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.
Viruses and Pandemics, a Level 6 Reader, is B1+ in the CEFR framework. The longer text is made up of sentences with up to four clauses, introducing future continuous, reported questions, third conditional, was going to and ellipsis. A small number of illustrations support the text.
This book is about viruses and was written during the Covid-19 pandemic. Learn about bacteria and viruses - from the common cold to smallpox, polio, Ebola and the Zika virus. Then meet some of the scientists who discovered ways to prevent these diseases, and those who are working with viruses today.