Building English skills: Books

In this section

Reading is an excellent way to extend your vocabulary and  improve your English language skills.  Reading novels, short stories, magazines and newspaper articles is an enjoyable way to improve your general English.

Have you read these books?

Many local libraries have a Talking Books section which is a collection of popular books accompanied by audio CDs with a narration of the story.

Abridged (simplified) versions of books

You might like to read abridged (simplified) versions of classic books from your local library.

Australian cultures

These books are available from the Monash Library Collection or via Trove