Some boys were playing hide-and-seek one day, when one of their number thought it would be good sport to hide little Robert in a large empty trunk. He did so and then turned the key in the lock. The little fellow in the chest was very quiet indeed, and they almost forgot about him.

 
 

A lion was asleep in the woods. A little mouse ran over his paw. The lion woke up and caught him. “You are a very little mouse, but I think I will eat you,” he said. “Do not eat me,” said the mouse, “I am so little! Let me go. Some time I may be…

 

A little pine tree was in the woods.

It had no leaves. It had needles.

The little tree said, “I do not like needles. All the other trees in the woods have pretty leaves. I want leaves, too. But I will have better leaves. I want gold leaves.”

 

İngilizce seviyemiz ne olursa olsun kendimizi ifade etmede sadelikten yana olmalıyız. Buradaki basit ingilizce metinler her ne kadar başlangıç sevieysindeki arkadaşlar için hazırlansa da, dilde sadeliği anlamak açısından herkesin işine yarayabilir. Seçilen bu metinlerdeki cümleler ne kadar basit gelse de tekrar edildiğinde aktif dil kullanım faaliyetlerimizde (ingilizce metin yazma, ve ingilizce konuşma) bizi zor durumlardan kurtaracak yapılar içermektedir. Gelin birlikte okuyalım.

 

A 12-year-old child got lost last week. He was last seen near the river, playing football with some boys. His mother was shocked when he didn’t come home in the evening. She phoned John, the boy’s father, and told him that George, the boy, wasn’t home. He came home immediately. They called the police. Then…

 

It was a beautiful day. John was riding his bicycle. It was Sunday. So, he was allowed to ride his bicycle as long as he liked. He was also allowed to play computer games but he didn’t want to stay indoors on such a beautiful day. On the way he met his cousin, Bill, who…