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The Reading Room - Free Online Reading Comprehension Practice

Learn how to speak English fluently from real English dialogues. Learn naturally, just as you learned your native language. This program consists of 100 MP3s with accompanying PDF files so you can learn anywhere, anytime, you want.

The Reading Room gives you the opportunity to practice your reading skills and improve your vocabulary.

As you read the articles and stories try to understand the general meaning. Use the True/False questions at the end to test your understanding and receive instant feedback.

If you are unsure of the meaning of any word, first try to guess its meaning from the way it has been used. You may check your guess by double-clicking the word to read its definition.

Articles
Drink to 1000 years of beer and pubs
Job Hunting: It’s Like a Job, Only Harder
Online Education -- Changing the Way We Learn One Mouse Click at a Time
Stress Getting You Down? Perk Up with a Good Night’s Sleep

Stories
Ghost Story by abracad
The Open Window, a short story by Saki (H H Munro)

See also: Reading Material on the Web

Instant Immersion English Levels 1,2 & 3

Instant Immersion English Levels 1,2 & 3. Insant Immersion uses natural image association techniques to help you learn English as easily as you learned your first language. With Instant Immersion, you will have more fun, save money and reach your goals faster - guaranteed! Whether you're learning English for school, work or your next vacation, Instant Immersion's fun and effective exercises, interactive activities and challenging quizzes will help you achieve fluency in less time than other systems.

Understanding and Using English Grammar with Audio CD. The classic text for intermediate through advanced students provides a clear, visual presentation of grammar in terms easily understandable to students. Grammar explanations teach situationally appropriate English, both formal and colloquial and make distinctions between British and American usage. Each presentation is followed by graded activities that promote speaking, listening, and writing skills. With audio CD.