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"ESL English as a Second Language Listening and Reading Audiobooks"

"ESL English as a Second Language Listening and Reading Audiobooks"
Dances with Wolves by Michael Blake Ordered to hold an abandoned U.S. Army post, John Dunbar found himself alone, beyond the edge of civilization. Set in 1863, the novel follows Lieutenant John Dunbar on a magical journey from the ravages of the American Civil War to the far reaches of the American frontier, a frontier he naively wants to see "before it is gone". His posting to a desolate and deserted outpost is the point of contact with the lords of the southern plains... the indigenous people known as the Comanche. Though he does not speak their language, has no know-ledge of their customs, and is considered a trespasser, Lieutenant Dunbar finds himself intrigued by what to him is the exotic and alien culture of the buffalo-hunting people of the plains.

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The Hitchhiker: Reading Comprehension As Andrea turned off the motorway onto the road to Brockbourne, the small village in which she lived, it was four o'clock in the afternoon, but already the sun was falling behind the hills. At this time in December, it would be completely dark by five o'clock. Andrea shivered. The interior of the car was not cold, but the trees bending in the harsh wind and the patches of yesterday's snow still heaped in the fields made her feel chilly inside. It was another ten miles to the cottage where she lived with her husband Michael, and the dim light and wintry weather made her feel a little lonely.

More than 20 free listening tests for IELTS This is my selection of the best free practice listening sites for IELTS on the internet. Not all of these tests are exactly formatted to the IELTS exam but they are excellent for practising your listening skills. Before you go there may I suggest you check out these pages and resources: Tips on how to improve your listening skills How to understand IELTS listening questions

The Secret Garden (English7levels) TagsAdvanced A reading of the famous novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. The main story begins in colonial India where the young spoiled, rotten Mary Lennox is played by Gennie James. One morning she awakes to find her servants not answering and her parents having a late dinner party. She goes back to bed and reads a story to her doll. A few hours pass after she goes and eats some of the food that was leftover and drinks wine.

ESL Listening Comprehension Exercises: Movie clips to practice English SECTION 1: Movie Clips Learning through media (movies, music, etc.) is one of the best ways to learn a new language. The exercises below use movie clips to help you to better understand spoken English. Here's what you do: Click on the video you want to watch below.Watch the video, and pay attention to it! (You can pause and rewind the video.)Answer the listening comprehension questions below the video.Check your answers.

A 14 year old convalescent cat in the winter by Gavin Ewart - Children's Poetry Archive We're sorry but, for copyright reasons, you cannot print poem texts from this site. Copyright from 'Gavin Ewart Collected Poems 1980-1990' (Hutchinson, 1991) English Language Centre Study Zone: Welcome! About the Study Zone The Study Zone is for students of the English Language Centre (ELC) at the University of Victoria. ELC teachers create the English language lessons and practice exercises. The site is designed for our adult English language learners, but all are welcome to read the lessons and use the exercises. For ESL English Language Learners Christopher Boone knows all the countries of the world and their capitals and every prime number up to 7,057. He relates well to animals but has little understanding of human emotions. Although gifted with a superbly logical brain, at fifteen, Christopher's carefully constructed world falls apart when he finds his neighbor's dog, Wellington, impaled on a garden fork, and he is initially blamed for the killing. Christopher decides that he will track down the real killer and turns to his favorite fictional character, Sherlock Holmes, for inspiration. The investigation leads him down some unexpected paths and ultimately brings him face to face with a crisis within his own family. A novel that is deeply funny, poignant, and fascinating in its portrayal of a person whose curse and blessing is a mind that perceives the world literally.

Pride and Prejudice -novel reading (Learn English Through Story) TagsAdvanced 'The moment I first met you, I noticed your pride, your sense of superiority, and your selfish disdain for the feelings of others. You are the last man in the world whom I could ever be persuaded to marry,' said Elizabeth Bennet. And so Elizabeth rejects the proud Mr Darcy.

Proof Swedes may actually be the toughest people on earth A brave cyclist on Wednesday morning. Photo: Jonas Ekströmer/TT Even Jon Snow would be freezing his beard off. Stockholmers woke up to an unusually snow-covered city on Wednesday morning. Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf by Roald Dahl Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf As soon as Wolf began to feel That he would like a decent meal, He went and knocked on Grandma's door. When Grandma opened it, she saw The sharp white teeth, the horrid grin, And Wolfie said, "May I come in?" Poor Grandmamma was terrified, "He's going to eat me up!" she cried.

Enjoy Your English: Poison by Roald Dahl Read Dahl's short story then answer the questions. POISON by Roald Dahl It must have been around when I drove home. Coming up the drive I noticed Harry’s light was still on, so he was awake anyway.

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