Tibetan Story

Synopsis: Tibetan story is an intermediate/upper intermediate level interactive story, which follows the journey of a young Japanese lad on his quest to find his lost Uncle in Taiwan. His meeting with a mysterious blind Tibetan youth takes him on adventures in other countries in Asia. The plot has devices taken from Dickens’s “Nicholas Nickleby”, Marcel Pagnol’s “Manon des Sources” and James Hilton’s “Lost Horizon.”

The syntax that we focus on in this story is listed on the first page under contents and there are twenty episodes.

Download the text: Tibetan Story (PDF), by Mark White

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11 Responses to “Tibetan Story”

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  1. Travis Millman says:

    This doc no longer appears to be available… :(

  2. Mark White says:

    Hi Travis.

    I just clicked the link above and it works. Try again. Let uis know if you have any trouble.
    cheers Mark

  3. Taher Galaleddine says:

    Hi teacher.
    i would like to bring to your kind notice that i think it will be better if you record the same story in mp3 format.
    so that i can listen it while reading.
    it’s just a suggestion.
    have a nice day,
    Taher

  4. Daniel says:

    I appreciate your course of English learning, but I have to say your story about Tibet is stupid and unture. The Chinese soliders attacked Tibet and killed 80,000 Tibetans? This is ridiculous.

  5. Mark White says:

    Have you seen these links about China and Tibet? Do you think they are untrue? How do you know?

    We all get different info from different governments and private organizations. Have you seen these links:

    http://users.erols.com/mwhite28/warstat1.htm

    Scroll to the bottom to see figures on Tibet.

    Here is the wikipedia link:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1959_Tibetan_uprising

  6. Daniel says:

    Then how do you know what you saw and heard from your goverment is true? I’ve seen the western media’s beautiful work on Lhasa’s violence,which took place on March 14th,2008–transplanted the photoes,distorted the truth, etc. Did your goverment or wiki something told you that? I live here and I can see by my eyes that the living condition of Tebit people has raised many many times than before, can you deny that truth? Have you come to China by youself to have a look before you start to criticize? I haven’t been to Iraq, and I never say the US killed 800,000 Iraq civilians,right? I just see that the Iraq people’s life is totally distroyed by someone, that is the truth, the most important thing is people’s life. So if you want to know the truth, you’ve got to see more, listen to more, and throw your colored glasses first.

  7. Mark White says:

    You are right. We have to find out the truth.

  8. Jens says:

    Hi all,
    I’m Jens, come from Indonesia, a nice developing country, a country that still in fighting for terrorism, and the freedom to express religion sometimes is deteriorated by a little part of dominant religion followers who wants dominated others, and the right to preach religion freely is restricted by a state or ministers rule.
    I want to improve my ability in spoken English, or business English writing. so please do me your favor. thanks.

  9. Ph?m Thanh Phong says:

    hi, Mark White
    I think I know very much about China governments.Do you know about persecution of Falun Gong in China?
    Have seen read links: http://www.falunhr.org/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=1668&Itemid=
    A song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ilToMf1cNiw&feature=player_embedded

  10. Ph?m Thanh Phong says:

    ah sorry, I just have made a mistake, China government, not China goverments.

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