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Ritorno alle origini

V. Mapelli
Easy readers for foreigners. Intermediate level (B1-B2)


Ritorno alle origini (B1-B2) tells the story of a young successful man who decides to leave Manhattan and reach Italy in order to satisfy his curiosity: who is that man that looks so much like him in a photo appeared in an american newspaper? His attempt to solve this mystery will turn up to be a trip in the past, that will help the protagonist to find out about himself and build a peaceful future.

Primiracconti is Edilingua series of easy readers for adult students and for teenagers.

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Each story is followed by:

  • Brief notes, well-balanced to the text, explaining the most difficult words, expressions and colloquialisms that are commonly used in Italy;
  • Original and beautiful designs to both facilitate comprehension and make reading more enjoyable;
  • Pre-reading questions to help students/readers become more involved and reflect on the text;
  • Activities aiming to develop various skills, mostly those related to reading comprehension and consolidation of vocabulary;
  • Keys offering students the possibility to self-evaluate their written and oral comprehension;
  • An Audio-CD including professional multi-voice reading of the text to help students grasp the accent, the pronunciation and the intonation while practicing on listening exercises.
In the same series
Furto a scuola (A1, A1+ level): the theft of a precious object will motivate a group of high-school students to demonstrate honesty and solidarity

Gli strani ospiti (A2, A2+): a group of friends discover something in a mountain village that will put them all in grave danger...

Un'avventura indimenticabile (B1): during a school trip to Palermo, some students from Firenze will explore unknown and frightening places of the city.

Traffico in centro (A1-A2 level)*: two completely different people meet at a car crash downtown Milan and so a new friendship begins.

Mistero in Via dei Tulipani (A1-A2 level)*: follow the development of a homicide investigation and the birth of a teenage love.

Dieci Racconti (A1-A2 level): ten short stories reveal interesting aspects of everyday life.

Lo straniero (A2-B1 level)*: an extra-terrestrial arrives in Italy and faces a range of amusing cultural and social misunderstandings.

Alberto Moravia (A2-B1 level)*: adapted passages from selected works of the writer.

Un giorno diverso (A2-B1 level)*: a man suddenly decides to completely change his life.

Il manoscritto di Giotto (A2-B1 level)*: the theft of a priceless work of art puts the two young protagonists’ friendship to the test.

Undici Racconti (B1-B2 level): eleven short stories that mix fantasy and reality.

Italo Calvino (B1-B2 level)*: adapted passages from selected works of the writer.

L'eredità (B1-B2 level): Laurence abandons everything and everyone to follow her dream: create a B&B all on her own.

Ritorno alle origini (B1-B2 )level)*: a man’s trip to reveal a mystery will turn up to be a dive into his past.

Dino Buzzati (B2-C1 level)*: adapted passages from selected works of the writer.

Il sosia (C1-C2 level)*: a rich businessman, Onofrio Maneggioni, is kidnapped in front of his villa.

* two versions available: with Audio-CD and without Audio-CD.

  • Ritorno alle origini

    ISBN 978-960-693-110-9
    pp. 64 - formato 15 x 21
    Price: 6.50€   5.53€
  • Ritorno alle origini + CD AUDIO

    ISBN 978-960-693-111-6
    pp. 64 - formato 15 x 21
    Price: 8.90€   7.57€
  • Ritorno alle origini (B1-B2)

    Price: 6.90€   5.90€