2 giugno 1946 (A2/B1)

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Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 13 customer ratings
(13 customer reviews)

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…

  • .pdf e-book (+ audio available free online at soundcloud.com)
  • 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 any level
  • Download your Free Sample Chapter (.pdf)

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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…

  • .pdf e-book (+ audio available free online at soundcloud.com)
  • 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 any level
  • Download your Free Sample Chapter (.pdf)

Your e-book will be emailed to you within 24 hours of your purchase.

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13 reviews for 2 giugno 1946 (A2/B1)

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Anna Kucharska (verified owner)

    A very interesting enjoyable story, the level was about right for me, pushing me a bit without being too difficult!

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Anna (verified owner)

    A very interesting, enjoyable story, the level of Italian was enough to push me without being too advanced.

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    Anita Cummings (verified owner)

    An enjoyable and interesting short story by Robert Gamberini about an important day for women in Italy. A personal touch to read about Marcella’s exciting day getting ready to vote for the first time, her views and those of her husband, Antonio
    I liked the fact that the chapters are short with a quiz at the end of each, as well as a glossary. I learnt a lot of new words and phrases. It is also helpful to be able to listen/read at the same time – the narrator spoke very clearly and at a good speed, which for me is very important.
    All in all, I really enjoyed it and would recommend it for this level A2/B1. Especially good value as I bought it as one of a bundle in the sale!

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Carol Re (verified owner)

    I also enjoyed this little book very much. Always some new vocabulary to learn and such a lovely but historical story. Marcella has a mind of her own and kept the peace with Antonio by not telling him how she was voting. Another very good read by Roberto Gamerini. Worth reading and listening to as all helps towards our love of learning italian.

  5. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jadwiga (verified owner)

    This is a real gem; full of humanity, nicely observed details, a dose of Italian history ─ and as with all ‘easy readers’, it is an easy but instructive read. Bravo! Grazie!

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    Kathy (verified owner)

    I did not expect an easy reader to be so filled with human experience…the beginnings of a day beautifully depicted…..deciding what to wear, how to vote…..describing a woman’s daily life! The author honored the reading student with unexpected word pictures bringing to life an Italian couple we can relate to. Grazie Mille!

  7. Rated 5 out of 5

    Bill Carmichael (verified owner)

    Mi piace questo libro perché racconta la storia di un periodo molto importante della storia italiana.
    Mi piace Marcella. Lei è felice e eccitata perchè lei può votare per il prima volta.
    Marcella ha detto una bugia a suo marito Antonio, e lei ha tenato il segreto per trent’anni.
    Era un tempo molto importante e interessante per gli italiani.
    Secondo me alcuni dei vocaboli sono difficili, in particolare capitolo sette.
    Non capisco alcune parole.
    Ma è meglio che essere troppo facile!
    Anche, mi piace leggere mentre ascolto l’audio.
    La donna parla molto velocemente ma naturalamente.
    Allora Daniel, grazie per 2 giugno 1946!

  8. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jill (verified owner)

    I enjoyed reading 2 giugno 1946. It was easy to read, and I liked the story.

  9. Rated 5 out of 5

    July Rice (verified owner)

    Cute, interesting story. Short, however – 20 pages – not really a “book”, but worth the reduced price I paid. Altogether a professionally executed text for B level learners. I would be happy to buy more.

  10. Rated 5 out of 5

    anne.heritage (verified owner)

    Great for reading and listening comprehension. Interesting and with good vocabulary. I’ve just started level B1 and found the text challenging without being too difficult.

  11. Rated 5 out of 5

    Linda Cooper (verified owner)

    As always, I thoroughly enjoyed Roberto Gamberini’s new easy reader. He always manages to make the stories interesting, while giving us a window into the Italian culture. Viva la repubblica and the women’s vote. I learned a bit of Italian history along the way. I strongly recommend this book.

  12. Rated 5 out of 5

    Angela Charles (verified owner)

    I much enjoyed the story and was delighted to understand most of it! It’s encouraging to be able to see the progress that is made with continuous learning.

  13. Rated 5 out of 5

    Ruth Stephens

    A lovely little story. Very clearly narrated and easy to follow. More, please!

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