Black Cat Spanish Graded Reader (Easy Reader): Guzmán de Alfarache - Mateo Alemán. Adapted by F. Bocchio Ramazio
Black Cat Spanish Graded Reader (Easy Reader), 128 page fully-illustrated book + audio CD. Level B1 (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 beginners of Spanish.
Guzmán de Alfarache - Mateo Alemán. Adapted by F. Bocchio Ramazio - Summary
At the age of 12 Guzmán leaves Seville and sets out on a long journey which, after a number of misadventures, takes him to Madrid, Genoa and Rome, before he returns to his home town. The young boy first lives the life of a rascal and learns to beg, but later he will also become a pageboy to a number of important individuals. During his journey Guzmán is often involved in unpleasant situations, but, in the end, he always manages to redeem himself.
El género picaresco en Europa
Las digresiones en el Guzmán de Alfarache
Answers to exercises