Telling A Christmas Carol to young learners

This page is a very short text (one page pdf, 43 KB) to help you tell the story freely.

This page Telling a A Christmas Carol (one page colour, pdf, 1.5 MB) is about telling the story to young learners.

And here are download links to six pictures (© Cornelsen Verlag) to accompany the story:

Pictures 1 and 2 (pdf, 307 KB)

Pictures 3 and 4 (pdf, 1 MB)

Pictures 5 and 6 (pdf, 361 KB


Published in Primary English (Nov. 2004) and reproduced here with kind permission of Pädagogischer Zeitschriftenverlag.

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For those who are teachers: Telling stories in the classroom: basing language teaching on storytelling