ESL Books: The Best Helping Hand for Teachers

ESL, the best definition is- English as a second language. It's an educational approach in which the basic learners are instructed in the best way. Another similar term is ELL, the best definition is- English Language Learner. students whose first language is not English but are in the process of learning English may take help from this educational approach. Lesson plans, stories, poems, quizzes, reading test, speaking test, writing test, digital techniques and printable lessons provide the best resources to make the lesson preparation a breeze Worksheets, audio, video, flashcards increases the activities of the professionals. Different programmes are designed to meet the requirements of the learners for either initial or the improving steps in this teaching approach. Here you will get some best books os ESL for teachers which might be able to meet your demands.
The ESL / ELL Teacher's Survival Guide: Ready-to-Use Strategies, Tools, and Activities for Teaching English Language Learners of All Levels
Author: Larry Ferlazzo,Katie Hull Sypnieski
Published at: 06/08/2012
ISBN: 1118095677

The ESL/ELL Teachers Survival Guide: Ready-to-Use Strategies, tools, and activities for Teaching All Levels is an engaging, practical and highly accessible book. The strategies in this book have been proven effective. Generally,  the students have difficulty applying their knowledge into practice, that's why they feel frustrated. Like they have wasted their money. This highly beneficial book handle the difficult situation like error correction, classroom management, limited access to technology, and whatever highly professionally. It is not a book on what to teach rather it is a book on how to teach. Potentially it is a carer saver for the teachers. Motivating and interacting the students, communicating with parents, and navigating the challenges make the book highly recommendable. 

This book includes:

  • Sample lesson plan
  • Sample students assignments
  • Reachers based instructional techniques
  • Descriptions of classrooms routines
  • Well organized with relevant information
  • Interactive exercises
  • Up-to-date information


TExES ESL Supplemental (154) Book + Online (TExES Teacher Certification Test Prep)
Author: Jacalyn Mahler M.A.,Beatrice Mendez Newman PhD,Sharon Alverson B.A.,Loree DeLys Evans M.A.
Published at: 28/11/2013
ISBN: 0738611476

TExES ESL Supplement (154)Book+Online (TExES Teacher Certification Test Prep) is a book which will get you ready for your teaching career. This book helps the teacher candidates to master the information by the supplement exams. The goal of ESL program is to improve the students level of English. ESL teachers teach the different language skills, depending on students English abilities, interests, and needs. This book helps the students to cope with the native speakers.

This book includes: 

  • Foundations of ESL
  • ESL interactions and assessments
  • A deep review of all competencies
  • Diagnostic test
  • Step by step plan
  • End to end chapter practice
  • Teachers certification test
  • Well-balanced to include every type of question that the student can expect.


Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language, 4th edition
Author: Marianne Celce-Murcia,Donna M. Brinton,Marguerite Ann Snow,David Bohlke
Published at: 23/01/2013
ISBN: 1111351694

Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language,4th edition is the updated version which provides a theoretical background and practical application. Its a valuable reference volume to any teacher who wants to understand how to teach English better for those English is not their native language. Foundation of methodology, language skills, skills for teachers, integrated approaches, focus on the learners and focus on the teachers make this book unique for the ESL teachers.

This book includes:

  • Theoretical background
  • Practical application
  • Revised teaching techniques
  • Expanded focus on teaching in international contexts
  • Useful references
  • Expanded materials and resources
  • Developed classroom routine


ESL/EFL: The Emergency English Teacher: Quick and Easy Activities and Games for the ESL/EFL Classroom
Author: David M. Scraggs
Published at: 22/04/2016
ISBN: 1532883854

"ESL/EFL: The Emergency English: Quick and easy Activities and Games for the ESL/EFL classroom" is a best helping hand for teachers who face trouble in making notes, sheets, exam script, class routine and,  theme papers. Motivating and interacting with students and also to communicate with parents is a great challenge for teachers. But this book reduces teachers approach to be a good teacher. This highly beneficial book takes the responsibility of the teachers at its own shoulder and completes it very quickly and responsibly.

This book includes:

  • Millions of exercises
  • Up-to-date information
  • Technology-based techniques
  • Well-skilled strategies
  • Classroom management tips
  • Filled with relevant information
  • challenge navigator


English the American Way: A Fun ESL Guide to Language & Culture in the U.S. w/Audio CD & MP3 (English as a Second Language Series)
Author: Sheila MacKechnie Murtha M.A.,Jane Airey O'Connor Ed.D.
Published at: 14/01/2011
ISBN: 0738606766

English the American Way: A Fun ESL Guide to Language @Culture in the U. S. is a great resource for experienced teachers and the most innovative and the creative one. The added audio clips to the book can reduce a great trouble for both the students and the teachers. Students can improve their listening and speaking skills by listening to the audio clips. There no emergency for preparation, no need for being tensed for the teachers. by following this book teachers can handle the classes in the easiest way. Here also no need for a photocopy. In one word to face the regular conversation from breakfast to dinner, from school to doctor chamber, from bar to funeral, from the playground to study table this book may be your best companion.

