Katie Daynes / Illus. Adam Larkum
The fascinating history of chocolate told for children just beginning to read. Follows the story of the world’s most popular treat from its origins in the rainforests of Central America to shops and factories everywhere.
The Story of Chocolate is a level 4 (Upper Intermediate) title in the Usborne English Learner's Editions. This series has been especially developed with extra support for young learners of English as an Additional language. Each title in this series has a word count of 1000-1800 words and a lexile range of 350-750L.
The included audio CD has the full text read by native speakers in both British English and American English, and there are several pages of reading-related puzzles.
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Hardcover, 32pp, 198 x 130mm
Usborne English Learner's Editions are a selection of titles from the bestselling Usborne Reading Programme, that provide extra support to learners and teachers of English. Each title includes and audio CD with full reading of the text in both British and American English, and there are also teacher's notes and student's worksheets available to accompany the books in this series.
There are both fiction and non-fiction titles and the series has five levels:
- Elementary (Word Count: 150 - 250 words, Lexile Range: 150 - 350L)
- Lower Intermediate (Word Count: 450 - 650 words, Lexile Range: 200 - 450L)
- Intermediate (Word Count: 600 - 900 words, Lexile Range: 250 - 550L)
- Upper Intermediate (Word Count: 1000 - 1800 words, Lexile Range: 350 - 750L)
- Advanced (Word Count: 1800 - 2500 words, Lexile Range: 450 - 850L)