Darkest Hour

It is May 1940. Western countries are falling into Nazi hands. Britain must prepare to be invaded any day. The future of the world lies on the shoulders of one man. This is the story of how British Prime Minister Winston Churchill changed history over twenty-five difficult days during World War II.

  • Format: Paperback
  • Page Count: 112 Pages
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Details

Age
12+
Lexile
1100L
CEFR
B1+
Wordcount
Select
Headwords
2000
Exam Preparation

Learning materials

Answer Keys and Lesson Plans

Darkest Hour Test Sheet
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Darkest Hour Test Sheet Answer Key
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Darkest Hour Answer Key
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Darkest Hour Worksheet
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Darkest Hour Worksheet Answer Key
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Audio

Darkest Hour Contents
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Darkest Hour Picture Contents
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Darkest Hour Introduction
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Darkest Hour Chapter 1
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Darkest Hour Chapter 2
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MP3 11.1MB

Darkest Hour Chapter 3
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Darkest Hour Chapter 4
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Darkest Hour Chapter 5
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Darkest Hour Chapter 6
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MP3 10.4MB

Darkest Hour Chapter 7
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Darkest Hour Chapter 8
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Darkest Hour Chapter 9
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Darkest Hour Chapter 10
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Series overview

Penguin Readers is a series of popular classics, exciting contemporary fiction, and thought-provoking non-fiction 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.

Darkest Hour, 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 and ellipsis. A small number of illustrations support the text.

Story word count: 19,151

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