Classic Ghost Stories

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Classic Ghost Stories

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Three classic ghost stories retold by 'one of the best writers of language learner materials in English'. 

Stories 

The Signalman by Charles Dickens * The Body Snatcher by Robert Louis Stevenson * The Marble Finger by Edith Nesbit (adapted from Man-Made-in-Marble) 

Extras 

The Lawyer & the Ghost by Charles Dickens (adapted from The Pickwick Papers) * Long Black Veil (ballad with video)

Language Level:

Intermediate/Upper Intermediate/Advanced (Lawyer & Ghost) 

Age: Too scary for very young children!

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Teaching Pack includes:

  • Four classic ghost stories retold by 'one of the best writers of language learner materials in English'.
  • Texts capture the spirit of the original stories  
  • Graded texts & audio
  • Worksheets, vocabulary activities (including interactive crosswords & vocabulary exercises)
  • Teaching notes
  • Original stories in PDF and ePub formats.

The below audio sample is from graded retelling of The Body Snatcher

Grading: Simplified grammar, sentence structure and syntax. 

Learning Activities: Worksheets, comprehension exercises, vocabulary building, quizzes, games etc

Extension materials: Two audio features on the source material for The Body Snatcher (Burke and Hare) and The Signalman (The Staplehurst Rail Disaster). Original texts are also available for more advanced readers.