AUDIO PICTURE STORY:
Paul, Sheila, and Charlie are three friends in university. After their examinations, they want to go on a vacation. Paul invited Sheila and Charlie to go to his vacation cottage. But when the two friends arrived to the cottage, a strange man opened the door. What happened to Paul?
Four members of a team making a geological survey for a mining company find themselves trapped deep in a forest when they are delayed by heavy rains. The only way back to camp is closed to them because a swollen river has carried the bridge away. Although he will not admit it, Leon, the boss, starts to lose control of the situation.
Seaburgh is a small town by the sea on the east coast of England. This part of England is called Anglia. On 1919, there were 2 friends who went there for a holiday. In the hotel they met a man named Paxton and he started to tell him a strange story about a crown, and a shadow...
Mr. Wilson is a very rich person but he had no children. When he died, he left his house and all his money to his nephew, Mr. Humphrey. Mr. Humphrey was surprised because he never met his uncle, Mr. Wilson. So, one day he came to live in this house. The house has a big garden, and, a maze...
Mr. Dunning was a secretary of the Museum Society. He was writing a letter to Mr. Karswell to refuse him when he wanted to give a book of magic to the Museum. He thought that the book was nonsense and he doesn't want to have it in the Museum. Two days later, he saw a strange notice on a tram. "IN MEMORY OF JOHN HARRINGTON, DIED 18 SEPTEMBER 1899. HE WAS GIVEN THREE MONTHS TO LIVE."
In the spring of 1902 Professor Parkin stayed at an inn called the Globe. He was shown to a room with two beds and a good view of the sea from the window. Who could have known that ever since he picked up the whistle from the beach, the bed and the window have become his terror at night....
One day, an old farmer man named Adam received a money order from his son, Saul, who was working in London. The money order was for 100 pounds. The next day he woke up early to take a 3-hour bus to the city to change the money order into 100 pounds. It all started when the bank official asked him for his Identity Card...THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE (Intermediate)
Sherlock Holmes investigates a bizarre job advertisement and finds his inquiries lead toward the activities of a notorious criminal.
In this story, Sherlock Holmes had to apply all his formidable powers to uncover the secret coded messages. The messages of the dancing men.
A girl's sister died when she heard strange noise and saw a speckle band on the ceiling. Now the girl is very afraid because she is seeing and hearing the same thing as her sister. She went to Sherlock Holmes and doctor Watson for help. What is the speckled band, and how does it kill a person?
One of the best known horrors ever written. Laywer Jonathan Haker comes to Transylvania to the castle of Count Dracular. There he finds out that the Count is the Lord of the Vampires, and vows to destroy him whatever the cost.
The story is set in Utah in 1871. Most of this state's territory is covered with desert, mountains and wide plains. Horses and cattle are grazing on the plains, looked after by cowboys, we will witness a story of love and hatred, naturally with a happy ending.
Painter Basil Hallward makes a superb portrait of a rich, young and beautiful man, Dorian Gray. He does not want Dorian to meet lord Henry Wotton, a friend of Basil's, because he has a bad reputation and Basil does not want Dorian to be influenced by him. Basil's fears are well-founded. Henry and Dorian meet and the young man's life is changed forever.
Woodend is a small, quiet village without any shops or visitors. A stranger appears in the village one day and opens a shop there. As of that day, many tourists start to come to Woodend. Special customers visit the shop secretly. They need help and the stranger helps them.
A story of adventure from Los Angeles. A beautiful blonde woman hires private detective Lenny Samual to find her missing sister. Before long gunmen, dead bodies, world-weary policeman and jewel thieves also appear on the scene. And all the while, Lenny Samuel dodges the bullets, speeding cars and flying fists.
A classical detective story with the legendary detective and his companion. A beautiful young lady, Mary Morstan, visits Sherlock Holmes and asks for his help in finding her father and to discover who has been sending her pearls, one a year for the past six years. Holmes and Dr. Watson soon start their investigation.
Level Starter (Level 0):
Hua Mulan is a brave girl who becomes a soldier in her father's place. She does well on her the battle field and becomes a general. She goes home making her father proud of her. This simplified version is suitable for beginner and elementary English learners. Pictures book and illustration with new words in bold and meaning below the video.
SINBAD (Level Starter)
Sinbad is the brave sailor who conquer the dangers of the seas and come back home alive to tell the tale. His courage and intelligent helps him go through all the adventures.
It was the middle of the night when the fire breaks out in London. Thousands of houses set on fire and there the fire still goes on. How can they stopped the fire?
