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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Details

Age
12+
Lexile
670L
CEFR
A1+
Wordcount
Select
Headwords
550
Exam Preparation

Learning materials

Answer Keys and Lesson Plans

The Snapchat Story Answer Key
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PDF 0.1MB

The Snapchat Story Test
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The Snapchat Story Test Answer Key
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PDF 0.1MB

The Snapchat Story Worksheet
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The Snapchat Story Worksheet Answer Key
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Audio

Snapchat Contents
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MP3 1.3MB

Snapchat Picture Captions
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MP3 2.1MB

Snapchat Introduction
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MP3 1.2MB

Snapchat Chapter 1
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MP3 3.3MB

Snapchat Chapter 2
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MP3 2.9MB

Snapchat Chapter 3
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MP3 3.7MB

Snapchat Chapter 4
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MP3 4.9MB

Snapchat Chapter 5
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MP3 3.3MB

Snapchat Chapter 6
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MP3 5.2MB

Snapchat Chapter 7
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MP3 3.9MB

Snapchat Chapter 8
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Snapchat Chapter 9
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Snapchat Chapter 10
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MP3 4.9MB

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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