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Vocabulary areas At the seaside Colours Clothes

Eli Readers is a beautifully illustrated series of timeless classics and specially-written stories for learners of English.

Dominique Guillemant

Hooray for the Holidays! Jack is on his summer holidays. He’s at the seaside with his grandma and grandad. Alfie is Jack’s dog. He’s on holiday too! Follow Jack and Alfie in their fun adventures at the beach. - Games and language activities - An audio recording of the story - A picture dictionary

The ELI Readers collection is a complete range of books and plays for readers of all ages, ranging from captivating contemporary stories to timeless classics. There are three series, each catering for a different age group; Young ELI Readers, Teen ELI Readers and Young Adult ELI Readers. The books are carefully edited and beautifully illustrated to capture the essence of the stories and plots. Hooray for the Holidays! by Dominique Guillemant English version and activities by Lisa Suett Illustrated by Alistar ELI Readers Founder and Series Editors Paola Accattoli, Grazia Ancillani, Daniele Garbuglia (Art Director)

Dominique Guillemant Stage 1

Tags At the seaside

Free time

Graphic Design Sergio Elisei Layout Enea Ciccarelli Production Manager Francesco Capitano Typeset in 18 / 20 pt Monotype Plantin Schoolbook © 2011 ELI s.r.l. P.O. Box 6 - 62019 Recanati MC - Italy T +39 071750701 - F +39 071977851 info@elionline.com - www.elionline.com

Stage 1

100 headwords

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Starters

Stage 2

200 headwords

A1

Starters/Movers

Stage 3

300 headwords

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Movers

Printed in Italy by Tecnostampa Recanati ERY101.01 ISBN 978-88-536-0618-1

Stage 4

400 headwords

A2

Flyers

First edition: February 2011

with Audio CD

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Young ELI Readers

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Alistar was born under endless skies, near a lighthouse in a city by the sea. As a child she played with pictures and colours. She has travelled the world, worked in cinema and animation, television series and advertisements. Now she lives between Italy and Tbilisi in Georgia, a place which has captured her heart with its enchanting poetry.

Stage 1

HOORAY FOR THE HOLIDAYS!

Grammar and structures Singular and plural nouns with ‘s’ Possessive form (’s) Present simple (positive, negative, interrogative forms) Have got for possession Can/Can’t for ability Let’s

Readers

Illustrated by Alistar

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Young

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The FSC certification guarantees that the paper used in these publications comes from certified forests, promoting responsible forestry management worldwide.

For this series of ELI graded readers, we have planted 5000 new trees.

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Young

DOMINIQUE GUILLEMANT

Hi, I’m Dominique. I was born in Arras, a little city in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region, in France. I love reading stories to my children. But most of all, I love inventing them! I have a gorgeous turtle called Tarpea and I love doing D.I.Y.

SYLLABUS

Young

Readers


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t’s summertime! Jack is really happy. He loves the summer holidays. This year he’s going on holiday with his grandma and grandad. 2


Where are they going on holiday?

YA THE

REGOINGO

N H O L I D AY T O T H

ESEASIDE

3


Finally they arrive! Jack opens his suitcase. He’s got lots of things with him.

A B D

C

G E

4

F


Match the words to the pictures.

1 2

sun cream

swimming costume

3 4

shorts

T-shirt 5

6

cap

sandals

7

ball 5


6

The next day, Jack wakes up in his lovely bed. It looks like a boat! But it’s already 8 o’clock. Quick, let’s go to the beach!


What time is it? Draw the hands on Jack’s alarm clock.

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Activity Pages 1 Complete the crossword. 1

2 5

4

3

8

6

7

7

9 2 10

3

1

6

4 5

10 13

9 8 11 12 14 11

12 28

13

14


2 True or false? True False

1 Jack goes on holiday to the seaside. 2 There is a rubber ring in his suitcase. 3 Jack’s ball is blue. 4 Alfie can’t swim. 5 Jack eats an ice cream with three scoops. 6 His grandad makes a sandcastle.

3 Find the sentences. 1

J A C K L O V E S T H E H O L I D A Y S

________________________________________________ 2

HISBEDLOOKSLIKEABOAT

________________________________________________ 3

JACKANDALFIEGOFORASWIM

________________________________________________ 4 A L F I E F I N D S A B O T T L E W I T H A M E S S A G E ________________________________________________ 29

Hooray for the Holidays!  

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