New Oxford Modern English Book 8

Third Edition
Nicholas Horsburgh and Claire Horsburgh

New Oxford Modern English has established itself as one of the most popular ELT courses among both teachers and students for almost three decades. Taking into account the insightful feedback of its users, the series has been revised regularly to address the evolving needs of the learners.

This revised edition includes a host of new features for its users. The series comprises Pre-Primer; Primer A and B with Activity Book; Course books 1 – 8; Workbooks 1 – 8, and Teaching Guides.

Special Features:

  • a wide range of literary genres and themes
  • new prose and poetry texts
  • enhanced and updated glossary and wordlists
  • engaging posters illustrating different literary devices
  • graphic stories
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PKR 960
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ISBN 9780199405787
Weight in kg 0.320
Readership / Level For Class 8
Rights World
Binding Paperback

Digital Resources for Topics

The following videos explain difficult grammar/vocabulary/comprehension topics in an easy-to-understand and student-friendly manner. Teachers can use these videos to provide further explanation on a topic. These can be shown either in the classroom when the teachers are introducing that topic or assigned to the students as homework activity afterwards.

Each video is linked to a topic present in the book. The exercise reference is given for teachers’ ease.

Video links are also given for certain poems. These can be played aloud in the class so students can recite the poem with correct pronunciation.


Topics/Excercise numbers

Video Links

The Solitary Reaper

Ex. B. Using the correct prefix

Ex. C. Using between and among

Ex. B. Prefixes, mis-, dis-



The Adventure of the Dying Detective

Ex. B. The apostrophe

Ex. C. Direct and indirect speech

Ex. D. Reporting direct speech


Extreme Weather

Ex. B1. Idioms

Ex. B2. Adjectives and nouns

Ex. B3. Using apostrophes

Ex. C. Only as adjective or adverb


Ex. C. 1. Adjective clauses: which, who, that, whose



Children Understand Him

Ex. C1. Using may/might

Ex. C2. Combining sentences using adjective clauses

Dreaming of the Dawn Wall

Ex. C1. Hyphens

Ex. C2. Prefixes for negatives: in-, im-, ir-, il-

The Ant-Lion

Ex. C. Active and passive


On the Grasshopper and Cricket

Ex. B3. Similes