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eBook of the Week, ‘I Malavoglia’ (B1), £4.99

This week’s half-price eBook of the Week offer is our B1 (intermediate) ‘easy reader’ version of Giovanni Verga’s classic of Italian literature, ‘I Malavoglia‘.

As I confessed last week, I’m not normally the sort of person who spends time on literature, still less in a foreign language, but we did a ‘mini book club‘ with it over at OnlineItalianClub.com during the first pandemic lockdown, in June 2020, so I had to show an interest.

Besides proof-reading and listening to our ‘easy reader’ version, I read the original as did some other OnlineItalianClub.com members. It’s a historical novel set in Sicily, so the writing is hard at first, with dialect and so on. A lot of guesswork was involved, but I’m sure that would be true for Italian native speakers too

Scroll though the comments on the ‘mini book club‘ page to find out how I and other club members got on. The reviews of our ‘easy reader’ version are also worth a look. And here’s the blurb from our online shop:

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Giovanni Verga’s classic novel of a struggling family of fishermen is one of the best known works of Italian literature from the nineteenth century.

‘I Malavoglia’, literally ‘the Unwillings’ (an ironic nickname coined, in the Sicilian fashion of the day, by fellow villagers and fisherfolk) are an industrious extended family headed by ‘Ntoni, who fishes from the family’s boat, ‘la Provvidenza’, together with his son, Bastiano, and grandsons.

For generations, hard work and the strength of the family has been enough to ensure survival and respect. But one day, Bastiano’s eldest boy, called ‘Ntoni too, after his grandfather, is drafted to the military. Suddenly the hard-working family is short one set of hands: “nessuno può immaginarne le catastrofiche conseguenze…”

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  • 8 chapters to read and listen to
  • Comprehension questions to check your understanding
  • Italian/English glossary of ‘difficult’ terms for the level
  • Suitable for students at pre-intermediate/intermediate level or above
  • Download your Free Sample Chapter (.pdf)

Remember, this week ‘I Malavoglia‘ is 50% discounted, so just £4.99 rather than the usual ‘easy reader’ ebook price of £9.99!

Buy ‘I Malavoglia‘ just £4.99! | Free Sample Chapter (.pdf) | Italian literature | World Literature | Catalog

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eBook of the Week, ‘La coscienza di Zeno’ (B1), £4.99

This week’s half-price eBook of the Week offer is our B1 (intermediate) ‘easy reader’ version of Italo Svevo’s self-published classic of Italian literature, ‘La coscienza di Zeno‘.

I confess, I’m not normally the sort of person that spends time on literature, still less read in a foreign language, but I have fond memories of this one, as I did a ‘mini book club‘ with it over at OnlineItalianClub.com back in the first pandemic lockdown, which would have been more or less exactly four years ago, in June 2020.

At the time, I read the original, as did some other OnlineItalianClub.com members. It’s rather long, but the writing is accessible. Scroll though the comments on the ‘mini book club‘ page to find out how we got on… Or just go with our ebook easy reader, which will give you the idea (as well as lots of great reading and listening practice) in much less time!

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Italo Svevo’s self-published 1923 novel takes the form of memoirs written by his protagonist, Zeno, a sick young man who is undergoing the new therapy of psychoanalysis and writing down his thoughts – on the instructions of his doctor, who later betrays him – as part of that process.

Follow poor Zeno as he explores his addictive personality, acquires a wife and later a lover, grieves for his dead father, fails at business, and eventually, many years later comes to the realisation that…

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  • Comprehension questions to check your understanding
  • Italian/English glossary of ‘difficult’ terms for the level
  • Suitable for students at pre-intermediate/intermediate level or above
  • Download your Free Sample Chapter (.pdf)

Remember, this week ‘La coscienza di Zeno‘ is 50% discounted, so just £4.99 rather than the usual ‘easy reader’ ebook price of £9.99!

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Ebook of the Week, ‘2 giugno 1946’ (A2/B1), £4.99

This week’s half-price, easy reader ‘eBook of the Week’ is the A2/B1 (pre-intermediate/intermediate) 2 giugno 1946.

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Seventy-eight years ago this coming Sunday was a historic moment in Italy, and the ebook celebrates that, as well as providing invaluable and enjoyable skills practice.

