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Oxford Bookworms Library Third Edition Stage 4 Silas Marner
Oxford Bookworms Library
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Help your students read their way to better English with this new edition of the world's best graded readers - now with a new range of World Stories, fully revised Factfiles, more audio, and new tests. The new edition includes the original Bookworms stories, plus the Starters, Playscripts and Factfiles, making it easy for you to see the full choice of books at each Stage. The highly acclaimed seven-stage system of grading, from Starter to Stage 6, remains the same, helping you to find the right level for all your students. The Oxford Bookworms Library provides superb reading and student / teacher support for the classroom, and is also highly recommended for schools running Extensive Reading Programmes, offering the right range of books that encourage students to read for pleasure.
- Stunning NEW covers, to get students interested from the start.
- NEW World Stories - collections of short stories written in English from around the world - Africa, Australia, South Asia and more...
- UPDATED Factfiles, with NEW text and colour photos, and a new look.
- UPDATED Tests, including a NEW Multiple-choice Test for every book.
- NEW Teacher's Handbook for each Stage, with answers to the activities in all the books.
- UPDATED Activity Worksheets with a story summary & worksheets at Stages 1-4.
- MORE books available with Audio for students to listen to the complete text.
- Illustrations (including new ones in selected stories) to support the book and help introduce new vocabulary.
- About the Author information, Glossary and Activities section at the back of every book.
- FREE answer keys, tests, story summaries, and photocopiable activities from www.oup.com/elt/bookworms
- 1400 Headwords
- Wordcount 16,065
- Available on Audio CD
In a hole under the floorboards Silas Marner the linen-weaver keeps his gold. Every day he works hard at his weaving, and every night he takes the gold out and holds the bright coins lovingly, feeling them and counting them again and again. The villagers are afraid of him and he has no family, no friends. Only the gold is his friend, his delight, his reason for living. But what if a thief should come in the night and take his gold away? What will Silas do then? What could possibly comfort him for the loss of his only friend?
Word count 16,065