EL Civics for ESL Students
ESL Books and Textbooks

ESL Textbooks

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English as a Second Language (ESL) textbooks make learning English fun and easy. There are picture dictionaries, workbooks, reading books, listening CDs, and newspapers for all ESL levels, from beginning to advanced. Students can buy the books from bookstores or order them online. Some online companies sell used textbooks at low prices. When buying a textbook, students should be sure to get the right level. (3 pages)

ESL Picture Dictionary

What books are good for beginning ESL students and classes?

  • Picture dictionaries are good for beginning levels.
  • The pictures are divided into topics, and they help students understand the vocabulary words.
  • Some publishers sell bilingual dictionaries.


Picture Dictionary Workbook

Do picture dictionaries have workbooks?

  • Yes. The workbooks review and reinforce the vocabulary words in the textbooks.
  • Picture dictionary workbooks have easy matching and fill-in-the-blank exercises.


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