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Las Pastillas de Oro

Totally InTense Spanish Book 1: Present Tense

This book is available for download with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device. Multi-touch books can be read with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device. Books with interactive features may work best on an iOS device. iBooks on your Mac requires OS X 10.9 or later.


Interesting mini-novels with vocabulary and grammar lessons for language beginners. This first book in the Spanish series is written entirely in the present tense. Additional tenses and grammatical elements are gradually introduced in the story. New words and concepts are explained right there in the margins, so you can leave the dictionary on the shelf. Read the introduction for a review of basic language concepts. Then, if you need a grammar review after starting the book, it's easy to go back to the explanation page, then return to your reading.

What's New in Version 1.3

Bug fixes.

Customer Reviews

So helpful!

This book has helped me heaps! I’m so glad to finally have a book like this in my life. Highly recommended!

Totally Intense

I loved this book! As a Spanish student it was so helpful to have questions answered right in the margins! Being able to click to get more information was really helpful. I found that being able to read a novel written in only the present tense was soooo much easier than deciphering the bland, boring Spanish language text books I've been using. Can't wait for the next book in the series.

Great idea

It's like in Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince when Harry finds the potion book full of useful notes, and suddenly he is the best one in the class.

Once you get used to the color coding and what each is associated with, reading through this book is a breeze. Everything is explained clearly and in detail, but the notes are not so much in the way so as to stop you from just reading the story. Not only are the most words translated, but there are explanations as to why they are pronounced the way they are. No dictionary required!

I would recommend this book to any Spanish beginner looking to improve their reading and comprehension skills.

Las Pastillas de Oro
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  • $13.99
  • Available on iPad, iPhone and Mac.
  • Category: Spanish
  • Published: Jun 30, 2015
  • Publisher: Rio Bravo Press
  • Seller: Amanda Potasznik
  • Print Length: 214 Pages
  • Language: Spanish
  • Version: 1.3
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iPad with iBooks 2 or later and iOS 5 or later, or an iPhone with iOS 8.4 or later, or a Mac with OS X 10.9 or later.

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