The ten stories and articles in this variety pack are written in simple, accessible English, but they explore a range of topics from science & technology to fashion & music to travel & adventure.
Whether you are a college student, a business traveler, a language lover, or just curious about what English speakers are talking about, Big Ideas can help.
Alice Savage was born in New York City and has lived in Los Angeles, Seattle, and Houston. She loves meeting new people and traveling, especially when it involves climbing a mountain.
The 15 stories and articles in Interesting People are written with carefully chosen vocabulary and grammar. They are good for high beginners because you can see new words many times.
Some of the stories are about immigrants to other countries. Others are love stories. There are articles about athletes and people who want to save the world. After you read them, you can have many different conversations in English.
Recommended by “Dear Abby”, The New York Times and The Washington Post, for three decades, millions of parents and educators have turned to Jim Trelease's beloved classic to help countless children become avid readers through awakening their imaginations and improving their language skills. Now this new edition of The Read-Aloud Handbook imparts the benefits, rewards, and importance of reading aloud to children of a new generation. Supported by delightful anecdotes as well as the latest research, The Read-Aloud Handbook offers proven techniques and strategies—and the reasoning behind them—for helping children discover the pleasures of reading and setting them on the road to becoming lifelong readers.