Overview : In this free passage, we’re going to read about a Ivan, an easygoing gorilla
Who is it for ? : People who want to improve their reading ability and vocabulary.
Skill level : Intermediate
Source : The book titled 'The One and Only Ivan' written by Katherine Applegate
Read the passage below:
" Hi, I'm Ivan. I am a gorilla. It's not as easy as it looks."
"People call me the Freeway Gorilla. The Ape at Exit 8. The one and only Ivan, Mighty Silverback."
"The name are mine, but they're not me. I am Ivan, just Ivan, only Ivan."
Humans waste words. They toss them like banana peels and leave them to rot. Everyone knows the peels are the best part."
"I live in a human habitat called the Exit 8 Big Top Mall and Video Arcade."
"My domain is made of thick glass and rusty metal and rough cement."
Please answer the questions below to test your reading ability: