ALL NEW VERY EASY TRUE STORIES

Paperback | November 7, 2005

EditorPEARSON LONGMAN

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Would you believe … ?

 

  • A woman gets a phone call, but it is the wrong number. How does this call save her life?

 

  • A man parks near a “No Parking” sign and gets a ticket. Every day he goes back to the “No Parking” sign and parks there, and every day he gets a ticket. Why does he keep going back?

 

  • A woman is driving on a highway at 100 mph, and she cannot slow down. What does she do?

 

More very low-level yet high-interest stories! These stories, selected from mainstream news sources, are humorous, poignant, astounding -- and all true! They are told as simply as possible -- exclusively in the present tense -- and all stories are less than ½ page long.

 

All New Very Easy True Stories, by Sandra Heyer, is an ideal first text for students with little experience with English. It is a companion book to Very Easy True Stories, which is at the same level but features different 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 Very Easy True Stories and All New Very Easy True Stories, or they can complete first one book and then the other. Or teachers can use Very Easy True Stories one semester and All New Very 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 28 stories, giving teachers multiple opportunities to incorporate reading into their thematically-based instructional units.

 

Features

 

  • First, students see a series of 18 captioned pictures that clarify the meaning of the sentences beneath the pictures.

 

  • Next, students read the story in text form for real reading practice.

 

  • 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

 

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Would you believe … ?   A woman gets a phone call, but it is the wrong number. How does this call save her life?   A man parks near a “No Parking” sign and gets a ticket. Every day he goes back to the “No Parking” sign and parks there, and every day he gets a ticket. Why does he keep going back?   A woman is driving on a ...

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Would you believe … ?   A woman gets a phone call, but it is the wrong number. How does this call save her life?    A man parks near a “No Parking” sign and gets a ticket. Every day he goes back to the “No Parking” sign and parks there, and every day he gets a ticket. Why does he keep going back?   A woman is driving on a...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:104 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:November 7, 2005Publisher:PEARSON LONGMANLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0131345567

ISBN - 13:9780131345560

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Table of Contents

Unit 1      Genesio's Gift

 

Unit 2      The Surprise

    

Unit 3      Hiccup! Hiccup!

 

Unit 4      Wrong Number

    

Unit 5      The Catch

 

Unit 6      Fufu Returns

 

Unit 7      Not Too Small

 

Unit 8      Mario's Rabbits

 

Unit 9      No Brakes!

 

Unit 10    An Expensive Vacation

 

Unit 11    The Parking Ticket

 

Unit 12    The Present

 

Unit 13    The Taxi Ride

 

Unit 14    Internet Friend

 

To the Teacher

 

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