Spanish/English Parallel Text: El malabarista (A1/2)

.pdf ebook
(1 customer review)
Spanish / English Parallel Texts

A student has her purse stolen on a crowded bus. It contains little of value, except a photograph which is precious to her…

  • .pdf e-book
  • original text in Spanish / translation in English
  • 8 short chapters to read and study
  • Suitable for students at any level
  • Download your Free Sample Chapter (.pdf)

Your e-book will be emailed to you within 24 hours of your purchase.

£7.99

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Spanish / English Parallel Texts

A student has her purse stolen on a crowded bus. It contains little of value, except a photograph which is precious to her…

  • .pdf e-book
  • original text in Spanish / translation in English
  • 8 short chapters to read and study
  • Suitable for students at any level
  • Download your Free Sample Chapter (.pdf)

Your e-book will be emailed to you within 24 hours of your purchase.

Parallel Texts – How To View The Chapters Side-By-Side!

Viewing the chapters of your parallel text ebook side by side (so as to compare the different languages) is not hard, but probably won’t happen automatically.

There are a few simple, free things you’ll need to do first.

The file is a .pdf so will open with whatever the default .pdf reader on your device is.

These can vary and will probably NOT show the chapters side-by-side, as intended.

For this reason, we recommend the free Adobe Reader, which is installed on many computers in any case.

If you don’t have it, download it here (though I’d suggest un-checking the ‘Optional Offers’…)

Once you have Adobe Reader installed, this is what you do:

  1. Download the file
  2. Don’t just click on it or it will open in a browser, which probably works differently
  3. Instead, view it in your device’s downloads file
  4. Open with Adobe Reader (right click on the file, choose ‘Open with’, select Adobe Reader)
  5. In Adobe Reader…
  6. Look in the menu (at the top) for ‘View’, then choose ‘Page display’
  7. Choose ‘two page view’ (for the parallel text) or ‘single page view’ for normal documents
  8. Use ‘View’ / ‘Read mode’ to make the text larger or smaller so that it fits your screen
  9. Use the ‘zoom’ and ‘page up/down’ buttons to navigate through the book

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.pdf ebook

1 review for Spanish/English Parallel Text: El malabarista (A1/2)

  1. Eric Sinclair (verified owner)

    Pitched at a moderate level of learning Spanish, I found it very useful as a serial in my classes of teaching Spanish. The story interested the adult readers, and the text was at a level they could work on with sufficient challenge, but not enough to discourage them. We did 2 chapters per week. The students initially only saw the Spanish, then we reviewed the English.

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