Hello students. I’m proud of you for completing years 1 and 2 of our American English course.  In order for you to become a strong intermediate American English learner, you need to be able to read, understand, and discuss abridged American English short stories.  In this lesson, throughout Year 3 of your studies, you will read, listen to, and write about popular American English short stories. Please follow the directions below closely.

  • Study the American English vocabulary below.

Words in This Story

chemical – adj. of or relating to chemistry

chemicals – n. elements found in nature or made by people; substances used in the science of chemistry

imperfection – n. a small flaw or bad part

visible – adj. able to be seen

birthmark – n. an unusual mark that is present on the skin from the time when someone is born

  • Listen to the story.

  • Watch the video and read along.

  • Take the short story quiz.

Take quiz: https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/birthmark-nathaniel-hawthorne/2865034/p1.html?isEmbedded=True

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