Oxford Bookworms Library

Best adaptations of classic and modern literature

Third Edition Jennifer Bassett

Help your students build reading confidence and fluency with the Oxford Bookworms Library. With adapted American and European literature, teachers can make the Oxford Bookworms Library a part of their English language arts curriculum. English learners and struggling readers can enjoy the same novels that are found in the mainstream curriculum. Available in seven accessible levels, students can choose from more than 150 titles from starter level to advanced for extensive or independent reading.

Oxford Bookworms enjoy a world-wide reputation for high-quality storytelling and a great reading experience.

Research shows reading a lot improves all your language skills.

Experts recognize Oxford Bookworms as the most consistent series in terms of language control, length, and quality of story - very important for fluent reading and extensive reading.

There's a wide choice of titles too - something for everyone.

  • Book
  • Audio CD Pack (Book + Audio CD)

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  • Graded according to the acclaimed Bookworms syllabus
  • Award-winning titles
  • Stunning covers
  • Extended activities section at the back
  • Word count and CEF level on every cover
  • Audio CDs for the complete text
  • Free print and online teachers' support for every title - www.oup.com/bookworms

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This award-winning collection of adapted classic literature and original stories develops reading skills for low-beginning through advanced students.

Accessible language and carefully controlled vocabulary build students’ reading confidence.

Introductions at the beginning of each story, illustrations throughout, and glossaries help build comprehension.

Before, during, and after reading activities included in the back of each book strengthen student comprehension.

Audio versions of selected titles provide great models of intonation and pronunciation of difficult words.

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Reading is a valuable learning tool and can greatly help students practise, reinforce and improve their language skills but it can be difficult to use reading in the classroom.

How can I get my students to read?, How can I make reading a classroom activity?, and how can I be sure they understand what they’ve read? are common questions teachers ask and we’re here to help with the Oxford Big Read.

These short, simple, and practical tips will help you get all of your students reading and using what they have read in group work and short projects. Students get excited about reading, your whole class gets involved and you know they’ve understood what they’ve read.

Join the Oxford Teachers’ Club for free and the Big Read will help you get your whole class reading.

Teacher's Site

Register to enjoy 1000's of activities and ideas. Choose by age group, book title, topic or arena of study.

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Student's Site

Test yourself with our Level Test and discover which level of Bookworms is perfect for you!

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