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Easy Stories in English

Ariel Goodbody

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Easy Stories in English
Easy Stories in English

Easy Stories in English

Ariel Goodbody

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61
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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. Go to easystoriesinenglish.com for full transcripts of every episode, and to see a list of stories categorised by level.

Latest Episodes

The Wolf and the Seven Young Goats (Beginner)

One day, a mother goat leaves her seven children to find food in the forest. Before she leaves, she warns them about the big bad wolf, who has a deep voice and big black feet... Today's story is The Wolf and the Seven Young Goats. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Goats for the full transcript. Level: Beginner Genre: Children's Vocabulary: Animals, Food, Clothes, Baking Setting: Fairytale Word Count: 1179 Author: Fairy Tales If you enjoy the podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon. For just a few dollars a month you can get extra episodes, exercises, and much more.

17 MIN6 days ago
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The Wolf and the Seven Young Goats (Beginner)

The Nose That Ran Away (Pre-Intermediate)

One day, Major Kovaloff wakes up and finds his nose is gone. Not only that, but it's dressed up like a city officer, heading all over Russia, and he can't figure out who stole it from him! Today's story is The Nose That Ran Away. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Nose2 for the full transcript. Level: Pre-Intermediate Genre: Comedy Vocabulary: Body Parts, Magic, Cutting Hair, Politics, Russia Setting: Victorian Word Count: 2803 Author: Nikolai Gogol If you enjoy the podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon. For just a few dollars a month you can get extra episodes, exercises, and much more.

27 MIN1 weeks ago
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The Nose That Ran Away (Pre-Intermediate)

Strange Friends (Beginner)

There is a cat and mouse, and they are very good friends. They live together, and everyone calls them the "Strange Friends". But they must buy food and keep it for winter. So they get a pot of fat, and put it in the church, but the cat gets hungry... Today's story is Strange Friends. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Friends for the full transcript. Level: Beginner Genre: Children's Vocabulary: Animals, Food, Stealing, Religion Setting: Fairytale Word Count: 1017 Author: Fairy Tales If you enjoy the podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon. For just a few dollars a month you can get extra episodes, exercises, and much more.

19 MIN2 weeks ago
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Strange Friends (Beginner)

The Boy Who Hoped (Pre-Intermediate)

Ludwik Zamenhof grew up in Białystok, a Polish city divided into Russians, Poles, Germans and Jews. The four groups fight, and don't understand each other. One day Ludwik has an idea: what if everyone could speak the same language? Would it help solve conflicts? Today's story is The Boy Who Hoped. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Hope for the full transcript. Level: Pre-Intermedaite Genre: History Vocabulary: Language, Discrimination, Religion, School, University, Writing Setting: Modern Word Count: 2030 Author: Ariel Goodbody If you enjoy the podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon. For just a few dollars a month you can get extra episodes, exercises, and much more.

33 MIN3 weeks ago
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The Boy Who Hoped (Pre-Intermediate)

Arachne, the Spider Woman (Beginner)

Once there was a girl called Arachne. She was an excellent weaver. But one day, the goddess of weaving, Athena, came to visit her. Athena says she is a great weaver, and Arachne thanks her... Today's story is Arachne, the Spider Woman. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/SpiderWoman for the full transcript. Level: Beginner Genre: Myths & Legends Vocabulary: Art, Competition, Religion, Animals Setting: Ancient Word Count: 1039 Author: Greek Myths If you enjoy the podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon. For just a few dollars a month you can get extra episodes, exercises, and much more.

20 MINSEP 10
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Arachne, the Spider Woman (Beginner)

Sleeping Beauty (Beginner)

In the Blue Castle, everything is soft and blue. In the Red Castle, everything is bright and strong. The two lands each have their princesses, and the two lands hate each other. But the princesses will have to work together to create peace... Today's story is Sleeping Beauty. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Sleeping for the full transcript. Level: Beginner Genre: Children's Vocabulary: Magic, Kings and Queens, War, Flying Setting: Fairytale Word Count: 1401 Author: Fairy Tales If you enjoy the podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon. For just a few dollars a month you can get extra episodes, exercises, and much more.

