|aPride and prejudice /|cJane Austen ; retold by Coleen Degnan-Veness ; illustrated by Isabella Grott ; series editor: Sorrel Pitts.
|aPenguin Readers ed.
|aLondon :|bPenguin Books,|c2019.
|a79 p. :|bill. ;|c20 cm.
|aPenguin readers. Level 4
|aStory word count 11,000-14,000 ; headwords: 1,200
|aIncludes instructions to access supporting material online.
|aElizabeth Bennet, the daughter of an English country gentleman, meets Mr Darcy, a rich man who owns land. At first, Elizabeth hates him and thinks he is proud, but slowly her feelings start to change. Can she fight her own pride and find happiness?
Mrs Bennet is seeking a husband for each of her five daughters in order to secure their future. But as the Bennet's soon discover, love is rarely straightforward and their world is turned upside down in this tale of love, marriage and society in Georgian England.Penguin Readers is a series of the best new fiction, essential non-fiction and popular classics written for learners of English as a foreign language. Beautifully illustrated and carefully adapted, the series introduces language learners around the world to the bestselling authors and most compelling content from Penguin Random House. The eight levels of Penguin Readers follow the Common European Framework and include language activities that help readers to develop key skills.Pride and Prejudice, a Level 4 Reader, is A2+ in the CEFR framework. The text is made up of sentences with up to three clauses, introducing more complex uses of present perfect simple, passives, phrasal verbs and simple relative clauses. It is well supported by illustrations, which appear regularly.