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LIST OF COMPULSORY BOOKS, 2ND YEAR BASIC LEVEL

Choose one of the books in the list and write a review in about 200 words.

Moses , Antoinette, Jojo’s Story, Cambridge English Readers Level 2

Harmer, Jeremy, The Double Bass Mistery, Cambridge English Readers Level 2

Hancock, Penny, Within High Fences, Cambridge English Readers Level 2

MacAndrew, Richard, A Puzzle for Logan,Cambridge English Readers Level 3

Hill, David A., How I Met Myself,Cambridge English Readers Level 3

Loader, Mandy, Eye of the Storm,Cambridge English Readers Level 3

Naylor, Helen, Two Lives,Cambridge English Readers Level 3

Buchan, John, The 39 Steps, Longman Structured Readers, Longman Fiction

Levin, Ira, The boys from Brazil,Penguin Readers Level 4

Loader, Mandy, The Great Discovery, Longman Originals

Evans, Nicholas, The Horse Whisperer, Longman Fiction Lower-Intermediate

Wilde, Oscar, The Picture of Dorian Gray, OUP

Hodgson Burnett, Frances, The Secret Garden, Penguin

Vicary, Tim, Skyjack!, Oxford Bookworms Library 3, OUP

Stevenson, Robert Louis, Treasure Island, Collins

BOOK REVIEW STRUCTURE

 

Introduction: general comments about the book

 

 

Title, author and kind of book (adventure, mystery, detective, romance, horror…)

Plot: a brief summary of what happens You want to tell what the story is mostly about. What is the main event or conflict? What things lead up to it? Whathappens as a result?
 

Characters: briefly describe and comment on the main characters

 

 

What are they like?

 

Other information: anything else important that you want to say about the book

 

Did you like the story?What was the best part of the book?How did the story make you feel?Did you feel different things at different points in the story?What new things did you learn from this book?

 

 

Conclusion: include your personal recommendations here

 

Would you recommend this book? Why (not)?Would you read other books by this author?

 

You can read more about writing a book review below:

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February 9, 2012 - Posted by | BASIC, Reading, Writing

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