Once there was a widow with two daughters: a hardworking one and a lazy one. The hardworking daughter has to sit and spin by the well every day until her fingers bleed. But one day she drops her spindle in the well, and discovers a completely new world...
Today's story is Mother Holle. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Mother for the full transcript. Level: Pre-Intermediate Genre: Children's Vocabulary: Work, Clothes, Housework, Cleaning, Baking, Food, Magic Setting: Fairytale Word Count: 1112 Author: Fairy Tales
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Learning a language is hard. With Easy Stories in English, you can learn English the natural way, without studying lists of vocabulary or complicated grammar rules. Every week, Ariel Goodbody, author and language teacher, will present a story adapted to your level of English. The stories will be hilarious, dramatic, and entertaining, but never too difficult. If you’re learning English and are tired of boring textbooks, then this is the podcast for you. Go to easystoriesinenglish.com for full transcripts of every episode, and to see a list of stories categorised by level.