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English as a Second Language

Textbooks

Las Positas College Online Bookstore

Listed below are the Las Positas College English as a Second Language Course Textbooks for Fall 2008. All books not listed as "Recommended" are required.

In addition to these textbooks, students also read a full-length text.

Level One

Grammar Express Basic
Grammar Express Basic Workbook
One World Many Voices: Our Cultures
Oxford American Dictionary

ESL130A

Q: Skills for Success 1: Reading and Writing
One World Many Voices: Our Cultures
Oxford American Dictionary

ESL131A
Grammar Express Basic
Grammar Express Basic Workbook
One World Many Voices: World Holidays
Oxford American Dictionary
ESL 130B

Q: Skills for Success 2: Reading and Writing
One World Many Voices: World Holidays
Oxford American Dictionary

ESL 131B
Q: Skills for Success 1: Listening and Speaking
Oxford American Dictionary
ESL 133

Level Two

Grammar Express
Oxford American Dictionary
ESL 120A
Q: Skills for Success 3: Reading and Writing
One World Many Voices: Book of Firsts
Oxford American Dictionary
ESL 121A
Grammar Express
Longman Dictionary of American English
ESL 120B
Q: Skills for Success 4: Reading and Writing
One World Many Voices: Living in the USA
Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

ESL 121B

Contemporary Topics 1 (3rd edition)
Oxford American Dictionary

ESL 123
Clear Speech (3rd edition) (w/CD-ROM)
Oxford American Dictionary
ESL 126

Level Three

Q: Skills for Success 5: Reading and Writing
One World Many Voices: Reflections
Oxford Advanced American Dictionary
ESL 24
Writing Academic English
Oxford Advanced American Dictionary
ESL 25
Understanding & Using English Grammar
Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

ESL 23

Writing Clearly: An Editing Guide
Oxford Advanced American Dictionary
ESL 26

 

English as a Second Language (ESL)

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