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Secondary ELT Readers Starter Level - Level 1

Overview

ELT Scholastic Readers have real teen-appeal and include creative formats such as blogs and manga-stories as well fact-files, interviews and cross-cultural information. They include brand new adaptations of film and TV hits including Robin Hood, Life of Pi, Billy Elliot and Night at the Museum. They are all supplied with a CD featuring an audio recording of the story for reading along.

Starter Level Beginner: 1 year of English CEF stage: pre-A1 300 headwords (story: up to 1,500 words)

Sample language for Starter Level Readers includes:

  • present simple
  • present continuous, present continuous for future use
  • simple adverbs of frequency
  • Let’s …

The sample language does not include all elements of the full syllabus for this level.

Level 1 Elementary: 1-2 years of English CEF stage: A1 600 headwords (story: up to 4,000 words) Sample language for Level 1 Readers includes:
  • past simple and common irregular pasts
  • going to future
  • comparatives and superlatives
  • would like + noun

The sample language does not include all elements of the full syllabus for this level.

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Scholastic Readers

Why choose Scholastic ELT Readers?

Themes & topics
The Scholastic range of titles reflects a relevant world that teenagers will instantly recognise.

  • popular film and TV series such as Superman, Lost and The OC
  • coming-of-age classics like Billy Elliot and Angela’s Ashes.
  • real teenage issues and themes such as bullying and relationships
  • classic literature with a new twist, tying in with recent films and TV series such as Pride and Prejudice and Jane Eyre
  • a broad spread of titles acknowledges a range of tastes and interests
Innovative design
Created specifically for young readers, titles are designed to attract your students to reading
  • inspiring full-colour graphics
  • images that tie in with the film or TV series
  • creative formats: blogs, manga stories and comic strips
  • straightforward navigation
  • clearly indicated levels with a distinctive colour scheme
People & Places
Every reader explores the characters and places in each story
  • accessible, full colour spread to introduce each story
  • visually stimulating introductions to key characters and locations
Fact Files
At the back of each reader is an easy to read, magazine-style Fact File section, including…
  • interviews
  • behind-the-scenes features
  • UK/US culture & theme exploration
  • opportunities for individual study or as a class
  • Activities, audio and extra resources
Full student and teacher support is included:
  • self-study comprehension activities for before and after each section
  • free online teacher’s resource sheets with further activities, teaching suggestions and follow-up project work
  • spoken-word audio for the majority of titles

Download free teacher’s resource sheets for every title at www.scholasticeltreaders.com

STARTER LEVEL

Beginner – 1 year of English
CEF stage: pre-A1
300 headwords (story: up to 1,500 words)

Sample language for Starter Level Readers includes:
  • present simple, present continuous, present continuous for future use,
  • simple adverbs of frequency, Let’s …

The sample language does not include all elements of the full syllabus for this level.


LEVEL 1

Elementary – 1-2 years of English
CEF stage: A1
600 headwords (story: up to 4,000 words)

Sample language for Level 1 Readers includes:

  • past simple & common irregular pasts, going to future, regular
  • comparatives & superlatives, would like + noun

The sample language does not include all elements of the full syllabus for this level.


LEVEL 2

Pre-Intermediate/Intermediate – 2-3 years of English
CEF stage: A2
1,000 headwords (story: up to 7,000 words)

Sample language for Level 2 Readers includes:

  • present perfect, will future, past continuous, zero conditional,
  • defining relative clauses not embedded, reflexive pronouns

The sample language does not include all elements of the full syllabus for this level.


LEVEL 3

Intermediate – 3+ years of English
CEF stage: B2
1,500 headwords (story: up to 10,000 words)


Sample language for Level 3 Readers includes:

  • present perfect continuous, past perfect, first and second conditional,
  • present simple & past simple passive, simple indirect speech

The sample language does not include all elements of the full syllabus for this level.