New Yorkers (Oxford Bookworms Series, Level 2) available in Paperback
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- Oxford University Press, USA
This award-winning collection of adapted classic literature and original stories develops reading skills for low-beginning through advanced students.
Accessible language and carefully controlled vocabulary build students' reading confidence.
Introductions at the beginning of each story, illustrations throughout, and glossaries help build comprehension.
Before, during, and after reading activities included in the back of each book strengthen student comprehension.
Audio versions of selected titles provide great models of intonation and pronunciation of difficult words.
About the Author
O. Henry was the pen-name of William Sydney Porter. He was born in North Carolina, but later settled in New York, where he published many famous collections of short stories.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
There¿are 5 famouse stories in this book. Each book is very interesuting. But some stories's punch line are little difficult,so I didn't understand it. My favorite story is first story.this story is very warmhearted. I was moved to true love. It's¿very good.
There are five stories in this book. I like O. Henry because his stories are urban and simple. I have known two of five stories. I enjoyed all stories. Especially "Soapy's Choice" was nice. I enjoyed very much. There are many kinds of people in New York. Main characters of five stories are in very different situations. I think this book is good to know how people who live in different situations are doing in the big city.
This book is O,Henry's famous short stories.I like all short stories in this book. Especially,I love the first story. It's title is "The Christmas Presents". I feel warm to read it. The hero,Jim and The heroine,Della are very kind and admirable.