English Mime – Birth of the Mime

Birth of the Mime is a book for students and teachers structured around the educational comedy series English Mime rich in engaging videos, animations and vocabulary with reading exercises and quizzes.

The book is mainly aimed at reinforcing vocabulary following the guidelines of the Cambridge A2 Key and A2 Key for Schools [read the Cambridge vocabulary list]

  • Educational physical comedy videos with accompanying didactic sheets, reading exercises and quizzes.
  • Special importance given to vocabulary learning
  • Dedicated section on the IPA (International Phonetics Alphabet)
  • Integrated with the English Mime YouTube channel and online teaching platform
  • Follows the Cambridge guidelines of A2 Key and A2 Key for Schools

Available worldwide in all Amazon stores in Kindle and paperback format in the fall of 2020

Price: € 7  – Kindle edition


(topics in blue are linked to the EM videos) 

  • Have (have lunch, have a shower)
  • Go – Come
  • Make – Do
  • Take – Bring
  • Phrasal verbs
  • Talking (say, tell)
  • Moving (walk, jump, stride, etc.)
  • Entertainment and media
  • Hobbies & leisure
  • Colours
  • Education


  • Countries and nationalities
  • Weather
  • Animals and pets
  • Travel and Transport
  • Food & drink
  • Jobs and professions
  • Holidays
  • Sports
  • Crime
  • Clothes
  • Time
  • Likes and dislikes