Bologna, 2nd of June 1946. Italy is slowly recovering from the devastating effects of World War II. A referendum has been organised to decide whether the reborn state will be a republic or continue as a monarchy. And for the first time in history, Italian women can go to the polls! Newly-wed Marcella is so excited at the prospect she barely slept last night. But her husband, Antonio, is unconvinced…

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eBook of the Week, ‘La metamorfosi’ (B2/C21), £4.99

This week’s half-price eBook of the Week offer is the B2/C21-level ‘La metamorfosi‘, by the famous Italian writer Franza Kafka.

Just joking! Of course Kafka wasn’t Italian. But where was he actually from? Check out the Free Sample Chapter (.pdf) to find out.

But anyway, why would you want to read and listen to simplified Italian versions of classics of World Literature?

Well why not? Sometimes a familiar tale is reassuring when faced with the complexities of reading and listening in the language you’re learning. And perhaps you’ve never read the story in your own language, so are curious?

To say the least, ‘La metamorfosi‘ is thought-provoking. Besides, you can also read/listen to ‘easy reader’ versions of some of the classics of Italian literature! Look out for the green covers on our Catalog pages (linked to below), or browse the dedicated literature pages which show them by type: World Literature | Italian literature

Is B2/C1 (upper-intermediate) too hard for you? No worries! We’ve reorganised our ebook catalog by level, from the easiest to the hardest. Find something more appropriate by following these links: A1 | A1/A2 | A2 | A2/B1 | B1 | B1/B2 | B2 | B2/C1 | C1 | C1/C2 | C2 

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Improve your Italian reading and listening skills with this B2/C1-level ‘riassunto’ for students of Italian L2 of ‘La metamorfosi’ by Franz Kafka.

Kafka fu un autore allegorico, perché rappresentava una vicenda per “dire altro”; ha voluto forse rappresentare la solitudine e il senso di diversità dell’ebreo nella Mitteleuropa,la propria estraneità alla sua famiglia, il senso di colpa e l’impotenza umana del singolo di fronte al mondo e alla sua burocrazia. La maggior parte delle sue opere, come ‘La metamorfosi’, ‘Il processo’ e ‘Il castello’, sono piene di temi di alienazione, brutalità fisica e psicologica, e conflittualità genitori-figli.

Scritto nel 1912, La metamorfosi è uno dei testi più noti dello scrittore, in cui si descrivono le vicende di un uomo, Gregorio Samsa, che di mestiere fa il commesso viaggiatore, e che una mattina si sveglia e scopre di essersi trasformato in un enorme scarafaggio.

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  • Download your Free Sample Chapter (.pdf)

Remember, this week ‘La metamorfosi‘ is 50% discounted, so just £4.99 rather than the usual ‘easy reader’ ebook price of £9.99!

Buy ‘La metamorfosi‘ just £4.99! | Free Sample Chapter (.pdf) | World Literature series | Italian literature series | Catalog (shows ebooks organised by type, then level)

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eBook of the Week, ‘Per colpa di una lettera’ (B2), £4.99

This week’s half-price eBook of the Week offer is the B2-level ‘Per colpa di una lettera‘.

Is B2 (upper-intermediate) too hard for you? No worries! We’ve reorganised our ebook catalog by level, from the easiest to the hardest. Find something more appropriate by following these links: A1 | A1/A2 | A2 | A2/B1 | B1 | B1/B2 | B2 | B2/C1 | C1 | C1/C2 | C2 

As with other recent eBook of the Week offers, we only published ‘Per colpa di una lettera‘ last summer, but sales were slow. Don’t let that put you off, though. It was July, and who studies Italian in July?

Per colpa di una lettera‘ is an entertaining and readable story for intermediate/upper-intermediate-level students of Italian. If that’s you, do take a look, as reading and listening to Italian at approximately your level is a great way to improve your Italian comprehension skills – which you will of course need in the future – as well as being a huge help in consolidating the grammar and unfamiliar words you’ll encounter elsewhere.

Plus a chapter a day of an ebook ‘easy reader’ is much more fun than memorising grammar conjugations and vocabulary lists! Below you’ll find a link to a free sample chapter. Why not give reading in and listening to Italian a try?

And for lower-level students? There’s no promotion this week, but the audios for the entire story of all of our easy readers are available online, no purchase required. Browse the lower level catalog pages and click on the audio links, until you find something that feels about right for you.

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One morning Albina gets an unexpected visitor – because of a letter!

“Arrivo, arrivo! Che diamine! Un po’ di pazienza!” strilla Albina con voce acuta e civettuola, mentre qualcuno bussa insistentemente alla porta della sua piccola ma elegante casetta a due piani. È convinta che sia uno dei suoi ammiratori che le porta un mazzo di fiori.

