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ESL Readers: Penguin English Readers


ESL collections are located in the Library at all Tri-C campuses. You can view all the books here in our online library catalog.

Pearson English Readers have purchased Penguin English Readers. You will find books under either name. Additionally, Penguin Active Readers are combined herein.


Level Group CEFR Head Words GSE Lexile
Sterter Beginner A1 / A2 200 23-33 150L-400L
Level 1 Elementary A1 / A2+ 300 29-38 200L-500L
Level 2 Pre-Intermediate A2 / A2+ 600 32-42 250L-550L
Level 3 Pre-Intermediate A2+ / B1 1,200 37-50 400L-700L
Level 4 Intermediate B1 / B2 1,700 46-60 500L-850L
Level 5 Upper Immediate B1+ / B2+ 2,300 54-72 550L-900L
Level 6 Advanced B2 / C1 3,000 64-83 600L-950L



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