Is it possible to publish an anthology of mystery stories without including Joyce Carol Oates? Apparently not, as series editor Otto Penzler says in his foreword to this outstanding compendium: "She has appeared in six of the seven annual volumes.... Nobody makes it into these books based on their fame or popularity, and she is no different. It is about the work, and she simply will not be denied." Oates's "The Skull," a richly mordant, Poe-ish tale of a forensic scientist obsessed with the head bones of a murder victim, might not be the best of the 20 stories, but it's certainly right up there.
First Friends (American English) has a strong and clear structure that makes it easy for teachers to teach and learners to learn in a fun, friendly and familiar way. With the help of mascots, games, songs and stories young learners will soon be confident in their use of everyday English and grasp of the Roman alphabet.
Turning Points in American History is your chance to relive the most powerful and groundbreaking moments in the fascinating story of the United States of America. These 48 lectures, delivered by masterful historian and dynamic Professor Edward T. O'Donnell of College of the Holy Cross, offer you a different perspective on the sweeping narrative of U. S. history. Spanning the arrival of the first English colonists to the chaos of the Civil War to the birth of the computer age and beyond, this course is a captivating and comprehensive tour of those particular moments in the story of America, after which the nation would never be the same again.
В номере очень интересный материал для учителя. Far to Go by Alison Pick; American Literature ; Noble Speeches ; Canadian Literature ; the Twin Cities. Также в номере: Words from the American Civil War: What English do you speak? Field Notes;What It Was All About : Using Affectively Engagin, the British place of Australia, Fuatrolian literature, Australian English, James Cook The Birth Place of Australia
American English File 2 and the Common European Framework of Reference
The aim of this booklet is to give a clear and simple introduction to the Common European Framework of Reference, and to show how it works with American English File. This document is not a summary of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEF), which is an extremely comprehensive and detailed document of over 250 pages.