Easy Stories in English

By Ariel Goodbody, Polyglot English Teacher & Glassbox Media

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 Dec 2, 2020
It's a great podcast. I like it.


Learning a language is hard, but Easy Stories in English makes it easy! Ariel Goodbody introduces each story, explaining difficult vocabulary and talking about their life. Thanks to their high energy and clear pronunciation, the stories are entertaining and simple to understand. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or advanced learner, there’s something for everyone. The stories cover a wide range of genres, such as fairy tales, myths and legends, drama, comedy, romance, horror, science fiction and action. There is a balance of children’s stories, as well as more mature themes for adults. While listening to the stories, you can read the transcript at EasyStoriesInEnglish.com and get both reading practice and listening practice. With enough time, you’ll find that your reading and writing skills improve as well. Ariel Goodbody has a strong background in linguistics and language acquisition, and they base the podcast on Stephen Krashen’s theory of comprehensible input. Ariel changes the level of grammar to suit each level, but prioritise comprehension and good storytelling over anything else. Vocabulary is described using paraphrase, cultural references, pictures, intonation and sound effects. British culture, especially English culture, is naturally introduced throughout the episodes. Ariel also has experience in theatre, and treats every episode like an audiobook performance. With character voices, dramatic timing and a range of accents, adults and kids alike will soon forget that they’re ‘learning’ at all! Some of the most well-known stories from the podcast are: the Doggo and Kitty stories, Grimm Brothers’ Fairy Tales, The Very Hungry Dragon, Sleeping Beauty, The Perfect Pet, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Why Blood is Red, Saint George and the Dragon and Pioneers of the Continuum. Many stories are adapted from famous authors, such as Edgar Allan Poe, Hans Christian Andersen, Isaac Asimov, Josef Čapek, Margery Williams and Ryuunosuke Akutagawa. Ariel studied linguistics at the University of Cambridge and started teaching in 2018. As a language teacher, they use comprehensible input techniques such as TPRS and story listening. In 2021 they published a series of graded readers. These easy readers allow fans to get their favourite stories in a physical format. Apprendre l’anglais facilement avec des contes de fées et histoires racontés en anglais britannique. Méthode pour étudier les vocabulaires, la prononciation, la grammaire et la lecture en anglais. Les livres audio en anglais pour les niveaux débutant, intermédiaire et avancé. Einfach Britisches Englisch lernen mit Märchen und Geschichten. Methode, um Vokabeln, Aussprache, Grammatik und Lesen auf Englisch zu studieren. Hörbücher auf Englisch für Anfänger und Fortgeschrittene. Imparare l'inglese facilmente con fiabe e storie in inglese britannico. Metodo per studiare vocabolario, pronuncia, grammatica e lettura in inglese. Audiolibri in inglese per i livelli principiante, intermedio e avanzato. Aprender inglés fácilmente con cuentos de hadas e historias en inglés británico. Método para estudiar vocabulario, pronunciación, gramática y lectura en inglés. Audiolibros en inglés para todos los niveles: principiante, intermedio y avanzado. 童話、メルヘン、物語でイギリス英語を学ぶことがやさしくさせるイージー・ストーリーズ・イン・イングリッシュ。アリエル・グッドボディはきれいなブリティッシュイングリッシュの発音で新しい単語を説明して、毎週のストーリーを語る。初級、中級、上級の生徒にむかうオーディオブックで英語文法や英語読書をアップさせる勉強取材。 通过英国英语的童话故事和故事轻松学习英语。学习英语的词汇、发音、语法和阅读。为初学者、中级和高级学生提供英语的有声读物。 Легко изучать английский язык с помощью сказок и историй на британском английском. Методика изучения словарного запаса, произношения, грамматики и чтения на английском языке. Аудиокниги на английском языке для начинающих, студентов среднего уровня и продвинутых студентов. تعلم الإنجليزية بسهولة مع القصص الخرافية والحكايات باللغة الإنجليزية البريطانية. طريقة لدراسة المفردات والنطق والقواعد والقراءة باللغة الإنجليزية. كتب مسموعة باللغة الإنجليزية للمبتدئين والمتوسطين والمتقدمين.

