Short stories in English for students

Stories are an excellent way to engage students in the English language. In this article, we have shared classic short stories in English for students. Short stories provide a close as well as interesting structure for learning vocabulary, grammar and literacy in a particular language as well as for teaching various elements. 

short stories in english for students
Short stories in English for students

Small stories are a rich source of teaching multiple good things in daily life. Short stories consist of plot, characterization, theme, and symbolism. They also serve as a great starting point for discussions, debates, and creative writing exercises. These stories if in English, help and encourage them to improve their English language skills and their thinking abilities.

2 Short stories in English for students

Here we have shared 2 famous stories in a tiny version. Hope the users find love in the small version of these absolutely amazing stories.

Cinderella:- a tail of magic and kindness

Once upon a time, in a distant kingdom, a girl named Cinderella was mistreated by her wicked stepmother and step sisters. She was a kind and gentle girl. Her dream was to attend the royal ball, but her stepfamily left her to deal with house chores. In the meantime, her fairy godmother granted her a wish. She turned Cinderella’s old and torn rags into a magnificent gown and a big pumpkin into a superb carriage. She went to the ball but there was a condition for her to leave the ball by midnight as the magic would fade. The prince fell in love with her. By midnight, cinderella left him but while running she dropped a glass slipper. 

On the next day, the prince searched his whole kingdom by trying the slippers on every young lady in his kingdom. When the slippers fit into Cinderella’s foot, she turns into a beautiful girl. They reunited. She also forgives her stepfamily for their bad behaviour and they all live happily ever after.

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Ant and the Grasshopper

One summer day, in a field, a grasshopper was chirping and singing to its heart’s content. An ant passed by, laboriously carrying an ear of corn to its nest. Why don’t you come and talk to the grasshopper instead of wasting your life? I am helping to store food for the winter said the ant and I recommend you do the same. Why worry about winter? said the grasshopper. We have plenty of food right now.

The story of the ant and the grasshopper. But the ant went on his way and continued his toil. When winter came, the locust found itself starving, while it saw the ants, each day, distributing corn and grain from the stores they had gathered over the summer. Then the grasshopper found out…

Conclusion of Short stories in English for students

To conclude, short stories are valuable and interesting for teaching students about the English language. They value and focus on the main idea of the story in a short version. Students can learn many valuable lessons from short stories such as improving their communication skills in English, critical thinking and creative ability. They also can learn basic English grammar, and vocabulary by practising these short stories

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