Reader's Digest Classroom
From Reader's Digest, a FREE monthly resource for English language learning. School students and adult learners can increase their comprehension with great stories and creative tasks. It's our way of saying Thank you for your loyalty to the world's best loved magazine.
Are you ready to improve your English today? Then let us begin!
It is as easy as A-B-C:
- Get your latest issue of Reader's Digest and download the Beginner resource, below.
- Follow the instructions. You will read an article from the magazine and then answer the questions.
- Check your answers here next month, around the time your next magazine arrives. How did you go?
Are the questions too easy? Try the Intermediate download for harder questions!
In the July issue of RD Classroom:
‘Feeding the Olympics,’ covering the mammoth task of feeding 10,500 hungry athletes – with different nutritional needs, ‘Instant Answers: Iran,’ key facts about a country not well known to the West, and ‘The Coldest Place on Earth’, about life lived in the deep freeze of a Russian Arctic township.
In the June issue of RD Classroom:
‘Kindness and a Curry,’ about a taxi driver who overcomes the barrier of racism on a mission to feed the needy; ‘Instant Answers: Prince Philip,’ key facts about the man and his life behind his tabloid image; and ‘Homeward Bound’, the story of a young girl who yearns for the wider world beyond her remote Alaskan village.
In the May issue of RD Classroom:
‘Meditation & Me’, about a man who investigates the pursuit of mindfulness, ‘Instant Answers: STEM,’ looking at our new focus on science and technology, and ‘Havana at 96’, the story of an intrepid traveller who doesn’t let age and infirmity hold her back.
In the April issue of RD Classroom:
Our stories include ‘Mighty Monarch,’ about the life and reign of Elizabeth II, ‘The Secret Lives of Passwords’, those annoying but necessary keys to our online lives, and ‘Instant Answers: Retrofuturism’, where we look to the past to see the future. Expand your English skills with the April RD Classroom questions, and then check your answers against the answer sheets!
In the March issue of RD Classroom:
Our stories include ‘The Company of Hens’ – about the power of animals to bring people together, ‘In Praise of Technology’, where a father admits that things weren’t better back then, and ‘Instant Answers: Volcanoes’. Expand your English skills with the March RD Classroom questions, and then check your answers against the answer sheets!
In the February issue of RD Classroom:
All the latest research on how to improve your ability to learn; powerful ways to use body language; and the most creative ways to get rid of stress. Expand your English skills with the Feb RD Classroom questions, and then check your answers against the answer sheets!
In the January issue of RD Classroom:
17-year-old Muhammad Ahsan Nisar tells of being a child at Mecca; we discover how taking breaks are essential for success; and offer an insightful overview of the history of nuclear weapons. Expand your English skills with the Jan RD Classroom questions, and then check your responses against the answer sheets!