A reading book like never before! The English for Life Reader, Grade 8, for Home Language was developed according to the requirements for teaching reading in the Intermediate Phase. The book is divided according to different genres of texts and themes appropriate for learners in this phase. The English for Life Reader consists of short stories, visual texts, dramas, poems, information texts, social and media texts. The learners will read postcards, letters, pamphlets and posters. There are also interesting newspaper articles, reviews, reports and advertisements to expand their reading skills and language knowledge. To help the teacher with teaching, the following information is available in the book: Questions about the texts that are formulated by using cognitive levels Clarification of difficult texts Definitions of complex wordsAnswers to all the questions are free on the publisher's website (www.bestbooks.co.za).