A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol is a great story but can be difficult for new readers. These materials are based on a new reader/audiobook edited by a specialist author.

Stave One: Marley's Ghost - linked to this listening comprehension cloze activity & this Stave One Quiz  English Language Level: FCE, CEfr  B2/C1

A Christmas Carol Audiobook
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A Christmas Carol is a great story but can be difficult for new readers. This condensed and lightly edited version is the ideal introduction to the Dickens classic.

Contents  include

  • Complete audio book for iTunes or similar.

  • Alternative Mp3 version (in staves)

  • Accompanying text (complete & stave by stave)

  • Links to original text

  • Notes & exercises

The Spirit shows Scrooge the life he could have had with Belle. 

Try these samples: 

Classroom presentations: Meet Mr Scrooge * Scrooge in Stave One

Sample Texts: 1.1 Marley Was Dead (intermediate) * 1.1 Humbug! (elementary)

WorksheetMarley Was Dead

Audio/Video - Key Scenes from A Christmas Carol

Thank you. I am so glad that I found this version. I teach ESL students and wanted to cover the story, but knew that the original would be too difficult for them. * * * * Kathy, Texas

These are such great resources! * * * * Penny, University of Warwick

Very good, and easy to use * * * * Elizabeth ter Haseborg

Great product! I loved the instant download feature. I put it to immediate use in my class. 
* * * * Julie Prommasit