Around the World in 80 Days

Join us as we read Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne, and follow Phileas Fogg on his exciting journey around the world. At the same time, you will learn about the places he visits, and improve your vocabulary and grammar.

What Will You Find?

The book is divided into short, easy-to-read segments. With each segment, you will find additional notes to help you follow the journey. These include:

  • Key vocabulary and definitions;
  • Examples of grammar and language use.

What’s the Story About?

In 1872, Phileas Fogg is a wealthy London resident, who makes a bet with his friends that he can complete a trip around the world in 80 days.

The story follows Phileas Fogg, and his servant Passepartout, on their journey around the world. Along the way they meet interesting characters and face many challenges.

Although Around the World in 80 Days is a fictional story, it is based on real places and events.

Who Is It For?

Read has been designed for people learning English. It is suitable for people with an intermediate to advanced level. You will be reading the original story, not a simplified version. To support your learning, we highlight key vocabulary, and explore grammar topics from the book.

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