The Little Prince is a very famous and popular book written by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. You can read – and listen to – the book for free in one of three English levels. How many English words do you know?
Choose Level 1 if you know about 300 to 1000 English words
Bookbub.com is a website that tells you about free or inexpensive digital books – eBooks.
You can read these books on an eBook reader (such as Kindle or Nook). But you can also read them on your phone, tablet, or computer – usually with the free Kindle App or Nook App. If you have an iPhone or iPad, you can read many of these using your iBooks app.
For example, on BookBub they have listed an eBook version of the popular children’s book I Wish You More, selling now for $1.20 on Amazon .
And here is their latest listing of Free eBooks.
The website eslyes has a page with 365 very short stories. Each one takes only a few minutes to read. You can also listen to each story (in normal or slower speed). After you read and listen to the story, there are several exercises you can try.
Here’s some more detail:
To listen in slow speed you need to press the speaker button to the right of the title.
The number after each title in the list is the reading difficulty. A higher number means it’s more difficult to read
Reading books and listening to audiobooks is an excellent and enjoyable way to improve your English. Did you know that you can borrow eBooks and audiobooks (with thousands of choices) – for free – right on your phone or tablet? All you need is a library card from your local library, and the new Libby app from OverDrive.
Read about Astronaut Ellen Ochoa, Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, and 7 other inspiring Latinas in the United States. This is part of a series of articles by Google about Latino Cultures in the U.S.
Newsela is a website and app that helps you improve your reading, with interesting articles in many subjects – science, politics, famous people, sports, etc.
There are five different versions of article, with different levels of reading difficulty. Newsela is not just for people learning English, so you should start at the easiest levels of a story and go higher if you are able. You can also take a short quiz about the story. There are hundreds of good articles – all free – but you must create an account and Sign in. Here’s one about emojis.
For Spanish speakers, there are many articles written in Spanish, also with 5 different levels of reading difficulty, so you can read the same story in Spanish and English.
Playaway is a device that is pre-loaded with one audiobook. Listen to the Playaway book while you read the printed book to improve your comprehension, vocabulary and fluency. You can borrowPlayawayfor free at most public libraries.