Helbling Readers Red Series書系簡介
● Helbling Classics（經典文學）
● Helbling Fiction（當代原創）
全系列適合程度：劍橋英檢(Cambridge) KET / 全民英檢(GEPT) 初級 / 歐洲共同語言能力(CEF) A1~A2 / 倫敦聖三一學院(Trinity) 1~ 4 級
Level 1 - 400字彙以上；認證級數Cambridge KET、CEF A1、Trinity1,2級
Level 2 - 600字彙以上；認證級數Cambridge KET、CEF A1/A2、Trinity 2,3級
Level 3 - 1000字彙以上；認證級數Cambridge KET、CEF A2、Trinity3,4級
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer / Level 3 / Helbling Classics / Recording in American English
Helbling Readers Red Series is aimed at young teenagers. It includes a selection of adapted classics and original fiction to get your students reading for pleasure right from beginner level.
A series of well-known classic stories by world-famous authors that have been chosen, and adapted, to appeal to young teenagers.
Careful selection of stories with suitable content and language level has allowed the flavour of the originals to remain.
Reflection boxes throughout the stories help understanding, and draw links with the students' own lives. While detailed Before and After Reading activities help and check understanding.
A clear introduction gives information about the author and the story.
The best-loved story of Tom Sawyer and his friends Huck Finn and Joe Harper as they grow up along the banks of the Mississippi.river. They run away to be pirates and come back in time for their own funerals, they witness a murder and they find treasure. Join them for fun and adventure and some difficult lessons in growing up.
◎About this Book單元: 分別提供學生與老師的語言學習或教學提示，並有本書文法結構要點。
◎Before Reading/After Reading: 閱讀前/後各有問題提問與練習，幫助理解作品內容並培養賞析 與批判思考能力。
About the Author
Mark Twain is one of the most famous and best-loved American authors. He was born Samuel Clemens in Florida, Missouri in 1835. He moved with his family to Hannibal, an important river port on the Mississippi river when he was four.
He lived a rich and varied life working as a printer, riverboat pilot, gold prospector, journalist and lecturer. He left home when he was 18 and traveled throughout the USA and Europe. He put his colourful experiences to good use in his stories, writing over 30 stories under the name Mark Twain.
His most famous novels are Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Huckleberry Finn is considered to be the ‘first great American novel’. Twain is famous for his humour and wit. He was the first great writer to use popular speech and language in his novels.
He died in New York in 1910.