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Topics The world of circus Occupations Animals

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

Stage 1

Readers

Dominique Guillemant

Sophie’s Dream Sophie is asleep in her bed and she is having a lovely dream. She is dreaming about a day at the circus.

Verb tenses and patterns Positive, question, positive imperative forms Present Simple Present Continuous with present meaning (except negative questions) Let’s

What would happen if during the night elephants and lions, musicians and entertainers, clowns and ballet dancers came in your little room? The never ending and fascinating show of the circus seen from the eyes of a curious child in a very poetic tale accompanied by artistic illustrations.

Young ELI Readers

- Games and language activities - An audio recording of the story - A picture dictionary Tags Fairy Tale and Fantasy

100 headwords

below A1

Starters

Stage 2 Jane Cadwallader, PB3 and the Vegetables Jane Cadwallader, PB3 and the Jacket Rudyard Kypling, The Jungle Book

Stage 2

200 headwords

A1

Starters/Movers

Stage 3

300 headwords

A1.1

Movers

Stage 4

400 headwords

A2

Flyers

Stage 3 Jane Cadwallader, Uncle Jack and the Bakonzi Tree Jane Cadwallader, Uncle Jack and the Emperor Penguins J. M. Barrie, Peter Pan

Original

Eli Design Department Sergio Elisei Production Manager Francesco Capitano The publisher would like to take this opportunity to thank Sarah Howell for her contribution to the development of the project The publisher would like to take this opportunity to thank Lisa Kester Dodgson Typeset in 14 / 20 pt Monotype Plantin Schoolbook © 2009 ELI s.r.l. P.O. Box 6 - 62019 Recanati MC - Italy T +39 071750701 - F +39 071977851 info@elionline.com - www.elionline.com

Illustrated by Paola Chartroux

Printed in Italy by Tecnostampa Recanati - ERY102.01 ISBN 978-88-536-0420-0 First edition: September 2009

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Young ELI Readers

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Stage 4 Jane Cadwallader, Harry and an Electrical Problem Jane Cadwallader, Harry and the Crown Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

Sophie’s Dream by Dominique Guillemant Translations by Lisa Suett Illustrated by Paola Chartroux ELI Readers Founder and Series Editors Paola Accattoli, Grazia Ancillani, Daniele Garbuglia (Art Director)

Animal Story

Stage 1

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.

BELOW

A1

Young

Readers

Stage 1 Dominique Guillemant, Hooray for the Holidays Dominique Guillemant, Sophie’s Dream Jane Cadwallader, Granny Fixit and the Ball Jane Cadwallader, Granny Fixit and the Pirate

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Adjectives Simple adjectives

Dominique Guillemant

SOPHIE’S DREAM

Nouns Singular and plural forms with ‘s’ Common irregular plural forms Possessive form (’s)

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I’m Paola and I live in a fantastic city: Rome! I’ve been drawing and painting since I was young and I like mixing lots of different techniques together. I’ve drawn lots of things from advertisements to books for adults and children. I really like drawing…. and travelling. If you want to know more visit my website www.chx.it

Young

DOMINIQUE GUILLEMANT

Hi, I’m Dominique. I was born in Arras, a little city north of Calais 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

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t’s late. Sophie is asleep in her bed and she is having a lovely dream. She is dreaming about a day at the circus. In her dream she meets Giggles the clown and Juliet the ballet dancer. Let’s go on an adventure with Sophie!

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Finally the circus comes to town. There are musicians, entertainers and animals. It’s time for the big parade.

Find the names of five animals in the big bass drum. Then read the name of the circus. It’s the __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ circus!

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D MO RE HANT LE

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Giggles the clown gives the children balloons. Careful Giggles ... you might float away!

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The audience buy their entrance tickets. Sophie waits patiently in the queue!

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Activity Pages 1 Find the words and read the hidden sentence. Circus Dream Animals Musicians Stories Interval Caramel Tightrope

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Town Treats Balls Act Bed Hoop Ring

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A L M V F T P T C T

C C U H O O P R A I

T I S E F W B E R G

I R I T E N E A A H

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D C C O E A D T M T

R U I B A L L S E R

E S A R I N G P L O

A A N I M A L S L P

M O S T O R I E S E

I N T E R V A L E S

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2 Who does what? Match. 1 2 3 4 5 6 28

Sophie Giggles Albert Feather Snowflake Jojo

A walks along a tightrope B juggles with seven balls C has a lovely dream D can walk to the beat of the drum E gives the children balloons F is very tired


3 Find the words, read the hidden sentence and draw a picture. 1 2 3 4 lion

5 5 2 4

animals: ___________________________________ instruments: _______________________________ parts of the circus: _________________________ entertainers: _______________________________ the

bass magician bigdrum eating

monkey

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ballet cymbals elephant children trumpet dancer ring

horse

are

juggler

drum

candy oss

lion the tamer trombone scenes

bear

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Sophie’s Dream - Dominique Guillemant  

Young ELI Readers

Sophie’s Dream - Dominique Guillemant  

Young ELI Readers