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Publisher's 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!

©2018 Language Learning University (P)2018 Language Learning University

What listeners say about Italian Short Stories: 9 Simple and Captivating Stories for Effective Italian Learning for Beginners

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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  • 06-05-20

Waste of time

When my Italian partner heard this narrator he was horrified. He said she's definitely not Italian (he thinks Sth American Spanish), her pronunciation is terrible and I will do my learning more harm than good by listening. It's a shame because I like the format and the stories, but I feel like it was a wasted credit now. Not recommended at all.

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  • H.Mohammad
  • 12-05-18

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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  • Luca
  • 12-05-18

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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  • Evie
  • 12-05-18

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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  • Aria
  • 12-05-18

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
  • 12-05-18

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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  • James
  • 12-05-18

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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  • Emma Clara
  • 12-05-18

Perfect


The book was interesting and it was very interesting and not difficult book for beginners. It was good that after every page phrases are in bold and there is a translation. It will help to remember new words and phrases. So I really advise you if you are beginner in Italian to read this book.

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  • Ryan
  • 12-05-18

Effective Book

This is an exceptional book with easy instructions to place all eleven chapters on your computer so that you may listen to each one when you wake up and again before you go to sleep. The speech is rapid, but totally ITALIAN, and the vocabulary utilized is most practical and up to date.

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  • Grace
  • 12-05-18

Super Helpful

This book lets you work at your own speed, and you can go over it as many times as you need. I also like that I can highlight specific word and sentences so I can get them translated or just mark them and come back to it. I have learned some important and common Phrases that I can practice in my everyday life.