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Collins brings the Queen of Crime, Agatha Christie, to English language learners.
Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time and in any language. NowCollins has adapted her famous detective novels for English language learners. These readers have been carefully adapted using the Collins COBUILD grading scheme to ensure that the language is at the correct level for an intermediate learner. This book is Level 3 in the Collins ELT Readers series. Level 3 is equivalent to CEF level B1 with a word count of 11,000 – 20,000 words.
Each book includes:• Full reading of the adapted version available for free online• Helpful notes on characters• Cultural and historical notes relevant to the plot• A glossary of the more difficult words• Free online resources for students and teachers atwww.collinselt.com/readers
The plot:Poirot is supposed to be on a relaxing holiday in Egypt, but soon finds himself caught in the middle of a confusing murder.The obvious suspect has an alibi, and not a single other person seems to have any reason to want to murder the beautiful young victim.Can Poirot find out the truth before the murderer strikes again?
About Collins ELT Readers
Collins ELT Readers are divided into 7 levels:Level 1 – elementary (A2)Level 2 – pre-intermediate (A2-B1)Level 3 – intermediate (B1)Level 4 – upper- intermediate (B2)Level 5 – upper-intermediate+(B2+)Level 6 – advanced (C1)Level 7 – advanced + (C2)
Each level is carefully graded to ensure that the learner both enjoys and benefits from their reading experience.