The GREEN APPLE series is composed of lavishly illustrated graded readers especially designed for young teenagers. Adapted classics figure prominently, but there are also some original stories and non-fiction readers. The readers are graded into three levels – Starter, Step 1 and Step 2 – according to structural and lexical criteria, as well as by choice of subject matter.
Features: • introduction about the author and his/her times • wide variety of interesting activities to promote understanding of the text, as well as all four language skills, lexis and sociocultural awareness and knowledge • activities in the style of the ESOL and Trinity exams • informative and fascinating cross-curricular dossiers, which explore the historical and cultural background of the text • a recording on CD of the text in British or American English, with extra listening activities • extensive vocabulary footnotes, often illustrated • exit tests (usually in ESOL exam format) • guided internet projects
Some titles contain extra features, which are indicated on the back cover of the titles in question: • playscript at the back of the book • audio CD/CD-ROM containing extra interactive language and culture activities