All Audio articles – Page 6

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    The Tell-tale Heart: Part 2

    This advanced-level story, by Edgar Allan Poe, was first published in 1843. In it, a cold-blooded killer explains how he prepared what he believes is the perfect murder of the old man he lived with. The story is told in two parts;each part contains audio and an accompanying lesson plan ...

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    The Tell-tale Heart: Part 1

    This advanced-level story, by Edgar Allan Poe, was first published in 1843. In it, a cold-blooded killer explains how he prepared what he believes is the perfect murder of the old man he lived with. The story is told in two parts;each part contains audio and an accompanying lesson plan ...

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    Bliss: Part 4

    Part 4 of this story concludes with Bertha falling victim to a grave misunderstanding. In this lesson, the students will: predict the ending of the story; listen for detail; discuss the meaning and symbolism of the story; explore the adoption of characters’ voices when storytelling; act out a dialogue between ...

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    Bliss: Part 3

    Part 3 of this story continues with the dinner party in full swing. Harry has finally arrived but Bertha is more preoccupied with the mysterious Miss Fulton. In this lesson, the students will: test one another on their knowledge of the details of the story up to now; listen in ...

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    Bliss: Part 2

    Part 2 of this story continues with Bertha and Harry holding a dinner party, however, their colourful guests are here but Harry hasn’t arrived home yet. In this lesson, the students will: recall details of the life of the protagonist; listen to a description in order to complete a drawing ...

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    Owl Hall: Episode 12: A new beginning

    In the twelfth and final episode, Kara finds out what Owl Hall is … You can download the mp3 file for Episode 12, plus a lesson plan (with student worksheets, full transcript and answer keys) written by Lindsay Clandfield.

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    Owl Hall: Episode 11: Kara’s story two-part special – Part 2

    In the second part of the eleventh episode, Kara tells John the full story about Martin and the fire …You can download the mp3 file for Episode 11 – Part 2, plus a lesson plan (with student worksheets, full transcript and answer keys) written by Lindsay Clandfield.

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    Bliss: Part 1

    This advanced-level story, by Katherine Mansfield, is set in London in the early 1900s. It is about a woman called Bertha who is overcome with happiness because she has everything – but all is not as it seems. It is told in four parts; each part contains audio and an ...

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    Owl Hall: Episode 11: Kara’s story two-part special – Part 1

    In the first part of the eleventh episode, Kara tells John about the ‘incident’…You can download the mp3 file for Episode 11 – Part 1, plus a lesson plan (with student worksheets, full transcript and answer keys) written by Lindsay Clandfield.

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    Owl Hall: Episode 10: An important discovery

    In the tenth episode, Kara and John go to the house on the hill and find out that Owl Hall is under surveillance …You can download the mp3 file for Episode 10, plus a lesson plan (with student worksheets, full transcript and answer keys) written by Lindsay Clandfield.

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    Owl Hall: Epsiode 9: Missing Martin

    In the ninth episode, Kara demands that her mum and Howard tell her where Martin is …You can download the mp3 file for Episode 9, plus a lesson plan (with student worksheets, full transcript and answer keys) written by Lindsay Clandfield.

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    Owl Hall: Episode 8: Keep Out

    In the eighth episode, Kara meets her mystery friend, who takes her to a beautiful lake … You can download the mp3 file for Episode 8, plus a lesson plan (with student worksheets, full transcript and answer keys) written by Lindsay Clandfield.

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    Owl Hall: Episode 7: A noise in the night

    In the seventh episode, Kara has a bad dream about Owl Hall that takes a sinister turn … You can download the mp3 file for Episode 7, plus a lesson plan (with student worksheets, full transcript and answer keys) written by Lindsay Clandfield.

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    Owl Hall: Episode 6: Something bad

    In the sixth episode, Kara goes to the barn to see her mystery ‘friend’ but their meeting is interrupted by her brother, Martin. You can download the mp3 file for Episode 6, plus a lesson plan (with student worksheets, full transcript and answer keys) written by Lindsay Clandfield.

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    The Gift of the Magi: Part 2

    This advanced-level story is set in New York at Christmas in the early 1900s. It is about a young married couple who are poor but very much in love, and want to buy each other the best Christmas present possible. The story is told in two parts; each part contains audio and an accompanying lesson plan written by Ceri Jones, which includes teacher’s notes, student worksheets and a full transcript and glossary. 

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    The Gift of the Magi: Part 1

    This advanced-level story is set in New York at Christmas in the early 1900s. It is about a young married couple who are poor but very much in love, and want to buy each other the best Christmas present possible. 

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    Owl Hall: Episode 5: The bedroom

    In the fifth episode, Kara’s mystery ‘friend’ doesn’t appear at the barn because she didn’t go alone, so they arrange another meeting. You can download the mp3 file for Episode 5, plus a lesson plan (with student worksheets, full transcript and answer keys) written by Lindsay Clandfield.

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    Owl Hall: Episode 4: Spy catching

    In the fourth episode, Kara discovers a spooky house on a hill and receives a mysterious message from ‘a friend’. You can download the mp3 file for Episode 4, plus a lesson plan (with student worksheets, full transcript and answer keys) written by Lindsay Clandfield.

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    Owl Hall: Episode 3: Feeling awkward

    In the third episode, Kara produces her first blog entry and video and then has a nasty surprise! You can download the mp3 file for Episode 3, plus a lesson plan (with student worksheets, full transcript and answer keys) written by Lindsay Clandfield.

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    Owl Hall: Episode 2: Exploring

    In this second spooky episode, Kara, her brother, Martin, and their mum, Janet, arrive at Owl Hall. While Janet makes dinner, Kara and Martin explore the house. You can download the mp3 file for Episode 2, plus a lesson plan (with student worksheets, full transcript and answer keys) written by ...