Episode Date
The Singing Widow (Beginner)
Feb 20, 2024
The Great Race (Rerun)
Feb 10, 2024
200 Episodes and Five Years of Easy Stories in English! (Conversation)
Jan 30, 2024
The Red Book (Beginner)
Jan 16, 2024
A Tarot Reading (Conversation)
Jan 09, 2024
A Lucky New Year (Rerun)
Dec 31, 2023
How the Narwhal Got Its Tusk (Intermediate)
Dec 19, 2023
The Giant Turnip (Beginner)
Dec 05, 2023
The Water Monster (Intermediate)
Nov 21, 2023
Doggo and Kitty Tear Their Trousers (Advanced)
Nov 07, 2023
Bonus Episode: How Long Until I Get Fluent in English? with The Level Up English Podcast
Oct 31, 2023
How to Teach a Language (Pre-Intermediate)
Oct 24, 2023
The Path of Pins and Needles (Intermediate)
Oct 10, 2023
The Three Goats (Beginner)
Sep 26, 2023
Simon's New Job (Beginner)
Sep 12, 2023
How to Learn a Language (Pre-Intermediate)
Aug 29, 2023
The Piper of Hamelin (Beginner)
Aug 15, 2023
The Elephant and the Hare (Intermediate)
Aug 01, 2023
The King's New Clothes (Beginner)
Jul 18, 2023
The Voice of Reason (Pre-Intermediate)
Jul 04, 2023
Four Windows (Intermediate)
Jun 20, 2023
Easy Stories in English Premium has arrived!
Jun 16, 2023
Pioneers of the Continuum: The Saviour
Jun 13, 2023
Eyes, Teeth and Toenails (Beginner)
Jun 06, 2023
Interview with Alastair about Pioneers of the Continuum (Intermediate)
May 23, 2023
Eileen (Pre-Intermediate)
May 09, 2023
Saint George and the Dragon (Pre-Intermediate)
Apr 25, 2023
The Rabbit Man (Intermediate)
Apr 11, 2023
The Pancake Man (Beginner)
Mar 28, 2023
The Labyrinth (Pre-Intermediate)
Mar 14, 2023
Bonus Episode: The Bizarre Life of Lewis Carroll with English Learning for Curious Minds
Mar 07, 2023
The Hunt (Intermediate)
Feb 28, 2023
The Perfect Pet (Beginner)
Feb 14, 2023
Why Blood is Red (Pre-Intermediate)
Jan 31, 2023
Doggo and Kitty Do Their Laundry (Advanced)
Jan 17, 2023
Goldilocks and the Three Bears (Beginner)
Jan 03, 2023
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Parts 3 & 4 (Intermediate)
Dec 20, 2022
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Parts 1 & 2 (Intermediate)
Dec 13, 2022
The Spider's Thread (Pre-Intermediate)
Dec 06, 2022
Whose Child Is It? (Beginner)
Nov 22, 2022
The End (Advanced)
Nov 08, 2022
Sisters, Sisters (Intermediate)
Oct 25, 2022
I Bet I Could Taste It (Intermediate)
Oct 11, 2022
The Last King of the Britons (Pre-Intermediate)
Sep 27, 2022
The Boy Who Knew No Fear (Beginner)
Sep 13, 2022
Hector the Snail (Beginner)
Aug 30, 2022
The Digital Fugitive (Advanced)
Aug 16, 2022
The Turnip Princess (Beginner)
Aug 02, 2022
His Latest Experiment (Pre-Intermediate)
Jul 19, 2022
The North Wind and the Sun (Pre-Intermediate)
Jul 05, 2022
A Lucky New Year (Intermediate)
Jun 21, 2022
I'm Back!
Jun 14, 2022
I have to pause the podcast
Dec 21, 2021
The Very Hungry Dragon (Beginner)
Dec 14, 2021
The Tattoo (Beginner)
Dec 07, 2021
The Flesh and Blood We Share (Intermediate)
Nov 30, 2021
One-Eyed, Two-Eyed, Three-Eyed (Beginner)
Nov 23, 2021
Have You Seen This Woman? (Beginner)
Nov 16, 2021
Sleeping Beauty (Advanced)
Nov 09, 2021
It's a Small World (Pre-Intermediate)
Nov 02, 2021
The Shadow Club #12: The Elephant in the Room
Oct 26, 2021
Strange Friends (Intermediate)
Oct 19, 2021
The Shadow Club #11: Fighting Cats and Fighting Bulls
Oct 12, 2021
The Tightrope Walker (Beginner)
Oct 05, 2021
The Shadow Club #10: An Easy Game
Sep 28, 2021
Misty the Snake (Beginner)
Sep 21, 2021
The Shadow Club #9: Now We Know
Sep 14, 2021
Big Peter and Little Peter (Beginner)
Sep 07, 2021
The Shadow Club #8: Ready to Fight
Aug 31, 2021
The King's New Clothes (Intermediate)
Aug 24, 2021
The Shadow Club #7: A Group Project
Aug 17, 2021
Jack and the Beanstalk (Intermediate)
Aug 10, 2021
The Shadow Club #6: Just a Stick
Aug 03, 2021
A Holiday Gone Wrong (Intermediate)
Jul 27, 2021
The Shadow Club #5: Bullies or Heroes?
