145 episodes

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.

Easy Stories in English Ariel Goodbody

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

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.

    Strange Friends (Intermediate)

    Strange Friends (Intermediate)

    Buy me a coffee to say thank you for the podcast!

    ===

    There is a cat and mouse, and they are very good friends. They live together, and everyone calls them the "Strange Friends". But they must buy food and keep it for winter. So they get a pot of fat, and put it in the church, but the cat gets hungry...

    Today's story is Strange Friends. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/FriendsInt for the full transcript. You can listen to the beginner version of this story at EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Friends.
    Level: Intermediate.
    Genre: Children's.
    New Vocabulary: Altar, Fantasise, Christening, Anticipation, Spare (Give), ‘Good things come in threes’, From top to bottom, Deter, Gravely, Evoke memories.
    Setting: Fairytale.
    Word Count: 1384.
    Author: Ariel Goodbody.

    If you enjoy the podcast, please consider supporting me on Patreon. For just a few dollars a month you can get extra episodes, conversational podcasts, exercises, and much more.

    Support Easy Stories in English by contributing to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/easystoriesinenglish

    • 20 min
    The Shadow Club #11: Fighting Cats and Fighting Bulls

    The Shadow Club #11: Fighting Cats and Fighting Bulls

    Buy me a coffee to say thank you for the podcast!

    ===

    Ricky's family goes on holiday to Spain, but all his parents want to do is look around cathedrals. Willow is sad, and Ricky realises that his parents have taken away her Fighting Cats books, so he asks them why. Later on, he gets a text from Larry with some very exciting news...

    Today's story is The Shadow Club. This is chapter eleven, Fighting Cats and Fighting Bulls. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Shadow11 for the full transcript.
    Level: Pre-Intermediate.
    Genre: Action.
    New Vocabulary: Echo, Apparently, Copy (Media), Share a look, Get the feeling, An escape, Through gritted teeth, Fluent, Foundation programme, Football academy.
    Setting: Modern.
    Word Count: 1929.
    Author: Ariel Goodbody.

    If you enjoy the podcast, please consider supporting me on Patreon. For just a few dollars a month you can get extra episodes, conversational podcasts, exercises, and much more.

    Support Easy Stories in English by contributing to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/easystoriesinenglish

    • 25 min
    The Tightrope Walker (Beginner)

    The Tightrope Walker (Beginner)

    Buy me a coffee to say thank you for the podcast!

    ===

    A man is walking on a tightrope between two tall buildings. Everyone is watching. They want him to make it. But one man doesn't want him to make it...

    Today's story is The Tightrope Walker. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Walker for the full transcript.
    Level: Beginner.
    Genre: Action.
    New Vocabulary: Tightrope, Leak, Drop by drop, Suddenly, Step by step, Worried to death, Imagine, Beauty, Shoot, Break the law, Arrest.
    Setting: Modern.
    Word Count: 1147.
    Author: Ariel Goodbody.

    If you enjoy the podcast, please consider supporting me on Patreon. For just a few dollars a month you can get extra episodes, conversational podcasts, exercises, and much more.

    Support Easy Stories in English by contributing to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/easystoriesinenglish

    • 17 min
    The Shadow Club #10: An Easy Game

    The Shadow Club #10: An Easy Game

    Buy me a coffee to say thank you for the podcast!

    ===

    Everything is very uncomfortable after Mr Burne shouted at The Shadow Club. But they have more important things to worry about: there's a football match this Saturday. They win the game easily, but why can't Ricky feel happy about it?

    Today's story is The Shadow Club. This is chapter ten, An Easy Game. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Shadow10 for the full transcript.
    Level: Pre-Intermediate.
    Genre: Action.
    New Vocabulary: ‘The tension is so thick you could cut it with a knife’, Awkward, Catholic, Shut up, Weird, Pale, Bible, Tackle, French toast, Girly.
    Setting: Modern.
    Word Count: 2185.
    Author: Ariel Goodbody.

    If you enjoy the podcast, please consider supporting me on Patreon. For just a few dollars a month you can get extra episodes, conversational podcasts, exercises, and much more.

    Support Easy Stories in English by contributing to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/easystoriesinenglish

    • 28 min
    Misty the Snake (Beginner)

    Misty the Snake (Beginner)

    Buy me a coffee to say thank you for the podcast!

    ===

    Misty the Snake loves eating other people's pets. This does not make the people of the United Kingdom happy. So her owner takes her to Brazil, but really she wants to go home to Ghana...

    Today's story is Misty the Snake. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Misty for the full transcript.
    Level: Beginner.
    Genre: Comedy.
    New Vocabulary: Sneak, Parcel, Queue, Bubble wrap, Marmite, Lick, Ex, Prison bars, Put a bounty on someone’s head, Owner, Tongue.
    Setting: Modern.
    Word Count: 1457.
    Author: Ariel Goodbody.

    If you enjoy the podcast, please consider supporting me on Patreon. For just a few dollars a month you can get extra episodes, conversational podcasts, exercises, and much more.

    Support Easy Stories in English by contributing to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/easystoriesinenglish

    • 22 min
    The Shadow Club #9: Now We Know

    The Shadow Club #9: Now We Know

    Buy me a coffee to say thank you for the podcast!

    ===

    The Shadow Club wants to make friends with Sanjeet, so they go with him to the library to read at lunchtime. There, they are shushed again and again by the librarian, Mr Burne. After school, Max goes to pick up a book from the library, and what he finds shocks him...

    Today's story is The Shadow Club. This is chapter nine, Now We Know. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Shadow9 for the full transcript.
    Level: Pre-Intermediate.
    Genre: Action.
    New Vocabulary: Struggle, Whisper, Incredibly, Paperwork, Tense your muscles, Focus on something, Unconscious, Chew, Vision swims, Bitter.
    Setting: Modern.
    Word Count: 2271.
    Author: Ariel Goodbody.

    If you enjoy the podcast, please consider supporting me on Patreon. For just a few dollars a month you can get extra episodes, conversational podcasts, exercises, and much more.

    Support Easy Stories in English by contributing to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/easystoriesinenglish

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

Top Podcasts In Education

You Might Also Like