Everybody knows about the United States of America. You can see its
films, hear its music, and eat its food just about everywhere in
the world. Cowboys, jazz, hamburgers, the Stars and Stripes -
that's the United States. But it's a country with many stories to
tell. Stories of busy cities, and quiet, beautiful forests and
parks. Stories of a country that fought against Britain, and then
against itself, to make the United States of today. Stories of rich
and poor, black and white, Native American and immigrant. And the
story of what it is really like to be an American today ...
'Factfiles' are a sub-series of 'Bookworms' with a non-fiction
angle providing factual information for students on a wide variety
of themes. Exercises at the back of each book check students'
understanding of the text and provide ideas for activities and
project work. Oxford Bookworms enjoy a world-wide reputation for
high-quality storytelling and a great reading experience. Research
shows reading a lot improves all your language skills. Experts
recognize Oxford Bookworms as the most consistent series in terms
of language control, length, and quality of story - very important
for fluent reading and extensive reading. There's a wide choice of
titles too - something for everyone.