Oxford Bookworms Library STAGE 1 400 Headwords, Word count: 5.664 All Stage 1 readers are available on Audio CD. Topic: FACTFILES (NON-FICTION) General Interest (Janet Hardy-Gould)
'It's a good place for gold,' said people in the 1840s, and they came from all over the world. 'It's a good place for a prison,' said the US government in the 1920s, and they put Al Capone there on the island of Alcatraz. 'It's a good place for love,' said the hippies in the 1960s, and they put flowers in their hair and came to Haight Ashbury. And San Francisco is still a good place - to take a hundred photographs, or see the Chinatown parade, or just to sit in a coffee shop and be in this interesting, different city . . .
Factfiles are non-fiction books. They provide up-to-date information supported by high-quality colour photos. A good choice for the CLIL classroom.