|A World of Fiction 1: Timeless Short Stories||
A World of Fiction 1: Timeless Short Stories
Expanded for high-intermediate readers, A World of Fiction now features 32 unabridged stories ideal for literary analysis, language practice, and lively cross-cultural discussion.
Each chapter in this two-volume anthology is based on a complete short story. The approach to literary exploration calls upon students’ diverse language and critical thinking skills. A World of Fiction guides students through understanding the plot, exploring themes, analysing style, making judgments and cross-cultural connections, and debating the issues that are explored. Students also examine grammar in context, expand their vocabulary skills, and practice writing.
A World of Fiction 1 includes 16 shorter stories, explanations and exercises designed for high-intermediate and low-advanced readers. Selections include noteworthy authors such as Raymond Carver, Dorothy Parker, Tim O'Brien, and William Saroyan. For more advanced readers, A World of Fiction 2 features an additional 16 selections by renowned writers including James Joyce, Louise Erdrich, Woody Allen, and Alan Paton.
A World of Fiction calls upon students' diverse language and critical thinking skills as they discover the pleasure and rewards of reading fiction. This expanded series (Level 1: High Intermediate; Level 2: Advanced) is designed to help students sharpen their reading, vocabulary, grammar, and writing skills. Each level contains 16 unabridged stories.