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EFLshorts | Short stories for EFL learners short stories at east of the web A game of Scrabble has serious consequences. - Length: 4 pages - Age Rating: PG - Genre: Crime, Humor A semi-barbaric king devises a semi-barabaric (but entirely fair) method of criminal trial involving two doors, a beautiful lady and a very hungry tiger. - Length: 7 pages - Genre: Fiction, Humor ‘Bloody hell!’ - Genre: Humor Looking round he saw an old woman dragging a bucket across the floor and holding a mop. - Length: 3 pages Henry pours more coal onto the hearth as a gust of wind rattles through the cracked window frame. - Length: 14 pages - Genre: Horror ulissa Ye relished all the comfortable little routines and quietude defining her part-time job at The Bookery, downtown’s last small, locally-owned bookstore. - Length: 8 pages - Age Rating: U The forest looked ethereal in the light from the moon overhead. - Length: 15 pages - Age Rating: 18 Corporal Earnest Goodheart is crouched in a ditch on the edge of an orchard between Dunkirk and De Panne. - Genre: Fiction - Length: 20 pages

Story Title Menu (Classic Short Stories) stories such as: A Day in the Country (Chekhov), The Cask of Amontillado (Poe), Bellflower (de Maupassant), Beware of the Dog (Dahl), The Door in the Wall (Wells), Araby (Joyce), The Boarded Window (Bierce) stories such as: The Griffin and the Minor Canon (Stockton), Ethan Brand (Hawthorne), The Hairpin (de Maupassant), A Haunted House (Woolf), The Girls in Their Summer Dresses (Shaw), The Gift of the Magi (Henry) stories such as: The Minister's Black Veil (Hawthorne), The Most Dangerous Game (Connell), The Inn (de Maupassant), Leiningen Versus the Ants (Woolf), The Lottery Ticket (Chekhov), The Monkey's Paw (Jacobs) stories such as: A Passion in the Desert (Balzac), The Sniper (O'Flaherty), Rip Van Winkle (Irving), A Piece of String (de Maupassant), The Open Window (Saki), Rocking-Horse Winner (Lawrence), The Soldier's Peaches (Cloete)

Read book online: Literature books,novels,short stories,fiction,non-fiction, ... Short Stories for ESL students Everybody knows reading is good for language learners, but what do you do with students who aren’t ready for full length books? Try short stories. Here are 4 fun quick reads that work well with intermediate+ students. Short Stories in the ESL Class How can teachers maximize the value of short stories? ESL Conversation Class This pair work activity combines reading, speaking and listening skills. Choose two stories. Next class, pair up students with different stories. Encourage students to offer their own views about the story. did they like it, or not (with reasons)describe the parts that were particularly interestingengage with the story by asking questions about the characters and their motivations (e.g. ESL Writing Class Short stories can be used as models. Here’s a noticing activity. summarize the character, plot and settinganalyze the text according to the 6+1 writing traits Why bother with the 6+1 writing traits? Short Stories 1. Is Scrabble a dangerous game? 2. 3. 4.

Läslogg "Death by Scrabble" "Death by Scrabble" by Charlie Fish Lesson Plan Text of the story. "Death by Scrabble" Text of the story. Adobe Reader required. "Death by Scrabble" Text of the story and 5 learning activities with emphasis on vocabulary and analysis. "Death by Scrabble" by Charlie Fish Lesson Plan This lesson plan focuses on a theme of cheating explored through the short story "Death by Scrabble," a brief creative writing activity, and a YouTube video (5:22) on cheating in high school. "Death by Scrabble" Prereading with practice making predictions. Reading Circle — "Death by Scrabble" Activities here include discussion questions and vocabulary practice.

Spraktrollet: Reading Pages This Blog Linked From Here Useful links Reading Here you will find good exercises to practice your reading. (Click on the text) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. Email ThisBlogThis! No comments: Post a Comment Home Best Short Stories for Middle Schoolers, As Chosen by Teachers Short stories are a perfect teaching tool for middle schoolers. Because they require less time to read, they’re an easy way to expose your students to new authors and genres. Also, between stylistic intricacies and plot twists, short stories hook readers and hold middle schoolers’ attention like nothing else. We’ve compiled this list of short stories that are great for teaching middle schoolers. Links to each story are included below (they are sometimes scanned reproductions). Always remember to check in advance for typos, and be sure to respect copyright protections. Best Short Stories for Middle Schoolers 1. “The minute I walked in and the Big Bozo introduced us, I got sick to my stomach. Why I love this: Morrison’s stated goal in this short story, which begins in an orphanage, was to remove “all racial codes from a narrative about two characters of different races for whom racial identity is crucial.” 2. “‘Does this safari guarantee I come back alive?’” 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.

Tiny Texts | Read, listen & learn a littleEnglish 20 Terrifying Two-Sentence Horror Stories. I Didn't Think It Was Possible Until #5... When The Hair On My Neck Stood Up March 5, 2014 Ever since I was a little kid I've loved sharing ghost stories around a campfire which is probably why I love watching horror movies. And every single time I finish watching one, well, a good one... I kick myself for not picking out a comedy instead. Someone on Reddit asked the question, "What is the best horror story you can come up with in two sentences?" I honestly didn't think it was possible to give me chills from such a limited amount of words... Photo Credit: BHF Photography 1. 2. 3.Growing up with cats and dogs, I got used to the sounds of scratching at my door while I slept. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. Enjoy sleeping with the lights on tonight... Please consider making a donation to Sunny Skyz and help our mission to make the world a better place. March 5, 2014 Ever since I was a little kid I've loved sharing ghost stories around a campfire which is probably why I love watching horror movies. Photo Credit: BHF Photography 1. 2. 4. 5. 6.

Adult Learning Activities | California Distance Learning Project (before 2003) Read the story. Click the "LISTEN" button at the bottom of the page to hear the story. Dinosaurs lived a long time ago before humans were around. Researchers have found teeth marks of one dinosaur on the bones of another dinosaur. The bones of a T-Rex were found 65 million years after they all died and became extinct. Scientists found that the bite of a T-Rex was strong enough to kill another animal. Short Story Examples Online in English: Narrative Database, Directory, and Lists