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  • Published: 17 September 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241375273
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 80
  • RRP: $17.99

Pride And Prejudice: Penguin Reader Level 4


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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.

Mrs Bennet is seeking a husband for each of her five daughters in order to secure their future. But as the Bennet's soon discover, love is rarely straightforward and their world is turned upside down in this tale of love, marriage and society in Georgian England.

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.

Pride and Prejudice, 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.

  • Pub date: 17 September 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241375273
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 80
  • RRP: $17.99

About the Author

Jane Austen

Jane Austen was born in Steventon rectory on 16 December 1775. Her family later moved to Bath, then to Southampton and finally to Chawton in Hampshire. She began writing Pride and Prejudice when she was twenty-two years old. It was originally called First Impressions and was initially rejected by the publishers and only published in 1813 after much revision. She published four of her novels in her lifetime, Sense and Sensibility (1811), Pride and Prejudice (1813), Mansfield Park (1814) and Emma (1816). Jane Austen died on 18th July 1817. Northanger Abbey and Persuasion were both published posthumously in 1818.

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