A World of Fiction 1: Timeless Short Stories

Series
Pearson
Author
Sybil Marcus / Daniel Berman  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
240
Pub.-date
May 2014
ISBN13
9780133046168
ISBN
0133046168


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9780133046168
A World of Fiction 1: Timeless Short Stories
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Description

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.


Highlights

  • The stories are ideal for literary analysis, language practice, and lively cross-cultural discussion.
  • Each level features selections by noteworthy authors — (Book 1) Raymond Carver, Dorothy
    Parker, Tim O’Brien, and Kate Chopin. (Book 2) James Joyce, Louise Erdrich, Woody Allen,
    and Alice Walker.
  • Reading selections guide students through understanding plots, exploring themes, analyzing styles,
    making judgments and cross-cultural connections, and debating the issues that are explored.
  • Extended Vocabulary in Context sections cover idioms, phrasal verbs, and other areas of
    vocabulary enrichment.
  • Writing activities include both expository and creative assignments in which students are led to
    incorporate the language skills featured in the chapter.
  • Expanded Critical Thinking sections encourage students to analyze stories and connect them to their own experiences. 

Back Cover

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.


Highlights

  • The stories are ideal for literary analysis, language practice, and lively cross-cultural discussion.
  • Each level features selections by noteworthy authors – (Book 1) Raymond Carver, Dorothy
    Parker, Tim O’Brien, and Kate Chopin. (Book 2) James Joyce, Louise Erdrich, Woody Allen,
    and Alice Walker.
  • Reading selections guide students through understanding plots, exploring themes, analyzing styles,
    making judgments and cross-cultural connections, and debating the issues that are explored.
  • Extended Vocabulary in Context sections cover idioms, phrasal verbs, and other areas of
    vocabulary enrichment.
  • Writing activities include both expository and creative assignments in which students are led to
    incorporate the language skills featured in the chapter.
  • Expanded Critical Thinking sections encourage students to analyze stories and connect them to their own experiences.