Romeo and Juliet (Penguin Readers Starter Level)
Age Range: 12 – 17 years
There is no sun this morning. It is not here. It is sad for Juliet and her Romeo.
Romeo loves Juliet and Juliet loves Romeo. But their families are enemies and they cannot marry.
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Romeo and Juliet, a Starter Level Reader, is Pre-A1 in the CEFR framework. Short sentences contain a maximum of two clauses, using the present simple and continuous tenses, possessives, regular and irregular verbs, and simple adjectives. Illustrations support the text throughout, and many titles at this level are graphic novels.