English Level 8

265 short stories for English learners

1. New to America 2. A Haircut 3. The Yardman 4. Grab Your Umbrellas 5. Shopping for Bargains 6. Horses to Ride 7. Does Garlic Mean Garlic? 8. A Shower Injury 9. Pete's Sharp Knife 10. Provider Overbills Customer 11. A Good Sandwich 12. Sara's Upset Stomach 13. Please Marry Me! 14. Laundry Day 15. A Noisy Neighbor 16. The New Realtor 17. The Fire Alarm 18. Eddie's Short Visit 19. Carbon Monoxide 20. A Visit to Asia 21. School Boys 22. The Loose Button 23. The Pile of Paper 24. Brushing and Flossing 25. Raising the Kids 26. A Clean Toilet Bowl 27. A Love Letter 28. Spock Saves His Dad 29. A Bird Attacks 30. A Daytime Robbery 31. The Motorcycle Rider 32. The Breakup 33. Famous Model Dies 34. Shopping Carts Everywhere 35. Four Slit Throats 36. Trick or Treat 37. A Jealous Girlfriend 38. Towns Hit by Snowstorms 39. Another Jealous Girlfriend 40. She Loves Her Son 41. The Doctor's Exam 42. Hospitals Can Make You Sick 43. English Is So Hard 44. Hollywood Stars and Tourists 45. GEICO's TV Lizard 46. Law and Order in LA? 47. Destruction of Iraq 48. Have You Seen This Man? 49. LA Traffic Report 50. LA Radio News 51. Trash Truck Misses Pick-up 52. Her First Driving Accident 53. Maybe You're Not a Good Principal 54. I've Got You Covered 55. Paris Goes to Jail in LA 56. A Year with No TV 57. Let's Buy Some Paint 58. I Need Water for My Clients 59. Putting Bunny to Sleep 60. Where Is That Darn Battery? 61. If You Really Love Me? 62. The Wedding Gift (1) 63. The Wedding Gift (2) 64. Does a Tiger Change Its Stripes? 65. There's No Place Like an Open House 66. We Could Have All Died! 67. It's the Thought that Counts 68. Who Ordered the Scallops? 69. You're Not My Daddy 70. Let He Who Is Without Sin? 71. Shopping at the 99 Cents Store 72. Betting Big in Vegas 73. Priced to Sell! 74. The Handyman Comes 75. A Woman Has Needs 76. A Hot Day and a Cool Pool 77. Up, Up, and Away 78. Man's Best Friend 79. Six Feet Under 80. An Unhappy Worker 81. Why the Sky Is Brown 82. It's a Small World 83. Suspicious Shoppers 84. Death Is Part of Life 85. Tagger Shoots Woman 86. Crime on the Rise 87. Too Soft on Crime 88. Pluto Chases Kid 89. In Harm's Way 90. Semper Buy 91. A Little Respect, Please 92. A Dream from Beyond (1) 93. A Dream from Beyond (2) 94. A Trip to Egypt 95. No Doughnuts for Old Folks 96. It's Just Business 97. A Walk in the Wild 98. Elvis Is Alive and Well 99. Bad Weed, Bad Call 100. Shark Attack 101. Love in the Hospital 102. Interstate Bridge Collapses 103. Stop Selling Those Bunnies 104. Actor Tries to Kill Himself 105. The US Senator Says He's not Gay 106. E. Coli Is Everywhere 107. Influenza 108. The Hospital Orderly (1) 109. The Hospital Orderly (2) 110. Flower Power 111. Dog Inherits Millions 112. Man Holds Staff Hostage 113. Young Boy Defends Sister 114. Remember Me? 115. The Way to a Man's Heart? 116. Homemade Ship to Sail Around the World 117. LA City Council Passes New Dog-Barking Law 118. Man Flies 200 Miles in Lawn Chair (1) 119. Man Flies 200 Miles in Lawn Chair (2) 120. Cleaning a Dirty Plate 121. Her Driving Lesson 122. Hurricane Dean 123. Adventurer Disappears 124. Nursing Student Disappears 125. The Lovely Banana 126. Smells like Chicken 127. The Wedding (1) 128. The Wedding (2) 129. The Waiter 130. Your Country Thanks You 131. D.B. Cooper Lives On (1) 132. D.B. Cooper Lives On (2) 133. I'm No Alcoholic! 134. 48 Homes Burn Down near Malibu (1) 135. 