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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Mark Twain
Adaptation and Activities by Janet Borsbey and Ruth Swan.
Illustrated by Alessandra Vitelli
Stage 2 Pre-Intermediate | 800 headwords | A2 | Flyers/Key | Classic

“Does a boy get a chance to whitewash a fence every day?”


In this Reader you will find:
Information about Mark Twain’s life | A section focusing
on Schools in Tom Sawyer’s Day | CLIL Geography:
The Mississippi River | Glossary of difficult words |
Comprehension and extension activities | Final test


Tags
Classic | Literature | Adventure
Meet Tom Sawyer, a boy with a good
heart who’s always in trouble with
everyone: at home, in school and in
church. With his best friends, Joe,
Ben and Huckleberry, Tom lives an
exciting outdoor life. But he begins
to grow up when pretty Becky
Thatcher comes to town, and when
something terrible happens in this
quiet town near the Mississippi.


Syllabus
Nouns
Pronouns
Connectives
Adjectives
Prepositions
Verbs
Present Perfect Simple; Past
Continuous; Present Simple Passive;
will for future reference, promises &
predictions; would …like for offers
& requests; need for necessity &
obligation; could for ability; mustn’t
for prohibition; have to for obligation.

 

   
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Audio Mp3
Student's resources
Teacher's resources
Audio CD
14,8x21 cm
96 pages
ISBN 978-88-536-1578-7
Word count 9080


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Treasure Island
Robert Louis Stevenson
Retold by Silvana Sardi. Illustrated by Bombo.
Stage 2 Pre-Intermediate | 800 headwords | A2 | Flyers/KET | Classic

 Treasure Island is an adventure novel, narrating a tale of “pirates and buried gold”. Treasure Island is an adventure tale known for its atmosphere, characters and action.


In this Reader you will find:
Focus on… | difficult words | Comprehension activities | Test yourself | CLIL activity


Tags
Adventure | Courage


After Jim Hawkins finds a map in an old sea chest, he starts an exciting adventure which will take him to a far off island in search of treasure. He sets sail with his friends, but they do not realise that many of the crew are pirates and their leader is the cook, Long John Silver. The pirates are determined to find the treasure first at all costs! Enjoy reading about the adventures of Jim and his
friends at sea and discover who finds the buried treasure.


Syllabus
Topics, Adventure, Betrayal, Loyalty, Courage, Friendship, Grammar and Structures. Verb tenses: present, past, future, Modals, Question forms, Synonyms / antonyms, Adjectives, comparative and superlative forms, Prepositions, Conjunctions, Pronouns, Quantifiers, Verb patterns, Functions, Discuss plans, Ask for and give information, Give instructions, Make suggestions, Agree / disagree

 

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Student's resources
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Audio CD
14,8x21 cm, 80 pages
ISBN 978-88-536-0778-2


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The Secret Garden
Frances Hodgson Burnett - Illustrated by Philip Giordano
Stage 2 - Teen ELI Readers - below A2

One day, in India, nine-year old Mary wakes up and finds that she is completely alone.

Back home in England, she is sent to live with an uncle she has never met. His house is a strange, lonely place where she
will gradually discover secret after secret in a new and magical world.

In this reader you will find:
- information about Frances Hodgson Burnett
- a section providing background and contextual information
- a glossary of difficult words
- comprehension activities
- an exit text

Tags
Friendship
Emotions

 

Syllabus
Topics

Family, friends and ourselves
Occupations and the world of work
School and education: including school
subjects
Daily routine

Notions and concepts
Ability, Actions and activities
Feelings, Obligation
Offers, Likes and dislikes
Predictions, Suggestions
Talking about future plans

Other
Adverbs, Adjectives
Prepositions, Phrases with when
Comparatives and superlatives
Gerunds, Imperatives
Present simple, Future forms

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Audio Mp3
Student's resources
Teacher's resources
Audio CD
Boolet
14,8x21 cm, 64 pages
ISBN 978-88-536-0634-1


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The Egyptian Souvenir
Mary Flagan - Illustrated by LibellulArt. Activities and Focus on by Sarah Gudgeon
Stage 2 - Teen ELI Readers - below A2

I’m going to solve this mystery!
I’m tired, but before I turn out the
light, I’m going to write down all the
things I’ll need for my investigation.’

Tags
Crime Friendship

In this Reader you will find:
- Focus on…
- Glossary of difficult words
- Comprehension activities
- Test yourself

Sally wants to be a detective and her hobby is solving mysteries. But this time the mystery is really difficult! Read about Sally’s adventures and enjoy!

Syllabus
Topics

People
Personal feelings
School and Study
Travel and holidays

Functions and Notions
Making predictions, talking about (im)probability and
(im)possibility, Expressing opinions, agreement and
disagreement,
Expressing degrees of certainty and doubt,
Understanding simple signs and notices

Grammar and Structures
Present tenses: simple, continuous and perfect, Past
tenses: simple, continuous,
Future tenses: going to, will, Adjectives,
Adverbs, Modals, Prepositions, Question formation,
Verb patterns

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Audio Mp3
Student's resources
Teacher's resources
Audio CD
Booklet
14,8x21 cm, 64 pages
ISBN
978-88-536-0514-6


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A Faraway World
Maria Luisa Banfi - Illustrated by LibellulArt. Activities and Focus on by Angela Tomkinson
Stage 2 - Teen ELI Readers - below A2

Oh!’ says Alex, a little surprised.
‘Don’t you feel African at all?’
‘No, not at all!’ Marquat replies firmly.
‘Just because I’m black doesn’t mean
I’m not British.
I am British, just like you!’


Tags
Friendship
Social Issues

In this Reader you will find:
- Focus on...
- KET-style activities
- Glossary of difficult words
- Test yourself
- Comprehension activities

Marquat, born in Cardiff, but with Nigerian parents is a typical teenager. He’s an intelligent, inquisitive boy but also sometimes insecure and shy. He hopes to do well in life and works hard to achieve his dreams. One day, unfortunately, he comes across racial prejudices because of the colour of his skin. However, just as he begins to think he’s alone, he discovers the value of friendship which will help him overcome any problem.

Syllabus
Topics

Family, friends and ourselves
Occupations and the world of work
School and education: including school subjects,
Daily routine

Notions and concepts
Ability,
Actions and activities: including routines
and manner, Feelings, Obligation, Offers,
Likes and dislikes, Predictions, Suggestions,
Talking about future plans

Grammar and structures
Adverbs, Adjectives, Prepositions, Phrases with when,
Comparatives and superlatives,
Gerunds, Imperatives, Present simple, Future forms

Flip the book
Audio Mp3
Student's resources
Teacher's resources
Audio CD
Booklet
14,8x21 cm, 64 pages
ISBN
978-88-536-0432-3


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