The intricacies of the American legal system come alive in a tale of courtroom drama, corporate greed, intrigue, and danger.Rudy Baylor is a newly-qualified lawyer with no money and a lot of debts. One case could save him from bankruptcy. A giant insurance company has refused to pay a claim which could have saved a young man's life. The settlement could be worth millions of dollars but there is one problem. Rudy has never argued a case in court before and he is up against the best lawyers money can buy ? John Grisham has been called the best thriller writer alive. The Rainmaker has been made into a tense film starring Danny de Vito and Matt Damon.FEATURES AND BENEFITS Teachers of ESL students want readers that are: Well-written and challenging Attractively presented Based on a carefully graded level system Designed to motivate their students to read Written by well-known authors ESL students want readers that are: Interesting and entertaining Written to or just above their current level of ability Varied from fiction and nonfiction to classical literature based on film and TV tie-ins Each reader is carefully graded to ensure a steady and natural progression of language. The Reading Syllabus, on which the series is based, reflects the most up-to-date theories on extensive reading. Vocabulary is kept within a restricted number of words at each level. Exercises focus on vocabulary building, comprehension, discussion, and writing. Student and Teacher Factsheets with activities and reproducible worksheets. Teacher's Guide to Using Graded Readers. Teacher's Guide to Using Film and TV for additional teaching activities. Penguin Audio Readers (book/cassette packs) to improve students pronunciation and listening skills.
Año de publicación:2001
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