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Fiction in Action: Spellbound  

By Adam Gray

  • For college and high school level reading classes
  • A coursebook that's a bridge to extensive reading

an imaginative and a refreshingly contemporary approach

What is Fiction in Action: Spellbound?

Fiction in Action: Spellbound is the second book in the Fiction in Action series, textbooks designed to act as bridges to extensive reading. Over 12 units encompassing two original six-chapter stories, the books introduce students to the hows and the pleasures of reading accessible fiction in English

Spellbound focuses on extended and connected passages in one genre - the fantasy story - familiarizing students with the language, style and literary conventions associated with this form of story. A special feature of the text is tasks that are not merely supportive of but intrinsic to the stories. Having successfully gone through these stories, students can go on to read any other appropriately leveled readers on their own.

Spellbound is at about 70% of the vocabulary level of Whodunit and is for high-beginner through intermediate level students. Follow the adventures of Corwin, an apprentice wizard and son of Ulwin, wizard of the realm. Bad times are coming and Corwin's response could determine the fate of the world.

As well as the text, the book includes additional listening activities in downloadable audio files as well as a wizard's spellbook which is also downloadable. Here students can note down important details and record any new words or expressions.

+ Quizzes! Unit quizzes are also available. If you are a teacher using this book in your classroom, please contact us through our contact page to obtain PDF files of these quizzes.


All Abax books will come with codes attached to give students access to our AbaxLMS. This LMS will include all the audio for each book, plus our new eLearning system which includes: voice recognition, extended speaking, video, listening and vocabulary activities. All of which work cross-platform, across smart phones, tablets and computers.

ISBN : 978-1-78547-090-5 Price: ¥2970 (¥2700)
Level ISBN Included with text Price
TOEIC® 350-550 978-1-78547-090-5 Text ¥2970 (¥2700)
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