Beautiful World, Where Are You - Sally Rooney - Tuesdays from 12th March
Beautiful World, Where Are You - Sally Rooney - Tuesdays from 12th March
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Beautiful World, Where Are You - Sally Rooney - Tuesdays from 12th March

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Read and discuss this thrilling new novel from Sally Rooney, author of the internationally bestselling Normal People and Conversations with Friends

Highlights

  • Join this book club and gain extra motivation to read in English
  • 7 hours of live classes to help you develop fluent speaking in English
  • Discuss finding your way in life in this elegant story of living in today's world
  • Be corrected by an expert English teacher to remove errors and mistakes

Practise and develop your English online in this 7 week English book club course featuring Beautiful World Where Are You by the new exciting Irish writer, Sally Rooney.  Each week you read some chapters, discuss them in class and improve specific areas of vocabulary or grammar while also examining literary aspects of the novel.  Personalised feedback improves your grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation.

The Book Club book

Alice and Eileen are best friends soon to turn thirty, whose careers are going in different directions. Alice, a novelist, meets Felix, who works in a warehouse, and invites him to travel to Italy with her. Meanwhile, Eileen is seeing her old boyfriend Simon, after just getting over a break-up.

Can Alice, Felix, Eileen and Simon maintain their friendships and cope with the world they live in? Will they find a way to believe in a beautiful world?

'Beautiful World, Where Are You is Rooney's best novel.' THE TIMES

'A tour de force. The dialogue never falters, and the prose burns up the page.'
GUARDIAN

'Rooney's strongest writing thus far . . . There is a touching honesty and truthfulness in these pages, along with a quiet brilliance.'
FINANCIAL TIMES

'The book moved me to tears more than once . . . Rooney's best novel.'
THE TIMES

'Rooney's best novel yet. Funny and smart, full of sex and love and people doing their best to connect.'
Brandon Taylor, NEW YORK TIMES

Geoff says:

"This is a Sunday Times and Global number one bestseller and winner of Novel of the Year at the An Post Irish Book Awards.  Many readers say this is acclaimed novelist Sally Rooney's best work.  It is about friendship and sex, art and faith, power and love, absorbing the reader in the inner lives of characters with brilliant minds and emotional hearts."

Only 8 places available.  Click Add to Cart to reserve your place.

The book

  • Genre: Literary fiction
  • Language: British English 
  • Suitable for: people familiar with reading in English - Advanced
  • Text: Original 
  • Length: Average - 105,248 words
Dates & time
  • Tuesdays from 12th March - 23rd April
  • 17.30 CET (Paris, Berlin, Madrid, Rome & most EU)
  • 16.30 (UTC+0/GMT+0) London, UK, Portugal
  • 18.30 Greece, Ukraine
  • 19.30 Turkey*, Saudi Arabia*

*Times are 1 hour earlier due to UK daylight saving after 28/03

    Age

     18+

    Class size

     Maximum 8 participants

    What you learn

    • To confidently speak and debate with others
    • To overcome any gaps by paraphrasing or rephrasing
    • To eradicate errors in grammar and pronunciation 
    • To develop and extend areas of high level vocabulary
    • To be immersed in the natural patterns of English syntax
    • To gain a deeper understanding of cultural issues
    • To perfect & enhance your English through summarising
    Your teacher
    • Geoff Hardy-Gould, BSc, MBA, CTEFLA, DTEFLA. 
    • Over 20 years' experience of UK language schools. 
    • Speaker at:  2024 IATEFL Conference; 2023 IATEFL TechLit! Exploring crossovers between technology and literature; 2022 Extensive Reading Foundation; 2021 TESOL Italia