As of February 2018: "English Learner 500 Short Stories for Beginner‐Intermediate" Vols. 1 and 2 for only 99 cents each! Buy both e‐books (1,000 short stories, iPhone and Android) at Amazon-Kindle. All 1,000 stories are also right here at eslyes at Link 10.


1,600 FREE Short Stories for English Learners,

with Exercises, Audio, Grade Level

March 18, 2018 ...   Hi! I hope you enjoy these original stories and dialogues, using your PC, Mac, or your mobile device. They are for Beginner and Intermediate Level English learners. Many stories have Vocabulary, Cloze, Scrambled Sentences, Crosswords, and Dictation exercises. Most stories have audio. Many stories have two audio speeds—normal speed and slow speed. Dec. 21, 2016: ALL audio files are now downloadable, at each story page and elsewhere. The Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level accompanies EVERY story. And, if you like the New York City stories, follow the links, above and below, to where you can buy my 99¢ e‐books.

I'm always trying to improve this site. If you have suggestions, I'm all ears! And, if you like this site, please tell others. Teachers: As long as you are not using my material in a for‐profit manner, you can use all of it for free—just identify source ( I'm not teaching now, but I was an ESL instructor for 24 years (Pasadena, CA, and Brooklyn, NY). email me Mike Carlson

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