Pearson Graded Readers

Pearson's Graded Readers are a carefully graded collection of adapted literature and original stories written for learners at every level. Pearson's Graded Readers are graded at seven levels of difficulty from Easystarts to Level 6. Learners of all levels are guaranteed to be able to enjoy reading in English. With a wide range of appealing genres and topics, Pearson's Graded Readers will always have a title for learners to enjoy, whether the learner is looking to read for pleasure or for fact-finding purposes.

The line-up of titles range from the classics such as Dickens and Dostoevsky, to biographies of famous individuals including Mother Teresa, and novelisations of popular movies such as Babe. In addition, many titles come with an audio CD. So why not go ahead and pick up a reader?

NEW! The Pearson English Readers title list is continuously growing, and it now features popular Marvel comic titles as well as BBC's Doctor Who Series titles. Click here for more information.


* This correlation chart works for Pearson English Readers as well as Pearson English Active Readers.



Present
Present Cont.
Conjunction
Affirmative /
Negative Sent.
Questions
Imperative

Past
Infinitive
Gerunds
Conjunctions
Neg. Imperative

Future Tense (will)
Comparison
Positive
Comparative
Superlative
Direct / Indirect
Speech
Conjunctions
Neg. Questions

Past Cont.
Present Perfect
Passive
Infinitive
Infinitive
(adjectival)
Infinitive
(adverbal)
Particles
Relative Pronoun
Compound /
Complex Sentence

Present Perfect
Cont.
Past Perfect
Passive Present
Cont.
Passive Past
Cont.
Relative Clause
(Non-restrictive
use)
Conditional Past

Future Cont.
Past Perfect
Cont.
Conditional Past
Perfect

Future Perfect
Aux. Verb+have+
Past Part.

Easystarts
200 Headwords

Eiken Grade 4
TOEIC® 250
CEFR A1 - A2

Level 1
300 Headwords

Eiken Grade 4
TOEIC®250
CEFR A1 - A2+

Level 2
600 Headwords

Eiken Grade 3
TOEIC®350
CEFR A2 - A2+

Level 3
1,200 Headwords

Eiken Grade Pre 2
TOEIC®400
CEFR A2+ - B1

Level 4
1,700 Headwords

Eiken Grade 2
TOEIC®500
CEFR B1 - B2

Level 5
2,300 Headwords

Eiken Grade Pre 2 - Grade Pre 1
TOEIC®600
CEFR B1+ - B2+

Level 6
3,000 Headwords

Eiken Grade Pre 1
TOEIC®730
CEFR B2 - C1

 

Pearson's Graded Readers have the largest collection of graded reader titles in the world. Titles range but are not limited to the classics, biographies, fairy tales, and works of non-fiction. Pearson's Graded Readers are ideal as class readers, as part of a class library, or as part of a school library. With a wide range of titles, subjects, and levels, there is always a perfect reader for your student.

  • Seven levels of difficulty with headwords ranging from 200 to 3,000
  • A comprehensive line-up of titles covering the classics, fairy tales, contemporary fiction, and original works
  • Each title includes a practical test at the end to further the reader's understanding of the story
  • Keywords are picked out and explained using example sentences
  • Ample teacher resources such as Teachers’ Notes and Activity Sheets are provided online. Please access readers.english.com for teacher resources.

 

Find books by level

Level Headwords TOEIC TOEFL iBT® EIKEN CEFR GSE
Easystarts 200 250 26-27 Grade 4 A1 - A2 23 - 33
Level 1 300 250 26-27 Grade 4 A1 - A2+ 29 - 38
Level 2 600 350 36-37 Grade 3 A2 - A2+ 32 - 42
Level 3 1200 400 40 Grade Pre 2 A2+ - B1 37 - 50
Level 4 1700 500 52 Grade 2 B1 - B2 46 - 60
Level 5 2300 600 62-63 Grade 2 - Grade Pre 1 B1+ - B2+ 54 - 72
Level 6 3000 730 79-80 Grade Pre 1 B2 - C1 64 - 83

 

 

Pearson English Readers library sets 2018

The perfect library set to get started with Extensive Reading. Readers across many different genres are bundled by level so that they can be used in class, as side readers, by universities, libraries and so on. Full sets as well as level sets are between 10-15% off the standard price. Get your Extensive Reading library set now!

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