‘I’m sorry, Alfred. It’s too dangerous here. I want to go home,’ says Jack. ‘Would you like some cheese?’ asks Alfred.
‘No, thank you. I want to go home. I’ve got lots of grass at home,’ says Jack.
Two mice are friends. Alfred is a town mouse and Jack is a country mouse.
One day Alfred visits Jack in the country. Alfred is very surprised. Jack hasn’t got a house. He hasn’t got a
car. And he eats grass! Alfred wants to show Jack the town. There are shops, houses and restaurants with nice food.
But Jack soon finds that the town is dangerous, too! What happens when Jack goes to town? Read and see!
The town and shops – Transport -
Grammar and structures
Present simple - Present continuous -
want/ask someone to do something
- conjunctions: because - Verb + ing -
Verb + infinitive - would like -Will for
In this Reader you will find:
Games and language activities | A Make it section |
A Let’s Act! section | An audio recording of the story and the song
Town life | Country life | Friends
Aesop. Retold by Lisa Suett