True Stories In The News

Author: Sandra Heyer
Editor: Pearson Longman
ISBN: 9780136154815
Size: 16,48 MB
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Imagine... finding yourself all alone on a mountain during a blizzard -- and being saved thanks to a surprise phone call! having a party to celebrate your wedding -- and there was no wedding! picking up a newspaper and seeing a photograph of twins who look exactly like you! These stories and more -- humorous, poignant, astounding -- and all true! True Stories in the News, Third Edition, by Sandra Heyer, consists of 22 readings based on human-interest stories adapted from worldwide news sources and includes new, updated, and improved materials. The universal appeal of these believe-it-or-not stories ensures a pleasurable reading experience and encourages beginning-level students to read with fluency and confidence. Features A photo and pre-reading questions introduce each story. Average story length is 375 words. Stories are told in the past and past progressive tenses. Revised and improved exercises for vocabulary development, reading comprehension, pronunciation, discussion, and writing help students develop language proficiency. Background information and teaching tips in an expanded To the Teacher section help make the reading class more effective. Audio CD with recordings of all stories is included in each textbook. A perfect partner with True Stories Behind the Songs. The True Stories series includes: True Stories Behind the Songs More True Stories Behind the Songs Very Easy True Stories All New Very Easy True Stories Easy True Stories, Second Edition All New Easy True Stories True Stories in the News, Third Edition More True Stories, Third Edition Even More True Stories, Third Edition Beyond True Stories

Easy True Stories Level 2

Author: Sandra Heyer
Editor: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780133041828
Size: 13,20 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Imagine... a monkey stealing your groceries as you walk down the street. a person buying a shirt in a thrift store and finding thousands of dollars in the pocket. a bride learning that her in-laws want $25,000 before her wedding can go on. All of these stories are true! This new edition presents 20 new or updated human-interest stories are adapted from news sources all over the world. These captivating stories are told as simply as possible -- almost exclusively in the present tense -- and most stories are less than ½ page long. To see a sample unit, please go to pearsoneltusa.com/sampleunits. Easy True Stories, Second Edition, by Sandra Heyer, is a companion book to All New Easy True Stories, which is at the same level but features all new stories and exercises. These two parallel readers give students the option of lingering at the low-beginning level. They can go back and forth between Easy True Stories and All New Easy True Stories, or they can complete first one book and then the other. Or teachers can use Easy True Stories one semester and All New Easy True Stories the next. That way, students who stay in a low-beginning class when their classmates move on to the next level can essentially repeat the class but with all new material. Combined, the two books offer 40 stories, giving teachers multiple opportunities to incorporate reading into their thematically-based instructional units. Features First, students look at a series of 9 pictures while the teacher tells the story. This pre-reading step gives students a global understanding of the story before they read. Next, students read the story. Finally, students complete exercises following each story to develop basic reading skills as well as build pronunciation, spelling, and vocabulary proficiency. MP3 audio recordings of each story are available free at www.pearsonelt.com/truestories. An expanded To the Teacher section gives additional teacher support with step-by-step phonics lessons, plus strategies for making the readings more interactive. The True Stories series includes: True Stories Behind the Songs More True Stories Behind the Songs Very Easy True Stories All New Very Easy True Stories Easy True Stories, Second Edition All New Easy True Stories True Stories in the News, Third Edition More True Stories, Third Edition Even More True Stories, Third Edition Beyond True Stories

