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Oxford Bookworms Library Level 1: The Elephant Man iPhone app

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 1: The Elephant Man iPhone app

Format: iOS App

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.

Read this e-book in the app - available for iPhone and iPad.

He is not beautiful. His mother does not want him, children run away from him. People laugh at him, and call him 'The Elephant Man'. Then someone speaks to him - and listens to him! At the age of 27, Joseph Merrick finds a friend for the first time in his life. This is a true and tragic story. It is also a famous film.

CEFR A1/A2
Word count 5,400

  • ISBN: 978-0-19-479471-8

Level 1:

400-Word Vocabulary

Average Page Count (Main Text):40

Average Word Count: 5,200

Lexile Measures: 310L-960L

Approx. Reading Level: Grades 1-10

Educational discount pricing

K12 schools, college bookstores, and other educational institutions with an Oxford account will receive an educational discount when placing their order through our Customer Service department.

Please call Customer Service at 800-542-2442 (8am - 6pm EST, Monday to Friday). You need an Oxford account to receive the discounted price.

Our discounted price list (PDF)

Key features

  • Word count 5,400
  • Read at a comfortable level with word count and CEFR level for every book
  • Colour illustrations, photos, and diagrams support comprehension
  • Multiple choice quiz builds and tests language skills and comprehension
  • Audio improves reading and listening skills
  • Glossaries teach difficult vocabulary
  • Free editable tests for every book
  • Available on iPhone and iPad

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This award-winning collection of adapted classic literature and original stories develops reading skills for low-beginning through advanced students.

Accessible language and carefully controlled vocabulary build students’ reading confidence.

Introductions at the beginning of each story, illustrations throughout, and glossaries help build comprehension.

Before, during, and after reading activities included in the back of each book strengthen student comprehension.

Audio versions of selected titles provide great models of intonation and pronunciation of difficult words.

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