Advanced ESL EBOOKS & Resources

 

In the advanced level series, both Janet and Jason embark on separate adventures. Janet travels to London, England to visit her cousin Courtney Davies during the Christmas break. Jason has enrolled in an exchange program and spends a semester in Sydney, Australia. During this time he makes new friends, travels, and learns about the Australian people.

Each of our eBooks comes with accompanying worksheets, lesson plans and assessments.  Our engaging collection is geared for students aged 11 - 14, and matches themes covered in the classroom. 

Janet Packs Her Suitcase
ESL eBook - JANET PACKS HER SUITCASE
1C - Janet Packs Her Suitcase

Janet Wilson is packing for her trip to London, England. Find out what she will take with her.

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  • Book Style: Conversational
  • Connecting Themes: Travel items, Clothing, Giving advice
  • English Vocabulary: Making suggestions. Clothing. Travel necessities.
  • English Grammar: Comparatives. Definite/Indefinite articles. Should... Will...
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Janet Travels to London
ESL eBook - JANET TRAVELS TO LONDON
2C - Janet Travels to London

Janet is traveling from Vancouver to London today. How will she get to her destination?

  • Book Style: Conversational
  • Connecting Themes: Airport, Travel, Transportation
  • English Vocabulary: Air travel.
  • English Grammar: Simple present tense. Imperatives. Asking questions.
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Christmas
ESL eBook - CHRISTMAS
3C - Christmas

It was Christmas Day in London yesterday. Read about how Janet and the Davies family prepared for the holiday and what food they ate.

  • Book Style: Reading Comprehension
  • Connecting Themes: Holidays, Christmas, Food, Family
  • English Vocabulary: Describing a holiday.
  • English Grammar: Simple past tense (regular/irregular verbs). Prepositions.
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Janet Goes Grocery Shopping
ESL eBook - JANET GOES GROCERY SHOPPING
4C - Janet Goes Grocery Shopping

Janet and Courtney went grocery shopping. Find out what they purchased and how much each of the items cost.

  • Book Style: Reading Comprehension
  • Connecting Themes: Shopping, Groceries
  • English Vocabulary: Food items. Quantities of food.
  • English Grammar: Simple past tense (regular/irregular verbs). Partitives. Count/Non-count nouns.
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My Favorite Recipe
ESL eBook - MY FAVORITE RECIPE
5C - My Favorite Recipe

Janet writes her cousin Jason a letter in which she explains how to make her new favorite dish, plum pudding.

  • Book Style: Reading Comprehension
  • Connecting Themes: Cooking, Food
  • English Vocabulary: Listing ingredients. Giving instructions.
  • English Grammar: Imperatives. Partitives. Count/Non-count nouns.
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At the Hotel
ESL eBook - AT THE HOTEL
6C - At the Hotel

Janet and Courtney are booking rooms at a hotel in Brighton. Find out how many nights they will be staying, how many rooms they need and if breakfast is included during their stay.

  • Book Style: Conversational
  • Connecting Themes: Hotels, Asking for directions, Holidays
  • English Vocabulary: Booking a hotel room.
  • English Grammar: Asking questions. Imperatives. Prepositions.
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Great Britain
ESL eBook - GREAT BRITAIN
7C - Great Britain 

Great Britain is a great place to visit! Discover its climate, its culture, which holidays are celebrated throughout the year and more.

  • Book Style: Reading Comprehension
  • Connecting Themes: Tourism, Weather, Holidays, Transportation, Food, Activities
  • English Vocabulary: Climate. Celebrations. Months of the year. Food. Activities.
  • English Grammar: Simple present tense. Prepositions. Can...
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My School in Sydney
ESL eBook - MY SCHOOL IN SYDNEY
8C - My School in Sydney

Jason Miller takes us on a tour of his new school. He introduces some of his teachers as well as his two new friends, Kiara and Noah.

  • Book Style: Reading Comprehension
  • Connecting Themes: School, School subjects
  • English Vocabulary: Places at school. School faculty.
  • English Grammar: Comparatives/Superlatives. Simple present tense. Prepositions.
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Jason's Terrible Day
ESL eBook - JASON'S TERRIBLE DAY
9C - Jason's Terrible Day

Learn about Jason's horrible day. Find out why he was late for school and why he got into trouble during math class.

  • Book Style: Reading Comprehension
  • Connecting Themes: Daily routine, Horrible day
  • English Vocabulary: Talking about a bad day.
  • English Grammar: Simple past tense (regular/irregular verbs). Past continuous tense.
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Jason Does Research
ESL eBook - JASON DOES RESEARCH
10C - Jason Does Research

Jason and Kiara are working on their project. Read about where they go to do their research.

  • Book Style: Conversational
  • Connecting Themes: Library media center, Technology, School
  • English Vocabulary: Using computers/technology.
  • English Grammar: Asking questions. Be able to... Present/Future/Past tense.
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Kiara's Childhood
ESL eBook - KIARA'S CHILDHOOD
11C - Kiara's Childhood

Kiara grew up in the countryside, but moved to the city when she was 10 years old. Find out where she prefers to live and why.

  • Book Style: Reading Comprehension
  • Connecting Themes: Country, City, Past, Activities
  • English Vocabulary: Talking about life in the country/city.
  • English Grammar: Past tense. Comparatives. Prepositions. Adjectives.
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Jason and Noah Discuss Their Interests
ESL eBook - JASON AND NOAH DISCUSS THEIR INTERESTS
12C - Jason and Noah Discuss Their Interests

Jason and Noah are supposed to be doing their homework. Instead they are discussing their interests. Read about their tastes in books, TV programs and movies.

  • Book Style: Conversational
  • Connecting Themes: Interests, Making plans
  • English Vocabulary: Book genres. TV programs. Movie genres. Making plans to see a movie.
  • English Grammar: Asking questions. Prepositions.
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Jason Will Be Going Camping
ESL eBook - JASON WILL BE GOING CAMPING
13C - Jason Will Be Going Camping

Jason is excited about his upcoming camping trip. He writes Janet a letter telling her where he will be going, and what he will be doing.

  • Book Style: Reading Comprehension
  • Connecting Themes: Camping, Wild animals, Activities
  • English Vocabulary: Camping equipment. Camping activities.
  • English Grammar: Future continuous tense. Simple future tense. Time expressions.
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Jason Goes to the Doctor
ESL eBook - JASON GOES TO THE DOCTOR
14C - Jason Goes to the Doctor

Jason has an awful cold. The doctor examines him, and gives him some advice on how to get well.

  • Book Style: Reading Comprehension
  • Connecting Themes: Health advice, Doctor's visit
  • English Vocabulary: Describing symptoms. Giving advice.
  • English Grammar: Simple present tense. Must.../Must not... Prepositions.
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Australia
ESL eBook - AUSTRALIA
15C - Australia

Thinking about taking a trip to Australia? What items should you take with you? When is the best time to go? How will you get around? What is there to see and do? Read to find out all this and more!

  • Book Style: Reading Comprehension
  • Connecting Themes: Tourism, Transportation, Weather, Food, Activities, Wild animals, Clothing
  • English Vocabulary: Giving suggestions/recommendations. Climate. Food. Transportation. Activities.
  • English Grammar: Conditional tense. Prepositions. Can...
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