- Format: Paperback | 32 pages
- Dimensions: 149 x 227 x 3mm | 90g
- Publication date: 01 Apr 2011
- Publisher: Scholastic
- Imprint: Mary Glasgow Magazines
- Publication City/Country: Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
- Language: English
- ISBN10: 1906861315
- ISBN13: 9781906861315
- Bestsellers rank: 249,066
Extensive reading is essential for improving fluency
and there is a real need in the ELT classroom for contemporary, low-level
reading material for younger learners.
The Madagascar films are popular with children around the world
for their humorous, lovable characters and original storylines.
The Madagascar Popcorn ELT Reader is based on the first
film in the franchise.
In the New York Zoo, Alex, a lion; Marty, a zebra; Melman, a giraffe;
and Gloria, a hippo; are best friends.
But when Marty escapes in a bid to experience life outside the
zoo, his three friends break free to find him.
Their travels take them across the ocean en route for Africa,
until an accident on board find the animals washed up on the beautiful
but bewildering island of Madagascar.
Perfect also for native English speaking children who are struggling
with their reading
Full colour with stills from the film
Meet... section provides a visual introduction
to the characters before students start reading
New Words picture dictionary introduces
students to new vocabulary at the start of the book
Real World spread provides cross-curricular
support and focuses on animal life in the real island of Madagascar
Five-page activity section checks comprehension
and provides opportunities for follow-up work. Activities are
designed to cater for different learning styles.
Popcorn ELT Readers is
a series of low-level graded readers aimed at younger
students who are beginning to learn English as a Foreign Language.
The series covers three levels from Level 1 (Early Beginner)
to Level 3 (High Beginner) and is aimed at students aged eight to
Each reader is available in Book Only or Book and CD formats.
The CD features an audio recording of the story for reading along.
There are also online resource sheets providing step-by-step
lesson plans, extra activities and downloadable flashcards.