This is Book 2, Collection III, of the Million-Word Reading Project (MWRP) readers. It is suitable for learners with a basic vocabulary of 1,500 words.
Million-Word Reading Project (MWRP) is a reading project for ESL/EFL learners at the elementary level (with a basic vocabulary of 1,500 words). In two years, for about fifteen minutes each day, an ESL/EFL learner can read one million words, and reach the upper-intermediate level, gaining a vocabulary of about 3,500 words and a large number of expressions.
Readability | 82.14
Total word count | 24183
Words beyond 1500 | 1133
Unknown word percentage (%) | 4.69
Unknown headword occurrence | 3.25
Unknown words that occur 5 times or more | 64
Unknown words that occur 2 times or more | 193
Poor Geppetto carves a marionette and names it Pinocchio. Pinocchio wishes to become a real child. But like many children, he is naughty and often runs away from school. After many adventures, he is taken to the Land of Toys. There, he turns into a donkey. And at last, he falls into the belly of a big shark….
Can his wish be realized after all?
This book is rewritten from “The Adventures of Pinocchio” by the Italian author C. Collodi (1826 – 1890), published in 1880. It has been translated into over 240 languages worldwide and has been made into plays and films many times.