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Penguin Readers Level 1: The Extraordinary Life Of Serena Williams

ISBN 
9780241493076
Format 
Paperback
Recommended Price 
R170.00
Published 
June 2021
About the book: 
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.  
 
The Extraordinary Life Of Serena Williams, 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.
 
Serena Williams is a famous tennis player. People across the world know her and love her. But Serena's life was not always easy, and she had to work very hard.
About the Author

Shelina Janmohamed is the bestselling author of Love in a Headscarf, a memoir about growing up as a British Muslim woman. Her new book, Generation M: Young Muslims Changing the World?, is an exploration of rising group of global Muslims who believe that faith and modernity go hand in hand, and they are going to have a disproportionate influence on our future world. She is an established commentator on Muslim social and religious trends, particularly around young Muslims and Muslim women, and writes for Daily Telegraph, the Guardian, the National and the BBC.