Jul 20, 2021
Why You Must Read (Introduction to my new book)
Jul 13, 2021
The Shadow Club #4: Hunting for Shadows
Jul 06, 2021
The Little Frog with the Big Mouth (Pre-Intermediate)
Jun 29, 2021
The Shadow Club #3: A Strange Kind of Club
Jun 22, 2021
The Shadow Club #2: Shadows and Lightning
Jun 15, 2021
The Shadow Club #1: A Boring Life
Jun 08, 2021
Butcher Boy George (Intermediate)
Jun 01, 2021
Love Like Salt (Pre-Intermediate)
May 25, 2021
The Tooth Fairy (Beginner)
May 18, 2021
The Monsters Inside Us (Intermediate)
May 11, 2021
The Most Wanted Woman in Town (Pre-Intermediate)
May 04, 2021
Aldar Kose's Magic Coat (Beginner)
Apr 27, 2021
The Princess Who Carried a House (Intermediate)
Apr 20, 2021
The Mermaid of Zennor (Pre-Intermediate)
Apr 13, 2021
Beelzebuddy, the Cleaning Demon Chapter 2 (Intermediate)
Apr 06, 2021
Beelzebuddy, the Cleaning Demon Chapter 1 (Intermediate)
Mar 30, 2021
The Singing Widow (Pre-Intermediate)
Mar 23, 2021
A Rather Large Cat (Pre-Intermediate)
Mar 16, 2021
Taken by the Fairies (Pre-Intermediate)
Mar 09, 2021
Head in the Clouds (Intermediate)
Mar 02, 2021
The Raven's Heart (Intermediate)
Feb 23, 2021
Dear Heart Chapter 5 (Pre-Intermediate)
Feb 16, 2021
Dear Heart Chapter 4 (Pre-Intermediate)
Feb 09, 2021
Dear Heart Chapter 3 (Pre-Intermediate)
Feb 02, 2021
Dear Heart Chapter 2 (Pre-Intermediate)
Jan 26, 2021
Dear Heart Chapter 1 (Pre-Intermediate)
Jan 19, 2021
Cacica Gaitana, an Indigenous Hero (Intermediate)
Jan 12, 2021
New Year, New Me (Beginner)
Jan 05, 2021
Nasreddin the Wise Man (Pre-Intermediate)
Dec 29, 2020
Open Sesame (Beginner)
Dec 15, 2020
Mother Death (Intermediate)
Dec 08, 2020
[100th episode celebration!] The Wind in Her Hand (Intermediate)
Dec 01, 2020
The Land of Youth (Beginner)
Nov 24, 2020
Stalking is For Girls, Too (Pre-Intermediate)
Nov 17, 2020
You Can't Please Everyone (Beginner)
Nov 10, 2020
Why the Sea is Salty (Beginner)
Nov 03, 2020
The Crying Woman (Beginner)
Oct 27, 2020
The Boy Who Cried Wolf (Beginner)
Oct 20, 2020
Stone Soup (Beginner)
Oct 13, 2020
Hold On, Little Pot! (Beginner)
Oct 06, 2020
The Wolf and the Fox (Beginner)
Sep 29, 2020
Put the Lid Back On! (Beginner)
Sep 22, 2020
Billy and Dim Chapters 2 & 3 (Advanced)
Sep 15, 2020
Billy and Dim Chapter 1 (Advanced)
Sep 01, 2020
The Adventures of Lucky the Elephant (Pre-Intermediate)
Aug 25, 2020
The Three Feathers (Beginner)
Aug 18, 2020
To Be a Hero Chapter 3 (Advanced)
Aug 11, 2020
To Be a Hero Chapter 2 (Advanced)
Aug 04, 2020
To Be a Hero Chapter 1 (Advanced)
Jul 28, 2020
Three Dragons (Advanced)
Jul 21, 2020
Luck and Reason (Pre-Intermediate)
Jul 14, 2020
Puss in Boots (Beginner)
Jul 07, 2020
The Musical Forest (Intermediate)
Jun 30, 2020
Golden Horses (Intermediate)
Jun 23, 2020
The Musicians of Bremen (Beginner)
Jun 16, 2020
The Red Mountain (Beginner)
Jun 09, 2020
The Curse of the Clock (Beginner)
Jun 02, 2020
The Cello That Spoke (Advanced)
May 26, 2020
The Paper Man (Beginner)
May 19, 2020
The Mirror of Misurina (Pre-Intermediate)
May 12, 2020
The Other Mermaid (Intermediate)
May 05, 2020
Rumplestiltskin (Pre-Intermediate)
Apr 28, 2020
The Elephant and the Hare (Beginner)
Apr 21, 2020
The Singing Bone (Pre-Intermediate)
Apr 14, 2020
Towards the City (Beginner)
Apr 07, 2020
One-Eyed, Two-Eyed, Three-Eyed (Pre-Intermediate)
Mar 31, 2020
Little Red Riding Hood (Beginner)
