Every culture has its own folktales. They explore questions like: How did the world begin? Why do we eat these foods? Why do we celebrate these holidays? Folktales can include lessons on how to live a useful, honest life. "Folktales" features 15 different stories from around the world for high beginner students of English as a second/foreign language.
Have you ever looked at something and wondered, “Where did that come from?” The 15 articles in "Inventions" tell you the history of inventions, from simple things, like pencils, to complicated one, like the GPS on your cellphone. Some inventors were famous, but others were ordinary people with surprising stories. For low intermediate (B1) readers.