In this paper we are going to focus on the importance of extensive reading in English teaching classes, which shows the inseparability of language and culture in language teaching. Using graded literary books in the EFL classroom has been common since the beginning of the last century. Recent research supports the linguistic and psychological benefits of using EFL graded literary books including increased motivation, reading speed, vocabulary development, discourse awareness, and meaning-focused input and output. Because there is a link between extensive reading and success in language learning, an important objective is to promote enthusiastic and independent reading among students. Simplified literary texts can help fulfill this need by making content comprehensible and getting students excited about reading a large amount of interesting material which matches their developing linguistic ability. Therefore, teachers could employ these literary texts as well as associated audio recordings, films, and other supplementary texts and exercises in their curriculum. The aim of this article is to describe the implementation and results of a cultural multimedia module that centers on the simplified novel “1984” by George Orwell.
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