English Grammar by Evelyn P. Altenberg; Robert M. VagoLooking for an easy-to-use guide to English grammar? This handy introduction covers all the basics of the subject, using a simple and straightforward style. Students will find the book's step-by-step approach easy to follow and be encouraged by its non-technical language. Requiring no prior knowledge of English grammar, the information is presented in small steps, with objective techniques to help readers apply concepts. With clear explanations and well chosen examples, the book gives students the tools to understand the mysteries of English grammar as well as the perfect foundation from which to move on to more advanced topics.
Dewey Number: 428.2 ALT
Publication Date: 2010
English Pronunciation in Use Elementary by Jonathan MarksUnderstand and be understood in English with the best-selling English Pronunciation in Use. Fifty easy-to-use units cover all aspects of pronunciation, including individual sounds, word stress, connected speech and intonation. An additional reference section offers a glossary of specialized terms, help with the pronunciation of numbers and geographical names, and fun exercises on phonemic symbols and minimal pairs. Versions with Audio CDs, supporting each unit with audio material in a range of accents. and with a CD-ROM, are available to purchase separately.
The Library has a selection of readers, some with CD's, which you can borrow. They are graded by level of difficulty, Pink is elementary, Yellow is intermediate and Blue is advanced.
Oliver Twist by Charles DickensPenguin Readers is a series of simplified novels, film novelizations and original titles that introduce students at all levels to the pleasures of reading in English. Originally designed for teaching English as a foreign language, the series' combination of high interest level and low reading age makes it suitable for both English-speaking teenagers with limited reading skills and students of English as a second language. Many titles in the series also provide access to the pre-20th century literature strands of the National Curriculum English Orders.
Dewey Number: 428.6 DIC
Publication Date: 2000
New Zealand, Level 2 by Margaret JohnsonThis award-winning graded readers series is full of original fiction, adapted fiction and factbooks especially written for teenagers. From Maori traditions, such as the world-famous Haka dance, to its stunning geography, the 'Land of the Long White Cloud' is a country rich in tradition and sporting adventure. Explore this spectacularly beautiful country through the myths and legends that are part of its culture. This is a British English version of the title. The book comes with a CD-ROM/Audio CD with vocabulary games and complete text recordings. Cambridge Experience Readers, previously called Cambridge Discovery Readers, get your students hooked on reading.
Dewey Number: 428.6 JOH
Publication Date: 2009
The Teacher's Secret by Joyce Hannam (Retold by); Bill Bowler (Editor); Martina Farrow (Illustrator)Are men cleverer than women? Is a poor man cleverer than a rich man? And what about teachers? Are they always cleverer than their students? The people in these six well-known folk tales from around the world all want to be clever. But are some of them just stupid?