This book includes:

  • Easy to follow chapters
  • Highlighted important topics
  • Must-follow vocabulary
  • Commonly used phrases
  • Simple dialogues
  • Helpful tips
  • Huge quizzes
  • Emphasizes on teachers monitoring
  • Error correction strategies


English Made Easy Volume One: A New ESL Approach: Learning English Through Pictures
Author: Jonathan Crichton,Pieter Koster
Published at: 10/11/2015
ISBN: 0804845247

"English Made Easy Volume One: A New ESL Approach: Learning English Through Pictures" is a blessing for the readers those who don't want to take any trouble for learning English. They just want to learn English with their won step. This book is ingenious in its simplicity. Anyone who just wants to learn English can simply follow this book, like go through every page very carefully and willing. Then he must follow the exercises and the simple grammatical rules given in this book. Another important thing is that if he wants to maintain the time to follow each chapter the book also includes a special class routine for those. The audio clip added in this book can be the best replacement for the teachers.

This book includes:

  • Easy to follow grammatical rules
  • Lessons for English as a foreign language
  • substitution exercises
  • Homework assignments
  • Well-planned strategies for both the students and the teachers
  • Error corrector in the audio clip




ESL Classroom Activities for Teens and Adults: ESL games, fluency activities and grammar drills for EFL and ESL students.
Author: Shelley Ann Vernon
Published at: 09/07/2012
ISBN: 1478213795

" ESL Classroom Activities for Teens and Adults: ESL games, fluency activities and grammar drills for EFL AND ESL students" is the book which is jam-packed with creative ideas. Teachers can teach English just like making a fun by following this book. This book can save the time of the teachers for preparing lessons. If the teachers follow this book their class will be filled with attentive and creative students. the strategies included in this book make the students more and confident.

This book includes:

  • Pre-teaching suggestions
  • Variations for different language
  • Clear index system
  • Clear contents in every page
  • Excellent introductory system
  • Free templates
  • Highlighted important information





The Ultimate ESL Teaching Manual: No textbooks, minimal equipment just fantastic lessons anywhere (The Ultimate ESL Teaching Series) (Volume 1)
Author: Andromeda Jones
Published at: 21/09/2016
ISBN: 1537511114

"The Ultimate ESL Teaching Manual: No textbooks, minimal equipment just fantastic lessons anywhere" is that easy to follow book where no need to follow the confusing and costly textbooks.The shining knowledge and experience of the writer reflected in this book in such a manner that this book has been proven effective. This is an engaging, practical, and highly accessible book. Explanation of each grammatical topic and class discussion make this book highly recommendable. In one word this book is potentially a career saver book for the teacher.

This book includes:

  • Clear grammatical explanation
  • Attractive plays and games
  • Engaging problem- solving activity
  • Balanced vocabulary
  • Huge Explanations and guidelines
  • Simple dialogues
  • Easy to follow chapters


Reading, Writing and Learning in ESL: A Resource Book for Teaching K-12 English Learners (7th Edition)
Author: Suzanne F. Peregoy,Owen F. Boyle
Published at: 16/01/2016
ISBN: 0134014545

" Reading, Writing,  and Learning in ESL: A Resource Book for Teaching K-12 English Learners(7th Edition)" is the most trusted book for teaching which can improve our reading, writing, and learning rapidly. The character which makes this book extraordinary from another book is that it has a very engaging character. The engaging character included in this book makes both the students serious about their goal and passion so that they can improve their reading, writing, and speaking skill and overall the learning skill. And again the jam-packed creative ideas included in this book makes both the students and the teachers attentive and creative so that they can find out their potential power and the inner creativity.

This book includes:

  • Detailed suggestions
  • Methods for motivating
  • Methods for involving
  • Strong reachers
  • Engaging style
  • The inclusion of specific teaching ideas
  • Easy to follow vocabulary


Practice Makes Perfect English Grammar for ESL Learners, 2nd Edition: With 100 Exercises
Author: Ed Swick
Published at: 05/03/2013
ISBN: 0071807373

" Practice Makes Perfect English Grammar for ESL Learners, 2nd Edition: With 100 Exercises" is the perfect book for its name. The phrase practice makes a man perfect came to its true color by this book because this book makes the student mentally determined for more and more practice. Another important phrase is the sooner the better. So it can be recommended to buy this book as soon as possible. And this book is the best solution for beginner.if the beginner face trouble in the basic grammatical concept such as the phrase, idioms, article, tense or any other basic topic in grammar he must follow this book.

This book includes:

  • tricky grammar areas
  • Easy to understand the language
  • Precise concept
  • Polishing strategies
  • A short introduction to each chapter 
  • A generous amount of exercises
  • strong foundation


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