John Buchan's international tale of suspense and intrigue - English language learners of all ages will enjoy developing their vocabulary and reading fluency as they read about Richard Hannay and his daring mission to unveil an international assassination plot in a world of an impending war. Students and teachers alike will be captivated by a man's perilous race against time as the deadly secret of the thirty-nine steps is revealed.
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