English Classics

Famous excerpts by classic authors of English literature. Explore the classics and improve your listening skills.

Anne of Green Gables
An excerpt from Chapter XXVIII of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s “Anne of Green Gables”.

Little Women
An excerpt from Chapter 2 of Louisa May Alcott’s novel “Little Women”.

An excerpt from Part I of Franz Kafka’s novella “Metamorphosis”.

The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes
Excerpt from Adventure IV of “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes” by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Great Expectations
Excerpt from Chapter 1 of “Great Expectations” by Charles Dickens.

Excerpt from Chapter 5 of “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley.

Pride and Prejudice
Excerpt from Chapter 1 of “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen.

The Night Before Christmas
A reading of the poem, “The Night Before Christmas”. Includes vocabulary notes and discussion questions.

The Velveteen Rabbit
Listen to an excerpt from this children’s holiday classic.