ESL Curricula Descriptions

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

Title Description Members who use this text Library
Living in the USA 2 and 3: A Competency-Based Novel for Intermediate Students of English
Judy Burghart, National Textbook/Contemporary Books
Learning Level: 5

Teaches grammar, vocabulary and writing skills.

GEL Guide, SPPS MLC
May I Help You? Learning How to Interact with the Public
Heide Wrigley, Addison Wesley publishers
Learning Level: 5

Learning how to communication in public.

MLC MLC
More Discussion Starters: Activities for Building Speaking Fluency
The University of Michigan Press, 2005
Learning Level: 5 GAP
More Grammar Practice (series)
Heinle & Heinle publishers
Learning Level: 5

Grammar practice for the higher levels.

Lao Family
More True Stories: A high Beginning Reader 2nd edition
Sandra Heyer, Addison Wesley Longman publishers
Learning Level: 5 Lao Family, Neighborhood House, SPPS MLC, SPPL
Practical English (series)
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich publishers
Learning Level: 5

Reading and writing skills are the focus.

Lao Family
Reading for Life
Linda Strand, Minnesota Department of Education 2004-2005
Learning Level: 5 GAP MLC
Real-Life English: Book 4
Julia Jolly and Lynne Robinson, Steck Vaughn publishers
Learning Level: 5

A competency-based ESL program for adults. 

Capitol Hill, GEL Guide, HCC MLC, SPPL
Side by Side: Book 3
Prentice Hall Regents publishers
Learning Level: 5

Grammar through guided conversations.

GEL Guide, JFS MLC
Speaking Up at Work
Katherine Robinson and Jenise Rowekamp, Oxford University Press
Learning Level: 5

Develops language skills and cultural awareness needed to succeed in the workplace.

HAP MLC

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