Macmillan Readers - Pre-intermediate: Robinson Crusoe
Macmillan Illustrated by John Dillow and Peter Harper. ... "I knew that I was hundreds of miles from the places merchant ships went. I was sure that I was going to die on this lonely island, completely alone. When I thought about this the tears ran down my face. I felt sorry that I had been born." From the Book The young Robinson Crusoe ignores his father's advice and decides to become a sailor. But Crusoe is soon caught up in violent storms and finds himself shipwrecked on a remote island. He will have to live on this island for the next twenty-eight years. This book is in British English. Here you can find: ...
Macmillan Guided Readers - Elementary: The Lost World + подарък самоучител по английски език
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Macmillan There is a film of this story. ... "– This is wonderful, Professor Challenger! - I said. – You have found a place which no one knows about - a lost world. A world where creatures from the past still live. – But nobody in London believes my story - said the professor. – People say the drawing and the photograph are fakes - they aren't real. – I want to return to the Lost World. Other people must see the Lost World. Then everyone will know it is real!" From the book This book is in British English. Here you can find: a note about the author; a note about the story; the people in this story; ...
Macmillan Readers - Upper-intermediate: L. A. Movie + extra exercises and 3 CDs
Macmillan Illustrated by Peter Richardson. ... Private detective, Lenny Samuel, is hired by a Hollywood film studio. Someone has been making death threats against Gail Lane, a beautiful young film actress, and the studio boss asks Lenny to protect her. Lenny joins the film crew on location in Hollywood, Buenos Aires and Istanbul as he tries to stay out of trouble and solve the case. This book is in British English. Here you can find: extra grammar and vocabulary exercises; points for understanding comprehension questions; glossary of difficult vocabulary; free resources including exercises and points for understanding ...
Macmillan Readers - Upper-intermediate: Macbeth
Macmillan Illustrated by Sharif Tarabay. ... "Macbeth: If I do it, then I must do it quickly. But will this murder be enough? will it bring success? Or will more problems follow? No man avoids the judgement that's to come and I'll be judged in this world too." From the Book Shakespeare's Scottish story of magic and murder is one of his darkest works. Macbeth's bloody rise to power is encouraged by his wife, Lady Macbeth. Their ambition leads them into a world of guilt and madness which destroys their marriage - and ends in tragedy. This book is in British English. Here you can find: extra grammar ...
Macmillan Readers - Upper-intermediate: Great Expectations
Macmillan There are films of this story. ... "The marshes beyond the churchyard were grey. The river beyond the marshes was a darker line of grey. A bitter wind was blowing across the marshes from the sea. The graveyard was a dark and frightening place. I shivered. Cold and afraid, I began to cry. "Quiet, you little devil!" cried a terrible voice. "Keep still - or I'll cut your throat". "Oh, don't cut my throat, sir!" I cried. "Please don't!". "Tell me your name," the man growled. "Tell me. Quick!". "Pip, sir. Pip," I answered." From the ...
Macmillan Readers - Pre-intermediate: The Story of the Olympics - An Unofficial History
Macmillan The Olympic Games are the most famous sporting event in the world, but how much do you know about their history? In this Macmillan Reader, Rachel Bladon describes the Games’ beginnings back in ancient Greece through to the international event that they have become in the present day. This book is in British English. Here you can find: extra grammar and vocabulary exercises; information about the Olympic Games, 1896 to today; points for understanding comprehension questions; glossary of difficult vocabulary; glossary of sports; audio download available to buy for this title; free resources including worksheets, ...
Macmillan Readers - Pre-intermediate: Gandhi
Macmillan Illustrated by Peter Harper. ... "Gandhi had an extraordinary power to make people follow him. He showed that non-violence was a great and strong force for change. Gandhi gave his life to help the people of India. He lived in love, peace and truth, and his beliefs still continue to change people's lives." From the Book Gandhi was one of the most influential leaders and civil rights campaigners that the world has ever known. This biography tells the story of Gandhi's life and achievements, from the policy of non-violent action that led India to independence from British control, to his work on easing ...
Macmillan Readers - Pre-intermediate: Owl Hall
Macmillan Illustrated by Simon Williams. ... "I think I saw someone in the courtyard..." said Martin. "It was while you were using the computer. You won't let them make me away, will you, Kara?" he went on. "Please promise you won't leave me." "I won't leave you," said Kara." From the Book Owl Hall is an original story written specifically for the Macmillan Readers series. It is the story of Kara, who goes to stay at Owl Hall. But there is something strange about Kara’s relationship with her family. As the story develops, we discover that everyone at Owl Hall has a secret - ...
Macmillan Readers - Pre-intermediate: Persuasion
Macmillan Illustrated by John Dillow. ... "It is over! It is over!" Anne said to herself again and again. "The worst is over!". She had seen him. They had met. They had been in the same room once more! She tried to make herself feel calm. It was eight years since it had all ended between them." From the Book Anne Elliot falls in love with a handsome but poor young captain, Frederick Wentworth, but her father and friends persuade her not to marry him. Eight years later, Anne meets Captain Wentworth again to find he has become successful and wealthy. Anne still has feelings for Wentworth, but he is angry ...
Macmillan Readers - Pre-intermediate: The Call of the Wild
Macmillan Illustrated by John Dillow and Peter Harper. ... "With the land frozen under a coat of snow, the dogs sang of the pain of living. It was a song full of sadness - the same sadness their wild fathers had known, the same fear of the cold and dark. It woke up strong feelings in Buck, and as he sang with them, it took him back to the beginnings of life." From the Book This is the story of Buck, a domestic dog loyal to the ways of man, who is suddenly stolen and sold to work on the Yukon Trail. In this strange and hard new life, Buck's natural instincts slowly wake up to the call of the wild. This book is in ...
Macmillan Readers - Pre-Intermediate: The Invisible Man
H. G. Wells
Macmillan Illustrated by John Dillow. ... "The stranger arrived early in February, on a day of cold wind and snow. He walked over the hill from Bramblehurst railway station, carrying a small bag. He was wearing black gloves, and a long coat, and he was covered from head to foot. His hat hid his face and you could only see the shiny pink end of his nose." From the Book When a mysterious stranger arrives in a small English village, the villagers are shocked by the strange clothes he wears that cover his whole body, and even his face. The stranger is a scientist, and he continues his experiments in the village. But what ...
Macmillan Readers - Pre-Intermediate: The Princess Diaries - book 4
Macmillan Illustrated by Karen Donnelly. ... "Wednesday, January 20th. Grandmere wants to destroy my love life because she doesn't like Michael. Michael makes me very happy, but Grandmere doesn't care about that. She doesn't like Michael because he isn't a member of a royal family." From the Book Mia's first official visit to Genovia has been a success, and she's finally going out with Michael, the boy she loves. It seems that nothing can spoil life for New York's only princess! Nothing, that is, except Grandmere, who has her own plans for Mia... This book is in American English. Here ...
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