ESL Curricula Descriptions

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

Title Description Members who use this text Library
English in Action (series)
Heinle & Heinle publishers
Learning Level: 5

Focus is on mastering the four core skills.

Lao Family
English No Problem (series)
New Readers Press
Learning Level: 5

Structured lesson plans for teaching the four basic language skills.

HCC, Lao Family
English Yes! Intermediate 1
Burton Goodman, Jamestown publishers
Learning Level: 5

Learning English through literature.

Capitol Hill MLC, SPPL
Everyday English Book 4, 2nd edition
Barbara Zaffran and David Krulik, National Textbook Company publishers
Learning Level: 5

Develops English language skills using ethic background illustrations.

Fifty-Fifty: An Intermediate Course in Communicative English
Warren Wilson and Rogert Bernard, Prentice Hall Regents
Learning Level: 5

Focus is on levels 4 and 5.

Grammar in Context, Book 1
Sandra Elbaum, Heinle & Heinle publishers
Learning Level: 5

All level series teaching grammar related to U.S. culture, history and everyday activities.

GEL Guide, Lao Family SPPL
Grammar Sense (series)
Cheryl Pavlik, Oxford University Press publishers
Learning Level: 5

Focus on how and when to use a structure of the English language; grammar and context based.

Lao Family SPPL
Jazz Chants (rhythms of American English for students of English as a Second Language
Carolyn Graham, Oxford University Press
Learning Level: 5

Using rhythms and chants to improve pronunciation.

Capitol Hill MLC
Lado English Series Book 3
Robert Lado, Prentice Hall Regents publishers
Learning Level: 5

A balanced approach to learning English through the techniques of grammar usage and open-ended activities.

Life Prints 3: ESL in Adults
Robert Ventre Associates Inc, New Readers Press publishers
Learning Level: 5

Focus on how to use language at home, work and in the community.

CLUES, HCC, Neighborhood House MLC