The Thirty-Nine Steps + CD audio
About the series:
The series Young Adult ELI Readers is divided into 6 levels according to the language level of the readers. It's in line with the indications of the Common European Framework of Reference for Language and comprise useful language certification exercises. This ensures that learners will meet language and structures they have already studied or which are commensurate with their level, making reading an achievable, enjoyable and stimulating experience.
Stage 1 Elementary (600 headwords) A1
Stage 2 Pre-Intermediate (800 headwords) A2 KET
Stage 3 Intermediate (1000 headwords) B1 PET
Stage 4 Upper intermediate (1800 headwords) B2 FCE
Stage 5 Advanced (2500 headwords) C1 CAE
Stage 6 Profi ciency Unabridged Texts C2 CPE
About The Thirty-Nine Steps + CD audio:
Stage 2: A2
Richard Hannay is bored. He is all alone in a big city, and he wants something to happen, anything. One evening, when he gets back home, someone is waiting for him. This someone will leave him with a question, and Hannay must find an answer. His future, and indeed the future of the whole of Europe depends on it. The question is, what are the thirty-nine steps?
NOUNS: abstract nouns, compound nouns, noun phrases
PRONOUNS: relative: who, which, that
ADJECTIVES: opinion, description, classification, participles as adjectives, predicative and attributive
PREPOSITIONS: place, time, movement, phrases, like
VERBS: Present Perfect Simple: indefinite past
Past Continuous: background actions/narrative
Future with 'going to'
Infinitives after vrbs and adjectives
-ing forems after verbs and preposition
Present Simple Passive
'should' for suggestions, 'have to' and 'must' for obligations, 'need' for necessity/obligation
TYPES OF CLAUSE: defining ralative clause: who, where, zero snd 1st conditional
The book contains:
-The Before You Read Activities section contains pre-reading activities.
-The text is divided into chapters and is equipped with a glossary at the bottom of each page.
-The After-Reading Activities section, at the end of each chapter, eases memorization and comprehension and rounds off with one or more Pre-Reading activities to pre-teach the vocabulary and structures in the subsequent chapter.
-Useful dossiers focussing on culture and the author are supplied in the classics series.
-The Test yourself section offers activities which take into account the whole story.
-CLIL History: European Exploration
CD contains extract from text.
Ilustrated by Giordano Poloni
112 colour pages