English Short Stories: Including 'The Boy That Runs' (CEFR Level B1+)
Not just a boring grammar book: Learn English with four fast-paced short stories written for English language learners. In this book, we go from the stormy seas of Scotland to the snowy streets of St. Petersburg; while learning morals of friendship, courage and appreciation along the way. Each story contains various exercises on comprehension, grammar, vocabulary and even creative writing. Each time you re-read a story you'll gain a deeper meaning, and pick-up vocabulary and grammar structures you weren't aware of before. This is a book written for both pleasure and education. Graded at CEFR Level B1+, this book is most suitable for intermediate or advanced level speakers of all ages.
Are you scared Gordon' asks Heather. Four friends talk of ghosts in a hotel in Scotland. That night Gordon sees and hears something strange in his room. But is it really the ghost of Lord McCoy These six stories tell of ghosts friendly sad and bad from Britain Australia New Zealand America and Egypt
Apollo 13 is an exciting movie ― and a true story! It is Monday, April 13, 1970 and Apollo 13 is flying to the Moon. Suddenly, something goes wrong. The ship is losing power and oxygen. Will the astronauts walk on the Moon? Will they get home again?
Prospero, the Duke of Milan, and his daughter Miranda are far away from home, alone on an island in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. They want to return to Milan…
Then, one day Prospero sees a ship near the island carrying his greatest enemies. Prospero, with the help of his magic and the island spirit, Ariel, makes a magic storm – tempest – to bring them to the island.
From armor to jousting, Knights and Castles covers everything there is to know about knights and medieval castles. Knights and Castles takes an up-close look at the history of knights, their chivalrous code, the battles they fought, and more. Learn about the heroic actions of famous knights, including El Cid and Sir John Hawkwood, and the monks who took up arms to protect pilgrims. Explore famous castles, including Beaufort, Krak des Chevaliers, and Carisbrooke Castle.
Italian Reader: Short Stories (English-Italian Parallel Text)
This book contains a selection of 8 finest short stories which have been adapted from originals written by the world’s greatest storytellers such as: O. Henry, W.S. Maugham, R. Goldberg and others. There are also 5 mini-stories presented at the beginning of the book as a “warm-up exercise”. The stories have been thoroughly adapted (to preserve the gist of the original), translated into Italian language and presented as English – Italian parallel text. The book is intended mainly for Elementary to middle-Intermediate level learners.