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Helbling Readers Red Series Fiction Short Reads

Good readers make good learners!

Beautifully illustrated short books that even the most reluctant student will easily read in one sitting.

The manageable length (32 pages) means that even less able students get a real sense of progress and achievement.

  • A wide variety of Before and After Reading activities help and check understanding
  • Interesting and fun Fact Files exploring the issues raised
  • Pair work providing real language work while developing core speaking skills

    Language & Exams

    LEVEL 1 - A1

    Towards Cambridge A2 Key
    Trinity GESE Grades 1-2

    Present simple of auxiliary verbs and can; present simple of most common verbs; present continuous; imperative; there is/there are; like/love/hate doing; short answers and question tags; interrogative sentences (who/what/what colour/how much/how many); would like; interrogative pronouns; personal pronouns (subject and object); plural nouns; countable and uncountable nouns; possessive adjectives; possessive ‘s; demonstrative adjectives and pronouns; adverbs of frequency; some and any; definite and indefinite articles; cardinal and ordinal numbers; conjunctions.

    LEVEL 2 - A1/A2

    Towards Cambridge A2 Key
    Trinity ISE Foundation (GESE Grades 2-3)

    Past simple of auxiliary verbs; past simple of regular verbs; past simple of common irregular verbs; past continuous; past simple vs past continuous; present continuous as future tense; be going to as future tense; have to vs must; comparatives; superlatives; common adverbs; possessive pronouns; prepositions of time and place; prepositions at the end of sentences; subject and object questions; to for purpose.

    LEVEL 3 - A2
    Cambridge A2 Key
    Trinity ISE Foundation (GESE Grades 3-4)

    Present perfect; will for future tense; modal verbs: should; most common phrasal verbs; yet/already/just; one/ones; ever/never; reflexive pronouns; indefinite pronouns; too + adjective; not + adjective + enough; relative pronouns who, which and that; either/neither; impersonal pronouns you, one and they; very/really/quite.