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Resources for teachers using Readers
Oxford Bookworm Teachers Site
Site includes: Introductions to the Bookworms Library, Free tests, test answers, and book answers; Interactive Online Level Tests; and Class Worksheets to use with selected Bookworms.
Collins Readers Teacher Activities
Find sample pages, video, student activities, classroom activities, and links to further research for Collins Amazing People and Agatha Christie series
Pearson Readers Teachers Support
Find teaching support materials like Teacher’s Notes, Worksheets, Audio samples and more for specific Pearson English Readers.
Penguin Graded ELT Readers site
Site includes information on the readers, plus a range of teaching materials including tests, worksheets and video tutorials.
Using Graded Readers in the Classroom
This guide from MacMillan is full with Graded Readers-related information, motivating activities for students and new quizzes for each level.
Popular Graded Readers
Dockside readers in the Library
The Dockside reading scheme features stories with contemporary themes and settings. Books contain graffiti style art and interesting stories from starter level to elementary. These are great to use with teenagers, particularly reluctant readers.
The New East Enders Series
Developed for adults who are learning English as a second language, these short stories, set in the East End of London, offer an insight into life in the UK and are a useful tool for building vocabulary around everyday life. These are great to use with older learners and are all at starter level.
Ali and Javad
Ali & Javad are two students who meet at college, where they are both learning English. There are 6 books in this series, all at Entry 1 level. Books also include a page of questions to check undestanding. These books are popular with adult ESOL learners.
Oxford Bookworms Library
Oxford Bookworms include a wide range of classic and modern fiction, non-fiction, and plays, in seven graded language stages.
One Stop English
This number one resource site for English Language Teachers is home to over 9,000 resources, worksheets, lesson plans and articles. MacMillan are now offering open access to all onestopenglish resources free of charge for 3 months – until the end of June. No sign-in required.
BBC Learning English website
As part of the BBC World Service, BBC Learning English has been teaching English to global audiences since 1943, offering free audio, video and text materials to learners around the world.
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English My Way
English My Way is a resource for tutors who support and teach adults with no or low levels of English - providing free teaching resources and tools to manage classes