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Dominoes Starter: Sherlock Holmes: The Speckled Band e-book

Dominoes Starter: Sherlock Holmes: The Speckled Band e-book

Format: Online resource

'Help me,' says Helen Stoner. 'My sister died, and now I am going to die too.' Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson must answer the question of how Julia Stoner died, two years ago. If they cannot, then Helen Stoner will die too. But her house is very strange - and her stepfather, Dr Grimesby Roylott, is very angry and does not want Holmes there. Who killed Julia, and how? And why did she say The speckled band!' before she died?

  • ISBN: 978-0-19-461298-2

Dominoes is a full-colour, interactive readers series that offers students a fun reading experience while building their language skills. With integrated activities and on-page glossaries the new edition of the series makes reading motivating for learners. Each reader is carefully graded to ensure each student reads from the right level from the very beginning.

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Key features

  • Carefully graded, beautifully illustrated stories
  • Integrated activities to develop reading skills and increase active vocabulary
  • Seven pages of grammar activities in every book
  • Two personalized projects in every book

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The structured approach to reading in English

Dominoes is an enjoyable series of illustrated classic and modern stories in four carefully graded language stages - from Starter to Three - which takes learners from beginner to intermediate level.

Each Domino reader includes:
  • A good story to read and enjoy.
  • Integrated activities to develop reading skills and increase active vocabulary.
  • Personalised projects to make the language and story themes more meaningful.
  • Seven pages of grammar activities for consolidation
Dominoes can be purchased as standalone readers or as part of an audio pack which includes the graded reader alongside downloadable MP3 audio.

Part of... Dominoes

Build your language skills through reading Dominoes, the interactive readers series.

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