StoryCorps; listen to the real stories of real people

Stories are everywhere – in the street, in newspapers, on TV. Every day you tell a lot of anecdotes and real life stories. Telling a story is one of the easiest way to teach and learn something as it helps us understand our world and personal experience better. I would like to introduce a great Read more about StoryCorps; listen to the real stories of real people[…]

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[…]

Adobe Voice Projects

There are a lot of apps and programs to tell your stories, but Adobe Voice  is my favorite.  I have been using it for a couple of months and created a lot of videos with my students and friends. It’s really easy and fun to create something with it. To use this app, you just Read more about Adobe Voice Projects[…]

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[…]

Jesse James (reading flash quiz)

This is a short reading project about Jesse James who was a famous outlaw. At first, you will read and learn something about his life, then you will have a quiz. It has a cool and uniqe design which was prepared by Ridvan B. Saglam. As you read, you will find a glossary consisting possible Read more about Jesse James (reading flash quiz)[…]

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[…]

Stories For Fun 2 (with Turkish Vocabularies)

These original jokes were found and redesigned by Ridvan Saglam.  Stories are presented with a colorful design to make them more attractive for readers and also they can be read and understood easily with the possible unknown vocabularies whose Turkish explanations were given with the texts. Addition to this,  audio recordings of the stories were added. Hope Read more about Stories For Fun 2 (with Turkish Vocabularies)[…]