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Published Resources

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Published Resources (print/digital/online)


  • Read It Write It Australasia (OUP)
    • Intermediate (2012) 
    • Elementary (2013)
    • Upper Intermediate to come in 2014. Also Hear It Speak It in future (though I've heard it may now be on hold due to lack of interest :-( LC)


  • Headway Australasia (OUP)


This comprehensive language skills series is suitable for English learners in Australia and New Zealand. The series aims to provide students with practice in the basic skills of grammar, spelling, writing and study. 

    • Writing Skills
    • Spelling Skills
    • Writing Skills
    • Study Skills 





  • Short list of published Australian ESL resources on ATESOL ACT website 


  • Graded readers for lower levels e.g., Rabbit Proof Fence, Oxford BookWorm Australia & NZ, Short stories from Australia


  • What’s the law? Australian law for new arrivals is a free education kit for use in English language classes and in community settings.
    The kit contains photostories and worksheets on topics such as:
    • Driving
    • Buying a car
    • Car accident
    • Police
    • Renting
    • Centrelink
      It is available for free in hardcopy form via your local Legal Aid service, or free online at: http://www.legalaid.vic.gov.au/3641.htm 


The People in Australia's Past language workbook contains stories of courage, achievement and fame about people in Australia's past.  Accompanying each story are language activities such as:

    •     vocabulary building activities
    •     comprehension activities
    •     self testing and spelling and grammar worksheets
    •     discussion questions and speaking activities



  • Sugarbag on Damper - publish reading and spelling resources for adult learners, including: 
    • The First Australians
    • A Very Big Country
    • Gold!
    • Australian Government
    • Refugee resources
    • Money Problems - language & numeracy resource


  • APELS Everyday Series from Australian Postgraduate English Language Services (APELS):
    • Everyday Interactive Tasks
    • Everyday Numeracy in Australia


  • Sing With Me from Urban Lyrebirds
    Each book is a collection of original songs and accompanying exercises for students learning English.  Each song is followed by five language exercises: vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, reading and writing, and conversation.
    • Sing With Me Book 1 for elementary learners
    • Sing With Me Book 2 for beginner & post-beginner learners
    • ... Book 3 for Intermediate learners due in 2014


    • The Book Next Door publishes Australian-based photocopiable materials that can be used by teachers and volunteers as ‘extra’ support for English language learners. 
      • ESL Easy Reads are easy-read e-books for new learners of English (or for anyone who wants an easy read). 
      • ESL Extras are books of fully photocopiable worksheets with an Australian focus.


    • Read Me Again Press - books written by an AMEP teacher.
      • ‘Carly and Kumar’ short stories have been written at three levels so that every student in a class can enjoy reading a story at the appropriate level. ‘New words’ are defined at the bottom of each page to allow for ‘effortless’ reading. An audio CD also comes with the Level 1 book, to support less confident readers.



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