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  • Penguin Readers Level 3: Wonder

    RJ Palacio

    Product Code: BZKXQ
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    August Pullman has been home-schooled all his life. Now he is starting fifth grade at a New York City middle school. He doesn't want to draw attention to himself, but that isn't easy when he looks like he does. 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. Wonder, a Level 3 Reader, is A2 in the CEFR framework. The text is made up of sentences with up to three clauses, introducing first conditional, past continuous and present perfect simple for general experience. It is well supported by illustrations, which appear on most pages.
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  • Roald Dahl: The Magic Finger Activity Book - Ladybird Readers Level 4

    Roald Dahl

    Product Code: CDGYG
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    "I have a Magic Finger. When I get angry . . .things begin to happen!" What will happen when the finger is pointed at the Gregg family? Ladybird Readers is a graded reading series of traditional tales, popular characters, modern stories, and non-fiction, written for young learners of English as a foreign or second language. Beautifully illustrated and carefully written, the series combines the best of Ladybird content with the structured language progression that will help children develop their reading, writing, speaking, listening and critical thinking skills. The eight levels of Readers and Activity Books follow the CEFR framework and include language activities that provide preparation for the Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) exams. Roald Dahl: The Magic Finger, a Level 4 Activity Book, is A2 in the CEFR framework and supports YLE Flyers exams. The activities encourage children to practice longer sentences with up to three clauses, more complex past and future tense structures, modal verbs and a wider variety of conjunctions.
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  • Roald Dahl: Esio Trot - Ladybird Readers Level 4

    Roald Dahl

    Product Code: CDGYK
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    Mrs. Silver loves her tortoise, Alfie. Mr. Hoppy loves Mrs. Silver. Will Mr. Hoppy's big idea make him brave enough to tell her? Ladybird Readers is a graded reading series of traditional tales, popular characters, modern stories, and non-fiction, written for young learners of English as a foreign or second language. Beautifully illustrated and carefully written, the series combines the best of Ladybird content with the structured language progression that will help children develop their reading, writing, speaking, listening and critical thinking skills. The eight levels of Readers and Activity Books follow the CEFR framework and include language activities that provide preparation for the Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) exams. Roald Dahl: Esio Trot, a Level 4 Reader, is A2 in the CEFR framework and supports YLE Flyers exams. The longer text is made up of sentences with up to three clauses, more past and future tense structures, modal verbs and a wider variety of conjunctions.
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  • Roald Dahl: The Magic Finger - Ladybird Readers Level 4

    Roald Dahl

    Product Code: CDGYE
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    "I have a Magic Finger. When I get angry . . . things begin to happen!" What will happen when the finger is pointed at the Gregg family? Ladybird Readers is a graded reading series of traditional tales, popular characters, modern stories, and non-fiction, written for young learners of English as a foreign or second language. Beautifully illustrated and carefully written, the series combines the best of Ladybird content with the structured language progression that will help children develop their reading, writing, speaking, listening and critical thinking skills. The eight levels of Readers and Activity Books follow the CEFR framework and include language activities that provide preparation for the Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) exams. Roald Dahl: The Magic Finger, a Level 4 Reader, is A2 in the CEFR framework and supports YLE Flyers exams. The longer text is made up of sentences with up to three clauses, more past and future tense structures, modal verbs and a wider variety of conjunctions.
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  • The Secret Garden - Ladybird Readers Level 6

    Product Code: CDHVN
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    When Mary's parents die she is sent to live with her uncle. Mary hates it there, until she finds a secret garden . . . Ladybird Readers is a graded reading series of traditional tales, popular characters, modern stories, and non-fiction, written for young learners of English as a foreign or second language. Beautifully illustrated and carefully written, the series combines the best of Ladybird content with the structured language progression that will help children develop their reading, writing, speaking, listening and critical thinking skills. The eight levels of Readers and Activity Books follow the CEFR framework and include language activities that provide preparation for the Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) exams. The Secret Garden, a Level 6 Reader, is A2+ in the CEFR framework and supports YLE Flyers and KET exams. The longer text is made up of sentences with up to four clauses, more complex past and future tense structures, passives and time clauses.
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  • Roald Dahl: The Enormous Crocodile - Ladybird Readers Level 3

