ESL Curricula Descriptions

This page contains brief descriptions of various ESL curricula, by levels.

Title Description Members who use this text Library
Contemporary English: Literacy
Janet Pednecky, Contemporary Books publishers
Learning Level: 0

Learners from beginning to high intermediate levels learn through interactive, topic-based structure.

MLC
Crossroads Cafe
Learning Level: 0

Video: Photo stories about real people and what it is like for them living in the United States.

MLC
Cuing in with Pictures
Learning Level: 0

Focus is on basic literacy skills.

Capitol Hill MLC
English ASAP Literacy Level (series)
Learning Level: 0

Communication skills for lifelong success.

Neighborhood House MLC
English for Everyday Activities: A Picture Process Dictionary
Lawrence Zwier, New Readers Press Publishers
Learning Level: 0

Good for multi-level classes; available in monolingual and Spanish version for high beginning students.

MLC
English For Success
Dominie Publishers
Learning Level: 0

A two level series for pre-literate adults to introduce topical vocabulary and listening and speaking skills

Lao Family
English in Actions
Heinle and Heinle Publishers
Learning Level: 0

Focuses on four level core language series mastering listening, speaking, reading, writing and grammar.

Lao Family
English No Problem
New Readers Press Publishers
Learning Level: 0

Structured lesson plans for teaching language skills.

Lao Family
First Steps to Literacy
Learning Level: 0

Focus is on learning to speak everyday English and advances to writing, reading and employment skills.

JFS
First Words in English, Book 1
Linda Mrowicki, Linmore Publishers, 1990
Learning Level: 0

Provides non-literate students with survival oral and literacy skills.

GAP, HAP, Lao Family MLC

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