Hats and Bears: Level 6

 

Hats and Bears
Level 6
Macmillan books

 

The stories in the book Hats and Bears have good English words and sentences for learning and practicing speaking and reading in  English.

Learning English from children’s books can be easier and more useful for practicing everyday words, sentences and conversations in English.

Please practice:

  • Read each story out loud, using good expression.
  • Read each story out loud  again and again, until it is very easy for you to read all of the words.
  • Reading these stories out loud, again and again, will help you learn to use these words and sentences and sentence patterns when you are talking in English.

 

Larger, printable pdf copy of typed all of the stories in Hats and Bears:  Hats and Bears typed stories

 

Funny Things     (Hats and Bears, Story #1, page 7)

Suzy paints a house.
“I don’t like that. It looks funny,” says Bob.

“I like to paint funny things,” says Suzy

Suzy paints a pony on the house.

“I don’t like it.
It looks funny to see a pony on a house,” says Bob.
“I like funny things,” says Suzy.

Suzy paints a fish on the pony.

“I don’t like it. It looks funny to see a fish on a pony,” says Bob.

“I like funny things,” says Suzy.

“A fish can’t live on a pony,” says Bob.
“A fish likes to live in a lake.
“A pony can’t run on a house,” says Bob.
“A pony likes to run in a park.”
“I like funny things,” says Suzy.

“I don’t,” says Bob.

Bob paints a house.
He paints a pony in a park.
He paints a fish in a lake.

Suzy sees the house, the pony and the fish.
“I don’t like your house, your pony or your fish,” says Suzy.
“I like funny things.”

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Hats and Hats   (Hats and Bears, Level 6 Story #2, page 21)

I like your hat.
You have funny hats.

I like your hat.
You have funny hats, too.
You and I have funny hats.

Look.
That hat walks.

Hats can’t walk.
That hat is on a man.

The man likes hats.
Look.
He lives in a hat!

The hat is a house.
And the house is a hat.
Can we live in it, too?

In and Out (Hats and Hats, part 2, page 28)

(the birds talk)
We like your house.
And we like you.
Can we come in?

I like hats.
And I like you.
Come in.

Look at that dog.
Look at that dog in the funny hat.

I like your hat.

(the dog talks)
I like your hats.
I like your house.
And I like you.
Can I come in?

I like hats.
And I like you.
Come in.
Look at that pony.
Look at that pony in the funny hat.

I like your hat.

(the pony talks)
I like you hats.
I like your house.
And I like you.
Can I come in?

I like hats.
And I like you.
Come in.

I can’t.
The house is too little.

Is the house too little?
Or is the pony too big?

Can You Come, Too?   (Hats and Hats, part 3, page 38)

We will go to the county.
We will live in a big house in the county.
Jump in my car.

Look at that red car.
Look at the man
and the birds
and the dog
and the pony in that red car.

And look at the funny hats.
Can we go, too?

We like birds.
And we like dogs.
You can come.
Jump in the car.

(A bear)
Look at the man
and the birds
and the dogs
and the pony in the funny hats.
Can I come, too?

We like you.
You can come, too.
Jump in the car.

Look at that house.
Can we live in that house?

That house is too little.
We will go to the city.
We will live in a big house in the city.

We like the house.
We like the house that is a hat.

 

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Big Bear     ( Hats and Bears, Level 6, Story # 3 Page 50 )

Ben is a bear.
Ben is a big bear.
He likes to run and jump.

Ben runs to the boys and girls.
But then the boys and girls run home.

Ben is sad.
Why is he sad?
The boys and girls don’t like Ben.

“Boys and girls can read,” says Ben.
“I can read, too.
Then I can read with the boys and girls.
Then I can run and jump with the boys and girls.”

But the boys and girls don’t read with Ben.
The boys and girls run home.

The Party (Big Bear, Part 2 page 57 )

The boys and girls have a party.

“Boys and girls like presents,” says Ben.
“I have a present. (an umbrella)
I can come to the party.
The boys and girls will like the present.
Then the boys and girls will like me.”

Ben does have a present.
But the boys and girls don’t like Ben.

Ben sits.
And Ben sits.
He is sad.
“The boys and girls don’t like me,” he says.
Then it rains.
It rains and rains.

Ben looks at the present.
What is it?
What is the present?
The present is a big umbrella.

It rains and rains.
I rains on the boys and girls.
It rains on the umbrella.

The boys and girls see Ben and the umbrella.
The boys and girls run.
The boys and girls run to Ben and the umbrella.
The boys and girls have a party with Ben.

Ben says, “I like the boys and girls and the boys and girls like me.”

 

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Sentence patterns from the stories in Hats and Bears

Larger, printable pdf copy of sentence patterns from Hats and Bears: Sentence patterns from hats and bears 2 level 6

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Practice:

  • saying these sentence patterns out loud, again and again
  • Put different words into the blanks.

English Hats and Bears sentence patterns

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