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!


Level A1

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My Wonderful Family
We're going bike riding.
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My day
In Sweden, cakes have their own days.
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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
We want to reserve a table for this weekend.
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Level A2

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A great summer vacation
Looking for a birthday present
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At school
One day in elementary school for Lucas
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Days of the week
I have a lot of fun going to concerts.
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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

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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

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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

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