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 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.
Dan Combes is a former MI6 agent living peacefully in France. After being attacked by a former colleague, he realizes his relationship with the British Secret Service has not yet finished. He believes the attack is linked to his roles in Berlin and Central America. But that was years ago so why do they want him dead now? Dan returns to England and confronts his difficult past — a web of lies and deceit that he knows must end.
Precious Ramotswe is the only female private detective in Botswana. Her agency — the No. 1 Ladies’ DetectiveAgency — is the best in the country. She solves a number of difficult — and sometimes dangerous — problems. A missing husband, a missing finger and a missing child — she will solve these mysteries in her own special way.
Ali Baba and The Forty Thieves is the thrilling account of a poor man called Ali Baba who discovers a cave full of gold. «New Editions Primary Classic Reader» is a three-level series of classic tales comprising some of the best loved children’s stories. The tales have been retold and carefully adapted for ELT. There are five books for each level: Primary 1, Primary 2 and Primary 3. The books are graded in terms of vocabulary and grammar to reflect student’s capabilities at each level, making reading for pleasure in English simple and enjoyable. Each book contains: full-colour illustrations alongside the text to support students in their reading and increase motivation; a picture glossary at the back to build up student’s vocabulary; a three-page activity section designed to revise and consolidate the vocabulary found in each tale; and, an accompanying CD with each tale narrated by professional actors.
Предлагаемое учебное пособие составлено, прежде всего, для подготовки школьников 9-го класса к сдаче государственной итоговой аттестации (ГИА) по английскому языку за весь учебный курс основной общеобразовательной школы.
English in Medicine is a course for doctors, medical students and other medical professionals who need to communicate with patients and medical colleagues. Each of the seven units focuses on one area of doctor-patient communication, from history-taking and examination to diagnosis and treatment. The course develops all four skills through a wide variety of activities. The third edition is now in full colour and has been updated to take account of developments in medicine and the impact of new information technology. The course does not require specialist knowledge on the part of the teacher.
Professional English in Use Medicine contains 60 units covering a wide variety of medical vocabulary. Topics include diseases and symptoms, investigations, treatment, examining and prevention. The book also introduces general medical vocabulary related to parts and functions of the body, medical and para-medical personnel, education and training, research, and presentations. Primarily designed as a self-study reference and practice book, it can also be used for classroom work and one-to-one lessons. Professional English in Use Medicine has been carefully researched using the Institute for Applied Language Studies medical corpus, as well as authentic texts, documents and cases. Professional English in Use Medicine is a must for teachers of medical English and for medical practitioners who need to use English at work, either in their own country or abroad.