Welcome to EFLShorts

All the stories on our blog are free. We hope you enjoy them.

Please check our blog for our latest posts and for free reading activities.

Which is your favourite story?

Teachers, please feel free to use any or all of the stories and activities on this blog for your classes. Please note, however, that no user of this site may make use of the site’s content for commercial purposes. Users wishing to use the site for reasons other than for private reading and/or educational purposes are requested to obtain the express prior written permission of the site. Please also note that users expressly agree that use of the site or any of the materials contained therein is at the user’s own discretion and entirely at the user’s own risk. 

Some of our published stories…

Robin Hood: an adaptation of Howard Pyle’s classic story by Scott Lauder and Walter McGregor published by Helbling 2014

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The Sheriff of Nottingham is Robin’s biggest enemy. He hates Robin because Robin is an outlaw. But most of all, the sheriff hates Robin because everyone else loves him. Does the sheriff catch Robin? Or does King Richard save him and his Merry Men?



The Albatross by Scott Lauder and Walter McGregor published by Helbling 2014

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Levy, an old Greek sailor, takes on his last job and discovers that the cargo on board is not what he expected. Molly, an American teenager finds a body on the beach when she’s walking her dog.
What happens when Levy tells the captain? Why does the body disappear? And how are Levy and Molly connected?






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