Black Cat Spanish Graded Reader (Easy Reader): Don Juan Tenorio - José Zorrilla
Black Cat Spanish Graded Reader (Easy Reader), 112 page fully-illustrated book + audio CD. Level C1 (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
Beautifully designed and illustrated easy reader complete with grammar and comprehension exercises. The text includes an introduction in accessible Spanish containing interesting facts that place the story into context as well as a glossary at the bottom of the page which explains difficult terms. The audio CD contains both a complete reading of the text by a professional narrator and a set of pronunciation exercises. The combined package of book and CD work brilliantly together to create a wonderful, captivating learning resource for advanced speakers of Spanish.
Don Juan Tenorio by José Zorrilla - Summary
After Doña Inés is kidnapped for a bet, Don Juan Tenorio falls in love with her, inadvertently causing a series of events which lead to her death. Highly complex and extremely ‘modern’, Don Juan is at times romantic and passionate, a sinner and a positive figure in his ability to feel remorse.
El protagonista secuestra a una novicia de un convento, doña Inés de Ulloa, una apuesta. Desgraciadamente para él, se enamora de verdad y tendrá pues que enfrentarse con el padre de ella. José Zorrilla consigue aquí una salvación de su protagonista don Juan, presentado con mucha simpatía a pesar de sus típicas características de “el legendario rebelde”: firmeza, arrogancia, ímpetu…