"In the 1850s, a young American Finds Himself in London by chance. He is penniless, and yet I leads the luxurious life of a millionaire. How can I do this? It's all thanks to a bizarre bet, made by two eccentric gentlemen. "
* Accesible adaptation at elementary level (pre intermediate). * Wide range of activities on grammar, vocabulary, listening and speaking. * PET-style activities. * Trinity-style activities. * Project work using the web. * Full recording of the text. * Informative background information to the text including dossiers on London and the origins of money and banking. * Exit test.