These books I've chosen because they are
comprehensive and easy to use. And students lke them too. The Side By
Side books are especially useful because they contain grammar,
vocabulary and little stories with lots of graphics.
Grammar in Use Student's Book: Reference and Practice for Students of
Englishby Raymond Murphy
This is one of the best, if not the best, ESL books for beginners
because it is very easy to follow. This American edition is for
beginner to intermediate level learners, and focuses on the fundamental
structures of English grammar.
The presentation of the lesson with examples
appear on the left-hand page, and exercises appear on the right.
This book gets a 5 ***** star rating from
users on Amazon!
I highly RECOMMEND this book and
all the "...in Use" ESL books.
Grammar in Use With answers, with Audio CD : Self-study Reference and
Practice for Students of Englishby
Basic Grammar in Use, 2nd edition is a new edition of a highly
successful text for beginning to intermediate students. This text
focuses on the fundamental grammar structures normally taught in basic
or introductory courses. This new edition includes an Audio CD. This is
a great book for the teacher and the student. These
ESL books listed here consistently receive high ratings from
Grammar in Use With Answers and CD-ROM : A Self-Study Reference and
Practice Book for Intermediate Students by Raymond Murphy
English Grammar in Use is now available
with a bonus extra CD -ROM. It provides comprehensive coverage in
simple language of the problems intermediate students encounter.
As the title suggests this book is mainly
for self-study but I include it here because teachers can use
it just as well.
by Side Book 1by Steven J. Molinsky
Here are some more of what I consider
excellent books. These are mainly for intermediate and advanced
These are lessons using a lot of colorful
pictures and some photographs using basic grammar, item and object
identification, dialogues for practicing pronuciation and conversation
and building vocabulary.
by Side Book 2 by Steven J. Molinsky The second book in this popular series.
Just as good as the first with more lessons and more examples.
What's good about these books is not only
can they be used to teach one on one but they are also great in a
classroom situation because it invites participation between the
by Side Book 3 by Steven J. Molinsky
Of course it would be ideal to have the
complete set of these books since they are so much fun and so dynamic.
They provide a variety of acivities with
grammar, spelling, reading and conversation. I skip around from book to
book which keeps my students on their toes.
Vocabulary in Use with Answers by Michael McCarthy
This North American English edition of the
popular English Vocabulary in Use series is appropriate for classroom
use and for self-study reference and practice.
An easy-to-use format
presents a content or grammar-based area of vocabulary on the left-hand
page and innovative practice activities on the right-hand page.
Promotes good learning habits and teaches
students how to discover rules for using vocabulary