World of Fiction
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Description: Newly expanded for high-intermediate readers, A World of Fiction now features 32 unabridged stories ideal for intensive literary analysis and lively cross-cultural discussion. Each chapter in this two-volume anthology is based on a complete short story and is divided into four sections that call upon students' diverse language and critical thinking skills in understanding the plot, exploring themes, analyzing the author's style, making connections, and debating about what they have read. A World of Fiction 1 includes 16 shorter stories, explanations and exercises designed for high-intermediate and low-advanced readers. Selections include noteworthy authors such as Raymond Carver, Dorothy Parker, Tim O'Brien, and William Saroyan. For more advanced readers, A World of Fiction 2 features an additional 16 selections by renowned writers including James Joyce, Louise Erdrich, Peter Meinke, and Kate Chopin. Both books in the series help students sharpen their reading, vocabulary, and grammar for writing skills as they discover the pleasure and reward of reading fiction. Features:Reading selections represent a variety of themes, literary and linguistic styles, and time periods to stimulate student exchange and debate.Extended Building Vocabulary Skills sections in each chapter help students expand their vocabulary.Writing activities include both expository and creative writing so students can incorporate the language skills they have just practiced.New Critical Thinking sections give readers the opportunity to analyze and connect stories to their own experience.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 6/9/2014
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 0.50" tall