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The Story Bag

The storyteller talks about remembering stories and putting them in what he calls a story bag. It is impo...

A2 - Easy
3 Min 55 Sec
Medium
The Story Fire

The speaker tells a story about the importance of storytelling in our lives.

B1 - Intermediate
3 Min 57 Sec
Medium

A marketing consultant describes her strategy for marketing a small town in North Carolina.

B1 - Intermediate
5 Min 2 Sec
Medium

The speaker describes the competition between Malaysia and Thailand for the world's tallest building.

B1 - Intermediate
1 Min 28 Sec
Medium

A woman tells the story of 'The Tree That Was A Witch'.

B1 - Intermediate
8 Min 1 Sec
Slow

A speaker describes the 1649 trial and execution of King Charles I of England.

C1 - Expert
9 Min 21 Sec
Medium
The Tucker Family

Ebony talks about her family, how she gets along with the other members, and how they relate to each othe...

B2 - Advanced
4 Min 30 Sec
Fast

A Ukrainian student compares the general school systems of the Ukraine and the United States.

B2 - Advanced
2 Min 59 Sec
Fast
The Unluckiest Man

The speaker tells a story about a man who thinks he is the unluckiest man in the world. He decides to cli...

B1 - Intermediate
6 Min 53 Sec
Medium
The Voice of Death

Scott tells a story about a wealthy man who wants to live forever and goes in search of a land where peop...

B2 - Advanced
6 Min 46 Sec
Fast
The Welcome

A woman tells a story of how she sailed out to admire one of the tall ships that visited the United State...

B1 - Intermediate
3 Min 14 Sec
Very Slow
The Wheel Analogy

A businesswoman talks about how she structured her small business and related to her employees.

B1 - Intermediate
3 Min 35 Sec
Medium
The Wish

This is the story of a poor man's wish.

B1 - Intermediate
2 Min 15 Sec
Medium
The Witch of Newbury

A woman tells the story of 'The Witch of Newbury'.

B1 - Intermediate
5 Min 41 Sec
Slow

The speaker talks about the objectification of the women in a harem, their confinement, and their own bod...

B2 - Advanced
4 Min 48 Sec
Fast
The Woodcutters

A woman tells a story about two friends and a lion.

B1 - Intermediate
4 Min 2 Sec
Medium
The Zodiac

The speaker talks about a club he works at called 'The Zodiac', one of the biggest venues in Oxford for l...

B1 - Intermediate
3 Min 45 Sec
Medium

A university student talks about her friends who are communists and how she intends to sort out her own p...

B1 - Intermediate
1 Min 12 Sec
Medium

A woman talks about the English book "Three Men in a Boat".

B1 - Intermediate
2 Min 29 Sec
Medium

A man talks about a visit to Hawaii.

B1 - Intermediate
6 Min 4 Sec
Medium