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Modern Languages: English as a Second Language

This research guide features resources and strategies for finding information and conducting research related to Modern Languages

WELCOME TO THE ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE RESEARCH GUIDE

This guide will highlight resources useful for those who desire to teach English as a Second Language.

Books & E-books - Listed here are books specific to the study of English as a Second Language.

Websites - These are links to freely accessible content on the web.

CALL NUMBERS USED FOR ESL MATERIALS

The following call numbers are generally used for ESL/ELL materials

Main Collection - PE 1128

Curriculum Library - 428 

High Interest - Low Vocabulary Books - Found in the ESL shelves in the Curriculum Library

     Fiction - 820

     Non-fiction - By Dewey subject number

SEARCH TERMS TO USE IN SEARCHING FOR ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE

 Below are search terms that may help you find books and articles on ESL/ELL education.

ESL

EFL

ELL

TESOL

English as a second language

English as a foreign language

English language learners

English language - Study and teaching

Bilingualism

Language and education

Second language acquisition

Education, Bilingual

Language acquisition

Search terms for Readers for English Language Learners

High interest-low vocabulary books

Readers (Adult)

Readers for new literates

Textbooks for foreign speakers

SAMPLES TITLES OF BOOKS ABOUT ENLGISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE