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A textbook is the classic way to teach ESL and form a basic structure to any ESL program. We compiled what we believe to be the best, featuring products from Oxford, Cambridge University Press, Prentice Hall, Pro Lingua, and more. If you have any questions, please contact us.

Interchange Third Edition

Interchange Third Edition
Interchange Third Edition is a fully revised edition of New Interchange, the world's most successful English series for adult and young adult learners. Each unit includes up-to-date content, additional grammar practice, and more opportunities to develop speaking and listening skills. The series incorporates suggestions from teachers and students all over the world.


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Touchstone

Touchstone
Touchstone is an innovative new series for adult and young adult learners of English. It draws on extensive research into the Cambridge International Corpus of North American English - a large database of everyday conversations and texts that shows how people actually use English. Easy and enjoyable to teach, Touchstone is packed with new and exciting ideas, offering a fresh approach to the teaching and learning of English.


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Passages

Passages
Passages is a two-level, multi-skills course that takes students of English as a second language from the high-intermediate to advanced level. It is designed to follow the Interchange Third Edition and New Interchange approach to listening and speaking by offering a communicative methodology that focuses on both fluency and accuracy.


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Connect

Connect
Connect is a fun, 4-level, multi-skills course especially written and designed for young adolescents. Motivation is fostered through high-interest topics, lively activities, and many opportunities for students to communicate about their own lives and experiences.


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Voyager

Voyager
Voyager stands alone in the way it engages and empowers students. Voyager provides a solid foundation of balanced instruction to ensure success and keeps students involved in every lesson. The best-selling nine-level program combines a contemporary theme-based approach with the best elements from traditional direct instruction.


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New Interchange Series

New Interchange Series
New Interchange features many useful components, including a Student's Book, a Teacher's Edition, a Workbook, Class Audio Cassettes or CDs, Student's Audio Cassettes or CDs, a Video, a CD-ROM, Lab Cassettes, a Placement and Evaluation Package and a Teacher Training Video and Video Manual.


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Side by Side (Third Edition)

Side by Side (Third Edition)
Side by Side Third Edition is a new and improved version of this dynamic, all-skills program that integrates conversation practice, reading, writing and listening - all in a light-hearted, fun, and easy-to-use format that has been embraced by students and teachers worldwide.


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Oxford Picture Dictionaries

Oxford Picture Dictionaries
Beginning to Intermediate Students
Pictures convey meaning more clearly than words alone. The Oxford Picture Dictionary presents over 3,600 words in both English and a native language, clearly depicted on 168 pages of full-color, contextualized illustrations. Vocabulary is introduced within 140 topics, which range from basics as food, clothing, and shelter to more specific topics such as the space program, occupations, and sports. An English index includes all the vocabulary words with a clear, easy-to-follow pronunciation guide; a second index in the native language is also included. The dictionary can be used at all levels, by all ages, to teach all language skills. With the components, it provides a complete language development program - it's an invaluable resource every student and teacher needs to have. There are eleven bilingual editions of the Dictionary: Arabic, Brazilian Portugese, Cambodian/Khmer, Chinese, Haitian Creole, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese, and a monolingual English edition.


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Oxford Picture Dictionary for Kids

Oxford Picture Dictionary for Kids
Lower level elementary students
The Oxford Picture Dictionary for kids is especially designed for young students who are learning English. This dictionary presents over 700 words in the context of colorful pictures that tell stories and that cover a broad spectrum of content from the K-2 curriculum, with topics that are interesting and relevant to children.

 

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Let's Go Series

Let's Go Series (Second Edition)
Beginning Students
Keep going and going and going with this exciting elementary series! Created just for children beginning their English study, each unit in this full-color program combines a carefully controlled grammatical syllabus with functional dialogues, alphabet and phonics work, reading skills development, listening tests, question and answer forms, pairwork exercises, and communicative games. Carolyn Graham adds to the fun with popular child-appealing songs and chants! It's the ultimate "get up and go" for learning English!


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Azar Reading and Using English Grammar

Azar's Understanding and Using English Grammar
Understanding and Using English Grammar is a developmental skills text for intermediate to advanced students of English as a second or foreign language. While focusing on grammar, it promotes the development of all language skills in a variety of ways.

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Jazz Chants for Children

Jazz Chants for Children
For beginning students of English
Jazz Chants for Children is a delightful collection of chants, songs, and poems written especially for children. These jazz chants revolve around children and employ the natural language that children use. Each two-page unit presents a basic structure of the language that is reinforced by a picture (such as a puzzle, maze, or hidden-word grid). Jazz Chants for Children has been used successfully by teachers all over the world. A 60-minute cassette, recorded by the author with a group of children, contains all the chants, songs, and poems. The Teacher's Edition includes step-by-step instructions for classroom presentation as well as reduced Student Book pages. A valuable structure key provides an index to the structures taught through the chants.


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The Working Experience

The Working Experience
LOW BEGINNING, HIGH BEGINNING, LOW INTERMEDIATE
The Working Experience is a series of three texts focusing on adult ESL students' working experiences in native countries and in the U.S. Fifteen short readings per book use work as a central theme. Titles include "My First Job", "A Working Mother," and more. Pre-reading activities and follow-up exercises develop vocabulary skills, expand reading and comprehension skills, and reinforce basic grammar patterns.

 

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The English You Need for the Office

The English You Need for the Office
HIGH BEGINNING – INTERMEDIATE
Following a picture process dictionary approach (see English for Everyday Activities) The English You Need for the Office introduces vocabulary for talking about 56 daily office activities, focusing on verbs as the main building blocks for communication.

 

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Key Vocabulary for a Safe Workplace
Key Vocabulary for a Safe Workplace
HIGH BEGINNING - LOW INTERMEDIATE
An accessible picture-dictionary format introduces vocabulary and helps students recognize even complicated or technical terms and relate them to their own workplace. Practice and application activities link core vocabulary with related terms and phrases. Flexible format allows learners to relate what they learn to personal experience and create their own workplace-specific safety vocabulary lists.

 

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More Than a Job

More Than a Job
READING LEVEL: 3 AND ABOVE
More Than a Job builds on the life experiences and skills students already have as they examine the nature of work and its place in their lives. The curriculum helps them develop analytical skills as they read, talk, and write in the context of the working world.

 

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Speaking Up at Work

Speaking Up at Work
BEGINNING - INTERMEDIATE
Speaking Up at Work helps adults and young adults develop competencies needed to get jobs, to keep jobs, and to advance.


 

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Get That Job
Get That Job
READING LEVEL: 5 - 7

Get That Job! will give your students an edge in any kind of job market.Get That Job provides
Information that students need to improve their chances of getting a job they like,
helpful tips for getting off to a good start in a new job and
easy-to-use worksheet exercises and activities to help students apply what they learn

 

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On The Job English
On The Job English
HIGH BEGINNING - LOW INTERMEDIATE
Help ESL learners develop the functional language skills and effective communication strategies they need to succeed in the U.S. workplace!

 

 

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At Work In The US
At Work In The US
At Work in the U.S. will help your beginning-level English language learners gain general language skills and cultural understanding needed to function successfully at work.



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