Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a child in a travelling circus? This reading comprehension gives information about children who live on the Moscow State Circus. It includes questions to see if the reader can find answers from the text.
Booktrust: Lulu Loves Stories, an interactive picture book, the text is in English with audio in Arabic, Bengali, Dutch, French, German, Gujarati, Gaelic, Italian, Japanese, Luganda, Mandarin, Polish, Punjabi, Somali, Spanish, Kiswahili, Tamil, Tigrinya, Urdu, Welsh.
A list of mathematics specific words for children learning English as an additional language (EAL). The words are translated into 25 different languages. Very useful for pupils who are new to English but not new to mathematics.
This is very supportive for children in the early stages of learning English. Has seven levels of stories with activities that support the understanding of the stories. There is audio with each story, pictures that support the understanding of the story, picture dictionaries where hovering your cursor over the image you hear the words in English, songs and games linked to stories that build vocabulary. This could be supportive and fun for English speakers.
Electronic books in 38 languages. Each book is read aloud in English and another language. There are traditional stories and reference books. Each book has a video and activities to help build children’s English language skills. This resource is offered FREE until 31 August 2020. You need to fill in your name and email address to gain access to the resources.
Stories for children to watch, listen to and read. Each story is accompanied by English language activities for children to practice their reading and writing skills. There are 8 stories to enjoy. The stories and activities are for children who have quite a good level of English language.
Children can read or listen to story books and information books in English and languages such as Polish, Chinese, Portuguese, Arabic, Hungarian, Malayalam and Somali. Books are read in 42 different languages. Parents or children should click on the ‘Narration’ button that will take them to the list of languages.
WorldStories is an online library of children’s stories from around the world: traditional tales and new short stories in 31 languages spoken by children in the UK. Children can read stories in their first language and then read the same story in English. This will develop their English vocabulary and comprehension of English.