Reluctant Enemies is the true story of two Italian Prisoners of War during World War ll. One finds love, the other finds freedom, becoming Australia's most wanted fugitive. Their stories are almost... More > too unbelievable, yet they are true.
We learn about the hardships and discrimination that all Italians living in Australia faced during the war and how they overcame those adversities.< Less
An adult reader for learners of the English language. The true story of an Italian POW who escaped from jails all over Australia during World War ll. I have taught English language in Australia for... More > many years and have used this reader in my class very successfully. It contains student exercises for reinforcing knowledge, research skills and writing practice.< Less
My Father's Crimes contains a series of stories about the crime scenes that my father, Constable Wally Tuchin, photographed during his time working at the Sydney, Scientific Investigation Bureau from... More > 1952 to 1963.
His recollections are a fascinating insight into the way crimes were investigated before DNA and many of the other scientific methods the police have today. It tells true stories about crimes, criminals, murderers, rapists, kidnappers and the detectives who investigated those crimes< Less
Bully Days asks questions about some of a greatest literary icons: was Banjo Paterson a thief? Was Henry Lawson and adulterer and was Breaker Morant a con-man? Bully Days follows the lives and... More > hardships of the Australia's greatest poets, Paterson, Lawson, Gilmore, Morant and Boake, as they grew up and made names for themselves in poetry, stories and art. It lead them all over Australia and to as far away places as Paraguay, South Africa and England, sometimes ending in tragic circumstances. Their lives were all intertwined, focussed on the one place, the offices of the Bulletin, where J. F. Archibald manipulated and cajoled them into creating legends.< Less
True stories about crime scenes my father photographed and worked on during his career in the police Scientific Investigation Bureau.
This has been specially written for people from Non-English... More > Speaking Backgrounds (NESB) with notes explaining the difficult words. Ideal for teaching subjects about the legal system in Australia or for anyone who is interested in detective stories.
As a teacher of English to adults I have used this reader in many different classes. My students have all loved it for the history, the photography and the increased understanding about the Australian legal system.
Suitable for ACSF Level 2 and ESOL level 3< Less