Learning to Talk Short stories

Author: Hilary Mantel
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007354886
Format: PDF, ePub
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A companion piece to the captivating memoir GIVING UP THE GHOST by the Man Booker-winning author, this collection of loosely autobiographical stories locates the transforming moments of a haunted childhood.

King Billy is a Gentleman Fast Fiction

Author: Hilary Mantel
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 000742650X
Format: PDF, ePub
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First published in Hilary Mantel’s collection of short stories Learning to Talk, in King Billy is a Gentleman a child must come to terms with the loss of a father and the puzzle of a fading Irish heritage.

A Study Guide for Deborah Eisenberg s Someone to Talk To

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning
Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1410358518
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A Study Guide for Deborah Eisenberg's "Someone to Talk To," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Short Stories for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Short Stories for Students for all of your research needs.

100 Great Short Stories

Author: James Daley
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 0486803287
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"This is a wonderful collection of authors from America and around the world. Centuries are covered, making this a great resource for English teachers and any lover of literature." — Life Community Church This treasury of one hundred tales offers students and other readers of short fiction a splendid selection of stories by masters of the form. Contributors from around the world include Edgar Allan Poe, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Guy de Maupassant, Charles Dickens, Anton Chekhov, Mark Twain, Saki, Luigi Pirandello, Kate Chopin, and Ring Lardner. The stories, which are arranged chronologically, begin with tales by Daniel Defoe ("The Apparition of Mrs. Veal," 1705), Benjamin Franklin ("Alice Addertongue," 1732), and Washington Irving ("The Devil and Tom Walker," 1824). Highlights from the nineteenth century include Ivan Turgenev's "The District Doctor" (1852), Sarah Orne Jewett's "A White Heron" (1886), Thomas Hardy's "Squire Petrick's Lady" (1891), and Rudyard Kipling's "Wee Willie Winkie" (1899). From the twentieth century come James Joyce's "Araby" (1914), Franz Kafka's "The Judgment" (1916), Virginia Woolf's "The Mark on the Wall" (1921), "The Broken Boot" (1923) by John Galsworthy, and many others. "A fabulous collections of stories sure to please any reader! The chronological layout is perfect for those looking to explore the development of stories over time and their relation to society." — Whitchurch-Stouffville Public Library

Cambridge Global English Stage 4 Teacher s Resource

Author: Nicola Mabbott
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107690749
Format: PDF
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Cambridge Global English (1-6) is a six-level Primary course following the Cambridge Primary English as a Second Language Curriculum Framework developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment. Teacher's Resource 4 provides step-by-step guidance notes for teachers for each lesson in every unit to support teaching the content of Learner's Book 4. Notes on Activity Book 4 are also included. A unit overview provides a snapshot of lesson objectives and the language and skills covered. The notes include answer keys to activities in the Learner's Book and Activity Book, complete audio scripts, suggestions for differentiation and assessment, cross-curricular links, portfolio opportunities and additional unit-linked photocopiable activities and unit-based wordlists.

30 French Short Stories for Complete Beginners

Author: Frédéric BIBARD
Publisher: Talk in French
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This collection of 30 very short stories is a fun and painless way to learn high-frequency French vocabulary and give you a good grasp of French grammar structures naturally. At only 300 words in length per story, it is specially created for complete beginners with little to no previous experience in learning French. Learn New Vocabulary Naturally Grow your vocabulary naturally with natural dialogues and frequently used French words and expressions. After each story, you will find a list of words used in the story, together with their English translations. This means you no longer have to reach for a dictionary each time you encounter words you don’t understand! Easily Grasp French Grammar Structures The stories are written with a good mix of descriptive sentences and simple, casual dialogue. This way, you’ll be able to naturally pick up French grammar structures as you read the stories! Improve Your Reading and Listening Comprehension At only 300 words per story, readers will be able to quickly grasp the simple yet interesting plot. The stories also come with free audio, narrated by a native French speaker, so you can follow along to both the written and the spoken story. Perfect for Complete Beginners As a newbie to learning French, it can be quite difficult to find appropriate reading materials at your level. But this collection of stories is created with you in mind. The themes are about day-to-day interaction and everyday living – perfect for complete beginners. You will also find that the words in the stories can easily be used in everyday conversations, while the grammar structures are simple and easy to grasp. Technical Details: - 30 short stories at 300 words per story - 60 mins of audio Grab your copy today!

Learn German with Stories Caf in Berlin 10 Short Stories for Beginners

Author: André Klein
Publisher: LearnOutLive
ISBN:
Format: PDF
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Newly arrived in Berlin, a young man from Sicily is thrown headlong into an unfamiliar urban lifestyle of unkempt bachelor pads, evanescent romances and cosmopolitan encounters of the strangest kind. How does he manage the new language? Will he find work? Experience daily life in the German capital through the eyes of a newcomer, find out about the country and its people, and learn German effortlessly along the way! This book is designed to help beginners make the leap from studying isolated words and phrases to reading (and enjoying) naturally flowing German texts. Using simplified sentence structures and a very basic vocabulary, this collection of German short stories for beginners is carefully crafted to allow even novice learners to appreciate and understand the intricacies of coherent German speech. Each chapter comes with a complete German-English dictionary, with a special emphasis on collocative phrases (high frequency word combinations), short sentences and expressions. By working with these “building blocks” instead of just single words, learners can accelerate their understanding and active usage of new material and make the learning process more fluid and fun.