Title Viva English Expedition 8 (With Companion CD)
Subtitle An Integrated English Language Course (Follows the Latest CISCE Curriculum)
Author Kamini, Kabir Mustafi
ISBN 9789387925847
List price Rs 375.00
Price outside India Available on Request
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 148
Book size 216 x 279 mm
Publishing year 2019
Original publisher Viva Education
Published in India by Viva Education
Exclusive distributors Viva Books Private Limited
Sales territory Worldwide
Status New Arrival
About the book


The need for proficiency in the English language can be fulfilled at the school level through a well-graded and integrated language course. Designed according to the latest CISCE curriculum, English Expedition is intended to help young learners develop essential language skills through exposure to various literary genres. The main features of the series are:

  • Reading texts • A vast array of themes • Literature from across the world • Comic strips in classes 1-5 • Texts from Shakespeare in classes 6-8
  • Colourful and captivating illustrations
  • Comprehension questions to boost critical thinking
  • In-text questions in classes 6-8
  • Literary appreciation for poems
  • Identification of sounds and pronunciation
  • Vocabulary and grammar • Thoroughly graded • Clear and simple definitions • Constructive and engaging exercises
  • Listening and speaking • Practice for speech patterns • Rich audio resources • Focus on problem areas
  • Creative exercises • Thorough guidance on creative writing • Interesting project activities

The Package: Coursebook • Companion CD • Teacher’s resource pack • Enhanced e-book • Animated lessons • Test generator • Web support

Online Support at www.vivadigital.in


Chapter 1. Somebody’s Mother (Poem)

Chapter 2. Beyond the Accepted Frontiers

Chapter 3. The Fight for Rights

Chapter 4. O Captain! My Captain! (Poem)

Chapter 5. Balasundaram

Chapter 6. The Thieves Who Couldn’t Help Sneezing (Short Story)

Chapter 7. The Lady of Shalott: Part Two (Poem)

Chapter 8. Daddy-Long-Legs (Extract)

Chapter 9. The Canterville Ghost (Extract)

Chapter 10. Caged Bird (Poem)

Chapter 11. The Parrot’s Training (Short Story)

Chapter 12. Macavity: The Mystery Cat (Poem)

Chapter 13. For the Love of a Man (Extract)

Chapter 14. Chasing Storms

Chapter 15. Sonnet 18 (Poem)

Chapter 16. Cathy Bares Her Heart to Nelly (Extract)

Chapter 17. The Necklace (Short Story)

Chapter 18. To Autumn (Poem)

Chapter 19. Julius Caesar (Play)

About the Authors:

Kamini and Kabir Mustafi are school teachers who began their joint careers – after working separately since 1974 – at St Paul’s School, Darjeeling. They spent 13 years there before accepting an invitation in 1991 from Bishop Cotton School, Shimla, to lead. They stepped down in 2004, having also completed 30 years. Since 2005 they have virtually travelled the length and breadth of the country, helping promoters set up schools; to turn around struggling schools and training young principals, staff and children in various aspects of education. Editorial consultancy is also part of their portfolio of work.

Target Audience:

Students of ICSE Class 8.


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