Summary: Imagine scuba diving near the Florida coast and suddenly getting sucked into the huge pump of a nuclear power plant! Or writing love letters to someone every day for a year, only to see that person marry the mail carrier!The universal appeal of these real-life, human-interest stories engages beginning ESL students with humor, poignancy, or astonishment, and helps them to become fluent readers.Each book features:
-- Pre-reading questions.
-- Exercises in vocabulary, comprehensi ...show moreon, discussion, and writing.
-- Carefully controlled vocabulary and structures.
-- A variety of essential reading skills.
-- Activities for pair or small-group work.Twenty-two stories include new, updated and improved material. Both the reading selections and exercises will build students' confidence and reading skills. ...show less