Black Cat Spanish Graded Reader (Easy Reader): La casa de Bernarda Alba - Federico García Lorca
Black Cat Spanish Graded Reader (Easy Reader), 112 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 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 intermediate level speakers of Spanish.
La casa de Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca - Summary
A silent, dark house. Suffocating heat, church bells which ring to toll for the dead and terrible secrets. A closed space, rigorously guarded by Bernarda Alba, which is home to her five daughters, some servants and an elderly, insane mother Despite all of this, love enters the house, but then a tragedy also happens…
Una casa silenciosa, oscura. Calor asfixiante, campanas que doblan, secretos inconfesables. Un espacio cerrado, rígidamente controlado por Bernarda Alba, donde viven sus cinco hijas, las criadas y una madre anciana enajenada por su locura. A pesar de los esfuerzos de Bernarda, la pasión amorosa penetrará en sus vidas, desencadenando una tragedia anunciada.