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Oxford Bookworms Library Level 1: Pompeii: Tiro's Story

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 1: Pompeii: Tiro's Story

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

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Format: Paperback

It is early morning on a warm day in Roman Italy. Sixteen-year-old Tiro gets the water, makes breakfast, and works in the kitchen - like he does day after day. Tiro is a slave. But today is different. He is going to Pompeii for the first time. He is excited, but it is AD 79: and on Mount Vesuvius, very bad things are beginning to happen...

Word count 4,793

  • ISBN: 978-0-19-463417-5
  • Pages: 64
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 198x129 mm

Classics, modern fiction, non-fiction and more. Written for secondary and adult students the Oxford Bookworms Library has seven reading levels from A1-C1 of the CEFR.

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Key features

  • Read at a comfortable level with word count and CEFR level on every cover
  • Illustrations, photos, and diagrams support comprehension
  • Activities build language skills and check understanding
  • Audio improves reading and listening skills
  • Glossaries teach difficult vocabulary
  • Free editable tests for every book
  • Oxford Bookworms are available for your tablet or computer through the Oxford Learner's Bookshelf

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Perfect for use in and out of class the Oxford Bookworms Library gives you:

Choice - Students can choose from over 270 books, across a wide range of genres - from crime, fantasy and thrillers, to classics, plays and non-fiction. There's something for everyone!

Comfort and Consistency - Bookworms are written to a carefully designed language syllabus, judged to be "the most consistent of all series in terms of language control, length, and quality of story" by David R. Hill (ELT journal review). The reliable grading and variety of books available means students practise and improve their English by reading at a comfortable level, with books that really interest them.

Extra Teacher Support - Free editable tests for every book makes it easy to use readers with your class, test your students' knowledge, and check their comprehension. For more ways of using Bookworms in and out of class watch the Oxford Big Read step-by-step video tips with downloadable worksheets.

Part of... Oxford Bookworms Library

Bookworms are the World's Best Leveled Readers Series.

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