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Oxford Bookworms Library Level 1

Graded readers for secondary and adult learners

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8 ERF Language Learner Literature Award Winners
13 ERF Language Learner Literature Award Finalists

Classics, modern fiction, non-fiction and more – the Oxford Bookworms Library has a book for every student.

Written for secondary and adult students the Oxford Bookworms Library has seven reading levels from A1-C1 of the CEFR with over 270 original and adapted texts graded to ensure a comfortable read at every level.

Books are available with audio and selected books are available as e-books on the Oxford Learner’s Bookshelf and other platforms.

"The most consistent of all series in terms of language control, length, and quality of story."

David R. Hill, Director of the Edinburgh Project on Extensive Reading.

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Key features

  • Read at a comfortable level with word count and CEFR level on every cover
  • Illustrations, photos, and diagrams support comprehension
  • Activities build language skills and check understanding
  • Audio improves reading and listening skills
  • Glossaries teach difficult vocabulary
  • Free editable tests for every book
  • Oxford Bookworms are available for your tablet or computer through the Oxford Learner’s Bookshelf

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Perfect for use in and out of class the Oxford Bookworms Library gives you:

Choice - Students can choose from over 270 books, across a wide range of genres – from crime, fantasy and thrillers, to classics, plays and non-fiction. There’s something for everyone!

Comfort and Consistency - Bookworms are written to a carefully designed language syllabus, judged to be “the most consistent of all series in terms of language control, length, and quality of story” by David R. Hill (ELT journal review). The reliable grading and variety of books available means students practise and improve their English by reading at a comfortable level, with books that really interest them.

Extra Teacher Support - Free editable tests for every book makes it easy to use readers with your class, test your students’ knowledge, and check their comprehension. For more ways of using Bookworms in and out of class watch the Oxford Big Read step-by-step video tips with downloadable worksheets.

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Factfiles

Factfiles are non-fiction graded readers from the Oxford Bookworms Library available for Levels 1 to 4 (CEFR A1- B2).

Students learn about different countries and cultures, science and nature, history and historical figures all while practising and improving their English.

Read about Climate Change, World Wonders, Nelson Mandela, and much more.

Why read?

Find out about the benefits of reading with these blogs.

5 Ways Graded Readers can Motivate your Students - Reading is great way for improving English, but it’s also a great motivator. Researcher Jacqueline Aiello tells us how.

Reading for pleasure: appealing to learners, not readers – Reading expert and teacher trainer, Verissimo Toste, tells us about the benefits of extensive reading and how to get your students to do it.

Why invest in extensive reading? – Nina Prentice explores the relevance of extensive reading in the language learning classroom.

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Animals in Danger

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Brazil

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