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  • Published: 15 September 2022
  • ISBN: 9780241553404
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 64
  • RRP: $19.99

Penguin Readers Level 2: The Extraordinary Life of Mahatma Gandhi (ELT Graded Reader)



Penguin Readers is an ELT graded reading series, designed for teenagers and young adults learning English as a foreign language.

With carefully adapted text, new illustrations, language practise activities and additional online resources, the Penguin Readers series introduces language learners to bestselling authors and compelling content. Titles include popular classics, exciting contemporary fiction, and thought-provoking non-fiction.

The Extraordinary Life of Mahatma Gandhi, 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.

Mahatma Gandhi was from India. Gandhi wanted India to be an independent country, and he fought hard for his beliefs.

  • Published: 15 September 2022
  • ISBN: 9780241553404
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 64
  • RRP: $19.99

About the author

Chitra Soundar

Chitra Soundar was born and brought up in India, where traditions, festivals and mythology are a way of life. She now lives in South East London, and regularly visits schools, bookshops and libraries to tell stories and teach creative writing. She is a member of the international Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.

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