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 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 and include language activities that help readers to develop key skills.
Exercises at the back of each Reader help language learners to practise grammar, vocabulary, and key exam skills. Before, during and after-reading questions test readers’ story comprehension and develop vocabulary.
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Exclusively with the print edition, readers can unlock online resources including a digital book, audio edition, lesson plans and answer keys.
Women Who Changed the World, 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.
These are the stories of some of the women who changed our world. Read about the women who fought to be equal to men, and learn about the things that women have done in education, science, sport and politics.
Be inspired by the stories of the women who have shaped our world. Discover who fought for women’s rights throughout history, and find out about the achievements of women in all different areas, from science to sport, and from education to empowerment.