True Stories in the News

Imagine…

  • finding yourself all alone on a mountain during a blizzard — and being saved thanks to a surprise phone call!
  • having a party to celebrate your wedding — and there was no wedding!
  • picking up a newspaper and seeing a photograph of twins who look exactly like you!

These stories and more — humorous, poignant, astounding — and all true!

True Stories in the News

True Stories in the News, Third Edition, by Sandra Heyer, consists of 22 readings based on human-interest stories adapted from worldwide news sources and includes new, updated, and improved materials. The universal appeal of these believe-it-or-not stories ensures a pleasurable reading experience and encourages beginning-level students to read with fluency and confidence.

Features

  •  A photo and pre-reading questions introduce each story.
  • Average story length is 375 words.
  • Stories are told in the past and past progressive tenses.
  • Revised and improved exercises for vocabulary development, reading comprehension, pronunciation, discussion, and writing help students develop language proficiency.
  • Background information and teaching tips in an expanded To the Teacher section help make the reading class more effective.
  • Audio CD with recordings of all stories is included in each textbook.
  • A perfect partner with True Stories Behind the Songs.

Download:

true_stories_in_the_news.pdf

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