Tristan and Isolde are in love, but Isolde must marry King Mark. So a happy love story seems impossible...The lovers meet every day but then, one night, King Mark finds them together. Now Tristan must leave the castle, but he is badly hurt and dying. Only Isolde can help him.Can Isolde find Tristan in time? Can their love survive?
Katie Brown, an American rock singer, visits London, where she makes friends with eight-year-old Ben. One day, white Katie is teaching him her latest song, Ben is snatched from under her eyes by kidnappers. Katie sees the kidnappers again on her way to the TV studios, and her song for Ben becomes the means to save his life.
One cold winter morning, a famous movie star and her teenage daughter are driving along a country road...A blue van is waiting for them. Tom is in the van, but he's not a kidnapper - he's an artist. He usually draws pictures for adventure stories. Now he's in a real life adventure.
Rosie is a journalist who wants to find a big story for her article. Unluckily, she gets into a big story herself.
Rip Van Winkle goes and plays with the Dutch ghosts for 20 years in the mountains.
Ichabod is a cunning teacher in the village. But what will become of him after his encounter with the Headless Horseman? The Legend of the valley Sleepy Hollow starts.
Johnny Chapman, nick-named Johnny Appleseed, is the person who first started growing apple on the New World land.
The King of Hungary and the King of Prussia make a bet with each other for half of their land. Who will win the bet?
Lord Bao is a very fair judge. In this story he finds the lost money for a little oil seller in a very interesting way. He is a very smart man.
Marcel is a detective mouse who likes opera. One day he finds out about the diamond ring stolen from his favourite opera singer. And he determines to get it back.
In England 1047, Lady Godiva agrees to a naked horse ride through the town to lower the tax for the townspeople.
Harry is a thief. He steals a famous painting in a museum. Will he get caught? And why does he chase the newspaper truck?
Tom Blood returns from the civil war, finding the king taking everything away from him. What will he do to take it back?
CHANGING PLACE (Level Starter)
Hal works at the zoo and he thinks his life is boring. Tim is an actor but he doesnt like his job. They look very alike. One day, they meet, and they agreed to change their places.
The year is 1717. It is a bad time to be the captain of a ship in the Caribbean because of pirates. The most frightening pirate on the sea is Edward Teach, or 'Blackbeard'.'The Governor of Virginia wants us all dead!' Blackbeard thinks. 'But can he kill me - the most famous pirate in the Caribbean? No!'
Prospero, the Duke of Milan, and his daughter Miranda are far away from home, alone on an island in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. They want to return to Milan... Then, one day, Prospero sees a ship near the island carrying his greatest enemies. Prospero, with the help of his magic and the island spirit, Ariel, makes a magic storm - a tempest - to bring them to the island.
'I an drive a truck,' says Kim on her first day at work in the office. When Kim's passenger Andy finds something strange under the truck things get dangerous - very dangerous. danger: something
POLICE TV (Level 1)'Who is the man with the roses in his hand?' thinks Anna. 'I want to meet him.' 'Who is the girl with the guitar?' thinks Will. 'I like her. I want to meet her.' But they do not meet. And then one rainy day...
RED ROSES (Level 1)
RED ROSES (Level 1)
A couple of student who wander around the "dangerous street" and took "dangerous things" from a dangerous man. He gives chase to them with a weapon in his hand. What will happen? A comic style-story, very nice and exciting. Read along to practice your pronunciation.
Zoe is a student who likes to act in plays. Is Zoe a really good actor, or she just has a pretty face?
In the caves under the famous Palace of Knossos in Crete, the Watchers sit. They watch the gold statue of Poseidon, god of the sea. Jim and Stella, an English brother and sister, are on holiday in Crete. With Nikos, their Cretan friend, they go into the caves. But the Watchers are waiting for them...
The sun always shines in Eden City. Everybody is happy, young and beautiful. BZXY741 is a student in the city. One day he meets Eve. She is different from the other people, and she tells him about another world. But is it really a better place?
'He's an intelligent man. He was one rich and now is poor. His wife loved him once, but she doesn't love him now. And he's thirty or forty years old.' One look at an old hat, and Sherlock Holmes can tell you a lot about its owner. He sees - and think - a lot more than the people around him, and when a beautiful blue diamond disappears, Sherlock is the only man in London who can find it.
Henry accidentally got to England and he has only 1 dollar in his pocket. Just in a month he can make 1000000 pound. How did he do that?
THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER (Level 2)
Tom Sawyer is a small boy who likes to play around, and gets into unwanted trouble. He is a very smart boy who always knows the best things to do. One day he and his friend Huck go to a graveyard to see the ghosts. They saw something even horrible than ghost, and now they are in danger themselves. But with danger come great treasures. Will they get the treasures in the end?
