ESL Reading

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Suggested Readers

Choosing a
graded reader is like choosing any book. Select the ones you think you will enjoy. Here are a few suggestion - but there are hundreds more available!

Starter (A1)

Why? by Philip Prowse Stranger Than Fiction: Urban Myths (Penguin)
Five Short Plays (Oxford)
Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Oxford)

Elementary A2

Love by Design (Macmillan)
Decline and Fall (Oxford)
Dead Cold (Cambridge)

Low Intermed B1

Recycling (Oxford)
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (Oxford Bookworms)
No Longer at Ease: Intermediate (Macmillan)
The Last Sherlock Holmes Story (Oxford)
A Morbid Taste for Bones(Oxford)
Rebecca (Macmillan)

Intermediate B1

The Last Sherlock Holmes Story (Oxford Bookworms)
A Morbid Taste for Bones: 1400 Headwords (Oxford Bookworms Library)
Rebecca (Macmillan ELT Reader & CD Pack)
The Amsterdam Connection (Cambridge English Readers)
No Longer at Ease: Intermediate (Macmillan Reader)

Upper-Intermed B2

The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton (Oxford)
Rebecca (Macmillan)
    Touching the Void (Macmillan)
    Windows of the Mind (Cambridge)
    A Tangled Web (Cambridge)

    Advanced C1

    The Bride Price (Oxford) Saving Private Ryan (Penguin) Cambridge English Skills Real Reading

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