This is the iPhone version. Enjoy this famous story, adapted for learners of English, and improve your English. Read it, listen to it, and look up words you don’t know in the glossary. Colour illustrations help you understand important parts of the story. When you finish reading, see how many questions you can get right in the quiz.
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•The Picture of Dorian Gray is a Stage 3 Oxford Bookworm
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‘When we are happy, we are always good’, says Lord Henry, ‘but when we are good, we are not always happy.’
Lord Henry’s lazy, clever words lead the young Dorian Gray into a world where it is better to be beautiful than to be good; a world where anything can be forgiven – even murder – if it can make people laugh at a dinner party.
Are you learning English? Enjoy a great story, have fun, and improve your language with Oxford Bookworms! This version of Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray has been specially adapted for language learners by Jill Nevile. Research shows that the more you read, the more your language improves.