|aLorna Doone /|cR.D. Blackmore ; retold by David Penn ; illustrated by Dylan Gibson.
|aOxford :|bOxford University Press,|cc2008.
|a88 p. :|bill. ;|c20 cm.
|aOxford bookworms library. Human interest. Stage 4
|aStage 4: 1400 headwords.
|aWord count: 17,000.
|a"First published in Oxford Bookworms 1997"--T.p. verso.
|aOne winter's day in 1673 young John Ridd is riding home from school, across the wild lonely hills of Exmoor. He has to pass Doone valley - a dangerous place, as the Doones are famous robbers and murderers. All Exmoor lives in fear of the Doones. At home there is sad news waiting for young John, and he learns that he has good reason to hate the Doones. But in the years to come he meets Lorna Doone, with her lovely smile and big dark eyes. And soon he is deeply, hopelessly, in love...
|aEnglish language|vTextbooks for foreign speakers.
|aReading comprehension|vProblems, exercises, etc.
|aBlackmore, R. D.|q(Richard Doddridge),|d1825-1900.|tLorna Doone.
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.