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Lecturas fáciles con ejercicios   By: (1891-)

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LECTURAS FÁCILES

CON EJERCICIOS

BY

LAWRENCE A. WILKINS

DIRECTOR OF MODERN LANGUAGES IN THE NEW YORK CITY HIGH SCHOOLS CORRESPONDING MEMBER OF THE HISPANIC SOCIETY OF AMERICA

AND

MAX A. LURIA

HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SPANISH, DEWITT CLINTON HIGH SCHOOL, NEW YORK CITY LECTURER IN SPANISH, EXTENSION TEACHING, HUNTER COLLEGE NEW YORK CITY

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SILVER, BURDETT AND COMPANY

BOSTON NEW YORK CHICAGO

COPYRIGHT, 1916, BY SILVER, BURDETT AND COMPANY.

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SECCIÓN DE CUENTOS EUROPEOS

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Frases de uso común en la clase 3

El viejo y el asno 8

La piedra en el camino 11

La mona. Poesía 14

El juez y el escarabajo 14

Un cuento de un perro 17

El príncipe y la araña 19

La perla y el diamante. Poesía 22

El muchacho y el lobo 22

El león y el conejo. Poesía 24

El camello perdido 25

El árabe hambriento. Poesía 28

El oso 29

Abuelo y nieto 32

La chimenea. Poesía 35

El juez moro 36

Pensamientos. Poesía 42

El persa verídico 42

El flautista de Hamelin 46

La riña. Poesía 49

El muchacho héroe 50

No son toros todo lo que se dibuja 53

El leñador honrado 56

De "La vida es sueño" de Calderón. Poesía 60

El último juguete 60

Versos. Poesía 65

El buen rey 66

Arabesco. Poesía 69

Niños precoces 69

La lección. Poesía 73

PREFACE

This book is the result of the conviction of the authors, after several years of experience teaching the Spanish language, that it is discouraging to the students of that language, as well as a contravention of all common sense pedagogy, to place before them as reading material in the first year or year and a half, selections from classic Spanish novelists and short story writers. Such writings can only be understood and appreciated after considerable training in the fundamentals of Spanish, a language abounding in intricate idiomatic expressions and having great wealth of vocabulary. Such writings do not provide the student with a working vocabulary of the more common and practical terms. To read, for instance, Alarcón's Capitán Veneno or even Valera's El Pájaro Verde in the second or third semester of the study of Spanish in high schools, seems a sheer tour de force , resulting in neither a practical vocabulary nor a proper appreciation of these little masterpieces. Yet the strongest claim, at least at present, that can be made for a place for Spanish in the educational scheme of the United States is that it is a "practical" language for North Americans to know (being, as a mother tongue in the New World, second in importance only to English), while at the same time affording as good linguistic training as does a study of either French or German... Continue reading book >>




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