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Cambridge Snowflakes : Reader Student Book 8 English

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Cambridge Snowflakes : Reader Student Book 8 English

Snowflakes is a series of eight readers for students of classes 1 to 8. It is meant primarily to inculcate in children a love for reading as well as appropriate reading skills. Just as each individual snowflake is unique the title of this series is justified by the extent of its content which is unique in terms of its literary linguistic and pedagogical merit. The selections in each book include a wide range of stories poems prose pieces plays and excerpts which have been collated from a variety of sources both classic and contemporary. Care has been to taken to ensure that they expose students to diverse genres and socio-cultural contexts. Each reading text is accompanied by a variety of exercises which provide ample opportunity for understanding revision and evaluation. The exercises make it possible for students to learn to read with comprehension while consciously applying their knowledge of grammatical and phonetic principles. Similarly the series also aims at cultivating the learners’ vocabulary to facilitate further reading as well as productive tasks. Key features of the series • Start Off at the beginning of each chapter leads the learner to the main theme. • My Word Chest gives the meanings of unfamiliar words and expressions in the reading text. • Comprehension exercises range from the traditional recall of information to gap-filling sequencing re-ordering matching and information transfer. • Words and Sounds comprises phonetic exercises to develop correct pronunciation. • Word and Spelling consists of drills for learning spelling rules. • Word Building contains vocabulary building activities which teach contextual use of words. • Learning Grammar introduces grammar in a graded manner with special focus on concepts and their usage through meaningful and interesting examples and exercises. • Creative Corner presents activities covering different forms of writing based on the lessons and encourages learners to express themselves creatively. The interactive CD-ROM bundled with the book offers the following: • Pronunciation and reading skills with audio components • Numerous activities • Audio recording facility with ‘record and playback’ for speaking and pronunciation drills • Phonemic symbols with audio facility • Quick link to Cambridge Dictionaries Online

1. The Elephants that Struck Work — Samuel White Baker; 2. Flames in the Forest — Ruskin Bond; 3. The Poplars-Field— William Cowper; 4. Mr Sherlock Holmes — Arthur Conan Doyle; 5. Sorry Best Friend — Hemangini Ranade; 6. The Noble Nature— Ben Jonson; 7. The Last Leaf — O. Henry; 8. The Land of the Giants — Jonathan Swift; 9. The Tables Turned — William Wordsworth; 10. The Open Road — Kenneth Grahame; 11. The Only Way to Travel— Kenneth Grahame; 12. The Brook — Lord Alfred Tennyson; 13. The Battle of the Saurians — Jules Verne; 14. A Piece of Bread — Francois Coppée; 15. The Bridge Builder — Will Allen Dromgoole; 16. The Egyptians Invent Writing — Hendrik Willem van Loon; 17. I Learn to 'Talk' — Helen Keller; 18. The Learn’d Astronomer — Walt Whitman; 19. The Death of Balder — A Norse myth; 20. Two Cases of Grip — M. Quad; 21. Hints on Pronunciation for Foreigners— Anonymous; 22. Kuma and her Cubs — Geoffrey Malone; 23. Tiger Tiger Revisited — Gordon J.L. Ramel; 24. Kalahari – the Land and its People — David Livingstone; 25. Engine Trouble — R.K. Narayan; 26. The Wild Swans at Coole — W. B. Yeats; 27. A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Part 1) — Prose adaptation; 28. A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Part 2) — Prose adaptation; 29. The Fairy's Song—William Shakespeare

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Brand / Publisher Cambridge University Press
Return Policy 30 Days
Book Type Text Books
Edition 2016
ISBN 9781107666696
Author S. Chakravarthi
Language English
Board CBSE
Subject English
Pages 192
Binding Paperback


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