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Recommended Reading: April

Highline College's librarians recommend materials from the library collection on a wide variety of topics.

About This Guide

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In April, the Highline College Library provides a recommended reading list for English language learners including new immigrant students, ESL students, ABE students and other English/literacy learners, to help with their English achievement. The selection is based on the following themes:

  1. Instruction resources that will support instructors to create comprehensive, theme-based lessons for ESL literacy learners,
  2. Reading resources at the intermediate level,
  3. Reading resources at the advanced level,
  4. Writing resources at the intermediate level,
  5. Writing resources at the advanced level,
  6. Resources for speaking and listening,  
  7. English language test preparation.

Please come to the Library. You can find these materials on our Recommended Reading display rack on the Plaza Level of the library, in our New Readers Collection on the 4th floor (building 25) in room 419 on the east side, and in our main collection as well. Please borrow and enjoy them!

ESL Collection

The ESL Collection has books especially for ESL students.  You will find the collection on the 3rd floor of the library (building 25) on the east side.  The books and other materials are color coded and letter coded by ESL class level.

Blue  letter  B – Beginning ESL Level 1 & 2
Orange letter  
I – Intermediate ESL Level 3 & 4
Yellow
  letter  A – Advanced  ESL Level  5

 

Ask for help at the Reference desk.

Instruction Resources

eBooks

Reading at the Intermediate Level

Writing at the Intermediate Level

Testing Resources

Reading at the Advanced Level

Writing at the Advanced Level

Listening and Speaking Resources