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Reading Comprehension Lessons (PDF)

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.

Reading Comprehension Lessons (PDF)
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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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  • It's in a printable format (A4)

  • Robust and universal file format (PDF)

  • Photocopiable

    You have the permission to make photocopies of the document or parts of the document to use it as handouts/worksheets in classrooms or training courses.
  • Neatly formatted and clearly structured 56 pages

  • For use in a classroom, at home, on PC or anywhere

  • Special designed for teachers and individual learners

  • The best English language learning approach

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