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Popular Books You Can Read to Learn English

 

These are some things I have found for students to read.  I try to add things to this page often.  There are very short stories, fables, and articles.

  • Ghosts in the White House The most famous address in America–1600 Pennsylvania Avenue–is also perhaps the country’s most famous haunted house. Presidents, first ladies, White House staff members and guests have reported feeling ghostly presences, ...
  • Titanosaur in New York |level 3 21-01-2016 07:00 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3   They may be more than 100 million years old, but it didn’t take scientists that long to reconstruct the latest resident of New York’s American Museum ...
  • The Cock and the Jewel an Aesop’s Fable   The Cock and the Jewel An Aesop’s Fable A Cock, scratching for food for himself and his hens, found a precious stone; on which he said: “If your owner had found you, ...
  • The Manhattan Project – America’s Nuclear Bomb |story Main Gate at Los Alamos LaboratoryThe Manhattan Project was the code name of a government program to develop an atomic bomb during World War II. Although over 100,000 scientists and engineers worked on the project ...
  • People Are Poor People are standing in long lines all over America. The long lines are unemployment lines. Unemployment lines are for people who have no jobs. Millions of Americans have no jobs. ...
  • Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin  1706-1790 He is considered to be one of the greatest Americans that ever lived. He was the only person to sign the four key documents of American History:The Declaration of Independence, the ...
  • Alexander Hamilton ALEXANDER HAMILTON Though he never attained the highest office of his adopted country, few of America’s founders influenced its political system more than Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804). Born in the British West Indies, ...
  • The Destruction of Iraq It’s a big country, but still, how can anything be left of Iraq? When you look at the news on TV, all you see is one explosion after another. Helicopters ...
  • Volcano Erupts in Mexico L1 | Quiz   Volcano Erupts in Mexico from News in Levels Here is news from Mexico. There is a volcano there. It erupts. Smoke comes out of it. This is the volcano’s 30th eruption. People live ...
  • American Stories in Easy English / American Stories in VOA Special English (ESL/EFL) These will all print very cleanly (without printing the MP3 player and menu.) You can read the text as you listen to its MP3 file. The Voice of America (VOA) American Stories ...