HRRS Classics: The Stolen White Elephant + MP3 Audio CD
Author: Mark Twain, Adapted by Maria Cleary
Paperback: 64 pages
Level: 3 - A2 Detective | Humour
* Recording in American English
A white elephant travelling from Asia to Britain as a present for the Queen goes missing in New York. Chief Inspector Blunt of the New York Police Department puts all of his men on the case and promises to find the thieves. Are the city's best policemen and a reward of $100,000 enough to get the elephant back?
Helbling Readers Red Series Classics A series of well-known classic stories by world-famous authors that have been chosen, and adapted, to appeal to young teenagers. Careful selection of stories with suitable content and language level has allowed the flavour of the originals to remain.
Reflection Boxes throughout the stories help understanding, and draw links with the students' own lives, while detailed Before and After Reading activities help and check understanding.
A clear introduction gives information about the author.
* Packed with practical ideas and activities to make the most of your Helbling Readers, with photocopiable worksheets and drama resources.
Level 1 - A1
Cambridge English: Key (KET) for Schools Trinity: 1, 2
A, an; adjectives; adverbs of frequency; can; countable and uncountable nouns; demonstrative adjectives and pronouns; have got; How much/ many?; imperatives; like/love/hate/don't like doing; subject and object pronouns; plural nouns; possessive 's; possessive adjectives; present continuous; present simple; question words; short answers; some/any; the; there is/are
Level 2 - A1/A2
Cambridge English: Key (KET) for Schools Trinity: 2,3
a lot of, not much, not many; adverbs of manner; and, so, but, because; be going to; comparative; have to/must; mustn't; past continuous; past simple; past simple v. past continuous; possessive pronouns; superlative; to for purpose
Level 3 - A2
Cambridge English: Key (KET) for Schools Trinity: 3,4
cardinal/ ordinal numbers; ever/never; must/should need to/ have to; one/ones; prepositions of time, place and movement; present perfect; present perfect v. past simple; present continuous for future; question tags; reflexive pronouns; relative pronouns who, which, that; so do I/ neither do I; too plus adjective; indefinite pronouns; will; would like