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Stories From Mexico

Historias De México
Barlow, Genevieve (Book - 2010)
Stories From Mexico
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Enjoy the tales of Mexico--in Spanish and in English! In Stories from Mexico/Historias de Mexico , we've placed the Spanish and English stories 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 tongue. 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, and then look to the facing page for help if necessary. 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 Mexico/Historias de Mexico gives you the chance to Enjoy 16 well-known short stories that chronicle 1,500 years of Mexican history Fine-tune your language skills while gaining insight into the rich cultural heritage of the Mexican people Improve your reading and listening skills with free audio downloads of nine chapters from the book at mhprofessional.com Genevieve Barlow and William N. Stivers are experienced Spanish educators and authors.
Authors: Barlow, Genevieve
Title: Stories from Mexico
Historias de México
Publisher: New York, [N.Y.] : McGraw Hill, c2010
Characteristics: ix, 140 p. :,ill., map ;,23 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Genevieve Barlow, William N. Stivers
Contents: The sun and the moon = El sol y la luna
The rabbit's ears = Las orejas del conejo
The lion and the cricket = El léon y el grillo
The sweethearts = Los novios
The dwarf of Uxmal = El enano de Uxmal
A bed of roses = Un lecho de rosas
Atzimba, the princess = Atzimba, la princesa
The Virgin of Guadalupe = La Virgen de Guadalupe
The "China poblana" = La china poblana
The friar and the scorpion = El fraile y el alacrán
The little animal that sings = El animalito que canta
The House of Tiles = La Casa de los Azulejos
The mystery of Elm Grove Street = El misterio de la calle de Olmedo
The lighthouse keeper's daughter = La hija del torrero
Who is wise? = Quien es sabio?
First prize = El premio gordo
Additional Contributors: Stivers, William N.
Alternate Title: Historias de México
ISBN: 0071701761
Branch Call Number: SPANISH 398.2 BARLOW 2010
Other Language: English and Spanish
Subject Headings: Spanish language Textbooks for foreign speakers English Legends Mexico Spanish language Readers Legends
Genre/Form: Bilingual books
Topical Term: Spanish language edition
Spanish language
Spanish language
LCCN: 2009047869
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