Love Stories for Learners in Simple English

Short Romance Stories

Here you can find beautiful stories in simple English for you to read, download and practice. Read interesting stories and improve your English at the same time.

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The following stories are suitable for students at an advanced reading level. Each story comes with the following sections:

  • Story
  • Glossary
  • Exercises
    • Fill in the blanks
    • Vocabulary questions
    • Grammar questions
    • Comprehension questions
    • Essay questions
  • Full answer key

You can read and practice with these stories by yourself or with your students, and then check your answers.

Please also fill out the short survey at the end of each story to let us know which future stories and exercises you would like to see here. This section is in progress! :-)


A Tale of Two Jackets (Story + Exercises + Answer Key)

Andrew walks out of his meeting, completely exhausted. After three long days of negotiating, he has finally worked out a deal that is sure to get him a promotion. Despite the fact that he has an early flight back to New York in the morning, Andrew decides to have a few drinks at the pub across the street. He has been in London for three days and has not seen any of the city. He cannot leave without at least visiting a pub, he thinks...


The Show Must Go On (Story + Exercises + Answer Key)

The stage lights shine brightly on Cho's face. She cannot see the audience but can feel its attention. She is so excited to be on stage in the most famous theatre in South Korea's capital, Seoul. But she must stay focused – the show is not yet over. Taking a deep breath, she looks at her partner, Han, across the stage and delivers the final line of the play...

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