Let's have a picnic!A simple animated story in English.

Click the image to open the animated story
- relax and enjoy!

Also available in FrenchGerman and Spanish.

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knife and forkThe story was developed for young learners of English, but could be used in a variety of contexts, such as demonstrating how to set a table for two, with tips from the helpful cutlery!

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Teachers might like to play the story straight through at first, maybe using the pause and play buttons to discuss particular words and to ask children to anticipate what is going to happen next.

On subsequent viewings, the numbers at the top of the screen could then be used to navigate to a particular section for language work, practising vocabulary, looking at spellings, plurals, word order etc

Have fun!

Why not try the French version, too...?

Language used in each section:

Introduction - flowers, bee, tablecloth

trifle1 - plate, knife, fork, spoon, glass, napkin

2 - jug, salt, pepper, mustard, ketchup,

3 - green salad, tomato

4 - breadboard, breadknife, loaf of bread, butter

5 - hot dog, ketchup, potato,

6 - potato, hamburger

7 - bananas, grapes, apple, fruit

8 - jelly, trifle

9 - rain