english story

english story, Language Skills Abroad
I looked at my watch and saw that it was going backwards. ‘That’s OK,’ I was thinking. ‘If my watch is going backwards, then it means that it’s early, so I’m not late for work at all.’ And then I.
People often said that Thierry Boyle was the most boring man in the world. Thierry didn’t know why people thought he was so boring. Thierry thought he was quite interesting.

english story, Language Skills Abroad
1) Your Name? __________ (1 Points)
It was an incredibly hot day, and a lion was feeling very hungry.

english story, Language Skills Abroad
The following short stories are well known, classic stories in the public domain, all with WordChecker to help with vocabulary.
Upper-Intermediate to Advanced
The Chapel
Advanced
3000 words (British English)
The background to this short story is the tropical island of Trinidad in the Caribbean. This is a story of quick lust and long revenge – with an ironical twist at the end. Comments

english story, Language Skills Abroad
Learning a language is hard. With Easy Stories in English, you can learn English the natural way, without studying lists of vocabulary or complicated grammar rules. Every week, Ariel Goodbody, author and language teacher, will present a story adapted to your level of English. The stories will be hilarious, dramatic, and entertaining, but never too difficult. If you’re learning English and are tired of boring textbooks, then this is the podcast for you.
Once there was a little frog. He lived in the forest next to a river. He was very small, about the size of a tennis ball. But his mouth was very big. When he smiled, his smile went from one ear to the other. Everyone called him the Little.

english story, Language Skills Abroad
What Is Great About It: This may not be technically a story since there is no plot. “Girl” talks about how girls are taught to live restricted lives since childhood. The mother instructs her to do all the household chores, indicating that it is her sole purpose.
A school teacher is narrating all the recent incidents that have happened on campus. First, they mention a garden where all the trees died. Pretty soon deaths of all kinds begin to occur.

Resources:

http://wealthygorilla.com/best-short-moral-stories/
http://www.englishclub.com/reading/short-stories.htm
http://easystoriesinenglish.com/
http://www.fluentu.com/blog/english/easy-english-short-stories-2/
http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/general-english/stories