The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (ESL/EFL Version with Audio)

ebook Million-Word Reading Projecct Collection II

By Qiliang Feng

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This is Book 13, 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 | 81.58
Total word count | 27145
Words beyond 1500 | 1392
Unknown word percentage (%) | 5.13
Unknown headword occurrence | 4.6
Unknown words that occur 5 times or more | 53
Unknown words that occur 2 times or more | 147

Dorothy, an orphan, lives in a one-room house with her uncle and aunt. A tornado appears and Dorothy and her pet dog are carried away by the winds. Dorothy falls asleep as the house flies through the air.
When she awakens and goes outside her house, she finds she is in a strange and beautiful country, where there live small, strangely-dressed people known as the Munchkins. Dorothy's house has fallen on the Wicked Witch of the East, ruler of the Munchkins. The Good Witch of the North tells Dorothy to go to the Emerald City, ruled by the Wizard of Oz, in the hope that the Wizard may be able to help the little girl return home.
On her way to the Wizard's city, Dorothy makes three unusual friends: a scarecrow who complains of having no brains, a woodman made entirely of tin who complains of having no heart, and a lion who complains of having no courage. They go with Dorothy to see if the Wizard can help them....
This book is rewritten from "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum (1856–1919), American author of children's books. This story has been made into films a number of times.

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (ESL/EFL Version with Audio)