English Graded Reader (Easy Reader): Tom Jones by Henry Fielding, Retold by James Butler
English Graded Reader (Easy Reader), 144 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.
English Graded Reader (Easy Reader): Tom Jones by Henry Fielding - Summary:
The kindly gentleman, Mr Allworthy, returns home from a voyage to find that someone has left a baby boy in his house. He adopts the foundling, giving him the name Tom Jones. Mr Allworthy’s sister, Bridget, has a son called Master Blifil. While Tom grows into a wild but honest young man, Blifil becomes a scheming hypocrite. But what happens when Tom falls in love with a neighbouring gentleman’s daughter, Sophia, whose family wish her to marry Blifil?
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