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Readers | Fairy Tales

Fairy Tales

Stage 2

The Gingerbread Man

THE GINGERBREAD MAN

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

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In this reader you will find: – Games and language activities – Picture dictionary pages – A Make it project – A Let’s act! section – A Video Multi-Rom with songs

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Tags Adventure Moral of the story Is it OK to trust everyone? Stage 1

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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.

SYLLABUS Vocabulary areas Food and cooking The rooms in the house Parts of the body Actions

The Gingerbread Man Adaptation and activities by Lisa Suett Illustrated by Valeria Valenza

Young ELI Readers

Fairy Tales

Stage 1 Anonymous, Aladdin and the Magic Lamp D. Guillemant, Hooray for the Holidays D. Guillemant, Sophie’s Dream J. Cadwallader, Granny Fixit and the Monkey J. Cadwallader, Granny Fixit and the Yellow String J. Cadwallader, Granny Fixit and the Pirate J. Cadwallader, Granny Fixit and the Ball J. Cadwallader, Granny Fixit and the Viking Children

Stage 1 Little Red Riding Hood Aesop, The Ant and the Grasshopper

ELI Readers Founder and Series Editors Paola Accattoli, Grazia Ancillani, Daniele Garbuglia (Art Director) Graphic Design Airone Comunicazione – Sergio Elisei Design Department Airone Comunicazione Production Manager Francesco Capitano Typeset in 16 / 20 pt Monotype Plantin Schoolbook © 2019 ELI s.r.l. P.O. Box 6 - 62019 Recanati MC - Italy T +39 071750701 - F +39 071977851 info@elionline.com www.elionline.com Printed in Italy by Tecnostampa – Pigini Group Printing Division Loreto, Trevi – ERY233.01 ISBN 978-88-536-2618-9 First edition March 2019

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.

Grammar and structures Present simple Present continuous (not with future reference) conjunctions: because, and Verb + ing Verb + infinitive Can / Can’t for ability Comparative and superlative adverbs Have (got) for possession

Stage 2 L.F. Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz J. Cadwallader, PB3 and Coco the Clown J. Cadwallader, PB3 and the Vegetables J. Cadwallader, PB3 and the Jacket J. Cadwallader, PB3 and the Helping Hands J. Cadwallader, PB3 Recycles O. Wilde, The Selfish Giant J. Cadwallader, PB3 and the Fish Stage 3 O. Wilde, The Canterville Ghost J. Cadwallader, Uncle Jack in the Amazon Rainforest J. Cadwallader, Uncle Jack and the Meerkats J. Cadwallader, Uncle Jack and the Emperor Penguins J. Cadwallader, Uncle Jack and the Bakonzi Tree J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan Stage 4 J. London, White Fang J. Cadwallader, Harry and the Sports Competition J. Cadwallader, Harry and an Electrical Problem J. Cadwallader, Harry and the Crown J. Cadwallader, Harry and the Egyptian Tomb P. Bellini, The Secret Passage L. Carroll, Alice in Wonderland R. Kipling, The Jungle Book Anonymous, Robin Hood M. Twain, The Prince and the Pauper

Stage 2 The Bremen Town Musicians Aesop, The Fox and the Grapes Aesop, The Hare and the Tortoise Stage 3 Cinderella Aesop, The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Stage 4 Hansel and Gretel Aesop, The Wind and the Sun

Real Lives Stage 4 J. Cadwallader, Nyangoma’s Story W. Suarez - P. Trevisanato, My Bolivia! R. Panuzzo, Juanita and her Alpaca ActionAid, My Name is Ça Depend Claudia Catitti, Music in Florence Silvana Sardi, Visit Saint Petersburg with Me! Anna Tarsetti, Discover Sri Lanka with Us! Toros Öztürk, Doruk’s Cats


Fairy Tales

The Gingerbread Man Retold and activities by Lisa Suett Illustrated by Valeria Valenza

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Before you read 1 Look and write the words below the pictures. old woman • cottage • (to) catch • old man oven • gingerbread man • cow • across horse • fox • river 1

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The gingerbread man has got a head. He’s got two eyes. He’s got a nose and a mouth. He’s got arms and legs.

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The old woman puts the gingerbread man in the oven. But soon she hears: ‘Help! Help! Open the door!’

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The old woman opens the oven door. The gingerbread man jumps out and runs across the kitchen. He runs across the living room… the bedroom... and the bathroom. The old man can’t catch him.

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1 The old woman makes a gingerbread man. 2 The gingerbread man says ‘Help! Open the door!’ 3 The old woman and the old man run after the gingerbread man. 4 A cow wants to eat the gingerbread man. 5 A horse wants to eat the gingerbread man. 6 A clever fox tricks the gingerbread man! 28


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