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ELI Russian Graded Readers > Pikovaia Dama - The Queen of Spades + audio

ELI Russian Graded Readers ELI Russian Graded Readers: Pikovaia Dama - The Queen of Spades + audio

  • By A S Pushkin
  • Price: £8.95
  • ISBN: 9788853626530
  • Availability: Limited Stock

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Hermann never plays cards. He is German and is a rational and pragmatic person. Hermann doesn't believe in victory in gambling. Every evening he sits with friends until five o'clock in the morning and watches them play cards... He sees them win and he sees them lose. Hermann is not rich and he doesn't want to risk the little money he inherited from his father.

One night his friend, officer Tomsky, tells him that his grandmother knows the secret of three cards, and that these cards can win a lot of money. Hermann cannot forget this story: he must learn the secret to win a fortune! So he goes to the grandmother's house and through the window sees a beautiful young girl. This moment will change his life, but will it be for the better...

Elementary level (CEFR A2). This book includes:
pictures on the themes of Playing cards, Clothes, Room, Time
idioms with the word "soul"
biography of A.S. Pushkin
cultural and historical information about Russia at the beginning of the XIX century.

Tags:

St. Petersburg, XIX century literature, mystical story, rock, fate, love, cards

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Title details

Series ELI Russian Graded Readers Title Pikovaia Dama - The Queen of Spades + audio
Subject Russian Language Russian
Market Ages 11-14 Level A1
Publication Date January 2019 Authors A S Pushkin
Binding Paperback Pages 80
Size(mm) 150x210 Weight (gms) 160
ESB Code 40001 ISBN 9788853626530
Inspection Copy No Delivery Limited Stock
  Price £8.95

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Mrs Victoria Merkalenko - 19/06/2019

Very useful, my students love it.

Mrs Olesya Collier - 24/11/2021

My learner who is interested in Russian literature is ecstatic that he can already read Pushkin at A1 level. He enjoys the book and finds that pre- and post reading exercises benefit him, too.

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