22 MINSEP 3
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Sleeping Beauty (Beginner)

House of Secrets Chapter 4 (Intermediate)

Elisabeth, Steve and Xu all live together in Rosa's house. They're all bad at paying rent, and Rosa has had enough. In order to make up for their late payments, they have to do tasks around the house. But in the dust and weeds they will find more than they expected... Today's story is House of Secrets. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Secrets4 for the full transcript. Level: Intermediate Genre: Comedy Vocabulary: Secrets, Magic, Renting, Art, Theatre, Cleaning, Inheritance Setting: Modern Word Count: 2004 Author: Ariel's Class

21 MINAUG 27
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House of Secrets Chapter 4 (Intermediate)

House of Secrets Chapter 3 (Intermediate)

Elisabeth, Steve and Xu all live together in Rosa's house. They're all bad at paying rent, and Rosa has had enough. In order to make up for their late payments, they have to do tasks around the house. But in the dust and weeds they will find more than they expected... Today's story is House of Secrets. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Secrets3 for the full transcript. Level: Intermediate Genre: Comedy Vocabulary: Secrets, Magic, Renting, Art, Theatre, Cleaning, Inheritance Setting: Modern Word Count: 1234 Author: Ariel's Class

15 MINAUG 27
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House of Secrets Chapter 3 (Intermediate)

House of Secrets Chapter 2 (Intermediate)

Elisabeth, Steve and Xu all live together in Rosa's house. They're all bad at paying rent, and Rosa has had enough. In order to make up for their late payments, they have to do tasks around the house. But in the dust and weeds they will find more than they expected... Today's story is House of Secrets. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Secrets2 for the full transcript. Level: Intermediate Genre: Comedy Vocabulary: Secrets, Magic, Renting, Art, Theatre, Cleaning, Inheritance Setting: Modern Word Count: 1321 Author: Ariel's Class

16 MINAUG 20
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House of Secrets Chapter 2 (Intermediate)

House of Secrets Chapter 1 (Intermediate)

Elisabeth, Steve and Xu all live together in Rosa's house. They're all bad at paying rent, and Rosa has had enough. In order to make up for their late payments, they have to do tasks around the house. But in the dust and weeds they will find more than they expected... Today's story is House of Secrets. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Secrets1 for the full transcript. Level: Intermediate Genre: Comedy Vocabulary: Secrets, Magic, Renting, Art, Theatre, Cleaning, Inheritance Setting: Modern Word Count: 901 Author: Ariel's Class

15 MINAUG 20
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House of Secrets Chapter 1 (Intermediate)

Latest Episodes

The Wolf and the Seven Young Goats (Beginner)

One day, a mother goat leaves her seven children to find food in the forest. Before she leaves, she warns them about the big bad wolf, who has a deep voice and big black feet... Today's story is The Wolf and the Seven Young Goats. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Goats for the full transcript. Level: Beginner Genre: Children's Vocabulary: Animals, Food, Clothes, Baking Setting: Fairytale Word Count: 1179 Author: Fairy Tales If you enjoy the podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon. For just a few dollars a month you can get extra episodes, exercises, and much more.

17 MIN6 days ago
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The Wolf and the Seven Young Goats (Beginner)

The Nose That Ran Away (Pre-Intermediate)

One day, Major Kovaloff wakes up and finds his nose is gone. Not only that, but it's dressed up like a city officer, heading all over Russia, and he can't figure out who stole it from him! Today's story is The Nose That Ran Away. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Nose2 for the full transcript. Level: Pre-Intermediate Genre: Comedy Vocabulary: Body Parts, Magic, Cutting Hair, Politics, Russia Setting: Victorian Word Count: 2803 Author: Nikolai Gogol If you enjoy the podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon. For just a few dollars a month you can get extra episodes, exercises, and much more.

27 MIN1 weeks ago
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The Nose That Ran Away (Pre-Intermediate)

Strange Friends (Beginner)

There is a cat and mouse, and they are very good friends. They live together, and everyone calls them the "Strange Friends". But they must buy food and keep it for winter. So they get a pot of fat, and put it in the church, but the cat gets hungry... Today's story is Strange Friends. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Friends for the full transcript. Level: Beginner Genre: Children's Vocabulary: Animals, Food, Stealing, Religion Setting: Fairytale Word Count: 1017 Author: Fairy Tales If you enjoy the podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon. For just a few dollars a month you can get extra episodes, exercises, and much more.

