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Oxford Bookworms Library Level 2: The Prince and The Pauper e-book - buy codes for institutions

Oxford Bookworms Library Level 2: The Prince and The Pauper e-book - buy codes for institutions

Format: Online resource

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.

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It is 1547 in London, and Tom is a pauper. His father sends him onto the streets of London to beg for money every day, and hits him when he brings nothing back. But Edward is a prince, the son of King Henry VIII, and he has everything. There is something very unusual about these boys: they are from different worlds, but they look the same. When they meet one day, a mistake puts each boy into the wrong life. So what happens when a prince lives as a pauper, and a pauper lives as a king?

CEFR A2/B1
Word count 9,304

  • ISBN: 978-0-19-461370-5

Level 2:

700-Word Vocabulary

Average Page Count (Main Text):40

Average Word Count: 6,500

Lexile Measures: 390L-980L

Approx. Reading Level: Grades 1-10

Educational discount pricing

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Key features

  • Word count 9,304
  • Read at a comfortable level with word count and CEFR level for every book
  • Illustrations, photos, and diagrams support comprehension
  • Interactive activities build language skills and check understanding
  • Slow down audio to build listening skills
  • Glossaries with audio teach difficult vocabulary and pronunciation
  • Free editable tests for every book
  • Track reading progress and earn certifcates with the Reading Diary

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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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Licence Terms


When you redeem you code at www.oup.com/elt/download you will have 30 days to download your files. You can transfer the files to any of your compatible devices.
Please note that the licence agreement does not allow you to share the files with anyone outside of your school or college.

Part of... Oxford Bookworms Library

Bookworms are the World's Best Leveled Readers Series.

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