El Entierro

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In Latin America legend has it that rich people who are without a heir will bury their money and jewellery in their own home and come back to haunt the house and guard their treasures after their demise.
In this story Amalia, a young nurse working in the hospital of a small village in the Andes mountains, hires an old house. The rent is low and the house is lovely, but her dog Simon is extremely agitated and at night there are a lot of strange sounds...

Is this book suitable for you? You can read the first chapter by clicking on the pages on the left-hand side. If you can read this chapter fairly easily this book is the right one for you.


Nicole de Boer

"This story is riddled with mysterious events that make you feel increasingly uncomfortable. Tension builds and for a long time it is unclear whether all will be well in the end. It contains some beautiful yet everyday descriptions of Amalia, her dog Simón, the village where she lives and of her work. 
The Spanish reads pleasantly and eventually everything falls into place."


For Teachers

This book is written in nice, but fairly demanding Spanish, level A2 plus.
Students can read it well by themselves, but it is also suitable to be used in class. Topics for discussion could be ghosts and ghost stories, hidden treasures or the typical characteristics of small villages in remote areas.
Various activities can make reading El Entierro more enjoyable and the language easier to understand.

Classroom set 

If you would like to order a set of books for use in your class we can offer a discount of 10% for a minimum of 20 copies of the same title. Please order timely and by e-mail as our supplies are limited. Delivery of larger quantities will take two to three weeks.

Note: All the materials are copyright protected, which means that it is not permitted to make copies for use in the classroom.

Author: unknown
Year of publication: 2017
Number of pages: 60 (including glossary)
ISBN: 978-1770849082
Illustrated: Yes
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