A Step 5 Reading and Training graded reader, retold by Gina D.B. Clemen. When the superbly handsome Dorian Gray sees his portrait he makes a terrible wish: that the portrait will grow older and that he will remain young forever. What happens to the portrait that no one ever sees? A disturbing story of a man who is willing to sell his soul for eternal youth while pursuing pleasure and passion.
This reader uses the "Expansive Reading"approach, where the text becomes a springboard to improve language skills and to explore historical background, cultural connections and other topics suggested by the text. As well as the story, this reader contains:
• Wide range of interactive activities practising the four skills
• FCE-style interactive activities and Trinity-style interactive activities (Grades 7/8)
• Dossiers: The Aesthetic Movement and Oscar Wilde’s London •A recording of parts of the text