Help children understand the complex situation they are living through with storytelling videos that deal with a range of situations created by the pandemic that they may relate to, using familiar characters from their course books.
Definitely Not a Monster!
"... Beth feels scared. She’s heard her Mum and Dad talking about something called a virus. She feels scared about going back to school..."
Gran and the Moon
"... But Gran can’t go out now. There is a nasty virus and lots of people are ill. Gran wants to be healthy. So, at the moment, she has to stay at home alone..."
These stories have been written by an ELT specialist and reviewed by a professional psychologist with a view to helping children assimilate the situation and settle back into a routine whilst practising English.
Harry the Hero
“You can’t be bored!” says Mum. Superheroes are never bored!” Harry is confused. “Why am I a superhero?” “Because you’re helping to save the world!”, Mum replies.
viro the virus
"...Viro is a virus. And he has a secret… he can do MAGIC! But Viro’s magic isn’t good magic. It’s very bad! Fortunately, Viro can only do magic when he’s awake. Most of the time, ...."
Each story has a set of teacher’s notes to help you get the most out of the content and an accompanying worksheet and to help children reflect on the story and practise their English.
Macmillan users can access the story videos, worksheets and teacher’s notes in Macmillan Advantage.