Granny Graduates – level 2

31-07-2017 15:00

Peggy was born in England in 1931 and left school at 15 with no formal education. She thought that she would never get a degree.

During her life, she faced problems like WW2 and a serious kidney infection, which nearly killed her. Amazingly, she bounced back and completed an educational doctorate.

At the age of 86, she is the oldest graduate from the University of Bristol. Dr Peggy is proof that it is never too late to make your dreams reality.

Difficult words: degree (a document which you get after you finish university), bounce back (get better after a problem), graduate (a person who completed a course of study).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

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