More True Stories

Author: Sandra Heyer
Editor: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780138143428
Size: 20,22 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Imagine … waking up every night to a voice saying “Come and catch me”! being on a boat in the middle of the ocean in a terrible storm! finding millions of dollars on a busy highway! These stories and more — humorous, poignant, astounding — and all true! More True Stories, Third Edition, by Sandra Heyer, consists of 22 new or updated human-interest stories adapted from news sources around the world. The universal appeal of these believe-it-or-not stories ensures a pleasurable reading experience and encourages high-beginning-level students to read with fluency and confidence. Features: A photo and pre-reading questions introduce each story. Average story length is 470 words. Stories are told in the past and past progressive tenses. Revised and improved exercises for vocabulary development, reading comprehension, discussion, and writing help students develop language proficiency. Background information and teaching tips in an expanded To the Teacher section help make the reading class more effective. An audio CD with recordings of all stories is included in each textbook. A perfect partner with More True Stories Behind the Songs. The True Stories series includes: True Stories Behind the Songs More True Stories Behind the Songs Very Easy True Stories All New Very Easy True Stories Easy True Stories, Second Edition All New Easy True Stories True Stories in the News, Third Edition More True Stories, Third Edition Even More True Stories, Third Edition Beyond True Stories

More True Stories Behind The Songs

Author: Sandra Heyer
Editor: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780132468053
Size: 19,41 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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More True Stories Behind the Songs, a high-beginning reader for students of English, continues the True Stories tradition - with a twist. The text features lyrics for eight popular songs along with real, believe-it-or-not stories about the songs and their songwriter. Companion stories related to the topic of the song around out the uints.

Easy True Stories

Author: Sandra Heyer
Editor: Longman
ISBN: 9780801310898
Size: 18,86 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A couple feels something moving inside their mattress. Is it alive? What is it? A man's winning lottery ticket -- worth half a million dollars -- is somewhere in the town dump. Can he find it in the mountains of garbage? A woman searches 20 years for the daughter she gave up for adoption. Where does she discover her daughter? Easy True Stories, by Sandra Heyer, presents 20 new stories in the True Stories tradition: human interest stories adapted from newspapers and magazines. the stories -- some humorous, some poignant, some astounding -- are told as simply as possible. Most stories are less than half-page long, and they are written almost exclusively in the present tense. Nine pre-reading drawings introduce each unit visually and ease students into reading. Easy True Stories can be used as a first reader for students who have some experience with English. The True Stories series also includes: Very Easy True Stories All New Very Easy True Stories All New Easy True Stories True Stories in the News, Third Edition More True Stories, Second Edition Even More True Stories Beyond True Stories

Very Easy True Stories

Author: Sandra Heyer
Editor: Longman
ISBN: 9780201343137
Size: 15,83 MB
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"A three-year-old boy falls 18 feet into a gorilla cage and is saved by a mttoher - a mother gorilla, that is! A waitress finds a lottery ticket for a tip, instead of cash. And she wins six million dollars! Fourteen very-low-level stories of high-level interest - humorous, poignant, astounding - and all true! Selected from newspapers and magazines, and adapted for the beginning student, the stories are told as simply as possible - exclusively in the present tense. First, students see a series of captioned pictures so the meaning is clear. Then, students read the story in text form for real reading practice. Finally, students do exercises following each story to develop very basic reading skills as well as build pronunciation, spelling and vocabulary proficiency." - back cover.

Media Anthropology

Author: Eric W. Rothenbuhler
Editor: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1452267200
Size: 13,64 MB
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Media Anthropology represents a convergence of issues and interests on anthropological approaches to the study of media. The purpose of this reader is to promote the identity of the field of study; identify its major concepts, methods, and bibliography; comment on the state of the art; and provide examples of current research. Based on original articles by leading scholars from several countries and academic disciplines, Media Anthropology provides essays introducing the issues, reviewing the field, forging new conceptual syntheses.

