Black Cat Italian Graded Reader (Easy Reader): Storia d'amore - Cinzia Medaglia, Achim Seiffarth
Black Cat Italian Graded Reader (Easy Reader), 96 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 Italian 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 learners of Italian.
Storia d'amore by Cinzia Medaglia, Achim Seiffarth - Summary
A rich girl, who is a bit of a snob, and a young and fascinating boy, who comes from a humble family, meet, get to know each other and fall in love. Everything is perfect apart from those annoying social differences... A small detail, certainly, but one which causes the end of their relationship. However, some things are not so easily forgotten and, after seven years, Valentina finds herself having to choose again between love and money...
Dal diario di Valentina: una storia d’amore che non conosce tempo. Una ragazza ricca e un po' snob e un giovane di umile famiglia, ma affascinante, si incontrano, si conoscono, si amano. Tutto perfetto, a parte quelle fastidiose differenze sociali... Un piccolo dettaglio, certo, che però causerà la fine della loro storia. Ma certe cose non si dimenticano tanto facilmente e Valentina si ritroverà, dopo ben sette anni, a dover scegliere di nuovo tra amore e denaro...