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The READING & TRAINING series is composed of illustrated graded readers, aimed at teenagers and adults. The readers are graded into six levels - from elementary/pre-lower intermediate to post-intermediate - according to internationally recognised criteria for structural grading.
Features: • introduction about the author and his/her times • wide variety of interesting activities to promote understanding of the text, as well as all four language skills, lexis and sociocultu... [more]ral awareness and knowledge • activities in the style of the Cambridge ESOL and Trinity exams • informative and fascinating cross-curricular dossiers, which explore the historical and cultural background of the text • a recording on CD of the text in British or American English, with extra listening activities • extensive vocabulary footnotes, with phonetic transcription of more unusual words • exit tests • guided internet projects
An answer key and an additional exit test for each reader are available online as a PDF file at the Black Cat website. Further info on grading can be found in the 'The Black Cat Guide to Graded Readers'. [less]