How did people make and watch films in the past? Do you know what magic lanterns or kinetoscopes were? Or nickelodeons or drive-ins? Find out in this book!Exit test free audio download (viz odkaz na další informace) Series: Easyread | Level: Level 2 | Exam: ket
Who was Captain Cook? Where did he go, and what did he discover? Find out about how, in less than 10 years, one man's discoveries were able to change our ideas about the world, and set sail on this exciting journey into the life and times of James Cook.Exit test free audio download (viz odkaz na další informace) Series: Easyread...
Learn about the more important musical styles in Europe and North America from the middle ages to today. Read about the history of the minstrels and troubadours, ragtime music, jazz, blues, rock, pop, rap, grunge and many more. It’s all here.Exit test free audio download (viz odkaz na další informace) Series: Easyread |...
Terrible warriors who loved nothing better than killing and stealing? Or fishermen and farmers who needed to find new lands? Read this book to find out who the real Vikings were and how they lived.Exit test free audio download (viz odkaz na další informace) Series: Easyread | Level: Level 2 | Exam:
New York City, Tokyo, São Paolo, Mexico City and Mumbai are some of the biggest cities in the world today, but how did they become so big? What makes a city? When, how and why did people start building and living in cities? What are the tallest buildings in the world at the moment? Find out the answers to these questions and many others in this...
What is Camellia sinensis? How did tea help to start the American Revolution? And how are monkeys connected to tea? Find out the answer to these questions and more in the story of one of the world's most popular drinks.Exit test free audio download (viz odkaz na další informace) Series: Easyread | Level: Level 2...
Paris, 1792, people are dying. Aristocrats are running from angry revolutionaries, and a brave Englishman is helping them. He and his friends are taking them to England. But who is this Englishman, this 'Scarlet Pimpernel'? The revolutionaries really want to know and then they can kill him. British English
This funny play is about rich people. These people always want more money, so Volpone and his servant play a game. People think Volpone is dying. They bring beautiful things for him. They want his money after he dies. But what will happen to Volpone's money? Who will win - and who will lose? British English
Plays such as Romeo and Juliet and Macbeth are world-famous, and most people know some lines from Shakespeare like Hamlet’s ‘To be or not to be’.Now you can find out more about the life and times of the most popular playwright ever, and why people still feel the power of his writing today.Exit test free audio download (viz odkaz...
In the small town of Clanton, Mississippi, not much happens. There aren't many interesting stories for Willie Traynor's newspaper. But then there's a murder. And when the killer goes to jail, that's not the end of the story. Everybody is afraid now of this man and his family. Will there be more killings? Who will be next?
Scrooge is a cold, hard man. He loves money, and he doesn’t like people. He really doesn’t like Christmas. But when some ghosts visit him, they show him his past life, his life now, and a possible future. Will Scrooge learn from the ghosts? Can he change?
There are three men, a boy and a dog in a balloon over the Pacific but only two men and the boy arrive on the island. Mysterious things start happening. Are they the only people on the island? Where is the other man and his dog?
Twelve-year-old Jim Hawkins sails with the Squire Trelawney to search for Captain Flint's treasure. But Long John Silver is on board The Hispaniola and he and his friends want the treasure for themselves. The story of Jim's adventure has been popular with young readers since it was first published in 1883.
White Fang; half-dog, half-wolf is raised in the wild but soon becomes the property of Gray Beaver, a Yukon Indian. Knowing only cruelty of man and the violence of nature, White Fang becomes the most savage and wild of dogs, until he is rescued by kindness.
Elizabeth lives on a Caribbean island, a very dangerous place. A young blacksmith is interested in her, but pirates are interested too. Where do the pirates come from and what do they want? Is there really a curse on their ship? And why can’t they enjoy their gold?
Mahatma Gandhi died in 1948, but his name is famous around the world. He fought for change in South Africa and then at home in India. But he lived a simple life and he protested without violence. People watched him and they loved him. Many follow his ideas today.