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  • Published: 15 September 2022
  • ISBN: 9780241553367
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 80
  • RRP: $22.99

Penguin Readers Level 4: The Age of Innocence (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 Age of Innocence, a Level 4 Reader, is A2+ in the CEFR framework. The text is made up of sentences with up to three clauses, introducing more complex uses of present perfect simple, passives, phrasal verbs and simple relative clauses. It is well supported by illustrations, which appear regularly.

Newland Archer is going to marry the sweet, pretty May Welland. Everyone thinks that they are perfect together. Then, May's beautiful cousin, the Countess Ellen Olenska, shocks everyone by leaving her husband and moving to New York. When Newland meets Ellen, he starts to question his future with May.

  • Published: 15 September 2022
  • ISBN: 9780241553367
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 80
  • RRP: $22.99

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