Charles Dickens' comic adventures of a young man supporting his undiscerning mother and his beautiful sister - English language learners of all ages will enjoy developing their vocabulary and reading fluency as they read about the thoughtful Nicholas and his time as an assistant master at a wretched boys' school, a job secured by his malevolently shrewd Uncle Ralph. Students and teachers alike will be captivated by Dickens' heartwarming tale of triumph over difficult times.
Compass Classic Readers provide beginning and intermediate English language learners accessible adaptations of the greatest works of literature. Carefully designed to retell the stories using vocabulary and sentence structure appropriate for one of six different grade levels.
- Carefully graded, retold-stories using appropriate vocabulary and sentence structure
- Motivating full-color illustrations
- Discussion questions before and after each chapter
- A glossary of key vocabulary words
- A short playlet for fun classroom activities
- An MP3 CD of the full story