ESL Curricula Descriptions

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

Title Description Members who use this text Library
Workplace Plus 2
Edwina Hoffman
Learning Level: 2

Integrated with CASAS life skills: self sufficiency in the workplace, community and home are addressed.

HAP, SPPS
Zero Prep for Beginners. Ready to Go Activities for the Classroom
Laurel Pollard, Natalie Hess and Jan Herron, Alta Book Center Publishers, 2001
Learning Level: 2

Ready to go activities with no preparation.

GAP MLC
A Conversation Book 1, English in everyday life
Tina Kasloff Carver and Sandra Douglis Fotinos, Prentice Hall Regents
Learning Level: 3

Contextualized picture dictionary-type pages for everyday vocabulary.

GEL Guide MLC
Amazing Stories (series)
Houghton Mifflin publishers
Learning Level: 3

Engaging readings helps build vocabulary through true human-interest readings, exercises included.

Lao Family
Apple Pie, Books 2A, 2B
Sadae Iwataki and Jean Owensby, Delta Systems publishers
Learning Level: 3

Integrates life-skills, grammar and practice in the four core skills through already prepared lesson plans.

At Work in the U.S. (readings and language for job success)
Ellen Vacco and Paula Jablon, New Readers Press, 2003
Learning Level: 3

Helps beginning-level learners gain language skills and cultural understanding to function in the workplace.

MLC MLC
Clear Speech
Judy Gilbert, Cambridge Press publishers, 2000
Learning Level: 3

Pronunciation and listening comprehension are taught.

JFS MLC, SPPL
Collaborations: English in Our Lives (series)
Jan Huizenga and Gail Weinstein-Sur, Heinle & Heinle publishers
Learning Level: 3 GEL Guide, Lao Family, SPPS MLC
Conversation in English Book 2
Linda Mrowicki and Janet Isserlis, Linmore Publishers
Learning Level: 3

Photo stories that enable learners to participate in everyday conversation at work, school and in the community.

SPPS MLC
Day by Day (series)
Steven Molinsky and Bill Bliss, Prentice Hall Regents publishers
Learning Level: 3

General workplace communication; how to obtain employment and how to communicate on the job.

JFS, MLC MLC, SPPL

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