Free Resources for ELT English Readers

Click on the links to access free activities to help you get the most from your reading experience.

Resource guide
  • ‘Video’ lets you watch a full-length video retelling of one story in your book.
  • ‘Student activities’ gives you a PDF full of comprehension and language tasks based on your book, or one story in your book.
  • ‘Further research’ gives you website links and ideas for how you can find out more about each person in your book.

Note that the links provided in the ‘further research’ PDFs are to websites and resources not controlled by Collins. Collins can take no responsibility for the suitability of the content of these websites – please use with caution.

Amazing People

Agatha Christie

Level B1 Intermediate

The Body in the Library

Student activitiesClassroom activities

Murder on the Orient Express

Student activitiesClassroom activities

The Witness for the Prosecution (and other stories)

Student activitiesClassroom activities
Level B2 (Upper Intermediate)

After the Funeral

Student activities

Death in the Clouds

Student activities

Hickory Dickory Dock

Student activities

The Man in the Brown Suit

Student activities

The Moving Finger

Student activities

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

Student activities

The Mysterious Affairs of Styles

Student activities

They Came to Baghdad

Student activities

Why didn't they ask Evans?

Student activities
Level B2+ (Upper Intermediate +)

The Murder at the Vicarage

Student activitiesClassroom activities

They Do it with Mirrors

Student activitiesClassroom activities