Publicado en English class

Reading books.

THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW, by Washington Irving. Burlington books.

This year, our students of the first level of ESO, are going to read a classical and mysterious story situated in the old American colonies. It is the story of “The headless horse rider” Sleepy Hollow.


Sleepy Hollow is a quiet, peaceful place near the Hudson River in the USA, but it is alive with stories about ghosts and witches. One night, the teacher in Sleepy Hollow, Ichabod Crane, has a terrifying adventure with Sleepy Hollow’s most famous ghost, the Headless Horseman, with unexpected results. Everyone will enjoy this exciting story.


We hope you enjoy this scary story and we are waiting for your comments…

Publicado en English class, General, READING BOOKS


If we make a survey among our students, we will verify that their favourite stories are terror, adventure and love stories, in this order.
 The books that we have chosen as readings for our students of ESO and Bachillerato this year belong to the genre of terror.
Here you have a brief review of them. Enjoy a lot with their readings and their scary places and mysterious characteres.

51fx0q-nmcl-_sx359_bo1204203200_Tales of Mystery and Imagination.

Oxford Bookworms Library. Oxford Bookworms .OUP. By Edgar Allan Poe (Autor),‎ Margaret Naudi  (Autor)        
This book consists of five stories by Edgar Allan Poe, one of the best writers of English language horror literature of all time. Here we can find five of his most popular tales:
  • The Fall Of The House Of U Tales of Mystery and Imagination.sher.
  • The Black Cat.
  •  The Masque Of The Red Death.
  •  William Wilson.
  •  The Tell- Tale Herat.

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Room 13

By Robert Swindells. Oxford University Press.

There is no Room 13 in the creepy Crow’s Nest Hotel, where Fliss and her friends are staying on a school trip. Or is there? For at the stroke of midnight, something peculiar happens to the door of the linen cupboard next to Room 12. And something is happening to Ellie-May Sunderland, too – something very sinister …

Don’t read this alone at home!!!

Imagen relacionadaA ghost collection 

By Anne Stanmore. Burlington Books.

The book contains three frightening stories:

  • The Ghosts of Dodson Hall. Who are the young boy and girl that appear in Miss Dodson’s house and what are they looking for?
  • The Priest Hole .Why do the boys at Harry’s boarding school think he’s crazy and why does a mysterious priest come to visit him?
  • Sarah’s New House .Who is the girl who haunts Sarah’s new house and want to take control of her?

Read these three sories and you will find the answers.

Enjoy all of them!