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 3 – Grade Pre 2
TOEIC®L: 60~ R: 60~
CEFR A1 – A2 | GSE: 23 – 33

Level 1
300 Headwords

EIKEN Grade 3 – Grade Pre 2
TOEIC®L: 60~ R: 60~
CEFR A1 – A2+ | GSE: 29 – 38

Level 2
600 Headwords

EIKEN Grade Pre 2
TOEIC®L: 110~ R: 115~
CEFR A2 – A2+ | GSE: 32 – 42

Level 3
1,200 Headwords

EIKEN Grade Pre 2 – Grade 2
TOEIC®L: 110~ R: 115~
CEFR A2+ – B1 | GSE: 37 – 50

Level 4
1,700 Headwords

EIKEN Grade 2 – Grade Pre 1
TOEIC®L: 275~ R: 275~
CEFR B1 – B2 | GSE: 46 – 60

Level 5
2,300 Headwords

EIKEN Grade 2 – Grade Pre 1
TOEIC®L: 275~ R: 275~
CEFR B1+ – B2+ | GSE: 54 – 72

Level 6
3,000 Headwords

EIKEN Grade Pre 1 – Grade 1
TOEIC®L: 400~ R: 385~
CEFR B2 – C1 | GSE: 64 – 83

 

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 CEFR GSE EIKEN TOEIC L&R
Easystarts level 200 A1 - A2 23 - 33 Grade 3 - Grade Pre 2 L: 60~
R: 60~
Level 1 300 A1 - A2+ 29 - 38 Grade 3 - Grade Pre 2 L: 60~
R: 60~
Level 2 600 A2 - A2+ 32 - 42 Grade Pre 2 L: 110~
R: 115~
Level 3 1,200 A2+ - B1 37 - 50 Grade Pre 2 - Grade 2 L: 110~
R: 115~
Level 4 1,700 B1 - B2 46 - 60 Grade 2 – Grade Pre 1 L: 275~
R: 275~
Level 5 2,300 B1+ - B2+ 54 - 72 Grade 2 - Grade Pre 1 L: 275~
R: 275~
Level 6 3,000 B2 - C1 64 - 83 Grade Pre 1 - Grade 1 L: 400~
R: 385~

 

Pearson Readers Contest 2019



Pearson Japan is conducting a reading contest to encourage learners to read, accepting entries between 1st July and 10th October 2019. The contest is open to teachers with at least 3 students. Students introduce one out of a selection of 50 readers in their own words either in writing or in a video presentation. There are prizes for winners and runner-ups, both teachers and students.

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Pearson English Readers library sets 2019

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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