True Stories in the News

Author(s): Sandra Heyer

English Skills Development

Imagine finding yourself all alone on a mountain during a blizzard -- and being saved thanks to a surprise phone call!

  • Or having a party to celebrate your wedding -- and there was no wedding!

  • Or picking up a newspaper and seeing a photograph if twins who look exactly like you!

    These stories and more -- humorous, poignant, astounding -- and all true!


    True Stories in the News, Third Edition, by Sandra Heyer, consists of 22 reading based on human-interest stories adapted from newspapers and magazines -- including new, updated, and improved materials. The universal appeal of these stories ensures a pleasurable reading experience and motivates beginning-level students toward reading fluency.


    Features of the Third Edition 

    • Revised and improved exercises for vocabulary development, reading comprehension, pronunciation, discussion, and writing to help students develop language proficiency.

    • An expanded To the Teacher section with background information and teaching tips to help make the reading class more interactive

    • Audio CD with recordings of all stories for further instruction and practice

    The True Stories series includes:

    • True Stories Behind the Songs

    • More True Stories Behind the Songs

    • Very Easy True Stories

    • All New Very Easy True Stories

    • Easy True Stories

    • All New Easy True Stories

    • True Stories in the News, Third Edition

    • More True Stories, Third Edition

    • Even More True Stories

    • Beyond True Stories


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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780136154815
  • : 190828
  • : 190828
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Sandra Heyer
  • : Paperback