English Texts for Beginners

English texts for beginners to practice reading and comprehension online and for free. Practicing your comprehension of written English will both improve your vocabulary and understanding of grammar and word order. The texts below are designed to help you develop while giving you an instant evaluation of your progress.

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Prepared by experienced English teachers, the texts, articles and conversations are brief and appropriate to your level of proficiency. Take the multiple-choice quiz following each text, and you'll get the results immediately. You will feel both challenged and accomplished! You can even download (as PDF) and print the texts and exercises. It's enjoyable, fun and free. Good luck!


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Level A1

  • My Wonderful Family
    My family is very important to me
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  • My day
    One day of my life
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  • My name is John
    Sam is looking for a job.
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  • Our Vacation
    I love going fishing with friends.
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  • Preparing food
    It's not easy for Paolo to learn Swedish.
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  • The House
    The Smith family home
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Level A2

  • A great summer vacation
    The holidays were spectacular!
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  • At school
    One day in elementary school for Lucas
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  • Days of the week
    Why is Wednesday called hump day?
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  • DoctorDIALOGUE
    You don't feel well, so you decide to see your doctor
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  • Going to a restaurantDIALOGUE
    Placing an order at a restaurant
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  • Going to the Supermarket
    A description of going to the supermarket
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  • Letter to a Friend
    My semester abroad in Spain
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  • My family at home
    We arrived in our favorite city in Europe.
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  • My morning routine
    I dream of opening my own café.
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  • Numbers
    I need to buy some things from IKEA.
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  • The city where I live
    Simón introduces us to his family.
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  • The pet store
    George wants them to give him a pet
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Level B1

  • Chicago
    Keith's recent trip to Chicago
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  • Christmas
    The most-visited theme park
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  • Food
    The importance of taking care of your teeth
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  • Going to work in the morning
    They're happy with their day out shopping.
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  • Halloween
    Hanna is excited about her birthday celebration.
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  • Hotel ReservationDIALOGUE
    I'd like to make a reservation for this weekend
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  • Jobs and Professions
    Do you have experience in customer service?
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  • London
    A city with a lot of history and things to see
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  • Los Angeles
    The Jansson family loves animals.
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  • Miami
    Customers asking questions at the grocery store
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  • San Francisco
    Nina, Peter, and Markus go to a café.
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  • Thanksgiving
    If I were famous for a day, I'd like to...
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  • The Empire State Building
    The Empire State Building, a New York icon
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  • The four seasons
    Money is disappearing in Sweden.
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  • The Golden Gate Bridge
    The most famous suspension bridge in the world
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  • The Grand Canyon
    One of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World
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  • The Statue of Liberty
    One of the most famous monuments in the world
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  • Valentine's Day
    Conversation with the server at the restaurant
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  • Washington, D.C.
    Monika is friendly and always in a good mood.
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  • Yellowstone National Park
    The first national park in the United States
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Level B2

  • Human body parts and organs
    I hope to visit Peru again in the future.
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  • Las Vegas
    An ordinary day in the life of Charlotta
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Level C1

  • Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918
    The epidemic that killed millions of people
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  • The Environment
    The well-being of our planet is in danger
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