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  • Suitable for students at intermediate level or above
  • Download your Free Sample Chapter (.pdf)

Remember, this week ‘Per colpa di una lettera‘ is 50% discounted, so just £4.99 rather than the usual ‘easy reader’ ebook price of £9.99!

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eBook of the Week, ‘A Cagliari ci sono i fenicotteri’, £4.99

This week’s half-price eBook of the Week offer is A1/2-level ‘A Cagliari ci sono i fenicotteri‘.

(Too easy for you? No worries! We’ve reorganised our ebook catalog by level, from the easiest to the hardest. Find something more challenging by following these links: A1 | A1/A2 | A2 | A2/B1 | B1 | B1/B2 | B2 | B2/C1 | C1 | C1/C2 | C2 )

As with last week’s eBook of the Week offer, we only published ‘A Cagliari ci sono i fenicotteri‘ last summer, but sales were slow. Don’t let that put you off, though. It was June, and who studies Italian in June?

But ‘A Cagliari ci sono i fenicotteri‘ is an entertaining and readable story for elementary-level students of Italian, of which there appear to be many. So we figured it would be worth promoting again!

That said, elementary-level language students tend to fixate on grammar and long lists of new vocabulary, ignoring reading and listening practice. If that sounds like you, then hold up a second!

Reading and listening to Italian AT YOUR LEVEL is a great way to improve your Italian comprehension skills – which you will of course need in the future – but it’s also a huge help in consolidating the grammar and unfamiliar words you’ll encounter elsewhere. Plus, it’s much more fun than memorising stuff! Below you’ll find a link to a free sample chapter. Why not give reading in and listening to Italian a try?

And for higher level students? There’s no promotion this week, but the audio for the ENTIRE STORY of ‘A Cagliari ci sono i fenicotteri‘ is available online, and can be listened to without buying the ebook itself. That would be good Italian listening practice for students at any level, no matter how advanced! You’ll find the link to the online audio on the new A1/A2 catalog page:

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and in the free sample chapter .pdf, linked to below.

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Twelve-year-old Gianna wakes up in Sardinia’s beautiful seaside capital for the last time. Today her family is moving to Milan, where her mum will take an important new job. They’ll live in a larger flat! Gianna will go to a new school! She’ll make new friends! But she’s leaving behind the city she loves, where she’s lived her whole life…

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  • Suitable for students at any level
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Remember, this week ‘A Cagliari ci sono i fenicotteri‘ is 50% discounted, so just £4.99 rather than the usual ‘easy reader’ ebook price of £9.99!

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Half-price eBook of the Week, Il re dei ladri, £4.99

This week’s Half-price eBook of the Week offer is B2-level ‘Il re dei ladri‘.

(Not B2-level, yet? No worries! We’ve reorganised our ebook catalog by level, from the easiest to the hardest. Check out yours: A1 | A1/A2 | A2 | A2/B1 | B1 | B1/B2 | B2 | B2/C1 | C1 | C1/C2 | C2 )

We only published ‘Il re dei ladri‘ last summer, but a lot of you appear to have missed it, as sales were slow. But it was June, and who studies Italian in June?

Shame, though, as ‘Il re dei ladri‘ is an entertaining and readable story, so a great way to improve your Italian comprehension skills. Much more fun than studying grammar…

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Meet Renato, a Savona cat burglar who can’t resist boasting of his exploits. Hear his story, and find out how he becomes ‘Il re dei ladri’ – the king of thieves!

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  • Comprehension questions to check your understanding
  • Italian/English glossary of ‘difficult’ terms for the level
  • Suitable for students at intermediate level or above
  • Download your Free Sample Chapter (.pdf)

Remember, this week ‘Il re dei ladri‘ is 50% discounted, so just £4.99 rather than the usual ‘easy reader’ ebook price of £9.99!

Buy Il re dei ladri, just £4.99 | FREE sample chapter (.pdf)

Or browse our catalog, now organised by level: A1 | A1/A2 | A2 | A2/B1 | B1 | B1/B2 | B2 | B2/C1 | C1 | C1/C2 | C2

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Half-price eBook of the Week, Il calendario di Laura, £4.99!

This week’s Half-price eBook of the Week offer is A2/B1-level ‘Il calendario di Laura‘.

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Read/listen to it and you’ll improve your Italian comprehension skills, but better still, it’s a great way to learn about Italy’s many, confusing public holidays, some of which are coming up in the next few weeks.

