Reading Comprehension Lessons (PDF)
ESL book "A Day in the Life of..." with 6 reading comprehension lessons by Alan Townend
Improve your reading comprehension by acting out the dialogues in these fantastic short stories. Learn new phrases, idioms and expressions through the attached exercises and also the glossary. You will simply love the characters in this book.
"A day in the life of..." is a unique collection of funny short stories that were written for learners of English as a second language. You can also use these materials as ESL lesson plans. Each episode consists of five parts:
a) The story with various short dialogues.
b) A glossary explaining new expressions and phrases.
c) Reading comprehension questions.
d) Grammar and vocabulary exercises.
e) Answer keys.
This short story package will make your English lessons exciting and interesting. There are a lot of activities that your students can do such as acting out the dialogue passages, describing and discussing the story characters, adding new chapters to the story, etc. The author, Alan Townend, has taught English in Switzerland and Germany, worked for many years in further education and became vice principal of a further education college. He has also been publishing one of the most popular English language newsletters worldwide. You can download an entire chapter for free and purchase the other 5 at a very reasonable price. The files are in PDF format and you can use them instantly.
Reading Comprehension Lessons Summary:
Lesson I. A day in the life of a parliamentary candidate
Lesson II. A day in the life of a flat hunter
Lesson III. A day in the life of a student teacher
Lesson IV. A day in the life of a policeman
Lesson V. A day in the life of a stately home owner
Lesson VI. A day in the life of a driving instructor
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