ESL Curricula Descriptions

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

Title Description Members who use this text Library
Focus on Phonics 1
Learning Level: 0

Focus on sound-symbol relationships.

MLC
Fun with Grammar (series, beginning, intermediate and advanced)
Learning Level: 0

Interactive, task-based games are presented.

MLC
Going Places 1: Picture-Based English
Eric Burton and Lois Maharg, Longman Publishers
Learning Level: 0

Practical English to function in everyday life.

MLC
Grammar Chants
Carolyn Graham, Oxford University Press
Learning Level: 0

Chants and poems with rhythms to stress intonation patterns of speech.

MLC
I Want to Speak English
Learning Level: 0

Teaches very basic survival language usage; designed for a new arrival with little to no literacy skills.

Capitol Hill MLC
Jazz Chants
Carolyn Graham, Oxford University Press
Learning Level: 0

Chants to assist with patterns of speech.

MLC
Just Good Friends
Learning Level: 0 SPPS
Laubach Way Reading 1 (series)
New Readers Press
Learning Level: 0

Complete series on listening, speaking, reading and writing beginning with the alphabet and sounds to comprehensive reading skills.

JFS
Life Prints", Book 1; ESL for Adults,(series)
Christy M. Newman, Robert Ventre Associates Inc. et. al, New Readers Press publishers
Learning Level: 0

Students learn realistic skills needed at home, work and in the community in a language and cultural context.

CLUES, HCC MLC
Literacy in Life Skills, Book 1
Heinle & Heinle Publishers
Learning Level: 0

Book has cuing exercises that progress into letters and numbers, then sight words and conversational exchanges.

Capitol Hill

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