Black Beauty (ESL/EFL Version with Audio)

ebook Million-Word Reading Projecct Collection I

By Qiliang Feng

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This is Book 4, Collection I, of the Million-Word Reading Project (MWRP) readers. It is suitable for learners with a basic vocabulary of 1,500 words.
Million-Word Reading Project (MWRP) is a reading project for ESL/EFL learners at the elementary level (with a basic vocabulary of 1,500 words). In two years, for about fifteen minutes each day, an ESL/EFL learner can read one million words, and reach the upper-intermediate level, gaining a vocabulary of about 3,500 words and a large number of expressions.

[Text Information]
Readability | 87.71
Total word count | 22011
Words beyond 1500 | 755
Unknown word percentage (%) | 3.43
Unknown headword occurrence | 3.91
Unknown words that occur 5 times or more | 40
Unknown words that occur 2 times or more | 103

Black Beauty is the name of a fine horse. He spends his early years with his mother. Then he is sold to the Squire Gordon, who is a horse lover and cares very well for his animals. Beauty spends the better part of three years here and makes friends with the other horses. Then Beauty is sold to Earlshall Park. The life is harder there. He hurt his knees in a riding accident and is sold as a job horse to a new master. The horse then passes from one master to another....
The original novel was written by Anna Sewell (1820 – 1878), an English novelist, and was published in 1877.

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Black Beauty (ESL/EFL Version with Audio)