Burlington Activity Readers Catalogue
New Titles

The Boy with the Dark Secret A Stranger in the Past All About Wales Witches, Secrets and Lies
Women Who Made a Difference Emma    

The prestigious Burlington Activity Readers Series, now with 82 titles, offers an exciting range of classic adaptations, original stories and non-fiction options specially designed for students of ESO and Bachillerato. This full-colour series offers the following key features:

  • Grammatical structures and vocabulary are carefully controlled, ensuring each reader corresponds perfectly to the levels and syllabus of the Spanish school system.
  • Multilingual introduction and glossary of difficult words translated into Spanish, Catalan, Basque and Galician in every reader.
  • Vocabulary and comprehension activities integrated after every two chapters in ESO and after every three chapters in Bachillerato, to consolidate students’ understanding and develop their ability to use textual and visual information.
  • Did You Know? boxes with interesting information related to the content of the reader.
  • Cross-curricular pages at the end of each reader, to enrich students’ general knowledge by expanding upon a theme from the story.
  • Student’s website materials with MP3 recordings, comprehension activities, vocabulary games, book report tasks and a progress report (ESO), and web-based activities (Bachillerato), available in the Student’s Zone.

Teacher’s materials are available from the Teacher’s Zone. They include all the student’s website resources, plus:
  • Plot summary
  • Background information
  • Before and after reading activities
  • Final tests in editable format
  • Answers to all the reader activities
  • General series information leaflet

For a complete overview of the Burlington Activity Readers, click here.
For a complete grammar syllabus of the Burlington Activity Readers, click here.
For tips on how to choose readers best suited for your class, click here.


The Boy with the Dark Secret Gulliver's Travels All About Australia The House of Arden
Doctor Dolittle The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Nurse Matilda More Ghost Tales
The Ghost Teacher All About Britain Witches and Wizards The Treasure Seekers
Tales from Greek Mythology Tarzan of the Apes The Borrowers Agathon: A Greek Slave in Pompeii


A Stranger in the Past All About Scotland Rosy Is My Relative Ring of Bright Water
A Christmas Carol All About the USA Jump to Freedom The Incredible Journey
The Indian in the Cupboard An Eskimo Adventure Tales of the Alhambra Tutankhamun
A Ghost Collection Tales of Arabian Nights The Canterville Ghost The Thief of Always


All About Wales Slaves in the Desert The Case of the Ancient Artefact All About Ireland
Leopard Trail My Lady, Anne Boleyn A Sherlock Holmes Collection Three Child Rulers
Two Explorers: The Stories of Marco Polo and Roald Amundsen Going for Gold The Jungle Book The Ghost Ship
The Lost World The Ghost of Featherstone Castle Grey Owl: A Man of the Wilderness Madame Doubtfire


Witches, Secrets and Lies Classic Ghost Stories A Convict's Tale Three Great Leaders
People Who Changed the World All About South Africa Dracula The War of the Worlds
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Villains! Modern Masters
Moby Dick Great Expectations Gandhi Channel to the Future

Bachillerato 1

Women Who Made a Difference Jane Eyre The Importance of Being Earnest The Prisoner of Zenda
Les Misérables The Mayor or Casterbridge A Foreigner in Britain Moonfleet
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole      

Bachillerato 2

Emma The Black Tulip Three Tales of Terror and Mystery Tales with a Twist
A Foreigner in New York Oscar Wilde Short Stories Frankenstein The Boxer
The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole