Five Canterbury Tales
Author: Geoffrey Chaucer
A retelling of five of Chaucer's classic tales in simplified language for new readers. Includes activities to enhance reading comprehension and improve vocabulary.
Business Benchmark Second edition is the official Cambridge English preparation course for Cambridge English: Business Preliminary, Vantage and Higher (also known as BEC), and BULATS. A pacy, topic-based course with comprehensive coverage of language and skills for business, it motivates and engages both professionals and students preparing for working life. The Business Vantage Student's Book contains authentic listening and reading materials, including interviews with business people, providing models for up‐to‐date business language. Grammar and vocabulary exercises train students to avoid common mistakes, identified using Cambridge's unique collection of real exam candidates' answers. 'Grammar workshops' practise grammar in relevant business contexts. A BULATS version of this Student's Book is also available.
Author: Thea Von Harbou
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
Spies (1929) is from the pen of Thea von Harbou, author of "Metropolis." Translated from the German by Helen J. Stiegler.
Invitation to Biology
Author: Helena Curtis, N. Sue Barnes
This clearly written, accurate, and well-illustrated introduction to biology seamlessly integrates the theme of evolution while offering expanded, up-to-date coverage of genetic engineering, the immune response, embryological development, and ecological concerns.
Author: Peter S. Gardner
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
New Directions is a thematic reading-writing book aimed at the most advanced learners. It prepares students for the rigors of college-level writing by having them read long, challenging, authentic readings, from a variety of genres, and by having them apply critical thinking skills as a precursor to writing. This emphasis on multiple longer readings gives New Directions its distinctive character.
Riding the Bullet
Author: Stephen King
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
From international bestseller Stephen King the first ebook ever published—a novella about a young man who hitches a ride with a driver from the other side. Riding the Bullet is “a ghost story in the grand manner” from the bestselling author of Bag of Bones, The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon, and The Green Mile—a short story about a young man who hitches a ride with a driver from the other side.
The Order of the Day
Author: Éric Vuillard
WINNER OF THE 2017 PRIX GONCOURT Éric Vuillard’s gripping novel The Order of the Day tells the story of the pivotal meetings which took between the European powers in the run up to World War Two. What emerges is a fascinating and incredibly moving account of failed diplomacy, broken relationships, and the catastrophic momentum which led to conflict. The titans of German industry – set to prosper under the Nazi government – gather to lend their support to Adolf Hitler. The Australian Chancellor realizes too late that he has wandered into a trap, as Hitler delivers the ultimatum that will lay the groundwork for Germany’s annexation of Austria. Winston Churchill joins Neville Chamberlain for a farewell luncheon held in honour of Joachim von Ribbentrop: German Ambassador to England, soon to be Foreign Minister in the Nazi government, and future defendant at the Nuremberg trials. We know that these meetings took place, but what was the mood in the room? What words were exchanged? What egos that were in play? Vuillard makes it impossible to ignore the fact that the world was brought to the brink of war because of the actions of, and decisions made by, those in power. The sense of failure and tragedy is cumulative: there was nothing inevitable about these disastrous events.
Author: John Hughes
Practical, functional language presented and practised in a work-related context Real-world case studies offer authentic and engaging insights into key business issues Commentary on each case study from the Cranfield School of Management Support and flexibility across all five levels from the Student's Interactive Workbook, and the Teacher's DVD Additional writing and reading materials available on the Business Result Teacher's Site
Speakout is a comprehensive English course that helps adult learners gain confidence in all skills areas using authentic materials from the BBC. With its wide range of support material, it meets the diverse needs of learners in a variety of teaching situations and helps bridge the gap between the classroom and the real world.
Author: Pearson Education, Limited
Opportunities is a five-level course for teenagers. Modules of topic-based units provide rich, contemporary content based on a wide variety of information themes. With a discovery approach to grammar and an upfront focus on vocabulary, Opportunities ensures the most effective language learning for students.
This invaluable little book highlights the real mistakes that students make in the exam - and shows how to avoid them. Based on analysis of thousands of exam scripts, each unit targets a key problem area. Clear explanations and exercises help students to use the language accurately. Regular tests offer students a further opportunity to check and consolidate what they have learnt. • Highlights common mistakes that learners really make. • Based on analysis of thousands of exam scripts. • Short, snappy explanations focus on key problem areas. • Includes exam-style exercises.
Gracia: a working-class district of Barcelona in the shadow of civil war. Life is hard, the city is grey, the oppressive Fascist regime oversees all. With his stepfather imprisoned for opposing Franco's regime, teenager Ringo finds himself torn from his childhood pursuits and thrown into the world of work. He must find his own form of resistance, escaping his drudging reality through the power of the imagination. Inspired by stolen glimpses of Hollywood glamour, Ringo finds himself daring to dream of falling in love with his young neighbour Violeta, escaping Spain for the allure of the West. But as he finds himself inveigled into an adult passion far beyond his comprehension, his fragile dreamscape struggles to survive.