A selection from the famous collection of Oriental stories, including the classic favourites Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, Sindbad the Sailor and others. This reader uses the EXPANSIVE READING approach, where the text becomes a springboard to improve language skills and to explore historical background, cultural connections and other topics suggested by the text. As well as the story, this reader contains: Wide range of activities practising the four skills; Dossiers: Versions of 'The Thousand and One Nights' and Baghdad, the city of “The Thousand and One Nights”; KET-style activities and Trinity-style activities (Grade 4); Special AUDIO CD/CD-ROM with the text recorded in full and a variety of games and activities for further practice. Text adaption and activities by Jennifer Gascoigne.
One Thousand and One Arabian Nights, sometimes called The Arabian Nights Entertainments, is a collection of classic Middle Eastern stories that have been a keystone in world folklore for over three hundred years. Join Aladdin on his adventures with his magical lamp, Sinbad as he travels the world, and Ali Baba as he risks his life to outwit the Forty Thieves. This beautiful edition contains Andrew Lang's original classic translation plus "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves" translated by Jonathan Scott, giving the reader the best of both worlds.
Эта книга — репринт оригинального издания (издательство "Calcutta: Baptist Mission Press", 1842 год), созданный на основе электронной копии высокого разрешения, которую очистили и обработали вручную, сохранив структуру и орфографию оригинального издания. Редкие, забытые и малоизвестные книги, изданные с петровских времен до наших дней, вновь доступны в виде печатных книг.Alif Laila, or Book of the thousand nights and one night, commonly known as "The Arabian nights' entertainment", now for the first time, published complete in the original Arabic, from an Egyptian manuscript brought to India by the late Major Turner Macan, editor of the SHAH-NAMEH.
Jack London was an American novelist, journalist and social activist. Pioneering the genre of magazine fiction and prototyping science fiction, he became one of the first writers, who gained worldwide fame and a large fortune. This collection consists often great stories such as "The Madness of John Harned," "When the World Was Young," "The Benefit of the Doubt," and "The Night-Born."