A2–B1 stories

A2–B1 stories

Do you enjoy reading stories?

In this section, read our entertaining short stories specially written for pre-intermediate (CEFR level A2) or intermediate (CEFR level B1) learners.

You will improve your reading fluency and comprehension and develop your vocabulary. Each story has interactive exercises to help you understand and use the language.

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When a vampire visits a happy young couple, will true love save their lives?

When his physics experiment goes wrong and all the stars disappear, the whole world blames Dr Tomas Streyer. Are the stars gone forever?

Sergeant Frank Spike is not a successful police officer. But he has 'a nose for crime'. Will his last case be a success?

Two people fall in love. But is their experience real? Or is it just an effect of the medicine they're taking?

A strange salesman knocks on Victoria's door and offers the end to all her problems. Will she say yes or is the price too high?

Two friends take action to create a beautiful green town. But what's the best way to help the environment, and is it worth going to prison for?

Joanna is the last fruit seller in her family. When she goes to the capital city to sell her fruits, she discovers something worth more than money.

Priya's son is ill, she has no money and now her kitchen is flooded. Can time travel make everything better?

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