domingo, 5 de marzo de 2017

10 APPS TO HELP ANYONE IMPROVE THEIR ENGLISH GRAMMAR



When it comes to learning grammar, sometimes it’s better to do it in small chunks but often. It also helps when you can learn from different sources, with several types of questions.

English Grammar Apps for Android and IOS are now one of those sources, and most of time they’re free. So, here are some of best free Android apps to help you learn English grammar:

domingo, 26 de febrero de 2017

MORE STRANGE TALES by Martin Sinclair

This book features mysterious stories about the supernatural from Britain. All of them are based on true-life events. Dreams that foretell the future, encounters with extraterrestrial life, apparitions  from ancient Rome and mischievous ghosts are just some of the fascinating subjects explored.

Here is the audio material of the reading book:
More strange tales

Worksheets 1 and 2Worksheet 1 and 2: 17th March


Test: 17th March

DANGER AT SHARK ROCK by Pauline Francis

Jenny isn't happy when she hears that she's going to spend her summer holidays at her grandfather's house on a little Scottish island. But one night, a ship gets into difficulties in a terrible storm and Jenny learns that life on a small island can be exciting after all.


Here is the audio material of the reading book:
Danger at Shark Rock


Worksheets 1 and 2Worksheet 1-5 and worksheet 6-10: 20th March


Test: 20th March

SANOUK AND THE ELEPHANT by Maureen Reynolds


Sanouk and his parents, Chuan and Manee, live in a small village in Thailand. It’s Sanouk’s 12th birthday. In Sanouk’s village, it’s a tradition for fathers to give their sons an elephant when their sons are 12 years old. The boys then learn how to work with the elephants in the jungle. After a few years, the boys are ‘mahouts’, or elephant trainers....

Here is the audio material of the reading book:
Sanouk and the Elephant


Worksheets  Chapters 1-3 : 21st March
                       Chapters 4-6 : 21st March
                       Chapters 7-10 : 21st March


Test: 21st March

THE FACE IN THE MIRROR by Julie Hart

Margaret Williams and her family move to a new house. Margaret doesn’t like her new house. She misses her old house and her friends. In Margaret’s room, there’s a cold wind but she doesn’t know where it’s coming from...


Here is the audio material of the reading book:

The face in the Mirror


Worksheets:  Chapters 1-4 :  21st March
                        Chapters 5-7 :  21st  March
                        Chapters 8-11: 21st March


Test :   21st March

lunes, 21 de noviembre de 2016

Dr JEKYLL AND MR HYDE by Robert Louis Stevenson

What can a person do when he is pulled between the good and the bad inside him? Dr Jekyll, a scientist, uses chemistry to divide himself into two different bodies: good Dr Jekyll and evil Mr Hyde. But this does not make his life any simpler. Instead the conflict between the two parts becomes more and more violent. Which part will win?


Here is the audio material of the reading book:
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde




Worksheets to print: 14 th December

             


Test:     16th December

THE SWAN AND THE HITCH-HIKER by Roald Dahl

"The Swan" is a short story by Roald Dahl. It tells the story of Ernie, a teenager who receives a rifle for his birthday, and his friend Raymond. Ernie and Raymond go hunting in the countryside with the new gun. There they encounter Peter Watson, a 13-year-old whom the two boys often bully in school. Ernie and Raymond want to kill a swan sitting on her nest. Peter defends the bird and ...

In "The hitch-hiker"the narrator is driving a brand new BMW car, when he picks up a hitch-hiker. The hitch-hiker says that he is going to Epsom for the races because it is Derby Day. The hitch-hiker does not reveal why he was going there but says that he is not going to bet on horses.

Here is the audio material of the reading book:
The Swan and the Hitch-hiker


Worksheets to print:  12th December

               

Test:     15th December


ABOUT THE AUTHOR:


Roald Dahl was born on 13th September, 1916 in Llandaff, South Wales. Dahl's parents were Norwegian. His father died while Roald was still a child.