Select Readings, Second Edition

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Second Edition

A teacher-approved American English reading skills series for upper secondary and university students.

Select Readings第2版は、経験豊富な現場教師がセレクトした興味深いリーディングテキストをバラエティ豊かに収録しています。 4レベルで構成されたこのアメリカ英語のリーディングコースは、厳選された読み物を用いて効果的に読むことをサポートします。リーディングの前後に用意された練習問題は、リーディングスキルを向上させるだけでなく、理解度の確認や語彙力の強化にも活用できます。 Select ReadingsにはTOEFL®、TOEIC®、IELTS、GEPT形式のテストを収録したTesting Program CD-ROMを付属しており、学習者の試験対策にも役立ちます。

  • Student Book
  • Testing Program CD-ROM
  • iTools
  • Class Audio CD
  • e-Book


  • 各レベルに新たに4章が追加され、各ユニットのリーディングのテキストが50%増えたことにより、更に多くのリーディング練習が可能になりました。
  • 新しい入門レベルを含む4レベル構成のカリキュラム。
  • 経験豊富な現場教師がセレクトした読み物で、学習者のリーディングスキルを強化します。
  • 巻末には、Oxford American Dictionary for learners of Englishより内容を一部抜粋してまとめたミニ辞典が収録されており、アカデミックな語彙力の強化に役立ちます。
  • 本文のリーディングテキストにはすべてダウンロードできる音声ファイルが用意されており、場所を問わず学習できるようになっています。
  • Testing Program CD-ROMを使ってTOEFLR、TOEICR、IELTS、GEPTの演習が可能です。
  • iToolsには、すぐに使えるデジタル版スチューデントブックおよび教室用素材を収録しています。
  • 英語学習に役立つインタラクティブな機能を搭載した、電子書籍アプリもございます。


Select Readings Second Edition includes more reading than ever before. This new edition of the successful reading skills course features a brand new Elementary level, four new chapters in each book and 50% more reading content in every chapter. Each reading text is carefully selected to meet students’ needs, ensuring that the material is engaging, dynamic, topically relevant, and level appropriate.

Each chapter contains clear goals, focusing on developing a specific reading skill, such as scanning for details and identifying the main topic. The Building Vocabulary section focuses on word analysis skills such as learning word forms and understanding phrasal verbs. Words to Remember at the end of each chapter allow students to review key vocabulary.

Additional material includes the new Mini Oxford American Dictionary at the back of the book, to encourage understanding and develop vocabulary. Culture and language notes expand students’ knowledge of the world around them.

Digital resources including iTools, the Testing Program CD-ROM and downloadable audio files are great new features to supplement your teaching. Audio files for the main reading texts are available at the Audio Download Center. Try it out:

Testing CD-ROM

The new Testing Program CD-ROM is the ideal way to prepare students for exams. The CD-ROM includes mid-term and final TOEFL®, TOEIC®, IELTS and GEPT style tests. These all come with a Student Book Answer Key, saving you time and effort.

Unit tests for every chapter test students’ comprehension, reading proficiency and vocabulary skills. These are easy to customize – each unit test is available in both PDF and Word format, so you can edit tests to suit your individual classroom.


Select Readings is now available as an e-book, with interactive features designed specifically for language learners. Available for iPad and tablets for Android via the Oxford Learner’s Bookshelf app.

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Features to look out for:

  • Improve pronunciation: Repeat audio, record yourself, and compare to original.
  • Improve listening: Slow down audio to hear each word clearly.
  • Personalise your e-book: Save written or spoken notes anywhere on the page. Use the pen tool to draw and highlight.
  • Easy to get around: Bookmarks, jump to page, thumbnail sorter.

Available for all levels.


The iTools CD-ROM features each Student Book on screen, with embedded audio, answer keys, and quick access to additional content. Use iTools on your interactive whiteboard or data projector to add interest to lessons and reduce preparation time.

Select Readings, Second Edition includes: