The Signalman by Charles Dickens

Is there a ghost on that lonely railway line? 

Is there a ghost on that lonely railway line? 

'Hello! You down there!’

The signalman was standing at the door of his 

box, directly below me. I was sure he could hear my voice but he did not look up. Instead, he looked in the opposite direction down the railway line.

Read & listen to Part 1 of a classic Dickens ghost story.


Classic Ghost Stories
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Three classic ghost stories retold by 'one of the best writers of language learner materials in English'. 


The Signalman by Charles Dickens * The Body Snatcher by Robert Louis Stevenson * The Marble Finger by Edith Nesbit (adapted from Man-Made-in-Marble) 


The Lawyer & the Ghost by Charles Dickens (adapted from The Pickwick Papers) * Long Black Veil (ballad with video)

Language Level:

Intermediate/Upper Intermediate/Advanced (Lawyer & Ghost) 

Age: Too scary for very young children!