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The Picture of Dorian Gray + CD audio

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The Picture of Dorian Gray + CD audio

About the series:
The series Adult ELI Readers  is divided into 6 levels according to the language level of the readers. It's in line with the indications of the Common European Framework of Reference for Language and comprise useful language certification exercises. This ensures that learners will meet language and structures they have already studied or which are commensurate with their level, making reading an achievable, enjoyable and stimulating experience.

Stage 1 Elementary (600 headwords) A1
Stage 2 Pre-Intermediate (800 headwords) A2 KET
Stage 3 Intermediate (1000 headwords) B1 PET
Stage 4 Upper intermediate (1800 headwords) B2 FCE
Stage 5 Advanced (2500 headwords) C1 CAE
Stage 6 Profi ciency Unabridged Texts C2 CPE

About The Picture of Dorian Gray + CD audio:
Stage 3: Intermediate (1000 headwords) B1 PET
Late nineteenth-century London: a city of contrasts. Great wealth and terriblepoverty, beauty and ugliness, purity and immorality. Oscar Wilde takes the reader into this strange and fascinating world through the strange story of the picture of Dorian Gray. Young, handsome and innocent, the aristocratic Dorian is visiting his friend, the kind and gentle painter Basil Hallward, when he meets Lord Henry Wotton. Entertaining and cynical, Lord Henry introduces Dorian to the idea of a world where the only value is beauty, and everything must serve this ideal. But how can Dorian survive ageing and ugliness? In front of his beautiful portrait, painted by Hallward, Dorian makes a terrible wish. This wish will come true, dragging Dorian into a world of the senses, of beauty and joy, but also of terror, of fear and ultimately of murder...

The book contains:
-The Before You Read Activities section contains pre-reading activities.
-The text is divided into chapters and is equipped with a glossary at the bottom of each page.
-The After-Reading Activities section, at the end of each chapter, eases memorization and comprehension and rounds off with one or more Pre-Reading activities to pre-teach the vocabulary and structures in the subsequent chapter.
-Useful dossiers focussing on culture and the author are supplied in the classics series.
-The Test yourself section offers activities which take into account the whole story.

Verb tenses - Present Continuous: future plans and activities, present actions, Past Perfect Simple: in reported speech and
Modal verbs - can’t: logical necessity, could: ability (was able to/managed to), possibility, polite requests may/can/could:
permission, might (present and future reference): possibility, permission, must: logical necessity and obligation, don’t have to / haven’t got to / didn’t have to: lack of obligation, had to: obligation don’t need to / needn’t: lack of necessity, would: hypothesis, polite requests, would rather: preference, should: (present and future reference): moral obligation, advice ought to: (present and future reference): moral obligation used to/would: past habits and states
Verb forms and patterns - Imperatives, Causative: have/get + object + past, participle make/let + infinitive, Past forms with
going to and will so/neither/nor + auxiliaries in short answers, Verb + object + full infinitive (e.g. I want you to help.), Verb + object + infinitive give/take/send/bring/show + direct/indirect object used to/used to doing, Simple reported speech: statements, questions and commands with say, ask, tell, Phrasal verbs/verbs with prepositions had better for advice or desirability, Interrogatives: What, What + noun, Where, When, Who, Whose, Which, How much, How many, How often, How long, Why
Sentence types - Complex sentences where the relations between clauses are uncomplicated, Defining relative clauses with which, that, zero pronoun, Non-defining relative clauses, Reported speech/verbs/questions, past tense reporting verbs, Time clauses introduced by when, while, until, before, after, as soon as, Clauses of purpose: so that, (in order) to (infi nitive of purpose), Zero 1st and 2nd conditionals with unless, 2nd conditional: if + past, would(n’t) 2nd conditional wish, Clauses of result: so, so…that, such…. that,  Clauses of concession: although, though

In this Reader you will find:
- Information about Oscar Wilde’s life
- Sections focusing on background and context
-Glossary of difficult words
- Comprehension activities
- PET-style activities
- Exit test

by Oscar Wilde (retold by Jane Bowie)
Illustrated by Antonio van der Zee
14,8x21 cm, 128 pages
ISBN: 9788853605177

  • ISBN:9788853605177
  • Manufactured by: ELI PUBLISHING (ELI European Language Institute)

This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 10 June, 2010.

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