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Discovering Fiction Level 2 Student's Book: A Reader of North American Short StoriesTitoloDiscovering Fiction Level 2 Student's Book: A Reader of North American Short Stories
AutoreKay, Judith ; Gelshenen, Rosemary
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CategoriaForeign Language Study: English as a Second Language
RilegaturaPaperback
Dati292 p.; ill.
Anno2012
EditoreCambridge University Press
CollanaDiscovering Fiction



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Descrizione
North American short stories enhance students' reading skills, language learning, and enjoyment of literature.

Indice e argomenti trattati
About the Authorsiv
To the Studentxvi
To the Instructorxvii
Highlightsxviii
Part One A Life Lesson
2
Chapter 1 A Day's Wait Ernest Hemingway
4
A Preparing to Read
4
1 Think Before You Read
4
2 Literary Term: Point of View
5
3 Idioms and Expressions
5
B The Story
5
C Understanding the Story
9
1 Reading Comprehension
9
2 Guessing Meaning from Context
9
3 Grammar: Articles and Prepositions
10
D Thinking Critically
14
1 Discussing the Story
14
2 Making Inferences
15
3 Analyzing the Story: Point of View
16
4 Writing
16
Chapter 2 Thank You, Ma'm Langston Hughes
17
A Preparing to Read
17
1 Think Before You Read
17
2 Literary Term: Dialect
18
3 Idioms and Expressions
18
B The Story
18
C Understanding the Story
22
1 Reading Comprehension
22
2 Guessing Meaning from Context
22
3 Grammar: Verb Tenses and Irregular Forms
23
4 Editing
27
D Thinking Critically
27
1 Discussing the Story
27
2 Making Inferences
28
3 Analyzing the Story: Dialect
28
4 Writing
29
Chapter 3 The Circuit Francisco Jimenez
30
A Preparing to Read
30
1 Think Before You Read
30
2 Literary Term: Sense Impressions
31
3 Idioms and Expressions
31
B The Story
31
C Understanding the Story
37
1 Reading Comprehension
37
2 Guessing Meaning from Context
37
3 Grammar: Adjectives and Adverbs
39
D Thinking Critically
42
1 Discussing the Story
42
2 Making Inferences
42
3 Analyzing the Story: Sense Impressions
44
4 Writing
45
Summing Up
46
A Take a Closer Look
46
1 Analyzing and Comparing
46
2 Freewriting
46
B Words Frequently Confused
47
C Spelling
49
D Review Test
51
WebQuest
53
Part Two The Unexpected Twist
54
Chapter 4 The Last Leaf O. Henry (William Sydney Porter)
56
A Preparing to Read
56
1 Think Before You Read
56
2 Literary Term: Surprise Ending
57
3 Idioms and Expressions
57
B The Story
57
C Understanding the Story
63
1 Reading Comprehension
63
2 Guessing Meaning from Context
63
3 Grammar: Infinitives and Gerunds
64
4 Editing
67
D Thinking Critically
67
1 Discussing the Story
67
2 Making Inferences
67
3 Analyzing the Story: Surprise Ending
68
4 Writing
69
Chapter 5 The Lottery Shirley Jackson
70
A Preparing to Read
70
1 Think Before You Read
70
2 Literary Term: Irony
71
3 Idioms and Expressions
71
B The Story
71
C Understanding the Story
79
1 Reading Comprehension
79
2 Guessing Meaning from Context
79
3 Grammar: Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes
80
D Thinking Critically
85
1 Discussing the Story
85
2 Making Inferences
85
3 Analyzing the Story: Irony
86
4 Writing
87
Chapter 6 The One Day War Judith Soloway
88
A Preparing to Read
88
1 Think Before You Read
88
2 Literary Term: Satire
89
3 Idioms and Expressions
89
B The Story
89
C Understanding the Story
92
1 Reading Comprehension
92
2 Guessing Meaning from Context
93
3 Grammar: Active and Passive Voice
94
4 Editing
97
D Thinking Critically
97
1 Discussing the Story
97
2 Making Inferences
98
3 Analyzing the Story: Satire
98
4 Writing
99
Summing Up
100
A Take a Closer Look
100
1 Analyzing and Comparing
100
2 Freewriting
100
B Words Frequently Confused
101
C Spelling
104
D Review Test
105
WebQuest
107
Part Three Irony
108
Chapter 7 The Third Level Jack Finney
110
A Preparing to Read
110
1 Think Before You Read
110
2 Literary Term: Romanticism
111
3 Idioms and Expressions
111
B The Story
111
C Understanding the Story
115
1 Reading Comprehension
115
2 Guessing Meaning from Context
116
3 Grammar: Reflexive and Intensive Pronouns
117
4 Editing
119
D Thinking Critically
120
1 Discussing the Story
120
2 Making Inferences
120
3 Analyzing the Story: Romanticism
121
4 Writing
122
Chapter 8 All Summer in a Day Ray Bradbury
123
A Preparing to Read
123
