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  • Published: 19 May 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241431009
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 112
  • RRP: $14.99

Penguin Readers Level 7: Tales of the Greek Heroes (ELT Graded Reader)




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.

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.

Tales of the Greek Heroes, a Level 7 Reader, is B2 in the CEFR framework. The longer text is made up of sentences with up to four clauses, introducing future perfect simple, mixed conditionals, past perfect continuous, mixed conditionals, more complex passive forms and modals for deduction in the past.

Learn all about the mysterious and exciting legends of the gods and heroes in Ancient Greece, from the birth of Heracles and the adventures of Theseus, to the first fall of Troy and the battle of the giants.

  • Published: 19 May 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241431009
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 112
  • RRP: $14.99

About the author

Roger Lancelyn Green

Roger Lancelyn Green was born in 1918 in Norwich. He went to Merton College, Oxford, where he became especially interested in the Authurian legends and the history of the myth in literature and has written prolifically on children's books and writers. His publications include: King Arthur And His Knights, The Adventures Of Robin Hood, Tales Of The Greek Heroes and The Tale Of Troy.

Mr Green lived in Cheshire, in a manor which his ancestors owned for over 900 years. He died in October 1987.

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