“Two great reads”: The Coat and Can You Keep a Secret?
It’s always exciting to get good reviews, and in the December WATESOL newsletter, reviewer Samantha describes The Coat and Can You Keep a Secret? as “Two Great Reads”: [box] …two interesting and exciting short stories with a twist at the end for adult learners of English as a second language. The stories, both set in Australia, carry along at … Continue reading
Another new ESL Easy Read ebook: The English Chip
Many teachers joke with their learners about a ‘magic’, instant way to learn a language. If only we could offer them an English pill, or maybe an electronic English Chip … The English Chip is the story of ‘Charlie’ (not his real name!). He’s in Australia, studying English, but English is so hard. He just wants to have fun, not to … Continue reading
New ESL Easy Read ebook: Australian History
A Lady’s Visit to the Gold Diggings of Australia in 1852-53 is an engaging and fascinating book, and was a best-seller in its day. Ellen Clacy was only 21 when she and her brother travelled from England to the goldfields of Victoria, to seek their fortunes – and this is the story of their travels, complete with tales of being … Continue reading