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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.

Easy Stories in English Ariel Goodbody

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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.

    Dear Heart Chapter 1 (Pre-Intermediate)

    Dear Heart Chapter 1 (Pre-Intermediate)

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    Cass is the best IT worker at her company. She's strong and confident, but when she meets Fergus, fighting with the photocopier on his first day of work, she doesn't feel so strong. She feels attracted to the small man with a passion for handwriting and crafts. There's just one problem: the only thing she can do with her hands is fix bikes and computers, not hearts.

    Today's story is Dear Heart. This is chapter one. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Dear1 for the full transcript.
    Level: Pre-Intermediate.
    Genre: Romance.
    New Vocabulary: Weights, Attracted to someone, Assume, Fire (job), Bowtie, Glitter, Cross out, Unicorn, Freak, Tell off, Chopsticks, Crafts.
    Setting: Modern.
    Word Count: 2553.
    Author: Ariel Goodbody.

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    • 29 min
    Cacica Gaitana, an Indigenous Hero (Intermediate)

    Cacica Gaitana, an Indigenous Hero (Intermediate)

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    Hundreds of years ago, the Spanish came to Colombia to steal, kill and enslave. But one indigenous woman took a stand and fought back. Find out about the inspiring history of Cacica Gaitana, who saved her people from the invaders!

    Today's story is Cacica Gaitana, an Indigenous Hero. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Cacica for the full transcript.
    Level: Intermediate.
    Genre: History.
    New Vocabulary: Indigenous, Savage, Warrior, Crush, Messenger, Spaniard, Pat, Pay tribute, Grit your teeth, Crawl, Spear, Cowardice, Ashes.
    Setting: Medieval.
    Word Count: 1470.
    Author: Ariel Goodbody, Hamilton Posso.

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    • 25 min
    New Year, New Me (Beginner)

    New Year, New Me (Beginner)

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    Two sisters, Minerva and Diana, are celebrating New Year's Eve together. Diana thinks that Minerva must have lots of New Year's resolutions, plans to improve herself, for the next year, because she is so wise. But Minerva has just one small one. Diana decides to have a competition: who will meet their resolution by the end of next year? Diana thinks that this time, she might actually win...

    Today's story is New Year, New Me. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/New for the full transcript.
    Level: Beginner.
    Genre: Philosophical.
    New Vocabulary: New Year’s Eve, New Year’s resolution, Wise, Spontaneous, Serious (person), Childhood, Gym, Frown, All at once, Pour, Smile, Go off (sound).
    Setting: Modern.
    Word Count: 1515.
    Author: Ariel Goodbody.

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    • 26 min
    Nasreddin the Wise Man (Pre-Intermediate)

    Nasreddin the Wise Man (Pre-Intermediate)

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    Nasreddin is a famous character from Middle Eastern and Eastern European folklore. In these six stories, we find out all the crazy things that Nasredin does. He's wise, in his own strange way.

    Today's story is Nasreddin the Wise Man. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Wise for the full transcript.
    Level: Pre-Intermediate.
    Genre: Comedy.
    New Vocabulary: Wise, In that case, No reason, Truly, Equally, Vineyard, Basketful, Precious, Stroke, Sunlight, Train (animal).
    Setting: Medieval.
    Word Count: 941.
    Author: Middle Eastern Myths.

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    • 19 min
    Open Sesame (Beginner)

    Open Sesame (Beginner)

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    A poor man has a rich brother who never gives him any money. One day, while looking for food in the forest, he sees twelve men going to a strange mountain. They say some magic words, and the mountain opens up! What could be inside? The man waits for them to leave, and then repeats the magic words...

    Today's story is Open Sesame. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Open for the full transcript.
    Level: Beginner.
    Genre: Philosophical.
    New Vocabulary: Seed, Wheelbarrow, Thief, Treasure, Jewel, Pile, Glue, Stick to, Leader, Secret.
    Setting: Fairytale.
    Word Count: 1109.
    Author: Fairy Tales.

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    • 19 min
    Mother Death (Intermediate)

    Mother Death (Intermediate)

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    A poor man's wife dies and he is left alone to look after 13 children. That is, until Death comes along and makes a deal: they'll become the mother of his son and make him into the best doctor in the land. But as Mortimer grows up, he learns about the truth of his mother's job, and he decides to test the limits of Death's power...

    Today's story is Mother Death. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Death for the full transcript.
    Level: Intermediate.
    Genre: Philosophical.
    New Vocabulary: Spit, Cloak, Scythe, Bony, Diagnosis, Potion, Wicked, Disobey, Spin, Wax, Drip.
    Setting: Fairytale.
    Word Count: 1586.
    Author: Fairy Tales.

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