Ludwik Zamenhof grew up in Białystok, a Polish city divided into Russians, Poles, Germans and Jews. The four groups fight, and don't understand each other. One day Ludwik has an idea: what if everyone could speak the same language? Would it help solve conflicts?
Today's story is The Boy Who Hoped. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Hope for the full transcript. Level: Pre-Intermedaite Genre: History Vocabulary: Language, Discrimination, Religion, School, University, Writing Setting: Modern Word Count: 2030 Author: Ariel Goodbody
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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.