adaptations





The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

An adaptation of the famous novella by Washington Irving, this is the story of Ichabod Crane, a superstitious schoolmaster who makes his home in the small mysterious town of Sleepy Hollow. Ichabod falls in love with Katrina Van Tassel, a wealthy farmer’s daughter but he must compete with the strong, handsome Brom Bones for her hand. When Ichabod is invited to a party at Katrina’s house, will he manage to convince her to marry him? And how will Ichabod escape from the terrifying ‘Headless Horseman’?

This adaptation is a Level 4 Helbling Reader with activities, author bio, background notes and glossary.

Publisher: Helbling Languages Classics Series
Publication: 2008     Pages: 68
ISBN: 978 3 85272 054 8

 


Tales of Mystery

An adaptation of three tales of mystery by Edgar Allan Poe, with accompanying language and discussion activities. These three atmospheric stories from the master of Gothic fiction explore the dark side of the human mind and take the reader on a terrifying journey through madness, obsession and death.

Publisher: Helbling Languages Classics Series
Publication Date: 2008   Pages: 108
ISBN: 978 3 85272 054 8


The Last of the Mohicans

A re-telling of The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper, with accompanying language and discussion activities. In America, during the French and Indian wars, two young women, Cora and Alice, set off on a dangerous journey to be reunited with their father, Colonel Munro. They are aided by Hawkeye, a brave frontier scout, and Chingachgook and Uncas, his Mohican companions. On their way they must escape from the cruel Huron Indian Magua, and the French army.
The Last of the Mohicans is a Level 4 Reader with activities, author bio, background notes and glossary.

Publisher: Helbling Languages Classics Series
Publication: 2008    Pages: 120
ISBN: 978 3 85272 053 1

 


Daisy Miller

An adaptation of the classic novel by Henry James. This Level 5 reader comes with an Audio CD.
When beautiful young American Daisy Miller travels to Europe with her unaristocratic mother, her innocent and friendly manner makes her new friends.

Publisher: Helbling Languages
Publication: 2007   Pages: 80
ISBN: 978-3-85272-010-4



The Man In The Iron Mask

An adaptation of the novel by Alexandre Dumas, with reading activities for 3rd Secondary students in the Sultanate of Oman.

Publisher: English Language Curriculum Department, Ministry of Education, Sultanate of Oman.
Publication: 2005   Pages: 96