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Reading Excerpts with Textual Gloss

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Each excerpt is taken from the readings below. By putting the cursor over an underlined word, you can see a definition of that word.

By clicking on the Related Audio button, you can see a list of audio selections related to the readings.

Audio selections related to readings

Nonfiction


Fiction


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Poems with Textual Gloss

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Difficult words in each poem are glossed. By putting the cursor over an underlined word, you can see a definition of that word at the top of the page.


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Readings with True/False Quiz

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Each exercise consists of a timed reading and a quiz.


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Readings with Multiple Choice Quiz

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Each exercise consists of a reading and a quiz.

Intermediate

Advanced


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Story-Building Exercises

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These exercises contain fragments of sentences which you have to put in the correct order to make a complete story.


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Text Reconstruction Exercises

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In these exercises all the letters have been replaced by asterisks. You must guess each word. If your word appears in the story, it will appear in the text. You can also press "Hint" to get only one letter at a time. The fewer incorrect answers, the higher your score. It is easier to do these exercises if you do the exercise in Story-Building format (above) first.


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Cloze Exercises

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Fill in the blanks in a reading with the missing words.


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Online Dictionaries

  
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