English Graded Reader (Easy Reader): Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy, Retold by Maud Jackson
English Graded Reader (Easy Reader), 160 page fully-illustrated book+ audio CD. Level B2 (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 English 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 beginners of English.
English Graded Reader (Easy Reader): Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy - Summary:
The Durbeyfield family are poor and simple people, but their ancestors were the mighty d’Urbervilles, an ancient and noble family. When the Durbeyfields meet with misfortune, they send their eldest daughter Tess to visit her wealthy cousin and ask for help, but the wealthy cousin has a young son, Alec Stoke-d’Urberville, who finds Tess very attractive…
No sex, please, We’re Victorians