1 Think Before You Read
123
2 Literary Term: Atmosphere
124
3 Idioms and Expressions
124
B The Story
124
C Understanding the Story
130
1 Reading Comprehension
130
2 Guessing Meaning from Context
130
3 Grammar: Pronoun Cases: Subjective and Objective
131
4 Editing
133
D Thinking Critically
134
1 Discussing the Story
134
2 Making Inferences
134
3 Analyzing the Story: Atmosphere
135
4 Writing
136
Chapter 9 Desiree's Baby Kate Chopin
137
A Preparing to Read
137
1 Think Before You Read
137
2 Literary Term: Tragedy
138
3 Idioms and Expressions
138
B The Story
138
C Understanding the Story
144
1 Reading Comprehension
144
2 Guessing Meaning from Context
144
3 Grammar: Participial Clauses
145
D Thinking Critically
148
1 Discussing the Story
148
2 Making Inferences
148
3 Analyzing the Story: Tragedy
149
4 Writing
150
Summing Up
151
A Take a Closer Look
151
1 Analyzing and Comparing
151
2 Freewriting
151
B Words Frequently Confused
152
C Spelling
154
D Review Test
154
WebQuest
155
Part Four Family Relationships
156
Chapter 10 A Visit to Grandmother William Melvin Kelley
158
A Preparing to Read
158
1 Think Before You Read
158
2 Literary Term: Conflict
159
3 Idioms and Expressions
159
B The Story
159
C Understanding the Story
166
1 Reading Comprehension
166
2 Guessing Meaning from Context
167
3 Grammar: Verb Agreement and Collective Nouns
168
D Thinking Critically
172
1 Discussing the Story
172
2 Making Inferences
172
3 Analyzing the Story: Conflict
173
4 Writing
173
Chapter 11 Too Soon a Woman Dorothy M. Johnson
174
A Preparing to Read
174
1 Think Before You Read
174
2 Literary Term: Characterization
175
3 Idioms and Expressions
175
B The Story
175
C Understanding the Story
180
1 Reading Comprehension
180
2 Guessing Meaning from Context
180
3 Grammar: Conditional Sentences and Expressing Requests and Wishes
181
D Thinking Critically
187
1 Discussing the Story
187
2 Making Inferences
188
3 Analyzing the Story: Characterization
188
4 Writing
189
Chapter 12 Thicker Than Water Ralph Henry Barbour
190
A Preparing to Read
190
1 Think Before You Read
190
2 Literary Term: Suspense
191
3 Idioms and Expressions
191
B The Story
191
C Understanding the Story
194
1 Reading Comprehension
194
2 Guessing Meaning from Context
194
3 Grammar: Possessive Pronouns and Contractions
195
4 Editing
196
D Thinking Critically
197
1 Discussing the Story
197
2 Making Inferences
197
3 Analyzing the Story: Suspense
198
4 Writing
199
Summing Up
200
A Take a Closer Look
200
1 Analyzing and Comparing
200
2 Freewriting
200
B Words Frequently Confused
201
C Spelling
202
D Review Test
204
WebQuest
205
Part Five Meeting Challenges
206
Chapter 13 A Rice Sandwich Sandra Cisneros
208
A Preparing to Read
208
1 Think Before You Read
208
2 Literary Term: Tone
209
3 Idioms and Expressions
209
B The Story
209
C Understanding the Story
211
1 Reading Comprehension
211
2 Guessing Meaning from Context
211
3 Grammar: Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences
212
D Thinking Critically
215
1 Discussing the Story
215
2 Making Inferences
216
3 Analyzing the Story: Tone
216
4 Writing
217
Chapter 14 The Circus William Saroyan
218
A Preparing to Read
218
1 Think Before You Read
218
2 Literary Term: Dialogue
219
3 Idioms and Expressions
219
B The Story
219
C Understanding the Story
225
1 Reading Comprehension
225
2 Guessing Meaning from Context
226
3 Grammar: Transitional Words and Phrases
227
4 Editing
229
D Thinking Critically
229
1 Discussing the Story
229
2 Making Inferences
230
3 Analyzing the Story: Dialogue
230
4 Writing
231
Chapter 15 The Warriors Anna Lee Walters
232
A Preparing to Read
232
1 Think Before You Read
232
2 Literary Term: Local Color
233
3 Idioms and Expressions
233
B The Story
233
C Understanding the Story
244
1 Reading Comprehension
244
2 Guessing Meaning from Context
244
3 Grammar: Using Commas, Semicolons, and Colons
245
4 Editing
250
D Thinking Critically
251
1 Discussing the Story
251
2 Making Inferences
251
3 Analyzing the Story: Local Color
252
4 Writing
253
Summing Up
254
A Take a Closer Look
254
1 Analyzing and Comparing
254
2 Freewriting
254
B Words Frequently Confused
255
C Spelling
256
D Final Review Test
256
WebQuest
259
Appendix261
Common Errors261
Literary Terms262
Irregular Verbs264
Acknowledgments267
Index269

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