Iniziato nel 1348 all’indomani della peste, il Decameron è una raccolta di cento novelle, scritte con un linguaggio che fa del Boccaccio il vero iniziatore della prosa narrativa italiana. Le novelle sono di diversa lunghezza, narrano avventure straordinarie ma anche fatti quotidiani…
… and some of them made me laugh out loud! Picture an Italian ‘The Canterbury Tales’ and you’ll have a good idea what to expect. Our Italian-teacher writer has selected just eight of the tales for us, and rewritten them in modern Italian. Thirty pages of text and approximately forty minutes of online audio, which together offer an entertaining insight into fourteenth century Florence, and the origins of Italian literature.
At the top of Chapter 1 in the free sample chapter download (.pdf) there’s a link to the online audio. The audio version of the entire story is available to listen to, FREE, even if you don’t buy the ebook, though, obviously, having the full text will make it easier.
As always, this first week only, ‘Decameron‘ is 25% off – so just £5.99 rather than the usual ‘easy reader’ price of £7.99!
- .pdf e-book (+ audio available free online)
- .ePub and Mobi (Kindle-compatible) versions available at no extra cost (just ask)
- 8 chapters to read and listen to
- Comprehension questions to check your understanding
- Italian/English glossary of ‘difficult’ terms
- Suitable for students at intermediate level or above
- LAUNCH OFFER (until 31/01/21) just £5.99!
- Download your Free Sample Chapter (.pdf)
Once your order is completed, normally as soon as the payment has cleared, you will receive a download link for the full version of the ebook. It’s valid for 7 days / 3 download attempts, so save the .pdf ebook in a safe place on your device!
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It’s also FREE to subscribe to EasyItalianNews.com – subscribers receive each thrice-weekly, simplified Italian news bulletin (online audio plus supporting text) via email, each Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday!
Enter your email address on this page, look out for the ‘please confirm’ email (and click the link it contains) and you’ll be reminded to read/listen to Italian each Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday!