Oxford Bookworms Factfiles: Titanic: Level 1: 400-Word Vocabulary

Overview

On a quiet sea, the biggest ship in the world is waiting. There is no noise from the engines. Up in the night sky there are hundreds of stars. Behind the ship, an iceberg - a great mountain of ice - goes slowly away into the black night.

In the beautiful first-class rooms, rich passengers eat and listen to music. Down in the third-class cabins, families sleep. An exciting new life is waiting for them in America.

But for many of the people in ...

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Overview

On a quiet sea, the biggest ship in the world is waiting. There is no noise from the engines. Up in the night sky there are hundreds of stars. Behind the ship, an iceberg - a great mountain of ice - goes slowly away into the black night.

In the beautiful first-class rooms, rich passengers eat and listen to music. Down in the third-class cabins, families sleep. An exciting new life is waiting for them in America.

But for many of the people in this small 'city on the sea', this is their last night alive … (World count 5,529)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780194236195
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 11/30/2009
  • Series: Oxford Bookworms ELT Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 64
  • Lexile: 610L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction i

1 Under the sea 1

2 The biggest ship in the world 3

3 A city on the sea 6

4 Iceberg! 10

5 CQD - emergency! 13

6 Nobody is listening 16

7 Into the lifeboats 19

8 In the cold, dark sea 24

9 The Carpathia and the Californian 29

10 Life after the Titanic 34

11 Finding the Titanic 37

Glossary 41

Activities: Before Reading 44

Activities: While Reading 45

Activities: After Reading 49

About the Author 52

About the Bookworms Library 53

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