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New Italian Easy Reader Ebook -25%, L’acqua di Giulia (B1/2)

‘L’acqua di Giulia’ is the latest addition to our series of Italian easy reader ebooks, and it’s a page-turner!

Italian 'easy reader' ebook - L'acqua di Giulia - cover imageThe level of this one is B1/B2 (intermediate/upper-intermediate), and as always it comes in .pdf format (the default download), with .epub & .mobi formats available on request at no extra charge.

Use them on your computer, print the .pdf to study the old-fashioned way, or read the story on your Kindle or other ebook reader.

So, what’s the story about?

We begin in seventeenth-century Sicily, where thirteen-year-old Giula is just back from the market with a basket of vegetables. Things aren’t great at home, though…

Giulia aveva percorso la strada dal mercato a casa sotto il sole cocente di Palermo a mezzogiorno. C’era abituata a quel caldo soffocante. Era entrata in casa portando alcune verdure in un cesto pesante. Anche se aveva solo tredici anni, era lei a sbrigare la maggior parte delle faccende di casa, dato che sua madre lavorava e sua sorella Girolama era più piccola di quattro anni.

Aveva spalancato la porta, spingendola con il piede, aveva appoggiato il cesto sulla tavola di legno e sua sorella era arrivata a pulire le verdure con un coltello. Sua madre, che stava in cucina, le aveva detto a voce bassa: “Tuo padre non si sente bene, deve restare a letto a riposare. Non disturbarlo.”

Giulia aveva annuito e si era messa a pulire silenziosamente la cucina. Ognitanto si sentivano dei gemiti dalla stanza dove stava il malato, ma Giulia non si avvicinava. Suo padre era un uomo violento, un mascalzone che beveva e picchiava la moglie e le figlie.

  • .pdf e-book (+ audio available free online)
  • .mobi (Kindle-compatible) and .epub (other ebook readers) available on request at no extra charge – just add a note to the order form or email us
  • 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 intermediate level or above
  • Download your Free Sample Chapter (.pdf)

Don’t forget to check out the Free Sample Chapter (.pdf) before you buy a copy. That way, you’ll know whether the level is suitable for you, and that the format works on the device you intend to use it on.

Remember, this being the first week ‘L’acqua di Giulia’ is 25% discounted, so just £7.49 rather than the usual ‘easy reader’ ebook price of £9.99.

Buy ‘L’acqua di Giulia’, just £7.49 | Free Sample Chapter (.pdf) | Catalog

How do I access my ebook?

When your order is ‘completed’ (normally immediately after your payment), a download link will be automatically emailed to you. It’s valid for 7 days and 3 download attempts so please save a copy of the .pdf ebook in a safe place. Other versions of the ebook, where available, cannot be downloaded but will be emailed to people who request them. There’s a space to do that on the order form – where it says Additional information, Order notes (optional). If you forget, or if you have problems downloading the .pdf, don’t worry! Email us at the address on the website and we’ll help. Also, why not check out our FAQ?


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2 thoughts on “New Italian Easy Reader Ebook -25%, L’acqua di Giulia (B1/2)

  1. Buondi Daniel, Have you already written an article about the functions and techniques of the different types of reading we can do when learning a language, as in why is it easier to read the news than a book, for example?

    1. I haven’t, no, as most people don’t read at all, anything. Priority number 1 is getting them to try, after which they tend to figure out things for themselves (if they keep at it…) Thanks for the suggestion, though!

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