Description : A collection of short stories from Africa covering a range of subjects, from the conflict between traditional and new ways of life and values, to the role of women in society. The main introduction provides a background for discussion, as well as ideas for students to use in their own writing.
Description : The rain god is angry - someone has stolen the sacrifice. Kabo is blamed, and threatened with death. How can he prove that he is innocent? And how can he prevent war between the villages?
Description : Cambridge Skills for Fluency is a learner-centred range of materials designed specifically to develop students' fluency and confidence in listening, speaking, reading and writing. The books are at four levels from pre-intermediate through to advanced and are suitable for use as supplementary texts or as core texts on skills development courses. Each book in the Cambridge Skills for Fluency series: promotes fluency by presenting a wide variety of both old and new topics in creative and imaginative ways * genuinely engages students' interest and encourages them to share personal reactions and opinions fluently * focuses on a particular skill but the other skills are integrated in a way that reflects real life use of language * contains twenty units designed to take about an hour of class time, a detailed contents map and brief teaching notes.
Description : John Adams was just a con man until he was wrongly accused and convicted of bloody murder. When given the chance to escape, he takes it and goes on the run. He hitches a ride with a northbound trucker and leaves the southern coast, headed for Ohio. Once there, he finds an opportunity he never could have expected. He easily assumes the identity of a deceased private investigator, Marcus Phoenix. The set up is perfect for John to dig deeper into his own criminal case and find the real culprit, but hes soon distracted by a beautiful widow who suspects her husbands deathruled suicidewas actually murder. What can he do but give the lovely lady a hand? Of course being a phony detective and con man doesnt make playing with local authorities much fun as John constantly worries hell be found out as a fake. Hes even more concerned when he realizes the grieving wife is actually a mafia princess. Apparently, no ones telling the truth in Toledo, and all the lies could get John killed.
Description : Get ready to make the book of Hebrews your new favorite book of the Bible with the help of Looking to Christ, an insightful evangelical study guide. You will be encouraged to keep the faith by focusing on the person and work of Jesus Christ, imitating the faith of Old Testament heroes, and putting your faith into practice in spite of the challenges and doubts you face. As your assurance of faith grows stronger, you will be better prepared to joyfully persevere throughout life, no matter what. Every lesson in Looking to Christ gives background information, asks questions, and applies the truth of Scripture with a common-sense approach that makes Hebrews accessible to all levels of Bible students. Allow yourself to be transformed from the inside out: - Fill your mind with the truth of who Christ is and what He has done. - Let your heart be inspired by the example of faithful believers. - Give evidence of faith by your attitude and behavior. Whether this is your first time studying Hebrews or your twentieth, there are always new and deeper insights waiting for you. It is time to grab your Bible and a pen, sit down with Looking to Christ, and expect good things.