Easy Reading for ESL Students: Starter 1 is a comprehensive program designed especially for beginning and intermediate students of English as a Second Language. The book was developed and tested by full-time teachers of English.
This program also comes with a free PDF file that you can use to follow along with the audio. There are 12 short stories. Each story is designed to engage students in a well-rounded language-learning experience. There are vocabulary, comprehension, speaking, and writing exercises following each story. The stories are entertaining and have plot twists and surprise endings. Teachers of English as a Second Language will enjoy using them to engage students on a wide range of topics and interests.
A man is testing a hang glider. He accidently lands in the lions' enclosure. A lion sees him and walks toward him. The man is terrified. Is he going to die?
A young man is celebrating his graduation. He jumps in a swimming pool and disappears. His friends look for him. They can't find him. Where is he?
A girl gets a kitten from a strange old woman. The girl brings the kitten home. She doesn't tell her parents anything. The cat gets bigger and bigger. Her brother thinks it's a leopard. Is it?
And much more.
The stories are short (300-400 words). Each story and its exercises can be completed in 60 minutes.
This book is for everybody who wants to improve their English. It's fun to learn English by reading and listening to interesting stories.