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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.

Sir Charles Baskerville has been found dead on the grounds of his home. Could he have been killed by the mysterious hound that is said to haunt the Baskerville family? Can Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson unravel the mystery?

Penguin Readers is a series of the best new fiction, essential non-fiction and popular classics written for learners of English as a foreign language. Beautifully illustrated and carefully adapted, the series introduces language learners around the world to the bestselling authors and most compelling content from Penguin Random House. The eight levels of Penguin Readers follow the Common European Framework nd include language activities that help readers to develop key skills.

The Hound of the Baskervilles, a Starter level Reader, is A1 in the CEFR framework. Starter level is ideal for readers who are learning English for the first time. Short sentences contain a maximum of two clauses, using the present simple and continuous tenses, possessives, regular and irregular verbs, and simple adjectives. Illustrations support the text throughout, and many titles at this level are graphic novels.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780241375303

    September 3, 2019

    Penguin

    64 pages

    RRP $14.99

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