Cell Phone Troubles – a short story for intermediate students

Paul Walker was a senior at Elkin High School. He was captain of the football team and probably one of the most popular boys in school. He actually enjoyed school. When you have popularity on your side, school is a cake walk. He was liked by almost everyone and had a super hot girlfriend. “Yo, […]

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Two Dates

I am really proud to present the first original graded reader written for this website. The story was written by me and Liwun Loo from the server fiverr.com. I gave the outline of the story, Liwun wrote it and I simplified and changed several parts of the story. Unlike all the previous graded readers, this […]

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The City that Escaped from Tomorrow – comic graded reader

When students get a magazine there is always only one page all of them read. The comic at the end. I remember that I used to be the same. So why not use this reflex to their benefit. Let’s give them comics and they will read in English. That is why I have edited another […]

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Mirka and Drugs – elementary graded reader

Mirka is a good student but her English teacher doesn’t like her. Her new teacher helps her but then … This is an easy elementary story for students of English. It has 350 words. Mirka and Drugs

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The Treasure Hunt – Edgar Wallace

Edgar Wallace was a great and popular author of detective stories and thrillers. However, he will probably forever be best remembered as the co-author of King-Kong. In the story The Treasure Hunt you can meet Mr.Reeder again and admire his brilliant criminal mind. The story has been shortened and simplified for intermediate and upper-intermediate learners […]

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My Holiday – messaging lesson

George Woolard recently published a book called Messaging where he describes a new approach to teaching English. I have created a lesson using this approach which I would like to share with you. Messaging_holiday 1. Start with a video. Ask the students to watch the video and match the places and the things there. The […]

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The Bridegroom’s Other Love

Lacie is in love with Rex and he marries her. But then she finds out that Rex didn’t marry her out of love but to get a revenge on another woman. Poor Lacie!! Read the new comic story for pre-intermediate students of English and enjoy the romantic story. At the end of the story you […]

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The Locket – Kate Chopin

Here is another graded reader for intermediate students. It is a nice story by Kate Chopin called The Locket. If you do not know what “the locket” is have a look at the picture. THE LOCKET I One night in autumn a few men were sitting around a fire on a hill. They were Confederate […]

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The Kiss – Kate Chopin

Here is another short story for pre-intermediate and intermediate students. It is quite short but extremely clever. I hope you will like it. THE KISS There was still enough light outside, but inside the room was full of shadows. Brantain sat in one of these shadows, but he did not mind. He could look at […]

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Doc Strange and Bio-megascope

Doc Strange was a comic which was published in 1945. Nowadays the comic is in public domain. I took the original and rewrote the bubbles into simple English (intermediate level) and then I made a video out of the comic. You can see the result below. Watch the video and try to understand the story […]

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