French Novelist, playwright and poet, Jules Verne is one of the most well-known and celebrated 19th century authors of the science-fiction genre. His first great journey book, Five Weeks in a Balloon, was published in 1862 and became an instant bestseller across the globe. Around the World in Eighty Days, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, and Journey to the Center of the Earth, are a few more popular novels that followed. His work has since influenced the field of science and technology, and many of his books have been adapted for film.Continue reading “Jules Verne Audio Books”
Changing the way we Interact with Literature
In the last 30 years, technology in society has evolved to such a degree that it would be unrecognizable to a time traveler catapulted here from the 1980s. Computers have developed from very basic gaming machines enjoyed by children, to devices that people live their lives through – an essential life tool no less. Continue reading “The Rise of the Audio Book”
Audible is an Amazon company that offer a free audio book when you sign up to their 30-day free trial. With over 180,000+ audio books they have the largest collection of audio books on the web. From the latest books to classics and best-sellers, you have a great resource from which to find the best audio books. Continue reading “Best Audio Books Free with Audible Trial”
There are many ways to improve your listening skills when you don’t have access to native English speakers. These include podcasts, television and radio. Another resource that has become increasingly popular in recent years is audio books. See our list of recommended free audio books for English learners below. Continue reading “Free Audio Books for English Learners”
The festive season is upon us which means it’s the perfect time to listen to some timeless Christmas tales. From children’s classics and short stories to fantasy novels and murder mysteries, there are plenty of festively-themed audiobooks to be enjoyed by the whole family!
To help you choose, we’ve selected 12 of the best audiobooks to listen to over the Christmas period. Continue reading “The 12 Audiobooks of Christmas”