English Graded Reader (Easy Reader): Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe, Retold by Maud Jackson
English Graded Reader (Easy Reader), 96 page fully-illustrated book+ audio CD. Level B1(Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
Beautifully designed and illustrated easy reader complete with grammar and comprehension exercises. The text includes an introduction in accessible English containing interesting facts that place the story into context as well as a glossary at the bottom of the page which explains difficult terms. The audio CD contains both a complete reading of the text by a professional narrator and a set of pronunciation exercises. The combined package of book and CD work brilliantly together to create a wonderful, captivating learning resource for beginners of English.
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe - Summary:
When the captain tells Robinson, ‘Young man, you should never go to sea again… , Robinson ignores his advice and goes to sea again, with terrible consequences. He is forced into slavery and escapes, but he is then shipwrecked on a desert island, where he manages to survive through resourcefulness and luck.
The Slave Trade
Alexander Selkirk (1676-1721)
Mercantilism: Trade, Wealth and Colonies
Desert Island Survivors in Literature
Isla Más a Tierra: Robinson Crusoe Island