English stories and articles for reading and listening practice

If you're learning English, extensive reading and listening can help you improve all your English skills.

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Stories by over 50 authors
Articles on history, science, crime, sport and more

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By reading and listening to our short stories at your own level you experience English being used for different purposes in different settings.

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  • 300 stories and articles
  • 230 with audio
  • 82 with read aloud text highlighting
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  • Graded readers at 5 levels
  • Based on the IELTS and CEFR
  • Images & Illustrations
  • Definitions of key words and phrases

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  • Graded readers at 5 levels
  • Based on the IELTS and CEFR
  • Images & Illustrations
  • Definitions of key words and phrases