Level 3: The Extraordinary Life of Stephen Hawking
Stephen Hawking was a very famous scientist whose ideas changed the world. He studied space and time, and he taught people about the universe. Stephen was often very ill, and his life was not easy, but it was extraordinary.
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The Extraordinary Life of Stephen Hawking, a Level 3 Reader, is A2 in the CEFR framework. The text is made up of sentences with up to three clauses, introducing first conditional, past continuous and present perfect simple for general experience. It is well supported by illustrations, which appear on most pages.
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