Sarah Harland is nineteen, and she is in prison. At the airport, they find heroin in her bag. So, now she is waiting to go to court. If the court decides that it was her heroin, then she must die. She says she did not do it. But if she did not, who did? Only two people can help Sarah: her mother, and an old boyfriend who does not love her now. What will happen to Sarah?Robin Hood (a pun of Rob-in-hood) is an outlaw. He lives in the Sherlock Forest with other outlaws, waiting for the good King Richard to return. In the meanwhile, he robs the rich and give the money to the poor.
MR. HARRIS AND THE NIGHT TRAIN (Level 2)
Mr. Harris loves the night train and he usually travels on it. Until one day, something happened and he never goes on it again.
This is a true and tragic story. He is not beautiful. His mother does not want him, children ran away from him. People laugh at him, and call him ‘The Elephant Man.’ Then someone speaks to him – and listens to him! At the age of 27, Joseph Merrick finds a friend for the first time in his life.
The girl suddenly kisses Nick on the mouth and said to him: "Goodbye, Mr. Hollywood.' Nick didn't understand anything, and he doenst know that someone near there doesn't like "Mr. Hollywood". Dangers come to Nick and he doesn't know it.It is Molly Clarkson's fiftieth birthday. She is having a party. She is rich, but she is having a small party - only four people. Four people, however, who all need the same thing: they need her money. She will not give them the money, so they are waiting for her to die. And there are other people who are also waiting for her to die. But one person can't wait...
Fay loves making The Friends' Hour for Studio Five, but her boss - Jason - is always angry with her. One day, a young man - Simon Jones - phones her show. Soon Fay must find Simon, and work hard to keep her job. Then her best friend - Wing - stops helping her. What can Fay do now? Can she and Wing stay friends?
The Turn of the Screw is a classic ghost story of old England. It tells about a young girl who became a governess (a person who lives and teach) for two children. She knows that there are two ghosts in the house who wants to harm the children, but she will not allow it. A young woman arrives at a large country house. Her job is to look after the two children who live there, but she soon finds out some strange things happening in the house...
When the children dug a hole in the gravel-pit, they were very surprised at what they found. “It” was a Psammead, and it was thousands of years old.It was a strange little thing – it was furry and with eyes on long stalks. It was often very cold and unfriendly, but it could give wishes – one wish a day. ‘It’s wonderful!’ the children said. But wishes are difficult things they can get you into troubles...
Holmes and Watson investigate the mysterious death of sir Charles Baskerville, whose body was found mutilated by a huge dog. Is this horrible death an example of 'The Curse of the Baskervilles'?
It was 1867. Some sailors said they saw a dangerous, giant monster living in the cold waters of the ocean. Some ships tried to find and kill it, but they never returned. People said it looked like a whale. "It was 300 feet long and a mile wide!" "Water come out of its back. It was alike a big, underwater explosion."NON-FICTION:
Mr James Conway wants to make money. He wants to build new houses and shops - and he wants to build them on an old graveyard, on the island of Haiti. There is only one old man who still visits the graveyard; and Mr Conway is not afraid of one old man. But the old man has friends - friends in the graveyard, friends who lie dead, under the ground...
Listen and Discover: Trees (Level 1)
Trees are all around us, in forest, gardens, and parks. There are many different trees, and they give us many things.
Your body is amazing! It helps you to walk, work, and play. It helps you to eat, read, listen and learn. It’s important to protect your body. How does your body help you? How do you protect your body?
Do you eat bread, eggs, fruit, and vegetables? Do you eat meat? Where does this food come from? it comes from farms.
Japanese Fairy Tales:
The Angle's Robe is a story about a young man who stole a robe of a fairy so that she cannot returns to heaven. So he married her. But one day, she finds out that her husband has been hiding her robe all the time...
The Grateful Crane comes back to help the old good couple who helped it before.
The story of Moakaikai who married a snake god
Once upon a time in Japan, there lived a gentle old man and his wife. One day he went into the forest to cut some bamboo, and he saw a bamboo what shined...
Once upon a time there was a kind young man name Hikoichi. One night, a woman tapped on the door of his house. They got married, and they soon had a boy named Taro.
Once upon a time there was a kind old man who feed the sparrows everyday. But his wife doesn't like this. One day, she cut the tongue of a sparrow...
Kids Story Teller:
ALDO AND THE FLYING VACUUM (Part 1)
The Adventures of Aldo and his flying vacuum cleaner, the creation of writer John Sheridan and illustrator Malcolm Livingstone.