English Idioms in Use — Intermediate

The book presents and practises over 1000 of the most useful and frequent idioms in typical contexts. This reference and practice book looks at the most colourful and fun area of vocabulary — idioms. Тhis book will appeal to students from intermediate level upwards who want to understand the English really used by native speakers. Over 1,000 of the most useful and frequent idioms which learners are likely to encounter are presented and practised in typical contexts, so that learners using this book will have hundreds of idioms ‘at their fingertips’.

Explanations and practice of English idioms, written for intermediate-level (B1 to B2) learners of English. Perfect for both self-study and classroom activities. Learn idioms in context, with lots of different topics, including ‘Clothes’, ‘Music and theatre’ and ‘Work’. Be confident about what you are learning, thanks to Cambridge research into how English is really spoken and written, and get better at studying by yourself, with study tips, follow-up tasks and an easy to use answer key.

English idioms in use — intermediate (6 Загрузок)

The Partner — level 5

Патрик Ланиган, адвокат, погибает в автомобильной катастрофе. Затем 90 млн долларов исчезают в фирме, где он работал. Четыре года спустя его находят живым в Бразилии. Кто же погиб в автокатастрофе? Где деньги? Попадет ли Ланиган в тюрьму? Кто же на самом деле виноват?

Partner — level 5 — PDF (12 Загрузок)


Partner — level 5 — Audio (9 Загрузок)

Three men in a boat — level 4

Here is one of the greatest English comic novels read by incontrovertible king of English comic audiobook readers – Martin Jarvis. Three men, worried about their health and in search of different experiences, set off ‘up the river’ in a boat.
Jerome’s delightful novel, dating from 1900, paints a vivid picture of innocent fun.


Three men in a boat — level 4 — PDF (7 Загрузок)


Three men in a boat — level 4 — Audio (6 Загрузок)

A Hacker’s Revenge — level 5

At exactly 8.20 Mr Henry Williams walked through the doors of the bank. He was the manager and had worked there for twenty years. He wasn’t always calm and relaxed when he arrived at work but yesterday something had happened to make his life much easier. He looked around the bank. There were beautiful new computers on every desk. Now bank has the most up-to-date computer hardware and software are the most secure system money can buy. LAN is working perfectly. It is now connected to the bank’s WAN and the security access rights are known only by LAN administrator. It seems that better couldn’t be… but all of this will be runied after several minutes.

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A Hacker’s Revenge — level 5 — Audio (5 Загрузок)

Three Great Plays of Shakespeare — level 4

  • Three of Shakespeare’s great tragedies are contained in this volume. Romeo and Juliet are in love, but their families are enemies. In desperation, they marry in secret but tragedy unfolds… Macbeth is told that he will be King of Scotland — the prophecy comes true but with what consequences? Humiliation and grief bring King Lear to the edge of madness after he decides to divide his Kingdom between his two eldest daughters.
Three Great Plays of Shakespeare — level 4 — PDF (4 Загрузки)


Three Great Plays of Shakespeare — level 4 — Audio (9 Загрузок)

Schindler`s List — level 6


Contemporary / British English

Thomas Keneally’s famous novel tells the true story of Oskar Schindler, a businessman who risked his life every day during the Second World War to save as many Jews as possible. Steven Spielberg’s film of Schindler’s List won seven Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director.

Schindler`s List — level 6 — PDF (10 Загрузок)


Schindler`s List — level 6 — Audio1 — CD1 (8 Загрузок)


Schindler`s List — level 6 — Audio — CD2 (5 Загрузок)


Schindler`s List — level 6 — Audio — CD3 (4 Загрузки)


Schindler`s List — level 6 — Audio — CD4 (5 Загрузок)

The Love of a King — level 2

All he wanted to do was to marry the woman he loved. But his country said ‘No!’
He was Edward VIII, King of Great Britain, King of India, King of Australia, and King of thirty-nine other countries. And he loved the wrong woman.
She was beautiful and she loved him — but she was already married to another man.
It was a love story that shook the world. The King had to choose: to be King, or to have love . . . and leave his country, never to return.

The Love of a King — level 2 — pdf (6 Загрузок)


The Love of a King — level 2 — audio zip (4 Загрузки)

The Count of Monte Cristo — Level 3

Edmond Dantes is a clever young seaman, but he has enemies who tell lies about him. On the day of his wedding to the beautiful Mercedes, Edmond is thrown into prison. There he meets a man who tells him about some treasure on the island of Monte Cristo. Will Edmond escape from prison and find the treasure? And will he see Mercedes again?

The Count of Monte Cristo — PDF text (56 Загрузок)


The Count of Monte Cristo — Audio (36 Загрузок)

A Tale of Two Cities — Level 4

The Marquis lay there, like stone, with a knife pushed into his heart. On his chest lay a piece of paper, with the words: Drive him fast to the grave. This is from JACQUES.’ The French Revolution brings terror and death to many people. But even in these troubled times people can still love and be kind. They can be generous and true-hearted . . . and brave.

A Tale of Two Cities — Level 4 — PDF (29 Загрузок)


A Tale of Two Cities — Level 4 — Audio (20 Загрузок)

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