Reading in a Foreign Language
Even for the best language students, reading in your target language can be difficult. Finding reading material that is at your level is half the battle.
There's a few ideas I have for TraveLingo/Teach Yourself a Language in the future; books and articles that contain both the target language and native language that you can read side by side, letting your brain to do the work, but I haven't been able to dedicate myself to them yet.
But, it turns out I wasn't the only one brainstorming alternative ways to approach foreign language reading! I recently found this amazing company that sells books along this premise, and I couldn't wait to share it with you guys here on the blog.
So without further ado... Introducing...
DiGlot's collection of books designed for reading in a foreign language.
They have a few different bilingual versions of classic books. They all start out in English and slowly gain more foreign language words until at the end, it's no longer in English at all.
They have French and Spanish versions of Pride and Prejudice, Alice in Wonderland, Sherlock Holmes and Frankenstein, and they're always adding new titles and languages.
You can browse their collection of books at Diglot.ie
And just because they love me over there, they gave me an exclusive discount just for all my readers :D Use the code TYAL20 and you'll get 20% off... You're welcome :)
Plus, if you're on Instagram, you can follow DiGlotSocial because they do a lot of giveaways and promotional stuff from there!
If you do try one of their book titles, come back and share your thoughts in the comment section! We would all love to hear about your experience reading in a foreign language.
Books I've Read in Another Language