48 Homes Burn Down near Malibu (2) 136. Drought Attacks Georgia 137. A Bad MRI Experience 138. Body in a Barrel (1) 139. Body in a Barrel (2) 140. Red Meat, Gray Water 141. All Bite, No Bark 142. Tiger Kills Two Men (1) 143. Tiger Kills Two Men (2) 144. Red Flowers Make Her See Red 145. The Starbucks Robbery 146. The Argument (1) 147. The Argument (2) 148. The Toilet Tank (1) 149. The Toilet Tank (2) 150. Santa Molested by Young Woman 151. Fire Kills Two Young Girls 152. Police Arrest Fire-Starters 153. Get out of "Jail" (1) 154. Get out of "Jail" (2) 155. New Year Celebrations Around the World 156. Man Leaves $50K to Waitress (1) 157. Man Leaves $50K to Waitress (2) 158. Who Needs School? 159. Black Friday 160. JFK Assassination 161. Don't Top Off the Tanks 162. The Clapper 163. Tuberculosis Still Kills 164. Old Dogs Become Young Again 165. Ham and Eggplant 166. A Hole in Her Ear (1) 167. A Hole in Her Ear (2) 168. The Drugs Keep Coming 169. Woman Searches for Missing Husband (1) 170. Woman Searches for Missing Husband (2) 171. Don't Get Mad—Get Even 172. The Christmas Gift (1) 173. The Christmas Gift (2) 174. The Haircut (1) 175. The Haircut (2) 176. The Robbery at the Mall (1) 177. The Robbery at the Mall (2) 178. The Driving Lesson (1) 179. The Driving Lesson (2) 180. The Move to Georgia (1) 181. The Move to Georgia (2) 182. I'll Get a Job in a Restaurant 183. A Cleaner River (1) 184. A Cleaner River (2) 185. The Spitter 186. Kill Those Flies (1) 187. Kill Those Flies (2) 188. The Oil Change (1) 189. The Oil Change (2) 190. Boy Starts Huge Fire 191. Writers Go on Strike 192. Please Don't Hurt Me! 193. It's Just a Little White Lie 194. Jury Service in California 195. The Rude Golfer (1) 196. The Rude Golfer (2) 197. Man Invents Toilet for Cars 198. Monkeys Cause Man's Death 199. The Light Eater (1) 200. The Light Eater (2) 201. The Slow Computer (1) 202. The Slow Computer (2) 203. The Careful Reader 204. Avoid the Flu 205. Magician Attracts Women 206. US Border Patrol 207. Car Shopping in California 208. Happy Anniversary 209. Read All about It! 210. A Factory Worker 211. Bad Pork 212. Don't Eat the Meat 213. Copper Robbers 214. Weekly Driving Lessons (1) 215. Weekly Driving Lessons (2) 216. Laundry Day (1) 217. Laundry Day (2) 218. The Bargain CD Set (1) 219. The Bargain CD Set (2) 220. It's All Over 221. The New Clothes (1) 222. The New Clothes (2) 223. Food as Punishment 224. US Passports Outsourced 225. The Demanding Son 226. A Practical Joke 227. The Dead Pedestrian 228. Bad News, Good News 229. The Cluster Balloonist 230. The Rude Clerk 231. The Tax Charge 232. The Fire in the Hills (1) 233. The Fire in the Hills (2) 234. The Vacuum Cleaner Filter (1) 235. The Vacuum Cleaner Filter (2) 236. The Rental Car (1) 237. The Rental Car (2) 238. The Marathon Cheater 239. Honoring G 240. School Bus Crashes 241. The Chipped Teeth 242. Don't Take My Property 243. New Law for Taco Trucks 244. The Horrible Face (1) 245. The Horrible Face (2) 246. The Refund (1) 247. The Refund (2) 248. Shut Your Mouth 249. TSA's New Policy (1) 250. TSA's New Policy (2) 251. I'm Pregnant 252. Court Approves Same-Sex Marriage 253. Making Peace with Russia 254. Impolite to His Brother 255. Protecting the Public 256. Malibu to License Paparazzi 257. The Cyclone in Myanmar 258. I'm Moving to NY 259. The Heart Attack (1) 260. The Heart Attack (2) 261. The 2008 Masters 262. The Bloody Forehead 263. Feds Threaten WWII Vet 264. Let's Speak English 265. Bad Dreams