Mar 24, 2020
Steal from the Rich and Give to the Poor (Pre-Intermediate)
Mar 17, 2020
A Letter from God (Intermediate)
Mar 10, 2020
The Three Languages (Beginner)
Mar 03, 2020
Mia the Witch (Advanced)
Feb 25, 2020
The Little Frog with the Big Mouth (Beginner)
Feb 18, 2020
The Mouse, the Bird and the Sausage (Beginner)
Feb 11, 2020
The Brave Little Tailor (Pre-Intermediate)
Feb 04, 2020
The Legend of Lake Toba (Pre-Intermediate)
Jan 28, 2020
Old Sultan (Beginner)
Jan 21, 2020
Heart of Iron (Intermediate)
Jan 14, 2020
Mother Holle (Pre-Intermediate)
Jan 07, 2020
The Toy Rabbit (Pre-Intermediate)
Dec 17, 2019
Stories of Elves (Beginner)
Dec 10, 2019
Three Drops of Blood (Beginner)
Dec 03, 2019
Brother and Sister (Pre-Intermediate)
Nov 26, 2019
The White Snake (Beginner)
Nov 19, 2019
The Very Hungry Dragon (Intermediate)
Nov 12, 2019
The Three Snake Leaves (Beginner)
Nov 05, 2019
The Boy Who Knew No Fear (Pre-Intermediate)
Oct 29, 2019
The Golem of Prague (Intermediate)
Oct 22, 2019
The Great Race (Beginner)
Oct 15, 2019
The Wolf and the Seven Young Goats (Beginner)
Oct 08, 2019
The Nose That Ran Away (Pre-Intermediate)
Oct 01, 2019
Strange Friends (Beginner)
Sep 24, 2019
The Boy Who Hoped (Pre-Intermediate)
Sep 17, 2019
Arachne, the Spider Woman (Beginner)
Sep 10, 2019
Sleeping Beauty (Beginner)
Sep 03, 2019
House of Secrets Chapter 4 (Intermediate)
Aug 27, 2019
House of Secrets Chapter 3 (Intermediate)
Aug 27, 2019
House of Secrets Chapter 2 (Intermediate)
Aug 20, 2019
House of Secrets Chapter 1 (Intermediate)
Aug 20, 2019
The Little Mermaid (Beginner)
Aug 13, 2019
The Last Question (Pre-Intermediate)
Jul 23, 2019
The Weaver Girl and the Cowherd (Beginner)
Jul 16, 2019
The Teacher and the Student (Beginner)
Jul 09, 2019
The Pit and the Pendulum (Intermediate)
Jul 02, 2019
Love is Worth a Bit of Pain (Intermediate)
Jun 25, 2019
The Woman of the Mountain (Intermediate)
Jun 18, 2019
The Black Cat (Intermediate)
Jun 11, 2019
The Mice Discuss Chapter 2 (Pre-Intermediate)
Jun 04, 2019
The Mice Discuss Chapter 1 (Pre-Intermediate)
May 28, 2019
The Heart That Told the Truth (Beginner)
May 21, 2019
The Lion in Love Chapter 3 (Pre-Intermediate)
May 14, 2019
The Lion in Love Chapter 2 (Pre-Intermediate)
May 07, 2019
The Lion in Love Chapter 1 (Pre-Intermediate)
Apr 30, 2019
The Mouse, the Frog and the Hawk (Pre-Intermediate)
Apr 23, 2019
The Lion and the Pig (Pre-Intermediate)
Apr 16, 2019
The Beetle and the Boy Chapter 3 (Pre-Intermediate)
Apr 09, 2019
The Beetle and the Boy Chapter 2 (Pre-Intermediate)
Apr 02, 2019
The Beetle and the Boy Chapter 1 (Pre-Intermediate)
Mar 26, 2019
The Rabbit and the Tortoise (Beginner)
Mar 19, 2019
The Lion and the Mouse (Beginner)
Mar 12, 2019
The North Wind and the Sun (Beginner)
Mar 05, 2019
One Night in a Vampire's House (Intermediate)
Feb 26, 2019
The Mature, Elegant Woman (Beginner)
Feb 19, 2019
The Monk's Nose (Intermediate)
Feb 12, 2019
The Hair Thief (Pre-Intermediate)
Feb 05, 2019
The Spider's Thread (Beginner)
Jan 29, 2019
The Deepest Love (Advanced)
Jan 22, 2019
The Venerable Mr. Siggs (Advanced)
Jan 15, 2019
Crow Island (Pre-Intermediate)
Jan 08, 2019
Doggo and Kitty Bake a Cake (Beginner Level)
Jan 01, 2019
Doggo and Kitty Tear Their Trousers (Beginner Level)
Jan 01, 2019
Doggo and Kitty Do Their Laundry (Beginner Level)
Jan 01, 2019