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

Titlesort descending Description Members who use this text Library
The New Oxford Picture Dictionary
Oxford University Press
Learning Level: 0 All Members MLC
The Pizza Tastes Good
William Pickett
Learning Level: 2

Three level reading series for beginners to low intermediate learners using relevant stories about people from around the world.

MLC
The Pizza Tastes Great: Dialogues and Stories
William P. Pickett, Prentice Hall Regents publishers
Learning Level: 3 GEL Guide, SPPS MLC, SPPL
The Rainmaker’s Dog
Cynthia Dresser, St. Martin’s Press publishers
Learning Level: 6

International folk tales that help build communication through discussions.

SPPS MLC
The Salsa Is Hot
William Pickett
Learning Level: 2

Reading series for beginners.

MLC
The Work Experience
Jeanne H. Smith and Harry Ringel, New Readers Press
Learning Level: 3

Short readings using workplace themes.

MLC, SPPS SPPL
The Work Experience 2
Learning Level: 2

15 easy stories to encourage reading fluency using workplace themes.

SPPS
Tony's Deal
Grass Roots Press
Learning Level: 0

Simple text, real life photographs, beginning reader.

SPPS
True Stories in the News: A Beginning Reader 2nd edition
Sandra Heyer, Addison Wesley Longman
Learning Level: 4

A beginning reader that uses actual news stories as reading material. Each story includes a variety of reading activities.

SPPS MLC, SPPL
Very Easy True Stories: A Picture-Based First Reader
Sandra Heyer, Longman publishers
Learning Level: 2

Stories are told through pictures and a minimal of print.

SPPS MLC

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