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Short stories in English

Very short stories in graded English for class and for home

A choice of short short stories for school, college and home study. Texts in graded English, mostly under 1000 words, with worksheets and classroom ideas for teachers, for use with intermediate and advanced EFL / ESL

Short stories - advanced English

Short stories - intermediate English,  teenage fiction

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Linguapress is also interested in publishing good short stories by established writers whose works are in the public domain, and welcomes suggestions. To be in the public domain, works must be by a writer who died over 70 years ago.

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Discover a selection of Linguapress intermediate short stories, with worksheets and teaching ideas, in

Reading resources in graded English
from Linguapress
A choice of other pages from Linguapress.
Intermediate resources :
Charlie Chaplin & the Little Tramp
The men who guard the Queen
Discussion : Are you a brand slave?
The Beatles, in easy English
Who is James Bond ?
USA: Who was Buffalo Bill?
USA: Close encounters with a Twister  
More: More intermediate reading texts  
Advanced level reading :
Charles Babbage, the father of the computer
Agatha Christie - the world's best-selling author
Who killed Martin Luther King?
The story of the jet plane
Tolkien - the man who gave us the Hobbit
More: More advanced reading texts  
Selected grammar pages
Verbs in English
Noun groups in English
Word order in English
Reported questions in English
Language and style 
Word stress in English
The short story of English
Ideas for teachers

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