Literary Extracts Selected from Book V of the Authorized Series of Readers for Examination in English Literature: H. W. Davies
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Newbery Medalist Kwame Alexander brings you How to Read a Book, a poetic journey about the experience of reading.Find a tree - a black tupelo or dawn redwood will do - and plant yourself. (It’s okay if you prefer a stoop, like Langston Hughes.)With these words, an adventure begins. Kwame Alexander’s evocative poetry takes listeners on a sensory journey between the pages of a book. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kwame Alexander. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/harp/008555/bk_harp_008555_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
How to Read a Book, first published in 1940, is the best and most successful guide to reading comprehension for the general reader. Now it has been completely rewritten and updated. Learn about the various levels of reading and how to achieve them, from elementary reading through systematic skimming and inspectional reading to speed reading. Learn how to pigeonhole a book, ´´x-ray´´ it, extract the author’s message, and critique it. The authors offer different reading techniques for various types of books, and finally, a recommended reading list and reading tests for measuring your own progress in reading skills, comprehension, and speed. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Edward Holland. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/003868/bk_blak_003868_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
I Can Read You Like A Book features a system for scanning and interpreting anyone´s body language, enabling you to figure out what they are really saying or feeling. R-eview: Check out someone quickly, from head to toe.E-valuate: Know what to look for; notice what´s relevant.A-nalyze: Spot voluntary versus involuntary movements; factor in gender, context, culture.D-ecide: Draw your own conclusions. Step-by-step, you will develop the same skills the best interrogators and dectectives use to assess spies, criminals, and witnesses. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Gregory Hartley, Maryann Karinch. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/live/000248/bk_live_000248_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Few novels have offered the modern listener such a fresh view of World War II as Markus Zusak´s The Book Thief. With this new guide, you will have an even greater understanding of the book. Included in this guide: a biography of author Markus Zusak, a look at the book´s context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, and suggestions for essays. This is the definitive guide to The Book Thief - concise, easy to listen to, and guaranteed to add to your enjoyment of this classic story. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jon Diienno. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/027265/bk_acx0_027265_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.