Mini Magic

Two-level story-based course for young children learning English for the first time

Mini Magic is a two-level story-based course for young children learning English for the first time. It features easy-to understand stories that immerse children in English. Pupils gain a comprehensive working knowledge of English so that they will be able to use the language they have learnt in active participation.

Each level consists of six lively stories which are presented in a variety of ways: cartoon strips, Big Books and interactive posters with stickers.

The focus for this course is on listening and speaking, but optional photocopiable reading and writing activities can be found at the back of the Teacher's Book. Level 2 introduces reading and writing within a graded syllabus which leads into Story Magic Level 1.


Downloads

Download the Little Elephant 1 Flashcards (PDF, 2MB)
Download the Little Elephant 2 Flashcards (PDF, 2MB)

Authors

Pilar Perez Esteve

Key Features

  • Mini Posters and cut-outs allow children to retell the stories
  • Reading and writing are introduced within a graded syllabus
  • Easy-to-understand stories immerse the children in English, leading to comprehension of the story rather than translation
  • Fun stories encourage gesture and tone to build self-confidence 
  • Includes a Big Book for story-telling in class
  • Highly commended in the Duke of Edinburgh English Speaking Union English Language Book Award in 2003
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