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Esperanto reading for beginners

Hi there, I'm about half way through the tree so I went looking for something to read. I found I was able to understand most of the beginners' reader, Vere aŭ Fantazie, by Claude Piron.

Give it a go! http://en.lernu.net/biblioteko/rakontoj/vere_aux_fantazie/

June 2, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/jasopop

Really shocked at the amount that I could translate! This website also has this amazing feature where you can click on the words and it will give you a direct translation from Esperanto to English!

June 2, 2015

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    I used that one in book form as my first reader. Remember paper books? ;-)

    It's really good.

    June 3, 2015

    https://www.duolingo.com/CuriousAtanaa

    Paper books? Are they like . . . . um . . . scrolls? (Kidding, of course)

    June 3, 2015

    [deactivated user]

      Yes! They were invented because cave walls are too heavy to carry around! ;-)

      June 3, 2015

      https://www.duolingo.com/flootzavut

      Oh, I read (with great difficulty!) the first one of those a while back and then forgot about them. Will be interesting to see how much easier it will be now. Dankon!

      June 3, 2015

      https://www.duolingo.com/flootzavut

      Does anyone know if it's possible to download these in mobi or pdf format? I can read them on my tablet/computer, but would love to have them on my Kindle.

      June 3, 2015

      https://www.duolingo.com/Esperantistino

      I would also highly recommend 'Gerda Malaperis' (Gerda disappeared) from the same author - Claude Piron. It is written specifically for language learners. The first chapter contains very few words, then the next chapter re-uses those words and introduces some new ones and so forth. The story is a mystery/crime novella. It's easy enough for beginners, it's the first book I read. It is available for free both in text and in audio, which I find great to practice your listening skills, on the same website : http://en.lernu.net/kursoj/gerda_malaperis/index.php

      June 4, 2015
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