Teach English more effectively with world-class teaching resources

Bring more interaction into your classroom and make the most of your Readers with additional teaching resources. Based on the series you choose, the following resources may be available to you:

  • Full audio CD (optional). All Pearson English Readers can be purchased with a full audio version of the book. Students can practise listening skills and accustom themselves to the longer listening tasks of the exams.
  • Audio samples. All Pearson English Readers come with free online audio samples to complement reading with listening practice.
  • Teacher’s notes. All the resources a teacher needs for time-efficient and productive teaching, including chapter summaries and discussion activities.
  • Worksheets. Students can practise vocabulary, new grammar constructions and improve general English comprehension.
  • Progress tests and answer keys. These are teachers’ resources that help track student progress.

Sample downloads

Pearson English Readers offers the largest range of any Readers series. World-renowned books, plays, short stories, non-fiction, biography and film/TV adaptations are rewritten specifically for English language learners.

Our featured sample Readers title is: Billy Elliot

  • Eleven-year old Billy Elliot is different from other boys. He is not very clever or good at sport. Then, one day, he discovers ballet dancing. Finally he has found something that he can do well. But everybody knows that ballet is for girls, not boys! Will Billy continue to dance? Or have his father and brother got other plans for him?. 

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The only intensive-reading series from a global publisher on the market, Pearson English Active Readers include activities throughout each book to encourage reflection, cultivate critical thinking and build key reading skills.

Our featured sample Active Readers title is: About a Boy

  • Will Freeman wants an easy life with no responsibilities. But then he meets Marcus – an unusual twelve year old boy with serious problems. About a Boy is a modern classic – a very funny story about a very serious subject: love. It’s also a popular movie starring Hugh Grant. 

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With the largest range of any Kids Readers series, Pearson English Kids Readers offer non-fiction Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) titles on a range of topics including history, geography, the environment, social studies and many more giving English learners even more exciting titles to choose from.

Our featured sample Kids Readers title is: Brain Gym

  • You use your brain all the time. It is like a very intelligent computer inside your head. What does your brain look like? What does it do? Come on, let's exercise your brain!. 

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