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.
The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County depicts one of American history’s most exciting periods: the California Gold Rush of the 1850s. Come to Angel’s Mining Camp in California and meet Smiley whose frog is a living gold mine until one day… And read about Mark Twain’s amazing remedies for curing a cold and about an incredible thunderstorm!
The California Gold Rush
Life in the Mining Camps