Voy a Aprender Inglés

comparte y envia este articulo

Agregar a favoritos/marcadores Imprimir Página    
duende
Menu Principal
Inicio
Archivos PowerPoint - PPS
Letras de Canciones - Lyrics
Láminas para Colorear - Coloring Pages
FlashCards
Fichas Infantiles - Worsheets
Lecturas - Readings
Gramática - Grammar
Vocabulario - Vocabulary
Celebraciones - Celebrations
Materiales Aula - Materials for the Classroom
Taller de Cocina - Cooking Workshop
Turismo en Tenerife - Tourism in Tenerife
Recomienda ésta página a un amigo
Buscador
contacto por email Contactar
Quienes Somos
Aviso Legal
Protección del menor
en internet

Cuentos en Inglés
La Liebre y la Tortuga.
Stories in English
The Hare and the Tortoise.
volver a Volver a Cuentos en inglés

Los Cuentos ofrecen la posibilidad de viajar y vivir aventuras fantásticas con la imaginación, fomentan la creatividad, entretienen, enseñan a través de moralejas, acercan a los niños, a los libros y estimulan la lectura. Los cuentos ayudan en el aprendizaje de un idioma. Favoreciendo la lectura, la comprensión, la adquisición de vocabulario, traducción, etc.

cuento la liebre y la tortuga

The hare and the tortoise

Once upon a time.... there was a hare who, boasting how he could run faster than anyone else, was forever teasing tortoise for its slowness. Then one day, the irate tortoise answered back: "Who do you think you are? There's no denying you're swift, but even you can be beaten!" The hare squealed with laughter.

"Beaten in a race? By whom? Not you, surely! I bet there's nobody in the world that can win against me, I'm so speedy. Now, why don't you try?"
Annoyed by such bragging, the tortoise accepted the challenge. A course was planned, and next day at dawn they stood at the starting line. The hare yawned sleepily as the meek tortoise trudged slowly off. When the hare saw how painfully slow his rival was, he decided, half asleep on his feet, to have a quick nap. "Take your time!" he said. "I'll have forty winks and catch up with you in a minute."

The hare woke with a start from a fitful sleep and gazed round, looking for the tortoise. But the creature was only a short distance away, having barely covered a third of the course. Breathing a sigh of relief, the hare decided he might as well have breakfast too, and off he went to munch some cabbages he had noticed in a nearby field. But the heavy meal and the hot sun made his eyelids droop. With a careless glance at the tortoise, now halfway along the course, he decided to have another snooze before flashing past the winning post. And smiling at the thought of the look on the tortoise's face when it saw the hare speed by, he fell fast asleep and was soon snoring happily. The sun started to sink, below the horizon, and the tortoise, who had been plodding towards the winning post since morning, was scarcely a yard from the finish. At that very point, the hare woke with a jolt. He could see the tortoise a speck in the distance and away he dashed.

He leapt and bounded at a great rate, his tongue lolling, and gasping for breath. Just a little more and he'd be first at the finish. But the hare's last leap was just too late, for the tortoise had beaten him to the winning post. Poor hare! Tired and in disgrace, he slumped down beside the tortoise who was silently smiling at him.

"Slowly does it every time!" he said.

Thanks so much to Dennis for sending in this story.

comparte y envia este articulo


Anúnciate en la web
Recomendamos
Hazte Fan en Facebook Síguenos en Twitter
Recursos Educativos
Power Point Gratis
Menudo Embarazo
Webmaster España
eXTReMe Tracker
Mapa del sitio | Contactar | | Webmasters | Protección del menor en internet | Aviso Legal | Quienes Somos