English Graded Reader (Easy Reader): Tristan and Isolde by George Gibson
English Graded Reader (Easy Reader), 80 page fully-illustrated book+ audio CD. Level A2 (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.
Tristan and Isolde by George Gibson - Summary:
One of the great romances of the Middle Ages, Tristan and Isolde has inspired writers, poets, artists and musicians for centuries. After slaying a dragon and winning a tournament, the young prince Tristan wins the hand of beautiful Isolde for marriage to his uncle, King Mark. But on their journey back to Mark’s court, they drink a love potion that was intended for the king and his young bride. They instantly fall in love - a love that is impossible.
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