Oxford Bookworms Library Factfiles Level 1: John Lennon

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Oxford Bookworms Library Factfiles Level 1: John Lennon

Format: Paperback
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Classics, modern fiction, non-fiction and more. Written for secondary and adult students the Oxford Bookworms Library has seven reading levels from A1-C1 of the CEFR.

One day, I'm going to be famous,' John Lennon said when he was young - and soon he was! His band The Beatles became one of the greatest in the world, and people loved them. After John Lennon went solo, he wrote some of the most important songs of all time. He was a family man and a peace protestor - he wanted to change the world. But one autumn day, four gun shots rang out across New York, and took away that dream for ever...

CEFR A1/A2
Word count 5,798

  • ISBN: 978-0-19-423788-8
  • Pages: 64
  • Binding: Paperback

"The most consistent of all series in terms of language control, length, and quality of story."

David R. Hill, Director of the Edinburgh Project on Extensive Reading.

Key features

  • Word count 5,798
  • Read at a comfortable level with word count and CEFR level on every cover
  • Illustrations, photos, and diagrams support comprehension
  • Activities build language skills and check understanding
  • Glossaries teach difficult vocabulary
  • Free editable tests for every book
  • Selected Bookworms are available for your tablet or computer through the Oxford Learner's Bookshelf
  • The Oxford Bookworms Library provides superb reading and student / teacher support for the classroom. It is also highly recommended for schools running Extensive Reading Programmes, offering the right range of books that encourage students to read for pleasure.
  • Word count 5,798

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Perfect for use in and out of class the Oxford Bookworms Library gives you:

Choice - Students can choose from over 270 books, across a wide range of genres – from crime, fantasy and thrillers, to classics, plays and non-fiction. There’s something for everyone!

Comfort and Consistency - Bookworms are written to a carefully designed language syllabus, judged to be “the most consistent of all series in terms of language control, length, and quality of story” by David R. Hill (ELT journal review). The reliable grading and variety of books available means students practise and improve their English by reading at a comfortable level, with books that really interest them.

Extra Teacher Support - Free editable tests for every book makes it easy to use readers with your class, test your students’ knowledge, and check their comprehension. For more ways of using Bookworms in and out of class watch the Oxford Big Read step-by-step video tips with downloadable worksheets.

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Factfiles


Factfiles are non-fiction graded readers from the Oxford Bookworms Library available for Levels 1 to 4 (CEFR A1- B2).

Students learn about different countries and cultures, science and nature, history and historical figures all while practising and improving their English.

Read about Climate Change, World Wonders, Nelson Mandela, and much more.

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Classics, modern fiction, non-fiction and more – the Oxford Bookworms Library has a book for every student.

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