Dominique Guillemant / Illus. Chiara Nocentini
This is a Level 3 book in the ELI Young French Readers series. It is a French edition of the story of Cinderella, retold for young learners of French and includes free online access to multimedia content to support the story.
Once upon a time there was a gentleman - Cinderella's father - who married a second wife, the proudest woman ever seen ... Poor Cinderella! She is made to work all day and her evil step-sisters never help her.
One day, an invitation from the Prince arrives but Cinderella can not go to the ball because she has too much work to do. Fortunately, her fairy godmother makes an appearance and lot of magical things happen! Will Cinderella go to the ball ? Will she meet the Prince?
Themes covered in this title: family and magic / adventure
- Lexical content
- Clothes - Work
- Household chores
- Telling the Time
- Grammatical content
- Le présent de l’indicatif
- Les adverbes jamais et souvent
- La forme comparative
- Le superlatif
- Quelques conjonctions
- Les prépositions de temps
- La forme interrogative
The book includes the story, an art and craft activity, a short simple play script and five pages of activities to consolidate learning of new vocabulary and grammar.
Listen to an audio sample
Cendrillon is aimed at young French beginners who are able to read short stories in French with up to 300 words. Free online access to multimedia content is included, featuring the full story read by a native speaker and other multimedia activities to check comprehension.
Flexi-back, 32pp, 150 x 210mm
The ELI Young French Readers series is divided into 4 levels which are graded according to the number of headwords used. Beautifully illustrated, these readers are accompanied by multimedia resources (accessed online), featuring the story read by a native speaker. Each title includes 5 pages of revision exercises and fun activities.
- Level One (orange) 100 words - below A1
- Level Two (purple) 200 words - A1
- Level Three (blue) 300 words - A1.1
- Level Four (green) 400 words - A2