this audible book.

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  • Denise
  • 09-09-19

Outstanding!!

30 short stories are funny. Easy to understand vocabulary by listening stories. Learning italian and​ vocabulary is challenging but this audio stories made it great.

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  • Kathy
  • 09-09-19

Recommended!

This audio book contains 30 captivating short stories that's are really amazing and funny too. I am really impress to hear. My listening skills growing up. I highly recommended this audio book to everyone.

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  • Jose S. Hall
  • 07-05-19

A good refresher

I studied Italian in High School but I did not pursue my stu­dies. Now I am 30s and I am looking for a way to reactivate my Italian. The stor­ies are easy enough and the pdf helps to listen and read the audiobook at the sa­me time. Highly reco­mmended

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  • Justin I. Perez
  • 07-05-19

Great stories for beginners

Very easy and plain stories to read. It really helps to grasp the Italian pronun­ciation