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Summary

Short Stories in Brazilian Portuguese for Beginners has been written especially for students from beginner to intermediate level, designed to give a sense of achievement, a feeling of progress and most importantly - enjoyment! Mapped to A1-B1 on the Common European Framework of Reference, these eight captivating stories are designed to give you a sense of achievement and a feeling of progress when listening.  

What does this book give you?  

  • Eight stories in a variety of exciting genres, from science fiction and crime to history and thriller 
  • Making reading fun, while you learn a wide range of new vocabulary - Controlled language at your level, including the 1000 most frequent words, to help you progress confidently 
  • Authentic spoken dialogues, to help you learn conversational expressions and improve your speaking ability 
  • Pleasure! It's much easier to learn a new language when you're having fun, and research shows that if you're enjoying reading in a foreign language, you won't experience the usual feelings of frustration 
  • Accessible grammar so you learn new structures naturally, in a stress-free way  

Carefully curated to make learning a new language easy, these stories include key features that will support and consolidate your progress, including:

  • A glossary for bolded words in each text         
  • Full plot summary        
  • A bilingual word list        
  • Comprehension questions after each chapter.   

As a result, you will be able to focus on enjoying listening, delighting in your improved range of vocabulary and grasp of the language, without ever feeling overwhelmed or frustrated. From science fiction to fantasy, to crime and thrillers, Short Stories in Brazilian Portuguese for Beginners will make learning Brazilian Portuguese easy and enjoyable.

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

©2019 Olly Richards (P)2019 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

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