How are Pearson English Readers graded?

The Pearson English Readers and Pearson English Active Readers are graded by:

  • Structure (grammar)
  • Number of headwords
  • Vocabulary
  • Sentence length
  • Sentence complexity
  • Number of words on a page
  • Number of pages in a book
  • Complexity of activities
  • Number of hours of English completed by the reader

With the Global Scale of English and CEFR-aligned levelling tables on the back covers of Pearson English Readers and Pearson English Active Readers, it’s easier to match your students with the right Reader and the right level for them.

Learn about the Global Scale of English at www.english.com/gse

The Pearson English Kids Readers are graded by:

  • Number of headwords
  • Grammatical structures
  • Vocabulary
  • Complexity of activities
  • Number of hours of English completed by the reader

Pearson English Kids Readers grading

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