Free online Audio Books and Listening Exercises

Many websites offer free online audio books which our students can download or stream to practice their English listening skills. Here are a few that we think you might enjoy.

The website ‘’ provides the audio with the text to read along to.

Our Monday Book Group is currently reading:
The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Other Books:

The Twits, by Roald Dahl.
(you can choose fast or slow listening speed at the top of the page)

The Wonderful World of Henry Sugar, by Roald Dahl.

Danny, the Champion of the World, by Roald Dahl.

Hotel for Dogs, by Lois Duncan.

The Blurred Man, by Antony Horowitz

Holes, by Louis Sachar

The Time Machine, by H.G. Wells!/20206ce12156b67c71d4369cc327ec08/Time%20Machine

British Council Short Stories
Big City Small World
Fictional series about a group of people living in London.
Each episode has the written transcript, and interactive exercises.