How to Turn Down a Billion Dollars

In 2008, Evan Spiegel, Reggie Brown, and Bobby Murphy made a photo app called Snapchat. Just two years later, Facebook wanted to buy Snapchat for $3 billion. This is the story of how Snapchat grew from a university student's idea into a multibillion-dollar company.

  • Format: Paperback
  • Page Count: 64 Pages
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Age
12+
Lexile
670L
CEFR
A1+
Wordcount
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Headwords
550
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Chapter 3
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Chapter 4
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Chapter 8
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Chapter 9
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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.

How to Turn Down a Billion Dollars: The Snapchat Story, a Level 2 Reader, is A1+ in the CEFR framework. Sentences contain a maximum of two clauses, introducing the future tenses <i>will</i> and <i>going to</i>, present continuous for future meaning, and comparatives and superlatives. It is well supported by illustrations, which appear on most pages.

Story word count: 5,252

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