ESL Curricula Descriptions

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

Title Description Members who use this text Library
Grammar Sense (series)
Cheryl Pavlik, Oxford University Press publishers
Learning Level: 4

Focus is on pronunciation, vocabulary and sentence structure within the context of grammar.

Lao Family SPPL
Holidays in USA
Jane Mules, Scholastic publishers 2001
Learning Level: 4 Capitol Hill
In the Driver's Seat
Ron and Nancy Goor, Crowell publisher
Learning Level: 4 SPPS
Job Power: Blue and White Collar Democracy
David Jenkins, Doubleday publishers
Learning Level: 4

Focus on job search.

SPPS SPPL
Lado English Series, Book 2 and 3
Roberto Lado, Prentice Hall Regent publishers
Learning Level: 4

A balanced approach to teaching grammar and open ended activities.

GAP MLC
Life Prints Book 3: ESL for Adults
Christy M. Newman, Allene Guss Grognet and Jo Ann Crandall, New Readers Press
Learning Level: 4

Focus is on realistic skills to participate at home, work and in the community.

CLUES MLC
Literacy Plus
Joan Saslow, Longman publishers
Learning Level: 4

Language, life skills and civics are covered.

MLC
Living in the USA 1 and 2
Judy Burghart, National Textbook Company
Learning Level: 4

Teaches grammar, vocabulary and writing skills.

GEL Guide, SPPS MLC
Longman Photo Dictionary
Marilyn Rosenthal, Longman publishers
Learning Level: 4 JFS MLC, SPPL
Minnesota Careers
State of Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development publication
Learning Level: 4 JFS SPPL

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