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1,600 FREE Short Stories for English Learners,

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December 17, 2017   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 cite source (eslyes.com) and the fact that the material is copyrighted. I'm not teaching now, but I was an ESL instructor for 24 years (Pasadena, CA, and Brooklyn, NY). email me Mike Carlson michaeleslATgmail.com. Finally, re CROSSWORDS: It's easier to do crosswords if you are looking at the story and the xword at the same time, so use a split screen via your choice at View two windows side by side, or use my free favorite for years, Stickies at Stickies, which has a Stay on Top toggle switch at top left, and its box can be easily resized. Copy the story onto Stickies and look at your Stickies while you are on the xword page.

Dec. 18, 2016. FINALLY! This entire site is error‐free, I hope! I apologize for all those typos, etc. Thank you so much for your patience. This past year has been something else. But, all's well that ends well. (If you spot something that still needs fixing, email me Mike Carlson michaeleslATgmail.com.)



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