A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

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Christmas Carol
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This is an abridged and slightly simplified version of the opening of A Christmas Carol. It is aimed at English language learners, GCSE students and unconfident readers. I have tried to maintain the spirit (!) of the original and most of the dialogue remains in it's original form.

I hope you enjoy it. If you don't like the idea of any change to the original, I can only say 'Bah! Humbug!'. You can find the original in any bookshop or as an etext

An excellent animated version of the story with the voices of Alistair Simm and Michael Redgrave is
here (24 minutes)