GET ON STAGE! is a photocopiable resource book with 21 original sketches and plays for young learners and teens. The book is divided into four sections: Short humorous sketches, Medium-length sketches, Medium-length plays based on traditional stories and teen dramas. The DVD contains video recordings of three sample plays. The Audio CD contains audio recordings of a further 11 plays, and photocopiable worksheets to check students' comprehension and practise key vocabulary, lexical chunks and grammar. It also shows co-author Matt Devitt, professional actor and theatre director, rehearsing a play with a group of students.
In March 1917, Nicholas II, the last Tsar of All the Russias, abdicated and the dynasty that had ruled an empire for three hundred years was forced from power by revolution. In this masterful and forensic study, Robert Service examines the last year Nicholas's reign and the months between that momentous abdication and his death, with his family, in Ekaterinburg in July 1918.Drawing on the Tsar's own diaries and other hitherto unexamined contemporary records, The Last of the Tsars reveals a man who was almost entirely out of his depth, perhaps even willfully so. It is also a compelling account of the social, economic and political foment in Russia in the aftermath of Alexander Kerensky's February Revolution, the Bolshevik seizure of power in October 1917 and the beginnings of Lenin's Soviet republic.
The information, which was given in this book – is about nature and fauna of the Tajikistan, especially about birds, wich lives in the East of the country. There are also writings about the Tajikistan republic administrative devisions, economy and political situation in that Central Asian Republic…
Mark Twain's brilliant 19th-century novel has long been recognized as one of the finest examples of American literature. It brings back the irrepressible and free-spirited Huck, first introduced in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and puts him center stage. Twain's classic tale follows Huck and the runaway slave Jim on an exciting journey down the Mississippi.
This richly varied collection of observation, fancy and fiction shows the London he knew so intimately at its best and worst - its streets, theatres, inns, pawnshops, law courts, prisons, omnibuses and the river Thames - in honest and visionary descriptions of everyday life and people. We see the condemned man in his prison cell, garrulous matrons, vulgar young clerks and Scrooge-like bachelors. A startling mixture of humour and pathos, these Sketches reveal London as wonderful terrain for an extraordinary young Dickens.
At the height of his career Charles Dickens wrote a series of sketches, mostly set in London, which he collected as The Uncommercial Traveller. In the persona of "the Uncommercial," Dickens wanders the city streets and brings London, its inhabitants, commerce, and entertainment vividly to life. Sometimes autobiographical, as childhood experiences are interwoven with adult memories, the sketches include visits to the Paris Morgue, the Liverpool docks, a workhouse, a school for poor children, and the theater. They also describe theperils of travel, including seasickness, shipwreck, the coming of the railways, and the wretchedness of dining in English hotels and restaurants.
Полный вариант заголовка: «Travels to the seat of war in the East, through Russia and the Crimea, in 1829 : Vol. 2 : with sketches of the Imperial Fleet and Army, personal adventures, and characteristic anecdotes : in 2 volumes / by captain James Edward Alexander».
Полный вариант заголовка: «Travels to the seat of war in the East, through Russia and the Crimea, in 1829 : Vol. 1 : with sketches of the Imperial Fleet and Army, personal adventures, and characteristic anecdotes : in 2 volumes / by captain James Edward Alexander».