|aLord Jim /|cJoseph Conrad ; retold by Clare West.
|aOxford :|bOxford University Press,|cc2008.
|a104 p. :|bill. ;|c20 cm.
|aOxford bookworms library. Classics. Stage 4
|a"First published in Oxford Bookworms 1997"--T.p. verso.
|aStage 4: 1400 headwords.
|aWord count: 19,160.
|aLord Jim tells the story of a young, idealistic Englishman who is disgraced by a single act of cowardice while serving as an officer on the Patna, a merchant-ship sailing from an eastern port. His life is blighted; an isolated scandal assumes horrifying proportions. An older man, Marlow, befriends Jim, and helps to establish him in Patusan, a remote Malay settlement. There he achieves a kind of peace, but his courage is put to the test once more
|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.