Read and listen to some classic American short stories which have been specially adapted for learners of English. If you need to practice summary writing (riassunti) for school you can use these as original texts.
This is one of Hemingway’s most celebrated short stories, followed by some comprehension questions and suggested answers.
A Clean Well-lighted Place
A nice short story with an unexpected twist. The Last Unicorns
This is one of Hemingway’s most celebrated short stories. Read the story and answer the questions that follow, then compare with the suggested answers. Cat in the rain
This is a classic story by Graham Greene. Read the story and answer the questions which follow. The Case For the Defence