What a Life! : Stories of Amazing People : Book 2, (High-Beginning)

Author(s): Milada Broukal

ELT/ESOL Courses

What A Life! takes a truly fresh approach to making reading pleasurable and motivating. ESL students develop reading skills such as skimming and scanning, learn new vocabulary and enjoy reading about the lives of some of them most inspiration figures of all time. The biographies match all interest and cover subjects as diverse as history, politics, art and entertainment, athletics, and humanities.


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Introduction. 1. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Composer. 2. Dr. James Barry, Doctor. 3. Charles Dickens, Writer. 4. Alfred Nobel, Inventor and Philanthropist. 5. Sofia Kovalevsky, Mathematician. 6. Vincent van Gogh, Artist. 7. Maggie Walker, Bank Executive. 8. Helena Rubinstein, Entrepreneur. 9. Julia Morgan, Architect. 10. Princess Ka'iulani, Royalty. 11. Isdora Duncan, Dancer. 12. Diego Rivera, Artist. 13. Jim Thorpe, Athlete. 14. Agatha Christie, Writer. 15. Louis Armstrong, Musician. 16. Umm Kulthum, Singer. 17. Howard Hughes, Entrepreneur. 18. Soichiro Honda, Entrepreneur. 19. Mother Teresa, Humanitarian. 20. Sonja Henie, Ice Skater. 21. I.M. Pei, Architect. 22. Eva Peron, Political Leader. 23. Stephen Hawking, Physicist. 24. Arthur Ashe, Tennis Player. Answer Key. Bibliography.

General Fields

  • : 9780201619973
  • : Pearson Education (US)
  • : Pearson Education (US)
  • : 0.264
  • : October 2000
  • : 254mm X 203mm X 7mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Milada Broukal
  • : Paperback
  • : 428.64
  • : 128
  • : illustrations