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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.

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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.

    One-Eyed, Two-Eyed, Three-Eyed (Pre-Intermediate)

    One-Eyed, Two-Eyed, Three-Eyed (Pre-Intermediate)

    Two-Eyed isn't beautiful and clever, and unlike her sisters, she only has two eyes. But when a man tries to marry her, her mother and sisters will do anything to ruin Two-Eyed's life. She will need the help of a magical deer to show that, in the end, love always wins.


    Today's story is One-Eyed, Two-Eyed, Three-Eyed. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Eye for the full transcript.
    Level: Pre-Intermediate
    Genre: Children's
    Vocabulary: Animals, Food, Working, Family, Marriage, Magic
    Setting: Fairytale
    Word Count: 2257
    Author: Fairy Tales


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    • 26 min
    Little Red Riding Hood (Beginner)

    Little Red Riding Hood (Beginner)

    Red needs to bring food to her grandmother, but the illness is killing people everywhere. If she goes, she could make Grandmother sick. But when her mother disappears, and the Big Bad Wolf hunts her grandmother, she will have to risk everything to save her life.


    Today's story is Little Red Riding Hood. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Red for the full transcript.
    Level: Beginner
    Genre: Children's
    Vocabulary: Animals, Illness, Food
    Setting: Fairytale
    Word Count: 2887
    Author: Fairy Tales


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    • 41 min
    Steal from the Rich and Give to the Poor (Pre-Intermediate)

    Steal from the Rich and Give to the Poor (Pre-Intermediate)

    Juraj Jánošík was a good man, but Slovakia had one very bad man: Earl Lojzo. When the Earl starts taking food from the poor, Juraj will do anything to bring justice back to the land...


    Today's story is Steal from the Rich and Give to the Poor. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Steal for the full transcript.
    Level: Pre-Intermediate
    Genre: Adventure
    Vocabulary: War, Stealing, Kings and Queens, Bandits
    Setting: Pre-Modern
    Word Count: 1518
    Author: Erik Bôtoš


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    • 24 min
    A Letter from God (Intermediate)

    A Letter from God (Intermediate)

    In today's listener-submitted story, Hubert tells us about a religious experience he had after the death of his father. Many of us are athiests these days, but sometimes something so amazing happens that it changes our beliefs.


    Today's story is A Letter from God. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/God for the full transcript.
    Level: Intermediate
    Genre: Personal
    Vocabulary: Religion, Death, Funerals, Family
    Setting: Modern
    Word Count: 853
    Author: Hubert Lenartowicz


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    • 19 min
    The Three Languages (Beginner)

    The Three Languages (Beginner)

    Eric is a nice but stupid boy. His father sends him to learn from great teachers, but all he does is talk to animals. So his father throws him out, and Eric will have to use the three languages he knows to find his way...


    Today's story is The Three Languages. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Three for the full transcript.
    Level: Beginner
    Genre: Children's
    Vocabulary: Animals, Learning Languages, Kings and Queens, Treasure, Religion, Christianity, Italy
    Setting: Fairytale
    Word Count: 1291
    Author: Fairy Tales


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    • 21 min
    Mia the Witch (Advanced)

    Mia the Witch (Advanced)

    Marabella is the witch of the dark, dark forest, with her two cats Starry and Night as companions. But it gets lonely being a witch, so she heads out into the world to find someone to share her home with. Will she succeed, or will she find the world is not so friendly to lonely little witches?


    Today's story is Mia the Witch. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Witch for the full transcript.
    Level: Advanced
    Genre: Romance
    Vocabulary: Animals, Magic, Love, Kings and Queens, Fishing, Food, Housework, Caves, Making Friends
    Setting: Fairytale
    Word Count: 3881
    Author: Ariel Goodbody


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    • 39 min

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