Jane Cadwallader / Illus. Gustavo Mazali
This is a Level 1 book in the ELI Young Spanish Readers series. This is a story about Abuelita Anita and a boy who loses his ball. There is a skateboarding chase throughout the city when a dog, a cat and a squirrel take the ball. Can Abuelita Anita get the ball back?
Themes covered in this title: friendship, adventure, magic
Abuelita Anita y el balón is aimed at young Spanish beginners who are able to read short stories in Spanish with up to 100 words. An audio CD is included, featuring the full story read by a native speaker and there are word games & exercises at the end of the story to check comprehension. This title is published in Europe and uses Castilian (European) Spanish.
Flexi-back, 32pp, 150 x 210mm + Audio-CD
The ELI Young Spanish Readers series is divided into 4 levels which are graded according to the number of headwords used. Beautifully illustrated, these readers are accompanied by an audio-CD featuring the story read by a native speaker. Each title includes 5 pages of revision exercises and fun activites, as well as a mini picture dictionary on the inside cover of each book to allow the pupil to easily access the vocabulary needed.
- Level One (orange) 100 words - below A1
- Level Two (purple) 200 words - A1
- Level Three (blue) 300 words - A1.1
- Level Four (green) 400 words - A2