Telling Tales in English

Using stories with young learners

  • Audio Cassette
  • Audio CD
  • Photocopiable
  • Resource Book
Telling Tales in English Cover
Authors: Megan James, Wendy Superfine
Level:8-11 Years

Key features

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.


This is an excellent addition to the lengthening shelf of resource books from Delta.

Celia Gasgil

IATEFL Issues, April - May 2004 PDF

I think the book is a considerable success. It differs from traditional collections of stories because of its unique procedures and layout.

Sema Özçalli

English Teaching Professional, January 2004 PDF

Component ISBNs

Audio CD 978-1-905085-16-3
Audio Cassette 978-1-900783-50-7
Photocopiable Resource Book with Audio CD 978-1-900783-49-1

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