True Stories In The News   3/e: BOOK by PEARSON LONGMANTrue Stories In The News   3/e: BOOK by PEARSON LONGMAN

True Stories In The News 3/e: BOOK


Paperback | August 1, 2007

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  • 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.



  • 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


Title:True Stories In The News 3/e: BOOKFormat:PaperbackDimensions:108 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:August 1, 2007Publisher:PEARSON LONGMANLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0136154816

ISBN - 13:9780136154815

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Table of Contents

Unit 1                Dish Soap for Dinner


Unit 2                A New Man


Unit 3                The Runner


Unit 4                The Love Letters


Unit 5                Bad Luck, Good Luck


Unit 6                Lost and Found


Unit 7                A Little Traveler


Unit 8                Man's Best Friend


Unit 9                The Coin


Unit 10               Love or Baseball?


Unit 11               Buried Alive


Unit 12               The Winning Ticket


Unit 13               Thank You


Unit 14               Together Again


Unit 15               Saved by the Bell


Unit 16               This is the Place for Me


Unit 17                Nicole's Party


Unit 18                A Strong Little Boy


Unit 19                The Champion


Unit 20                The Bottle


Unit 21                The Last Laugh


Unit 22                Old Friends