Welcome to ESOL Extras
I write graded reading & listening materials for English language learners These include original stories like Love by Design (Macmillan Readers) & simplified versions of classics like Washington Square (OUP) - more details here.
This site provides free resources, linked by theme & English language level. I hope you using them with your classes.
You can also download low-cost resource packs directly from this site.
Text & audio graded by CER scale - from A2 (elementary) to C2 (advanced).
Includes presentations, worksheets, teaching notes & answers.
Medical English Practice Pack (B2/FCE) * Fake News (B2)
Condensed versions of classics - text and audio
A Christmas Carol (C1/GCSE) * Gulliver’s Travels (B2) * The War of the Worlds (C2/GCSE) * Classic Ghost Stories (B2) Getting Started with Macbeth
ESOL resources to help develop English language skills.
Theme: Strange news stories, tall tales & urban myths. Some are true, some are partly true, some are not true at all
Language Level: Intermediate/Upper Intermediate (CEFr B1/B2)
Skills Practice: Reading & Listening, Writing, Speaking & Use of English
TESOL resources: text & audio files, worksheets, teaching notes & extension materials.
Topics include - a falling cow, a flying garden chair, a $64 million dollar pair of trousers, an unwelcome wedding guest.
Sample: There Goes the Bridegroom
“Wonderful materials for
English language learners!”
— ESOL teacher, Nashville, USA