A young couple move to the country. Every night they visit a beautiful local church. Inside there are two marble statues. Why do these statues frighten local people? And what is the secret of the broken marble finger? 'The Marble Finger' is based on a classic horror story, Man Made in Marble (1893)…
Stave 1 Intermediate - shortened and slightly simplified version with almost all dialogue unchanged
A Christmas Carol is a great story but a challenging text for language learners and reluctant readers. These two versions of Stave 1 offer an accessible introduction to a classic of English literature.
A Christmas Carol is a great story but a challenging text.
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Elementary & intermediate versions of the story
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