ESL Curricula Descriptions

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

Title Description Members who use this text Library
Easy True Stories: A Picture-Based Beginning Reader
Sandra Heyer, Longman publishers
Learning Level: 3 SPPS MLC, SPPL
English ASAP
Steck Vaughn publishers, 1999-2000
Learning Level: 3

Targets communication skills from levels 1 to low intermediate learners.

MLC, Neighborhood House MLC
English for Adult Competency, Book 2
Covers the four core skill areas.
Learning Level: 3 GEL Guide SPPL
English in Action (series, books 1, 2, 3, and 4)
Heinle & Heinle publishers
Learning Level: 3

Four level core language skills mastering listening, speaking, reading, writing and grammar.

Lao Family SPPL
English Pronunciations for Spanish Speakers
Paulette Dale, Prentice Hall /Regents publishers 1985
Learning Level: 3 GAP MLC
English Series, Book 2 & 3
Robert Lado, Prentice Hall Regents, 1989
Learning Level: 3

Students learn to understand, speak, read and write in English in a balanced approach through grammar and open-ended activities.

Everyday English, Book 2, 3
Barbara Zaffran and David Krulik, National Textbook Company publishers
Learning Level: 3

Designed to develop language skills using ethnic illustrations.

Expressways, Book 2 (English for Communication)
Steven Molinsky, Steven J. and Bill Bliss, Prentice Hall publishers
Learning Level: 3

Cross-cultural discussion practice, cooperative learning, critical thinking, and role-playing are techniques in this book.

Fifty-Fifty: A Basic Course in Communicative English
Warren Wilson and Robert Barnard, Prentice Hall Regents publishers
Learning Level: 3

Communication in everyday environments. 

Fran's Story
Grass Roots Press Publishers
Learning Level: 3

Easy reader for adults.