    Roald Dahl

    Product Code: CDGYF
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    In the jungle lives an enormous crocodile with clever ideas. He wants to eat children. Will the animals in the jungle keep the children safe? Ladybird Readers is a graded reading series of traditional tales, popular characters, modern stories, and non-fiction, written for young learners of English as a foreign or second language. Beautifully illustrated and carefully written, the series combines the best of Ladybird content with the structured language progression that will help children develop their reading, writing, speaking, listening and critical thinking skills. The eight levels of Readers and Activity Books follow the CEFR framework and include language activities that provide preparation for the Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) exams. Roald Dahl: The Enormous Crocodile, a Level 3 Reader, is A1+ in the CEFR framework and supports YLE Movers exams. The longer text is made up of sentences with up to three clauses, some expression of future meaning, comparisons, contractions and relative clauses.
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  • Alice in Wonderland Activity Book - Ladybird Readers Level 4

    Product Code: BNHVW
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    Alice felt very, very tired. She followed the White Rabbit down a rabbit hole, and met a caterpillar, and the Queen of Hearts!Ladybird Readers is a graded reading series of traditional tales, popular characters, modern stories, and non-fiction, written for young learners of English as a foreign or second language.Beautifully illustrated and carefully written, the series combines the best of Ladybird content with the structured language progression that will help children develop their reading, writing, speaking, listening and critical thinking skills.The five levels of Readers and Activity Books follow the CEFR framework and include language activities that provide preparation for the Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) Starters, Movers and Flyers exams.Alice in Wonderland, a Level 4 Activity Book, is A2 in the CEFR framework and supports YLE Flyers exams. The activities encourage children to practice longer sentences with up to three clauses, more complex past and future tense structures, modal verbs and a wider variety of conjunctions.
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  • Masha and the Bear: Washing Day Activity Book - Ladybird Readers Level 1

    Product Code: CDHVZ
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    It is washing day for Bear. Masha is dirty-again and again! Bear washes Masha's clothes-again and again. Bear is tired! Ladybird Readers is a graded reading series of traditional tales, popular characters, modern stories, and non-fiction, written for young learners of English as a foreign or second language. Beautifully illustrated and carefully written, the series combines the best of Ladybird content with the structured language progression that will help children develop their reading, writing, speaking, listening and critical thinking skills. The eight levels of Readers and Activity Books follow the CEFR framework and include language activities that provide preparation for the Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) exams. Masha and the Bear: Washing Day Activity Book, a Level 1 Activity Book, is Pre-A1 in the CEFR framework and supports YLE Starters exams. The activities encourage children to practice short sentences containing a maximum of two clauses, using the present tense and some simple adjectives.
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  • Roald Dahl: The Giraffe, the Pelly and Me - Ladybird Readers Level 3

    Roald Dahl

    Product Code: CDGYL
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    One day, Billy meets the Giraffe, the Pelican, and the Monkey, who wash windows to buy food. Will Billy help the animals? Ladybird Readers is a graded reading series of traditional tales, popular characters, modern stories, and non-fiction, written for young learners of English as a foreign or second language. Beautifully illustrated and carefully written, the series combines the best of Ladybird content with the structured language progression that will help children develop their reading, writing, speaking, listening and critical thinking skills. The eight levels of Readers and Activity Books follow the CEFR framework and include language activities that provide preparation for the Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) exams. Roald Dahl: The Giraffe, the Pelly and Me, a Level 3 Reader, is A1+ in the CEFR framework and supports YLE Movers exams. The longer text is made up of sentences with up to three clauses, some expression of future meaning, comparisons, contractions and relative clauses.
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  • Roald Dahl: Esio Trot Activity Book - Ladybird Readers Level 4

    Roald Dahl

    Product Code: CDGYI
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    Mrs. Silver loves her tortoise, Alfie. Mr. Hoppy loves Mrs. Silver. Will Mr. Hoppy's big idea make him brave enough to tell her? Ladybird Readers is a graded reading series of traditional tales, popular characters, modern stories, and non-fiction, written for young learners of English as a foreign or second language. Beautifully illustrated and carefully written, the series combines the best of Ladybird content with the structured language progression that will help children develop their reading, writing, speaking, listening and critical thinking skills. The eight levels of Readers and Activity Books follow the CEFR framework and include language activities that provide preparation for the Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) exams. Roald Dahl: Esio Trot Activity Book, a Level 4 Activity Book, is A2 in the CEFR framework and supports YLE Flyers exams. The activities encourage children to practice longer sentences with up to three clauses, more complex past and future tense structures, modal verbs and a wider variety of conjunctions.
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  • Mr Bean's Guide to London

