Brandon Brown dice la verdad (Past and Present tense)

Brandon Brown dice la verdad (Past and Present tense)
comprehension-based™ reader
Brandon Brown learns that lying has its consequences.

Level 1 and up / Novice Low — Novice High


Rather than get caught in the act of disobeying his mother, Brandon decides to lie about his dishonest actions. He quickly discovers that not telling the truth can create big problems and a lot of stress! Will he win in the end, or will he decide that honesty is the best policy?

The exceptionally low unique word count and high frequency factor (the number of times core structures are embedded in the text) in the Comprehension-based™ reader, ‘Brandon Brown dit la vérité’, make this an ideal read for very beginning French students. Each page is loaded with cognates (words that are similar in English and French), recycled vocabulary, and illustrations, which makes this read highly comprehensible.


  • Level 1 and up
  • Past and Present tense
  • Unique word count: 104
  • Total word count: 4100
  • Page count: 81
  • Audio recording embedded in the Student and Teacher Bundles
  • A 442-page Teacher's Guide is also available!
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