|aThe bridge and other love stories /|cChristine Lindop ; illustrated by Jérôme Mireault.
|aOxford :|bOxford University Press,|cc2011.
|a56 p. :|bill. ;|c20 cm.
|aOxford Bookworms Library. Human interest. Stage 1.
|aStage 1: 400 headwords.
|aWord count: 5,605.
|a"First published in Oxford Bookworms 2011"--T.p. verso.
|aPlan for love -- The maker of cakes -- The bridge.
|aLuke is a good-looking young man, but he's not very clever with words. Gemma is clever with words, but what does she want? Lucy and Becky are good friends, but what about Sam? He makes wonderful cakes, but does he make mistakes too? Nina and Dragan are in love, so deeply in love, but they live in the wrong place, at the wrong time .All love stories have moments of happiness, pain, misunderstanding, laughter, and sometimes great sadness. But love will nearly always find a way.
|aReading comprehension|vProblems, exercises, etc.
|aEnglish language|vTextbooks for foreign speakers.
This award-winning collection of adapted classic literature and original stories develops reading skills for low-beginning through advanced students.Accessible language and carefully controlled vocabulary build students' reading confidence.Introductions at the beginning of each story, illustrations throughout, and glossaries help build comprehension.Before, during, and after reading activities included in the back of each book strengthen student comprehension.Audio versions of selected titles provide great models of intonation and pronunciation of difficult words.