|aThe spy who came in from the cold /|cJohn le Carré ; adapted by Fiona MacKenzie ; illustrated by Kevin Hopgood ; series editor: Sorrel Pitts.
|aPenguin Readers ed.
|aLondon :|bPenguin Books Ltd.,|c2019.
|a109 p. :|bill. ;|c20 cm.
|aPenguin readers. Level 6
|aStory word count 18,000-22,000 ; headwords: 2,000
|aIncludes instructions to access supporting material online.
|aAlec Leamas, a British spy, is worn out and ready to stop working. But his boss wants him to do one final job: to spread false information about an important man in East Germany. Can Alec end his career and finally come in from the cold?
Alec Leamas, a tired, worn out British spymaster, has retired. His boss, however, believes he has one last job in him and sends him to East Germany to spread false information about a powerful East German intelligence officer. Can Agent Leamas end his career of espionage and finally come in from the cold, or will the opportunity to take revenge on old enemies prove irresistible?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.The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, 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.