Gulliver’s adventures with the tiny people of Lilliput and the giants of Brobdingnag
Complete graded reader and audio book covering the first two voyages. This version is ideal for introducing classes to Swift’s classic satire
Two audio files (Part 1 & Part 2)
Standard M4b files for playback on iTunes & similar.
PDF files for text
Accessible text format with a contents page, illustrations, line numbers, section & chapter breaks etc.
Access to MP3 version on request.
Use on computer, tablet, phone etc.
Ideal for classroom presentation.
Adapted by one of ‘the best writers of language learner materials in English’
Try this short sample from the opening chapter of Part 1 - A Voyage to Lilliput.
In this extract - from Part 2 - Chapter 2 - our hero finds that he has an enemy at the palace
Key Features of this version of Gulliver’s Travels:
Abridged version of the text (around 60% of the original).
Part 1: 00.45 minutes (original typically 01.45)
Part 2: 01.10 minutes (original 02.38)
Edited to reduce comprehension problems created by vocabulary sentence length, syntax
Reduction in the scale of unfamiliar vocabulary
Recycling of those new words essential to comprehension
Reduction in obscure cultural references and/or vocabulary.
English Language Level: Intermediate CER: B2