In-Office Resources List

PCLC has the following materials available for tutors and learners:

Tutoring Guides: 

Teaching Adults: An ESL Resource Book

Teaching Adults: A Literacy Resource Book

Teaching Adults: A GED Resource Book

Teaching Adults: A Math Resource Book

Approaches to Adult ESL Literacy Instruction

The ESL/ELL Teacher’s Survival Guide by Larry Ferlazzo & Katie Hull Sypnieski

I Speak English: A Tutor’s Guide to Teaching Conversational English

If Only I Could…Read Write Spell: Identifying and helping adults who find learning difficult

PACE YourselfA Handbook for ESL Tutors by Teresa S. Dalle & Laurel J. Young

Tips At Your Fingertips: Teaching Strategies for Adult Literacy Tutors

Tutor: A Collaborative Approach to Literacy Instruction

ESL Resources:

LifePrints ESL for Adults book series (Literacy Level, Levels 1-3)

Real-Life English: A Competency-Based ESL Program for Adults (Various Student & Teachers Editions)

Sounds Easy! Phonics, Spelling, and Pronunciation

Word Power: Spelling and Vocabulary in Context (Workbooks in Introductory, Intermediate & Advanced Levels)

101 American English Idioms: Understanding and Speaking English Like an American

Back & Forth: Pair Activities for Language Development

Basic English Review

Basic Grammar in Use: Reference and practice for students of English

Beginning English Day by Day by Michael Roddy

The Cambridge English Course: Student’s Book 2,3 and Practice Book 2,3

English Day by Day: Helping English language learners meet their goals by Michael Roddy

First Class Reader! Integrated Skills Lessons for Beginners (Various Student books)

Games and Butterflies: Language Activities for ABE/ESOL

GrammarWork 1, 2, 3 & 4: English Exercises in Context

Hotline Pre-intermediate Workbook

I Want to Speak English (Student Workbooks and Instructor’s guide)

Impact Listening: Teacher’s Manual & Self-study CD

Ingles en 10 minutos al dia (Activity book in Spanish for beginning level learners)

Insights for Today: A High Beginning Reading Skills Text

The Interactive Tutorial: An Activity Parade

Interchange Series: Teacher’s Editions, Student Workbooks, etc. 

Intermediate Anecdotes in American English

Issues for Today: an Intermediate Reading Skills Text

Issues for Today: a High Beginning Reading Skills Text

Language Exercises Revised

Let’s Talk 1 & 2 (Various Teacher’s Manuals & Student Books)

Longman ESL Literacy: Student Book & Teacher’s Resource Guide

Raising Your Reading Test Scores: Books 1 & 2

Read All About It: Book 1

Reading for Today: Book 1

ABE Resources: 

Laubach Way to Reading 

Wilson Reading System

Basic Essentials of Mathematics: Percent, Measurement & Formulas, Equations, Ratio & Proportion

Building Strategies series: Mathematics, Reading, Social Studies, Science, and Writing

Contemporary’s Building Basic Skills in Writing

Games and Butterflies: Language Activities for ABE/ESOL

Grammar Step by Step with Pictures

Life Skills for Today’s World: Money and Consumers

Literacy Adult Basic Education: Utilizing the Daily Newspaper to Teach Adults

Project for Unique Learners in Literacy

Reading for Today: Workbook 2

Reading Skills for Adults: Red Book & Blue Book

Skill Sharpeners

Spell Better

Writing to Others

Math Resources: 

Number Power Series: A Real World Approach to Math (Measurement, Fractions, Percent, Etc.)

Addition & Subtraction Bingo (game)

Intermediate Algebra with Applications (Textbook)

Math Skills that Work: A Functional Approach for Life and Work

Math Magic by Scott Flansburg

Dictionaries & Reference: 

The Basic Oxford Picture Dictionary: English/Spanish

The Basic Oxford Picture Dictionary: Teacher’s Resource Book

The Basic Oxford Picture Dictionary: Monolingual (English)

The Basic Oxford Picture Dictionary: Workbook

The New Oxford Picture Dictionary

English-Thai Dictionary

The Oxford Picture Dictionary Vocal CDs 1-3

The Scholastic Dictionary of Spelling

The University of Chicago Spanish-English/ English-Spanish Dictionary

VOX Compact Spanish & English Dictionary

Webster’s Dictionaries

Writer’s Style Guide: A Complete Guide for Every Occasion

The New American Roget’s College Thesaurus

Test Prep: 

Kaplan New GED Test Strategies 2014

Baron’s GED Flashcards

McGraw-Hill’s GED series

McGraw-Hill’s Pre-GED: The Most Comprehensive Review of the Skills Necessary for GED Study

GED: Mathematics

Pre-GED Mathematics and Problem-Solving Skills: Books 1 and 2

Succeeding in College: Study Skills and Strategies

Study Skills for Adults: Taking Tests

Health Literacy Resources: 

What to Do When Your Child Gets Sick

Staying Healthy: An English Learner’s Guide to Health Care and Healthy Living

Workplace Literacy:

English ASAP: Connecting English to the Workplace (3 Levels of student books)

Key Vocabulary for a Safe Workplace

Workforce: Building Success: Problem Solving