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Scary stories, Halloween

Halloween is coming! Let's make this Sunday creepy. Join us at 12-00 and be ready to be scared by our Scary stories to goose bumps. A lot of tasks, video and fantastic discussion are waiting for you.


Say your name, 

Do you like horror movies? If so, what’s your favorite horror movie? 

Useful resources

Scary Stories for class reading (can be read in a loud an discuss together) - Download 30_Oct_2016_Scary_Stories_Halloween 


a ghost (n.)

the visible soul of a dead person

synonyms: spirit, phantom, shadow, phantom

•Alaina claimed she had seen a ghost in her bedroom, but the police officer thought she was hallucinating.

spooky (adj.)

define what is strange in a way that causes fear and unease.

synonyms: chilling, creepy, eerie

•‘I bet this place is really spooky late at night’ 

Intimidating (adj.) 

making you feel frightened or nervous:

synonyms: frightening, terrifying 

• "Stay here, Kyle," she said, looking uncertainly at the intimidating scene before her. 

a cemetery (n.)

an area of ground in which dead bodies are buried

synonyms: graveyard, necropolis

•At the far side of the cemetery a group of mourners stood in a circle around the grave. 

to knock on the door

to strike door with a sharp blow

synonyms: to hit 

•Shortly after he had gone to sleep there was a knock on the door.  

thunder and lightning

the sudden loud noise that comes from the sky especially during a storm with a flash of bright light that is produced by electricity moving between clouds or from clouds to the ground:

synonyms: hurricane

•The lightning flashed and distant thunder rolled. 

a witch (n.)

a woman who is believed to have magical powers and who uses them to harm or help other people

synonyms: medium, psychic

•Of course, in the end, the wicked witch gets killed. 

frantically screaming

crying something loudly and usually on a high note with extreme emotion, esp. anxiety or fear

synonyms: dread cry out

•A spider landed on her pillow and she frantically screamed. 

rasping (adj.)

harsh-sounding and unpleasant

synonyms: harsh, scratchy, creaky

•his cracked, rasping voice narrates the story. 

an evil laugh (n.)

is a typical of antagonist in a story, since they are usually characterized as dark and merciless people

synonyms: muahahaha

•Nick said over and over, adding the evil laugh he had learned from cartoon bad guys. 

Vocabulary List

•a ghost



•a cemetery

•to knock on the door•thunder and lightning

•a witch

•frantically screaming


•an evil laugh 


1)Have you ever visited a foreign country or city for the first time and found that you knew exactly where things were?

2)Have you ever had a dream that come true? 

3)Why do some people consult psychics before doing important things?

4)Have you thought about becoming a ghostbuster?

5)If you were a ghost who and where would you haunt?

6)Do you believe in ghosts?

7)What is your all-time favorite scary monster or creature of the night?

8)Could you describe the best costume you've seen?

9)What would you do if you saw a ghost?

10)What numbers are considered to be lucky and unlucky in your country?

11)If one of your friends told you they had seen a ghost, would you believe him/her? Why/Why not?

12)Do you believe that houses have ghosts in them sometimes?

13)Can you recall any strange or unexplained events in your life?

14)Would you talk to a ghost?

15)Would you survive a scary horror story? 


1)Halloween is believed to be related to many superstitious stories and beliefs. Are you a superstitious person? What are some common superstitions in your country?

2)What is the scariest ghost story you know?

3)Do you believe that there are many things in our universe that cannot be explained? Give examples.

4)What is your biggest fear now? Did you have any fears/phobias when you were a child? Has this changed?

5)What is the most frightening things that has ever happened to you?

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