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100 Must Read Books

June 6, 2017 by in category 6- ADVANCED ENGLISH (C1), 7- ADVANCED C1-C2, Literature, TEACHER RESOURCES tagged as , , , , , , , , , ,

100 Must Read Books 1. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald 2. The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli 3. Slaughterhouse‐Five by Kurt Vonnegut 4. 1984 by George Orwell 5. The Republic by Plato 6. Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky 7. The Catcher and the Rye by J.D. Salinger 8. The Wealth of Nations by Adam […]

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Some Famous Quotes about Reading Books

September 9, 2016 by in category Literature, READING, SKILLS tagged as , ,

FOR THE SAKE OF INTERNATIONAL LITERACY DAY Have a look at those quotes on reading Some Famous Quotes about Reading Books I’ve traveled the world twice over, Met the famous; saints and sinners, Poets and artists, kings and queens, Old stars and hopeful beginners, I’ve been where no-one’s been before, Learned secrets from writers and […]

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Summary of Animal Farm by George Orwell

September 9, 2016 by in category 6- ADVANCED ENGLISH (C1), 9th to 11 graders, 9th to 12th graders, HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH, Literature, READING, School English, SKILLS, TEACHER RESOURCES, YDS, YDS READING tagged as , , , , , , ,

Summary of Animal Farm by George Orwell (From Cliffs Notes)   One night, all the animals at Mr. Jones’ Manor Farm assemble in a barn to hear old Major, a pig, describe a dream he had about a world where all animals live free from the tyranny of their human masters. Old Major dies soon after the […]

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CHARLES DICKENS' WORKS – A SIMPLE CHRONOLOGY-

September 9, 2016 by in category 6- ADVANCED ENGLISH (C1), 9th to 11 graders, 9th to 12th graders, HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH, Literature, TEACHER RESOURCES, YDS READING tagged as , , , , , , , ,

Embed from Getty Images 1837-39 Oliver Twist 1838-39 Nicholas Nickelby 1840-41 The Old Curiosity Shop, Baranby Rudge. 1842 Travelled to the United States. 1843-44 Martin Chuzzlewit, A Christmas Carol. 1844-45 Travelled to Italy and France. 1846-48 Dombey and Son. 1849-50 David Copperfield. 1852-53 Bleak House 1854 Hard Times 1855-57 Little Dorrit 1857 A year before […]

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CHARLES DICKENS' BIOGRAPHY

September 9, 2016 by in category 6- ADVANCED ENGLISH (C1), Literature, READING, SKILLS, TEACHER RESOURCES, YDS READING tagged as , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Charles Dickens was born on February 7, 1812 in Landport, Portsmouth, England. His father, John Dickens, was a clerk in the Navy Pay Office at Portsmouth, and his wife Elizabeth Dickens (née Barrow, 1789–1863) was a housewife. In 1814, John Dickens was transferred to London, and in 1817, the whole family moved to Chatham, near […]

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List of Contemporary British Authors and Novelists

January 26, 2016 by in category 9th to 11 graders, HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH, Literature, READING, SKILLS tagged as , ,

List of Contemporary British Authors and Novelists at the Virginia Public Library   Adams, D ouglass (born 1952; Cambridge, England) Dirk Gently’s H olistic Detective Agency, c1987, FIC ADA [247 p.] o Mystery stories, English; Science Fiction, English; H um orous stories, English; Time travel; Detectives. The H itchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, c1979, SCI […]

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Shakespearean tragedy-an overlook on the works of William Skaspeare

January 30, 2014 by in category Literature tagged as , , ,

  SHAKESPEAREAN TRAGEDY   We will talk about Shakespear^s works at our post named Shakespearean tragedy-an overlook on the works of William Skaspeare. This handout was prepared by Dr. William Tarvin, a retired professor of literature. Please visit his free website www.tarvinlit.com. Over 500 works of American and British literature are analyzed there for free. […]

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