True Stories In The News 3/e: BOOK

Paperback | August 1, 2007

EditorPEARSON LONGMAN

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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

 

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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, poi...

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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, poi...

Format: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