    Fiona Davis

    Product Code: BVZBU
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    Extensive reading is essential for improving fluency and there is a real need in the ELT classroom for contemporary, low-level reading material for younger learners. Mr Bean is popular with children around the world for his eccentric and hilarious behaviour. In Mr Bean's Guide to London Mr Bean and Teddy visit all their favourite London sights, including the London Eye, Madame Tussaud's and Buckingham Palace!
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  • Ladybird Grammar Workbook Level 4

    Product Code: BQZWT
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    Ladybird Grammar Workbooks help young learners aged 4+ to understand and practice the basics of English grammar. The six levels of the Grammar Activity Books are carefully graded and mapped against the CEFR (pre-A1 to A2+), and help children prepare for Cambridge English: Young Learners exams. Beautifully illustrated and carefully written, the series features structured language progression that will help children develop their reading and writing skills. This Level 4 Grammar Workbook helps to practise using the past continuous tense, the present perfect tense, simple phrasal verbs and more.
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  • Ladybird Grammar Workbook Level 6

    Product Code: BQYZS
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    Ladybird Grammar Workbooks help young learners aged 4+ to understand and practice the basics of English grammar. The six levels of the Grammar Activity Books are carefully graded and mapped against the CEFR (pre-A1 to A2+), and help children prepare for Cambridge English: Young Learners exams. Beautifully illustrated and carefully written, the series features structured language progression that will help children develop their reading and writing skills. This Level 6 Grammar Workbook helps to practise using the present perfect tense, reported speech, passive forms and more.
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  • Ladybird Grammar Workbook Level 1

    Product Code: BQYZQ
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    Ladybird Grammar Workbooks help young learners aged 4+ to understand and practice the basics of English grammar. The six levels of the Grammar Activity Books are carefully graded and mapped against the CEFR (pre-A1 to A2+), and help children prepare for Cambridge English: Young Learners exams. Beautifully illustrated and carefully written, the series features structured language progression that will help children develop their reading and writing skills. This Level 1 Grammar Workbook helps to practise using the present simple tense, simple adjectives, adverbs and more.
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  • Masha and the Bear: Washing Day - Ladybird Readers Level 1

    Product Code: CDGXQ
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    It is washing day for Bear. Masha is dirty-again and again! Bear washes Masha's clothes-again and again. Bear is tired! Ladybird Readers is a graded reading series of traditional tales, popular characters, modern stories, and non-fiction, written for young learners of English as a foreign or second language. Recommended for children aged 4+, the eight levels of Readers and Activity Books follow the CEFR framework (Pre-A1 to A2+) and include language activities that help develop key skills and provide preparation for the Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) exams. This Level 1 Reader is Pre-A1 in the CEFR framework and supports YLE Starters exams. Short sentences contain a maximum of two clauses, using the present tense and some simple adjectives.
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  • Gulliver's Travels - Ladybird Readers Level 5

    Product Code: CDGKN
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    After a shipwreck, Gulliver finds himself on an island of tiny people and no way to get home. What adventures will he have? Ladybird Readers is a graded reading series of traditional tales, popular characters, modern stories, and non-fiction, written for young learners of English as a foreign or second language. Beautifully illustrated and carefully written, the series combines the best of Ladybird content with the structured language progression that will help children develop their reading, writing, speaking, listening and critical thinking skills. The eight levels of Readers and Activity Books follow the CEFR framework and include language activities that provide preparation for the Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) exams. Gulliver's Travels, a Level 5 Reader, is A2 in the CEFR framework and supports YLE Flyers and KET exams. The longer text is made up of sentences with up to three clauses, more complex past and future tense structures, modal verbs and a wider variety of adverbs and pronouns.
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  • English Visual Dictionary

    Collins Dictionaries

    Product Code: CDDNL
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    A photographic guide to 3000 key words and phrases in British English. This attractive pocket-sized book is a perfect English language travel companion and guide to life and culture in the UK. Everyday words are arranged in themes with carefully selected up-to-date images to illustrate key words and phrases. A helpful index allows you to find words quickly as you learn. 3,000 essential words and phrases for modern life in the UK are at your fingertips with topics covering food and drink, home life, work and school, shopping, sport and leisure, transport, technology, and the environment. Great care has been given to represent modern British culture and enhance your experience of Britain and its people, including customs, celebrations, and festivals. Plus, you can download your free audio to hear native speakers pronounce the word for each image and get your pronunciation pitch perfect, available from collinsdictionary.com/resources
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  • Penguin Readers Level 1: Tales of Adventurous Girls

