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  • Published: 19 May 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241447376
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 64
  • RRP: $14.99

Penguin Reader Level 2: The Extraordinary Life of Malala Yousafzai


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Penguin Readers is a graded reading series for English Language Teaching (ELT) markets, designed for teenagers and young adults learning English as a foreign or second language.

Malala Yousafzai lived in Pakistan where she was one of the best students in her class. But then a group of Islamist extremists called the Taliban came and a war began. Then, one day, two men from the Taliban shot Malala on the bus home from school.

Penguin Readers is a series of popular classics, exciting contemporary fiction, and thought-provoking non-fiction, written for learners of English as a foreign language. The series is aligned to the Common European Framework and includes language activities that help develop key skills.

The Extraordinary Life of Malala Yousafzai, a Level 2 Reader, is A1+ in the CEFR framework. Sentences contain a maximum of two clauses, introducing the future tenses will and going to, present continuous for future meaning, and comparatives and superlatives. It is well supported by illustrations, which appear on most pages.

  • Pub date: 19 May 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241447376
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 64
  • RRP: $14.99

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