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Short stories

The following texts are suggestions for the study of English as an Additional Language. These examples are not meant to be prescriptive or exhaustive, but are indicative of the nature of appropriate texts.

  • Duyal, Y., Paper Boats: An Anthology of Short Stories about Journeys to Australia
  • Ellis, D., Lunch with Lenin and Other Stories
  • Ellis, D., Children of War
  • Harris, C., Fortune Cookies
  • Nam, L., The Boat
  • Pung, A., Growing up Asian in Australia
  • Sallis, E, Millar, H & Dechian, S., Dark Dreams Australian Refugee Stories by Young Writers aged 11-20
  • Tan, S., Tales from Outer Suburbia
  • Zable, A., Violin Lessons