Monday, 17 December 2012

Santa's Presents

 
Santa and Amy have a bag full of presents, but who are they for? Help Santa and Amy deliver the children's presents in time for Christmas.
Enter British Council Page, click on a child then read or listen to what Santa has to say. Click on the best presents for each child.


Sunday, 9 December 2012

The Adventures of Pinocchio: Chapter Book

Centuries ago there lived--

"A king!" my little readers will say immediately.

No, children, you are mistaken. Once upon a time there was a piece of wood. It was not an expensive piece of wood. Far from it. Just a common block of firewood, one of those thick, solid logs that are put on the fire in winter to make cold rooms cozy and warm.

I do not know how this really happened, yet the fact remains that one fine day this piece of wood found itself in the shop of an old carpenter. His real name was Mastro Antonio, but everyone called him Mastro Cherry, for the tip of his nose was so round and red and shiny that it looked like a ripe cherry.

As soon as he saw that piece of wood, Mastro Cherry was filled with joy. Rubbing his hands together happily, he mumbled half to himself:

"This has come in the nick of time. I shall use it to make the leg of a table.".... Continue reading



Saturday, 1 December 2012

2012 Advent Calendar



Thanks to Pearson ELT from now on and right Christmas,there’s a special box to open up every day with a little Christmas-based surprise for everybody, including things like:
  • Christmas songs for teen and adult students.
  • Christmas crafts for the younger ones.
  • Reading texts for this special time of the year.
  • The origin of Christmas.
  • Activities, recipes, jokes, tongue-twisters and much more...

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