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Reading texts with exercises, from the UK, the USA and Canada.

 

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Elementary to Intermediate

First Time in England

A story with missing words. Type the missing word (only one word) into each space.

If you are not sure about a word, click [?] and you will see some words to help you at the top of the page. For more help, go to the bottom of the page and click 'Hint.'  This will give you a letter.

When you have finished, click 'Check.' There are 6 texts in total.

 

Click => at the top of the page to go to the next one. 

Level: Elementary to Intermediate. Go>

English File Text Builder

Reading / writing practice from the textbook English File. Choose an exercise, read the text, remove words and type the missing words from memory.

Level: Pre-Inter to Intermediate. You need Flash.  Go>

Canadian EnglishELC - Timed Readings

Read stories against the clock and answer questions.  There is also a grammar exercise with each story. 

Level: Intermediate. Go>

Penguin Dossiers

Articles written for English learners, mostly younger learners, on topics such as film, music, sport and news and culture.

Level: Intermediate. This website has sound Go>

Read older articles - some can be listened to. Click 'Hear Dossier'.

Reading Test - 20 Sentences

A multiple choice test.

Level: Intermediate. Go>

Canadian EnglishThe Learning Edge

It was designed to help native speakers in Canada with their reading and writing skills.  It is an interactive newsletter that allows you to read and listen at the same time. 

Level: Intermediate. You need Flash. This website has sound Go>

InternationalTOPICS Online Magazine

Read and learn about different cultures. There are many articles written by students from al over the world.

Level: Pre-Inter to Upper Inter. Go>

 

 

 

Upper Intermediate to Advanced

Canadian EnglishELC - More Timed Readings

Five texts about 'wild children'. 

Level: Upper Inter. Go>

Put the Texts in Order

These are linked to listening exercises.

Level: Upper Inter. Go>

LearnEnglish Stories

Many short stories, with comprehension exercises. Double-click any word to read its definition.

Level: Intermediate to Advanced. You need Flash. Go>

First Aid Exercise

Can you save a life?  This is a multiple choice quiz. 

Level: Upper Inter.  Go>

InternationalBBC - Moving Words

Favourite quotations.

Level: Upper Inter to Advanced. Go>

LearnEnglish Magazine

Many articles to choose from, with comprehension exercises. Double-click any word to read its definition.

Level: Upper Inter to Advanced. You need Flash. Go>

US Cities

A series of exercises based on descriptions of 30 American cities. Learn vocabulary and practise reading.

Level: Advanced. Go>

History of Newspapers

Vocabulary and reading practice.

Level: Advanced. Go>

Gadgets

Vocabulary and reading practice.

Level: Advanced. Go>

 

 

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