    Product Code: BZMYS
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    Four brave girls from around the world use their wits, courage, and strength to deal with terrifying dangers and disasters in four exciting and empowering folk tales. 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. Tales of Adventurous Girls, a Level 1 Reader, is A1 in the CEFR framework. Short sentences contain a maximum of two clauses, introducing the past simple tense and some simple modals, adverbs and gerunds. Illustrations support the text throughout, and many titles at this level are graphic novels.
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  • Penguin Readers Level 4: Me Before You

    Jojo Moyes

    Product Code: BZMYY
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    Lou Clark is an ordinary girl leading an ordinary life. Will Traynor's life has changed since a motorcycle accident robbed him of his desire to live. But Will doesn't count on Lou entering his world in a riot of colour and that they will each change the other for all of time. 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. Me Before You, 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.
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  • Mr Bean: Royal Bean + Audio CD

    Robin Newton

    Product Code: BWPUZ
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    Extensive reading is essential for improving fluency and there is a real need in the ELT classroom for contemporary, low-level reading material for younger learners. The Mr Bean character is popular with children around the world for his eccentric and hilarious behaviour. Mr Bean: Royal Bean is based on an episode from the popular animated television series and is presented in an accessible comic-strip format. This title comes with a CD recording of the story.
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  • The Life of Pi

    Yann Martel

    Product Code: BVYZR
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    Extensive reading improves fluency and there is a real need in the ELT classroom for hand-picked classics of English literature that are simplified and adapted for students in an accessible and engaging way. What happens when a cargo ship sinks in the Pacific Ocean, leaving only one lifeboat of survivors? And what happens if those survivors are a hyena, a zebra (with a broken leg), a female orang-utan and a Bengal tiger called Richard Parker? Sixteen-year-old Pi 'Piscine' Patel is about to find out ... Adapted from the international best-seller by Yann Martel
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  • What color, Spot? - Ladybird Readers Beginner Level

    Ladybird

    Product Code: BTXND
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    Learn about colors with Spot. Ladybird Readers is a graded reading series of traditional tales, popular characters, modern stories, and non-fiction, written for young learners of English as a foreign or second language. Recommended for children aged 4+, the six levels of Readers and Activity Books follow the CEFR framework (Pre-A1 to A2) and include language activities that help develop key skills and provide preparation for the Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) exams. The Beginner level introduces children to their very first conversational phrases.
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  • Short Stories in English for Beginners

    Olly Richards

    Product Code: BRYQY
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    "Olly's top-notch language-learning insights are right in line with the best of what we know from neuroscience and cognitive psychology about how to learn effectively. I love his work - and you will too!" - Barbara Oakley, PhD, Author of New York Times bestseller A Mind for Numbers Short Stories in English for Beginners has been written especially for students from beginner to intermediate level, designed to give a sense of achievement, a feeling of progress and most importantly - enjoyment! Mapped to A2-B1 on the Common European Framework of Reference, these eight captivating stories are designed to give you a sense of achievement and a feeling of progress when reading. What does this book give you? - Eight stories in a variety of exciting genres, from science fiction and crime to history and thriller - making reading fun, while you learn a wide range of new vocabulary -Controlled language at your level, including the 1000 most frequent words, to help you progress confidently -Authentic spoken dialogues, to help you learn conversational expressions and improve your speaking ability -Pleasure! It's much easier to learn a new language when you're having fun, and research shows that if you're enjoying reading in a foreign language, you won't experience the usual feelings of frustration - 'It's too hard!' 'I don't understand!' -Accessible grammar so you learn new structures naturally, in a stress-free way Carefully curated to make learning a new language easy, these stories include key features that will support and consolidate your progress, including A glossary for bolded words in each text Full plot summary A bilingual word list Comprehension questions after each chapter. As a result, you will be able to focus on enjoying reading, delighting in your improved range of vocabulary and grasp of the language, without ever feeling overwhelmed or frustrated. From science fiction to fantasy, to crime and thrillers, Short Stories in English for Beginners will make learning English easy and enjoyable.
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  • Ladybird Grammar Workbook Level 2

    Product Code: BQZNP
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    Ladybird Grammar Workbooks help young learners aged 4+ to understand and practice the basics of English grammar. The six levels of the Grammar Activity Books are carefully graded and mapped against the CEFR (pre-A1 to A2+), and help children prepare for Cambridge English: Young Learners exams. Beautifully illustrated and carefully written, the series features structured language progression that will help children develop their reading and writing skills. This Level 2 Grammar Workbook helps to practise using the past simple tense, verbs, conjunctions and more.
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