True Stories Behind The Songs

Author: Sandra Heyer
Editor: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780132468046
Size: 18,73 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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True Stories Behind the Songs, a beginning text , continues the True Stories tradition -- with a twist. The text features lyrics for eight popular songs along with real, believe-it-or-not stories about the songs and their songwriters. Companion stories related to the topic of the song round out the units. Teachers have long used songs to enliven their classrooms and develop students' language skills. Teachers are encouraged to download the songs from their favorite website, or use a version they already own. Features Exercises for vocabulary development, reading comprehension, and writing and speaking practice help students develop language proficiency. A comprehensive To the Teacher section gives background information about the songs and stories as well as teaching tips. The True Stories series includes: True Stories Behind the Songs More True Stories Behnd the Songs Very Easy True Stories All New Very Easy True Stories Easy True Stories All New Easy True Stories More True Stories, Third Edition Even More True Stories Beyond True Stories

All New Easy True Stories

Author: Sandra Heyer
Editor: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780131182653
Size: 19,75 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Would you believe ... ? A man chokes on his favorite food, but his daughter saves him with a common household appliance. What does she use? A lonely sailor puts a message in a bottle. A fisherman finds it and gives it to his daughter. What does she do with it? On a very hot day, a boy finds two puppies locked in a car. How does he keep them alive? More low-level yet high-interest stories! These 20 captivating stories, selected from news sources all over the world, are all true! They are told as simply as possible -- almost exclusively in the present tense -- and most stories are less than ½ page long. All New Easy True Stories, by Sandra Heyer, continues the True Stories tradition with a companion book to Easy True Stories. Written at the same level, the text features twenty all-new stories and exercises. These two parallel readers give students the option of lingering a while at this level. They can go back and forth between Easy True Stories and All New Easy True Stories, or they can complete first one book and then the other. Or teachers can use Easy True Stories one semester and All New Easy True Stories the next. That way, students who stay in a low-beginning class when their classmates move on to the next level can essentially repeat the class but with all new material. Combined, the two books offer 40 stories, giving teachers multiple opportunities to incorporate reading into their thematically-based instructional units. Features First, students look at a series of 9 pictures while the teacher tells the story. This pre-reading step gives students a global understanding of the story before they read. Next, students read the story. Finally, students complete exercises following each story to develop basic reading skills as well as build pronunciation, spelling, and vocabulary proficiency. The True Stories series includes: True Stories Behind the Songs More True Stories Behind the Songs Very Easy True Stories All New Very Easy True Stories Easy True Stories, Second Edition All New Easy True Stories True Stories in the News, Third Edition More True Stories, Third Edition Even More True Stories, Third Edition Beyond True Stories

A Reader S Book Of Days True Tales From The Lives And Works Of Writers For Every Day Of The Year

Author: Tom Nissley
Editor: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393241491
Size: 10,73 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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A witty and addictively readable day-by-day literary companion. At once a love letter to literature and a charming guide to the books most worth reading, A Reader's Book of Days features bite-size accounts of events in the lives of great authors for every day of the year. Here is Marcel Proust starting In Search of Lost Time and Virginia Woolf scribbling in the margin of her own writing, "Is it nonsense, or is it brilliance?" Fictional events that take place within beloved books are also included: the birth of Harry Potter’s enemy Draco Malfoy, the blood-soaked prom in Stephen King’s Carrie. A Reader's Book of Days is filled with memorable and surprising tales from the lives and works of Martin Amis, Jane Austen, James Baldwin, Roberto Bolano, the Brontë sisters, Junot Díaz, Philip K. Dick, Charles Dickens, Joan Didion, F. Scott Fitzgerald, John Keats, Hilary Mantel, Haruki Murakami, Flannery O’Connor, Orhan Pamuk, George Plimpton, Marilynne Robinson, W. G. Sebald, Dr. Seuss, Zadie Smith, Susan Sontag, Hunter S. Thompson, Leo Tolstoy, David Foster Wallace, and many more. The book also notes the days on which famous authors were born and died; it includes lists of recommended reading for every month of the year as well as snippets from book reviews as they appeared across literary history; and throughout there are wry illustrations by acclaimed artist Joanna Neborsky. Brimming with nearly 2,000 stories, A Reader's Book of Days will have readers of every stripe reaching for their favorite books and discovering new ones.