Hasta la Sepultura – Reader
by Kristy Placido
400 Unique Words
Written in Past Tense
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It was with good reason that in 1500, Queen Isabella of Spain issued an official decree permanently closing the secret passageways that lie below the city of Salamanca, and it was with rash judgment that now, Nico and Adriana decide to explore them. Their investigation will prove more telling and more dangerous than either imagined. They discover that the legendary evil lurking below Salamanca is not so mythical after all. And there is more than one kind of evil that thrives in the passageways.
This story strategically weaves high-level language structures into a compelling story, which based on high-frequency vocabulary. Even upper level language students need repeated exposure to language structures in order to acquire them, and Fluency Matters’ intermediate readers maintain a high frequency factor of high-level language structures, thus helping learners progress beyond typical proficiency levels. But do not focus on language structures or the advanced grammatical features embedded in this story. Rather, focus on enjoying the story! The more you enjoy it, the more you will acquire Spanish without even realizing it! Happy reading!
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