19 MIN2 weeks ago
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Strange Friends (Beginner)

The Boy Who Hoped (Pre-Intermediate)

Ludwik Zamenhof grew up in Białystok, a Polish city divided into Russians, Poles, Germans and Jews. The four groups fight, and don't understand each other. One day Ludwik has an idea: what if everyone could speak the same language? Would it help solve conflicts? Today's story is The Boy Who Hoped. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Hope for the full transcript. Level: Pre-Intermedaite Genre: History Vocabulary: Language, Discrimination, Religion, School, University, Writing Setting: Modern Word Count: 2030 Author: Ariel Goodbody If you enjoy the podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon. For just a few dollars a month you can get extra episodes, exercises, and much more.

33 MIN3 weeks ago
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The Boy Who Hoped (Pre-Intermediate)

Arachne, the Spider Woman (Beginner)

Once there was a girl called Arachne. She was an excellent weaver. But one day, the goddess of weaving, Athena, came to visit her. Athena says she is a great weaver, and Arachne thanks her... Today's story is Arachne, the Spider Woman. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/SpiderWoman for the full transcript. Level: Beginner Genre: Myths & Legends Vocabulary: Art, Competition, Religion, Animals Setting: Ancient Word Count: 1039 Author: Greek Myths If you enjoy the podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon. For just a few dollars a month you can get extra episodes, exercises, and much more.

20 MINSEP 10
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Arachne, the Spider Woman (Beginner)

Sleeping Beauty (Beginner)

In the Blue Castle, everything is soft and blue. In the Red Castle, everything is bright and strong. The two lands each have their princesses, and the two lands hate each other. But the princesses will have to work together to create peace... Today's story is Sleeping Beauty. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Sleeping for the full transcript. Level: Beginner Genre: Children's Vocabulary: Magic, Kings and Queens, War, Flying Setting: Fairytale Word Count: 1401 Author: Fairy Tales If you enjoy the podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon. For just a few dollars a month you can get extra episodes, exercises, and much more.

22 MINSEP 3
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Sleeping Beauty (Beginner)

House of Secrets Chapter 4 (Intermediate)

Elisabeth, Steve and Xu all live together in Rosa's house. They're all bad at paying rent, and Rosa has had enough. In order to make up for their late payments, they have to do tasks around the house. But in the dust and weeds they will find more than they expected... Today's story is House of Secrets. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Secrets4 for the full transcript. Level: Intermediate Genre: Comedy Vocabulary: Secrets, Magic, Renting, Art, Theatre, Cleaning, Inheritance Setting: Modern Word Count: 2004 Author: Ariel's Class

21 MINAUG 27
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House of Secrets Chapter 4 (Intermediate)

House of Secrets Chapter 3 (Intermediate)

Elisabeth, Steve and Xu all live together in Rosa's house. They're all bad at paying rent, and Rosa has had enough. In order to make up for their late payments, they have to do tasks around the house. But in the dust and weeds they will find more than they expected... Today's story is House of Secrets. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Secrets3 for the full transcript. Level: Intermediate Genre: Comedy Vocabulary: Secrets, Magic, Renting, Art, Theatre, Cleaning, Inheritance Setting: Modern Word Count: 1234 Author: Ariel's Class

15 MINAUG 27
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House of Secrets Chapter 3 (Intermediate)

House of Secrets Chapter 2 (Intermediate)

Elisabeth, Steve and Xu all live together in Rosa's house. They're all bad at paying rent, and Rosa has had enough. In order to make up for their late payments, they have to do tasks around the house. But in the dust and weeds they will find more than they expected... Today's story is House of Secrets. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Secrets2 for the full transcript. Level: Intermediate Genre: Comedy Vocabulary: Secrets, Magic, Renting, Art, Theatre, Cleaning, Inheritance Setting: Modern Word Count: 1321 Author: Ariel's Class

16 MINAUG 20
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House of Secrets Chapter 2 (Intermediate)

House of Secrets Chapter 1 (Intermediate)

Elisabeth, Steve and Xu all live together in Rosa's house. They're all bad at paying rent, and Rosa has had enough. In order to make up for their late payments, they have to do tasks around the house. But in the dust and weeds they will find more than they expected... Today's story is House of Secrets. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Secrets1 for the full transcript. Level: Intermediate Genre: Comedy Vocabulary: Secrets, Magic, Renting, Art, Theatre, Cleaning, Inheritance Setting: Modern Word Count: 901 Author: Ariel's Class

15 MINAUG 20
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House of Secrets Chapter 1 (Intermediate)