Chitra Soundar

Penguin Readers Level 2: The Extraordinary Life of Mahatma Gandhi (ELT Graded Reader)
  • Penguin Readers Level 2: The Extraordinary Life of Mahatma Gandhi (ELT Graded Reader)

  • Penguin Readers is an ELT graded reader series for learners of English as a foreign language. With carefully adapted text, new illustrations and language learning exercises, the print edition also includes instructions to access supporting material online.

    Titles include popular classics, exciting contemporary fiction, and thought-provoking non-fiction, introducing language learners to bestselling authors and compelling content.

    The eight levels of Penguin Readers follow the Common European Framework of Reference for language learning (CEFR). Exercises at the back of each Reader help language learners to practise grammar, vocabulary, and key exam skills. Before, during and after-reading questions test readers' story comprehension and develop vocabulary.

    The Extraordinary Life of Mahatma Gandhi, a Level 2 Reader, is A1+ in the CEFR framework. Sentences contain a maximum of two clauses, introducing the future tenses will and going to, present continuous for future meaning, and comparatives and superlatives. It is well supported by illustrations, which appear on most pages.

    Mahatma Gandhi was from India. Gandhi wanted India to be an independent country, and he fought hard for his beliefs.

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Chitra Soundar was born and brought up in India, where traditions, festivals and mythology are a way of life. She now lives in South East London, and regularly visits schools, bookshops and libraries to tell stories and teach creative writing. She is a member of the international Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.

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