This lesson is based on an a book from the Quick Reads series called ‘Four warned’ and was written Jeffery Archer. The extract of the book that is used in this lesson focuses on a dramatic car chase. Learners have the opportunity to develop their reading, vocabulary and storytelling skills by using both online and classroom-based activities.

Topic    Reading for pleasure

Time:    2 hours approx


  • To develop learners’ ability to read a short story (by predicting, reading for understanding and specific information)
  • To learn vocabulary from the text which focuses on a car chase
  • To practise using the past simple tense for storytelling

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