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Stories for Children

lower-intermediate level

This is a series of animated short stories to help children learn English with their parents. Each story has a downloadable transcript and an activities pack to help children explore and use the language.

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    Football Match

    Episode 210115 / 15 Jan 2021

    In this story for children, Bella helps her big brother, Joe, make the most of a golden opportunity.

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    Back to school

    Episode 210108 / 08 Jan 2021

    Bella has her first day in school but needs some help from her big brother, Joe! Find out what happens in 'Back to School'

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    The Robot

    Episode 191202 / 02 Dec 2019

    Cara's tired of waiting at the airport until she meets a robot! What happens next? Find out in The Robot.

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    Nell's Books

    Episode 191125 / 25 Nov 2019

    Can Nell convince her friends and you that a book is more exciting than a mobile phone or a tablet? Find out in Nell's Book.

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    Little Monsters

    Episode 191118 / 18 Nov 2019

    Who can help a scarecrow if a scarecrow can't scare away crows? Find out in Little Monsters.

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    Best Job in the World

    Episode 191111 / 11 Nov 2019

    What job can you do when your father's an inventor? Elli's about to find out in The Best Job in the World.

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    Abdu and the traffic jam

    Episode 191104 / 04 Nov 2019

    Abdu is going home with his mother when they get stuck in a traffic jam. But this is no ordinary traffic jam as Abdu soon finds out.

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    The Perfect Thing

    Episode 191028 / 28 Oct 2019

    Amy's going to a big birthday party on Saturday. But she's got herself all upset. Can Gran make everything OK?

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    Joe Goes Fishing

    Episode 191014 / 14 Oct 2019

    It's Joe's special day and he decides to go fishing. What could possibly go wrong and how can a beautiful white swan help him?

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    Milly and the Rainbow

    Episode 191007 / 30 Sep 2019

    Milly finds a rainbow at the bottom of her garden. What happens when Milly tries to touch the rainbow?