ESL Curricula Descriptions

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

Title Description Members who use this text Library
More Grammar Practice (series)
Heinle & Heinle publishers
Learning Level: 4

Grammar focused series.

Lao Family
Oxford Picture Dictionary, Intermediate workbook
Oxford University Press publishers
Learning Level: 4 Capitol Hill MLC, SPPL
Personal Stories: A Book for Adults Who Are Beginning to Read Book 3
Kamla Devi Koch, Linda Mrowicki and Arlene Ruttenberg, Linmore publishers
Learning Level: 4

Focus is on reading stories, problem solving and discussion activities.

Lao Family, SPPS MLC, SPPL
Practical English (series)
Tim Harris and Allan Rowe, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich publishers
Learning Level: 4

Teaches reading and writing skills and grammar frames. 

Lao Family MLC
Putting English to Work
Janet Podnecky, Contemporary Book publisher
Learning Level: 4

Teaches job skill search and the work environments.

MLC MLC
Reading for Life
Linda Strand, Minnesota Department of Education 2004-2005
Learning Level: 4 Capitol Hill, GAP MLC
Real Life English: A Competency-Based ESL Program for Adults Book 3
Steck Vaughn publishers
Learning Level: 4

A competency-based series.

Capitol Hill, GEL Guide, MLC MLC, SPPL
Side by Side: Book 2
Steven Molinsky and Bill Bliss, Prentice Hall, Regents publishers
Learning Level: 4

English grammar through guided conversations.

GEL Guide, JFS MLC, SPPL
Speaking Up at Work
Cartherine Robinson and Jenise Rowekamp, Oxford University Press
Learning Level: 4

Develops language skills and cultural awareness needed to succeed at work.

MLC MLC, SPPL
Stories from the Heart
Linmore publishers
Learning Level: 4

Authentic stories written by teens and adults from 15 different countries.

GEL Guide MLC

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