Delta Publishing Catalogue

Telling Tales in English

Using stories with young learners


Authors: Wendy Superfine, Megan James

ISBN: 9783125017283

Level:Pre-A1

Aimed at teachers of young children Telling Tales in English contains photocopiable pages of well-known and much-loved stories, with accompanying activities, for use with pupils aged 8-11 years.

Each story covers a number of lessons, with a wide variety of activities, practising specific language and vocabulary. These activities are also designed to help teachers exploit other similar stories with their pupils.

The material in Telling Tales in English:

  • is simple and easy to prepare, with full Teachers Notes containing information on each of the stories
  • uses interesting and motivating stories and activities
  • helps learners understand by giving language in context
  • allows recycling and repetition of language in a natural way

The book is accompanied by Audio CD, containing all the stories and listening texts, songs and chants.

Telling Tales in English can be used to supplement any main course or form part of a topic-based project.

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Wendy Superfine

Wendy Superfine is a freelance teacher trainer and author of primary E.F.L. materials. She
is a past joint coordinator of the IATEFL Y.L’s SIG. Her publications include primary
resource books for Delta as co-author of ‘Super Starters’, ‘Mighty Movers’ revised 2018, ‘
The CLIL Resource Pack’, ‘Telling Tales in English’ and ‘Fun and Games’. She has also
written primary course books for Oxford University Press and Longman Press. She has
worked as head of the primary E.F.L. department in an international school and has
worked as a Primary teacher trainer with the British Council and as director of Primary
Teacher Summer courses in Oxford and the University of Chichester.

Megan James

Bio coming soon.