YAER: The Picture of Dorian Gray + CD

YAER: The Picture of Dorian Gray + CD
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Product Code: 9788853605177
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YAER: The Picture of Dorian Gray + CD

Author: Oscar Wilde

Level: Stage 3 Intermediate (1000 headwords) B1 PET

  • The Before You Read Activities section contains pre-reading activities.
  • The text is divided into chapters and is equipped with a glossary at the bottom of each page.
  • The After-Reading Activities section, at the end of each chapter, eases memorization and comprehension and rounds off with one or more Pre-Reading activities to pre-teach the vocabulary and structures in the subsequent chapter.
  • Useful dossiers focusing on culture and the author are supplied in the classics series.
  • The Test yourself section offers activities which take into account the whole story.
  • Syllabus.
  • An 8-page booklet.

‘A good portrait is a portrait of the artist, not the sitter.
I am afraid I show my soul in this painting.’

Tag
- Fantasy

In this Reader you will find:
- Information about Oscar Wilde’s life
- Sections focusing on background and context
- Glossary of difficult words
- Comprehension activities
- PET-style activities
- Exit test

Late nineteenth-century London: a city of contrasts. Great wealth and terrible poverty, beauty and ugliness, purity and immorality.
Oscar Wilde takes the reader into this strange and fascinating world through the strange story of the picture of Dorian Gray. Young, handsome and innocent, the aristocratic Dorian is visiting his friend, the kind and gentle painter Basil Hallward, when he meets Lord Henry Wotton.
Entertaining and cynical, Lord Henry introduces Dorian to the idea of a world where the only value is beauty, and everything must serve this ideal.
But how can Dorian survive ageing and ugliness? In front of his beautiful portrait, painted by Hallward, Dorian makes a terrible wish. This wish will come true, dragging Dorian into a world of the senses, of beauty and joy, but also of terror, of fear and ultimately of murder…

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