The Ant and the Grasshopper + Video MultiROM About the series:
The series Young ELI Readers - Fairy Tales
divided into four levels according to the language level of the readers. It's in line with the indications of the Common European Framework of Reference for Language
and comprise useful language certification exercises. This ensures that learners will meet language and structures they have already studied or which are commensurate with their level, making reading an achievable, enjoyable and stimulating experience.Stages:
Stage 1 (100 headwords) Below A1
Stage 2 (200 headwords) A1 Starters/Movers
Stage 3 (300 headwords) A1.1 Movers
Stage 4 (400 headwords) A2 Flyers
The Ant and the Grasshopper + Video MultiROM
Stage 1: Below A1
It’s very hot in summer but the ant works hard. Grasshopper doesn’t like working. She prefers singing. But then winter arrives and it’s very cold. Ant has got lots of food. Her house is warm and nice. Grasshopper knocks at the door. She’s hungry. She doesn’t want to sing and dance now!
• 2 introductory pages of pre-reading activities enable the young learners
to familiarize with the characters and the vocabulary of the story.
• Entertaining while-reading activities accompany the story, in
addition to the activity pages at the end of the book.
• A song is featured in every book: fun and learning are guaranteed!
• Two "Make it" project pages allow the young learners to make small
objects with the aid of authentic photos and simple instructions: they
can thus create… while reading in a foreign language!
• Two or more pages are devoted to the dramatization of the story.
With the Let’s act! section every pupil will get involved and take
an active part in an exciting drama project!
• Every reader is accompanied by a Video Multi-ROM, adding a
new, digital dimension to reading in class with an IWB or at home
on the PC. With the Video Multi-ROM children follow fun animations
of the story, listen to the recordings, do
engaging, interactive and auto-correcting exercises, and much more!
Grammar and structures: Present simple – positive, negative
and interrogative forms - Present
continuous (not with future
reference) - Like + v + -ing -
Determiners – a, an, the, some, these
- Can for ability - Conjunctions (and,
or) - Possessive adjectives (his, her)
Vocabulary areas: fruit and vegetables, food, the
weather and the seasons
In this Reader you will find:
Games and language activities | A Make it section |
A Let’s Act! section | An audio recording of the story and the song
Adaptation: Lisa Suett
Illustrated by Beatrice Cerocchi
14,8x21 cm, 32 pages