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Webster's paperbacks take advantage of the fact that classics are frequently assigned readings in English courses. By using a running English-to-Swedish thesaurus at the bottom of each page, this edition of Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse was edited for three audiences. The first includes Swedish-speaking students enrolled in an English Language Program (ELP), an English as a Foreign Language (EFL) program, an English as a Second Language Program (ESL), or in a TOEFL? or TOEIC? preparation program. The second audience includes English-speaking students enrolled in bilingual education programs or Swedish speakers enrolled in English speaking schools. The third audience consists of students who are actively building their vocabularies in Swedish in order to take foreign service, translation certification, Advanced Placement? (AP?) or similar examinations. By using the Webster's Swedish Thesaurus Edition when assigned for an English course, the reader can enrich their vocabulary in anticipation of an examination in Swedish or English.
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This book is perfect for AP classes and is often selected for inclusion on the AP exam. The notes, reading pointers, and vocabulary in this addition will also help students at a lower reading level get the most out of these classics.
From the Publisher
In the novel, Siddhartha, a young man, leaves his family for a contemplative life, then, restless, discards it for one of the flesh. He conceives a son, but bored and sickened by lust and greed, moves on again. Near despair, Siddhartha comes to a river where he hears a unique sound. This sound signals the true beginning of his life -- the beginning of suffering, rejection, peace, and, finally, wisdom.
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