Goodness! We’ve just got done with Easter, you might be thinking (n.b. ‘Good Friday’ is NOT a holiday in Italy, but ‘Easter Monday’ is…)

Well great – at least it is if you live in Italy –  as now we have April 25th and May 1st to look forward to.

Who knows, if the days fall right, we could combine them and have a really long break! And then there’s June 2nd, of course, and August 15th, and…

Read how Laura and her husband like to spend each ‘giorno festivo’, from Epiphany on January 6th, through the spring, summer, fall and winter months, to the climax of the Christmas holidays, followed by New Year, and then, to begin all over again!

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  • 14 chapters to read and listen to
  • 14 exercises to check your understanding
  • Italian/English glossaries of ‘difficult’ terms for the level
  • Suitable for students at elementary level and above
  • Download your Free Sample Chapter (.pdf)

Remember, this week ‘Il calendario di Laura‘ is 50% discounted, so just £4.99 rather than the usual ‘easy reader’ ebook price of £9.99!

Buy Il calendario di Laura, just £4.99 | FREE sample chapter (.pdf) | Catalog

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Italian/French/Spanish/German Lessons -20% Offer Ends Soon

A quick reminder about the NativeSpeakerTeachers.com 2024 Spring Sale, which will end at midnight on Sunday April 7th.

Save 20% on one-to-one Italian/French/Spanish/German Lessons with a native speaker teacher of the language you’re learning by using this coupon code:

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Ten thirty-minute online lessons with a native speaker teacher would normally cost you £200 (only £20 a lesson).

But with coupon code 2024-Spring-Sale-20%-Off you’ll pay just £160 (£16.00 a lesson), which is like getting two free lessons!

So how exactly do you save 20% on your online lessons and/or practice with a native speaker of the language you’re learning??

Start by making your selection at NativeSpeakerTeachers.com. There are one/five/ten/twenty/thirty-lesson options, with increasing discounts. Use the ‘Add to cart’ button.

Next, go to your shopping cart and paste in coupon code 2024-Spring-Sale-20%-Off (where it says ‘Apply coupon’), which will reduce the cart total by 20%.

Press the ‘Apply coupon’ button and scroll down to check that the CART TOTAL (not the individual item price) really is discounted by 20%.

Remember: coupon code 2024-Spring-Sale-20%-Off expires at midnight on Sunday April 7th 2024.

Stock up today on the online lesson credits that you’ll need to make progress with your chosen foreign language!

Here’s that coupon code once more:

2024-Spring-Sale-20%-Off

Use it here: NativeSpeakerTeachers.com

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This Week Save 20% on Italian/French/Spanish/German Lessons

This week our sister website NativeSpeakerTeachers.com is having its 2024 Spring Sale, which means that one-to-one Italian/French/Spanish/German Lessons can be had a fifth cheaper than usual.

Use regular online meetings with a native speaker teacher of the language you’re learning to give structure to your self-study, and for that essential practice speaking and interacting!

Save 20% on one-to-one Italian/French/Spanish/German Lessons with a native speaker teacher of the language you’re learning by using this coupon code:

2024-Spring-Sale-20%-Off

Ten thirty-minute online lessons with a native speaker teacher would normally cost you £200 (just £20 a lesson).

But with coupon code 2024-Spring-Sale-20%-Off you’ll pay just £160! (£16.00 a lesson), which is like getting two free lessons!

So how exactly do you save 20% on your online lessons or practice with a native speaker of the language you’re learning??

Start by making your selection at NativeSpeakerTeachers.com. There are one/five/ten/twenty/thirty-lesson options, with increasing discounts. Use the ‘Add to cart’ button.

Next, go to your shopping cart and paste in coupon code 2024-Spring-Sale-20%-Off (where it says ‘Apply coupon’), which will reduce the cart total by 20%.

Press the ‘Apply coupon’ button and scroll down to check that the CART TOTAL (not the individual item price) really is discounted by 20%.

This promotion ends, and coupon code 2024-Spring-Sale-20%-Off expires, at midnight on Sunday April 7th 2024, so stock up today on the online lesson credits that you’ll need to make progress with your chosen foreign language!

Here’s that coupon code once more:

2024-Spring-Sale-20%-Off

Use it here: NativeSpeakerTeachers.com

No longer interested?

All bulk emails we send (including this one) contain an unsubscribe link at the bottom. Scroll down to find it, click the link and select ‘unsubscribe’. That will permanently remove your email address from our ebooks mailing list.