Black Cat German Graded Reader (Easy Reader): Kleider machen Leute - Gottfried Keller (adapted by A. Seiffarth)
Black Cat German Graded Reader (Easy Reader), 96 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 German 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 German.
Kleider machen Leute - Gottfried Keller (adapted by A. Seiffarth) - Summary
Tailor Strapinsky, poor and hungry, arrives in Seldvyla where he looks for a job. Local people mistake him for a prince and he finds himself involved in very complicated situations. At the end the truth comes out and when things seem to be going very bad, the love of a woman will save the tailor’s life from all these lies. A classic story by Gottfried Keller, representative of the nineteenth-century Realist Literature.
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Der bürgerliche Realismus