Learn English Through Story ★ Subtitles: Little Lord Fauntleroy (Level 1)

Short description:

Cedric Errol is seven years old. He lives with his mother in a little house in New York. They don’t have much money, but mother and son are very good friends. Cedric is a kind, friendly little boy, and everybody likes him.

His father was English, but he is now dead, and Cedric and his mother are alone in the world. But one day a lawyer arrives from England with some very surprising news about Cedric’s grandfather.

 

 

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Glossary

  1. alone without any other person
  2. bad-tempered often angry and impatient
  3. belong if something is yours, it belongs to you
  4. boot-black somebody who cleans people’s shoes in the street
  5. brave ready to do dangerous or difficult things and not be afraid
  6. busy with a lot of things to do
  7. curly (of hair) with lots of little round shapes
  8. dear / dearest words for someone that you love
  9. earl a British title for a man from an old, important family
  10. farm land and buildings where people keep animals and grow food
  11. feelings something that you feel inside yourself, like happiness or sadness
  12. fine (adj) good, nice, beautiful, etc.
  13. game (illus) something you play that has rules
  14. great very big
  15. grocery-man a man who has a grocery store (a food shop)
  16. hate (v) to have a very strong feeling of not liking somebody
  17. heart the place inside you where your feelings are
  18. heir somebody who gets money, buildings, land, etc. when another person, usually in the same family, dies
  19. jump (v) to move very quickly and suddenly
  20. kind friendly and good to other people
  21. lawyer a person who knows about the law
  22. lord a British title for a man (or boy) from an important family; my lord words you use when you speak to lords, earls, etc.
  23. marry to take somebody as your husband or wife
  24. miserable feeling very unhappy
  25. pain a feeling in your body when you are hurt or ill
  26. painful giving pain
  27. philanthropist a rich person who helps the poor and those in need, often by giving money
  28. poor (1) with very little money; (2) a word that you use when you feel sad for someone
  29. pretty nice to look at
  30. rent (n) money you pay to live in another person’s house
  31. sad not happy
  32. selfish thinking too much about what you want, and not about what other people want
  33. servant a person who works in another person’s house
  34. shake (past tense
  35. shook) to move quickly from side to side, or up and down
  36. shaky (adj) shaking because you have strong feelings or are afraid
  37. soldier a person in an army, who fights for their country
  38. stare (v) to look at somebody or something for a long time
  39. store (n) a shop
  40. stupid not intelligent, not clever
  41. surprise the feeling you have when something happens that you did not expect
  42. surprised feeling or showing surprise
  43. surprising making you feel surprise
  44. sweet (of a person) pretty, kind
  45. toy a thing for a child to play with
  46. unhappy not happy
  47. unkind not kind
  48. vicar a priest in some Christian churches
  49. worried unhappy because you think that something bad is going to happen

 

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