Dominoes

English graded readers series for upper-primary / lower-secondary

Dominoes One Sherlock Holmes: The Blue Diamond

Second Edition Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Text adaptation by Bill Bowler

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Paperback

'He's an intelligent man. He was once rich and is now poor. His wife loved him once, but she doesn't love him now. And he's thirty or forty years old.'

One look at an old hat, and Sherlock Holmes can tell you a lot about its owner. He sees - and thinks - a lot more than the people around him, and when a beautiful blue diamond disappears, Sherlock is the only man in London who can find it.

  • ISBN: 978-0-19-424759-7
  • Pages: 56
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 210x148 mm

Dominoes is a full-colour, interactive readers series that offers students a fun reading experience while building their language skills. With integrated activities, an interactive MultiROM, and exciting, fully dramatized audio for every story, the new edition of the series makes reading motivating for students while making it easy for you to develop their reading and language skills.

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  • Carefully graded, beautifully illustrated stories
  • Fully dramatized audio recordings featuring native-speaker actors, music, and sound effects
  • Integrated activities to develop reading skills and increase active vocabulary
  • Seven pages of grammar activities in every book
  • Interactive MultiROM containing a range of activities and games (for every book)
  • Two personalized projects in every book

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How do you interest today's multimedia, digital students in reading, especially in a language that is not their own?

Our exciting new edition of Dominoes holds the answer... A full-colour, entertaining, interactive four-level readers series, it offers students an enjoyable reading experience while building their language skills through integrated language activities, projects, and contextualized grammar work.

Dominoes makes reading motivating and fun for students, while making it easy for you to develop their reading and language skills either in or outside the classroom.

So what's new about this edition of this popular series?

* To make Dominoes even more appealing to today's language learner, every book in the new edition is now supported by an accompanying MultiROM. Each MultiROM features fully dramatized audio, interactive activities, games and an interactive wordlist to help students consolidate their vocabulary, grammar, comprehension, and language skills. The audio recordings bring the stories to life, and also provide a valuable resource of authentic spoken English for students.

* In addition to the skills-work activities on the MultiROM, we've added seven grammar pages to every book. These offer students an opportunity to revise and practise grammar areas appropriate for their level.

And have you noticed that every Domino now has a beautiful new cover, giving the series a fresh, updated look?

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