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Any simple books in Czech to help aid learning?

Ahoj! this is my first post in Discussion. please bear with me:)

Can anyone recommend any simple Czech childrens storybooks that I could read to help me with my basic Czech? I would really appreciate it:)

Thanks in advance Dekuji!

August 4, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lrtward

I found these YouTube videos. Not books but maybe helpful.

https://youtu.be/kVaE41hth8w - song from Moana. You can search YouTube for "čeština disney" and come up with a few good videos.
https://youtu.be/hAO_1RgPXH0 - children's song (this account has several children's songs/cartoons)
https://youtu.be/AX8fRRWTaFI - simple vocab for little kids

Children's books in Czech on Amazon (kind of expensive): https://www.amazon.com/Childrens-Books-Czech/s?page=1&rh=n%3A4%2Cp_n_feature_nine_browse-bin%3A3291457011


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jason1892

Thank you very much:)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MarieAnnaEmilie

Ahoj, I find for You a link to a story of Karel Čapek Dášenka Text : http://pohadky-online.eu/dasenka-cili-zivot-stenete/
watch Audio: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lj2wvlfxEKU
I hope you enjoy it.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jason1892

Dekuji Maria! Thank you so much


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lordofthedeities

I've created a spreadsheet with Czech learning resources, including reading material. They're not children's books but stories adapted for foreigners learning the language.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1g2BSxgYApVqlb9U7aMN7g_fXJg6Lwx4q7KvrAB6xso8/edit?usp=sharing


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ChristophS49077

you may want to add "pohádky" from lída holá to that list


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lordofthedeities

Done, not sure how I missed that one. Thanks for the tip!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jason1892

Awesome, thank you!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VladaFu

It is a pity that the best Czech fairy tales use somewhat archaic language so they are probably too hard.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ChristophS49077

I just finished reading "Pohádky" from Lída Holá it's for level A2 and has a small dictionary with nearly all the words used for english, german and russian in one table (NOTE: "ch" comes after "h", thank me later). It has 12 fairy tales each 1 to 1 1/2 pages long and exercises for each one. I really enjoyed it, felt like I was a small child again. ISBN-13: 978-80-87481-98-1


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jason1892

Ahh, dekuji Christoph!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jason1892

Thank you all for your suggestions, they really have helped me. Dekuji!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/InPxgX6K

Try comics. Especially if you can have the Czech and original (or second translation) side by side. Any “classic” should work for this purpose, e.g, Asterix, Donald Duck, etc.

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