Title: The Magical Kite -- An A2 Level Reading Story, with questions and answers.

In a small village nestled at the foot of a majestic mountain, there lived a young boy named Sam. Sam was known for his love of adventure and his fascination with kites. He would spend hours crafting colorful kites and flying them high in the sky.

One sunny day, while exploring the village market, Sam stumbled upon a mysterious old man selling kites. The old man had a twinkle in his eyes as he handed Sam a special kite. "This kite has a secret," he whispered, his voice filled with mystery.

Curiosity piqued, Sam hurried home to test out his new kite. As he flew it, he noticed something magical happening. The kite began to soar higher and higher, defying the wind's strength. Sam held on tightly, feeling as if he was being lifted off the ground.

To his astonishment, the kite carried him high above the village, taking him on a breathtaking journey through the clouds. He marveled at the stunning view of the village, the lush green fields, and the sparkling river below.

As Sam soared through the sky, he noticed a tiny island in the distance. The island was covered in colorful flowers and seemed like a hidden paradise. Intrigued, he steered the kite towards the island, landing gently on its sandy shores.

Sam explored the island and discovered its enchanting secrets. He encountered friendly animals, tasted exotic fruits, and played by the shimmering turquoise sea. It felt like a dream come true.

After a delightful day on the island, Sam knew it was time to return home. He hopped back onto the magical kite, and with a gentle tug, it carried him back to the village. As he descended, he couldn't help but feel grateful for the extraordinary adventure he had experienced.

From that day on, Sam cherished his special kite and continued to explore the world from above. He realized that with a bit of imagination and a touch of magic, anything was possible.

Difficult words:

  • Majestic: Having grandeur, beauty, or dignity.
  • Piqued: To arouse or stimulate curiosity or interest.
  • Astonishment: A feeling of great surprise or amazement.
  • Intrigued: Arousing curiosity or interest.

Discussion Questions:

  1. Who is the main character in the story?
  2. What did the old man give Sam?
  3. What happened when Sam flew the special kite?
  4. Where did the kite take Sam?
  5. What did Sam discover on the island?
  6. How did Sam feel about his adventure?
  7. Have you ever flown a kite? How did it make you feel?
  8. If you had a magical kite, where would you want it to take you and why?


  1. The main character in the story is Sam.
  2. The old man gave Sam a special kite.
  3. When Sam flew the special kite, it began to soar higher and higher, taking him on a magical journey through the sky.
  4. The kite took Sam to a colorful and enchanting island.
  5. On the island, Sam discovered friendly animals, exotic fruits, and a shimmering turquoise sea.
  6. Sam felt grateful and amazed by his adventure.
  7. The answer to this question will vary among students, allowing them to share their experiences and how flying a kite made them feel.
  8. The answer to this question will vary among students, allowing them to express their preferences and reasons for choosing a specific destination for their magical kite adventure.

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