abc English Phonics, Levels 1-4 New! Increase basic literacy skills with these systematic phonics lessons, designed especially for adult and adolescent English learners. In addition to sequential skills presentation and word lists, each level includes decodable stories or informational text passages to practice foundational skills in context. Lesson slideshows and teacher instructions to accompany these books are available through the Online Library. Choose any book image below to see a full preview.
(Note: The original abc English books have been discontinued. If needed, you can still find them on Amazon for a limited time. However, programs are encouraged to try out the new "abc English Phonics" books instead, which include improved material for teaching basic literacy skills.)
Reading Skills Stories Each book contains fourteen high-interest stories about relevant topics for adolescent and adult English Language Learners, ordered by reading difficulty level.The stories in Book One range from Lexile Level 100 to 300, and the stories in Book Two range from Lexile Level 300 to 500. Choose any book image below to see a full preview. Images in the printed books are grayscale, to keep printing costs as low as possible. The PDF files are in full color.
Easy English Readers Easy English Readers have simple vocabulary and color photos and are designed with English learners in mind. Each book is 26-32 pages long and sized 8x8" with high quality color printing. Choose any book image below to see a full preview.
More Resources New! (Second Edition) The abc English Picture Dictionary pairs well with any of the above books, and also stands alone as a useful literacy instruction tool. The first part of the dictionary contains sets of words and images to teach various phonics concepts. The second part of the dictionary contains sets of common vocabulary words and images. The Picture Dictionary is printed in full color.
English for Work contains a series of lessons to prepare adult English learners for the workplace, especially learners who have emerging literacy skills and low-beginning listening/speaking levels. Each lesson also contains suggestions for how to expand or adapt the lessons for higher level learners. In the lesson instructions, you'll learn how to access supplemental resources (image slideshows, worksheets, etc.) on a companion website. Click on either image to see a preview.