Reading aloud is shown to improve confidence and understanding.
This article will help you practise your reading skills and learn words to talk about children’s language learning.
‘A Cruel Fate’ by Lindsey Davis is a story about the English Civil War.
‘Hidden' by Barbara Taylor Bradford is a story about a very brave mother. Read and listen to a short passage from the book, which explains how she met her very determined and powerful husband.
Would you like to marry someone rich and important?
'Four warned' is a book of four stories with unexpected endings.
What would you do if you woke up and didn’t know where you were?
The Escape’ by Lynda La Plante is a true story about a man who tries to escape from prison. Read and listen to a short passage from the book and complete the interactive activities.
Laura, an ESOL student from London, recently attended an unforgettable event at the British Council, where she met a very special visitor. Read and listen to Laura’s story and complete the exercises about the text.