Serious stories for serious learners

As a bookworm, I can’t resist the temptation of a good story. Since my childhood, reading has been one my favorite activities. When I realized that knowing English gives you a big opportunity to reach more stories, I became more interested in learning it. In my teaching, as well as in my life, I give Read more about Serious stories for serious learners[…]

Free Stories To Improve Your English!

Who doesn’t like listening to a good story? What about reading a good one? I see that reading in English is not as popular as watching and listening. Actually, some of my students give more importance to grammar. As a result, most of them are really successful on grammar exercises. But when it comes to Read more about Free Stories To Improve Your English![…]

Rewordify; Great tool to improve your reading skills

Most of my students really like reading news to improve their English while checking the latest events in the world. Reading news and different kind of posts on the internet can be really helpful to improve yourself if you follow a systematic way. It is important to find unknown vocabularies, learn their synonyms and write them down Read more about Rewordify; Great tool to improve your reading skills[…]

Get better with these free short stories

To learn a new language, listening, speaking and writing are important, but reading is also very helpful in many ways. Sometimes most learners underestimate its importance, there are many advantages of reading, though. You can learn new vocabularies in context. Reading materials can be a model for writing. You can see “correct” English with a proper grammatical Read more about Get better with these free short stories[…]

Reading is fun with comic books

It’s obvious that reading is one of the most important skills for a language learner. To get better in English, we should give enough importance to reading. However, reading newspapers can be difficult, simplified story books sometimes can be boring. If you feel so, I suggest you have a look at these comic books and Read more about Reading is fun with comic books[…]

A Smart Dog; a cartoon story

A smart dog is a cartoon story which was prepared  as a warm up activity by Ridvan B. Saglam. You can download JPEG file here. Also, you can download the flash story from the link below. It can be used as a warm-up activity for Simple Past, Past Cont., Present Perfect, or just for fun. In the flash file, Read more about A Smart Dog; a cartoon story[…]

Business Fun Stories

This is the last book of FUN series. You will find 10 different funny stories about business life. Each story has a Turkish glossary to make reading process easier. Stories used in this book were found on the internet. The aim of this study is to enable learners original, colourful and enjoyable reading materials. It Read more about Business Fun Stories[…]

Songbook for English Learners

(with Turkish explanations) While learning English, songs can help you a lot. But unknown vocabularies and some idiomatic usages can make it difficult to understand. We have prepared a songbook to overcome this problem. In this book, you will find 12 different songs with Turkish meanings of possible unknown vocabularies and phrases. You can see Read more about Songbook for English Learners[…]

Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant

In 19th-century Turkey, an officer in the Janissary army must struggle to repay a brash adventuress for saving his life, even though she was the one who endangered it in the first place. The webcomic unfolds with four or six new pages each Saturday. The number of pages varies each week in service to the Read more about Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant[…]

The Fearless by Gokce Mehmet Ay

…darkness was coming and they were running away … The Fearless was written by Gokce Mehmet Ay and published for the first time on turkcebkf. It was translated to English by Ridvan Saglam. This is the first story of the project called Learn English from Turkish Writers. Hope you like it. Ridvan Saglam