Oxford Learner's Bookshelf

Oxford Learner's Bookshelf for educational institutions

e-Books for courses and Graded Readers, Professional Development, Dictionaries and Grammar

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With Oxford e-books your students study online or on a tablet. Their work is safely saved in the Cloud.

Key features

  • Watch video that plays straight from the page and complete related interactive activites at the same time
  • Students can slow down audio to hear each word clearly and improve comprehension. Then speed up again for authentic listening practice
  • Voice record in the audio player allows users to practise speaking and compare to the original track to improve their pronunciation
  • Students can draw on the page, highlight words, write sticky notes and record audio notes to save anywhere on the page
  • Automatic marking lets students check their progress and learn from their mistakes
  • Students have access to an online dictionary, levelled at their course
  • Students have access to a Reading Diary specially designed for our Graded Readers where they can track how many words they have read, for how long and collect awards. Progress can be downloaded and shared with their teacher
  • Quick and easy for students to find their way around the books
  • Students use either a tablet or computer and their work syncs between devices when saved
  • Teachers can create classes and assign learning material to students
  • e-Books and work done are safely stored in the Cloud so students can download their books again if they lose or change their tablet

Different e-books have different features

We have a wide selection of coursebooks and Graded Readers to suit your students’ level, interest and age. Find them below:

See our courses and Graded Readers

Oxford e-books for courses, Graded Readers, Professional Development, Dictionaries and Grammar are available on the Oxford Learner's Bookshelf via an app for iPad, tablets for Android™ - and desktops (for Windows, Linux or Mac). Students can also study online at www.oxfordlearnersbookshelf.com with work syncing between devices.

Enrolment

You can also get your students prepared for the start of term with Oxford learner’s Bookshelf. Whether you have one class or a whole school, you can quickly create classes and assign e-books to your students. Enrolment enables an institution to:

  • Set up an online organization/school
  • Upload access codes to the online organization ready to assign to students
  • Invite students and teachers to join the organization, individually or in bulk
  • Create online classes and enrol students into classes with a teacher
  • Assign learning material to the students (with or without a licence)

Contact your ELT consultant to find out more about enrolment in Oxford Learner’s Bookshelf

Buy e-books for your students

  1. Decide which e-books best suit your students. Do they need the Student’s Book and a Workbook? Which Graded Readers would be right for their level?

    To make it easier for students, you can request an access code that gives students several e-books at the same time, or just one e-book.

    For example:

    • Student's Book
      or
    • Student's Book + Workbook
      or
    • Student's Book + Workbook + Reader
  2. Contact your ELT consultant to arrange to purchase access codes from your usual bookshop or distributor.

Get your students using their e-books in four simple steps

Give your students these instructions on how to use their access code:

  1. To use your e-books on a tablet, go to the App Store for iPad or Google Play for tablets for Android. Download the Oxford Learner’s Bookshelf app, then register or sign in.
    -or-
    To use your e-books on a computer, download the Oxford Learner’s Bookshelf desktop app (for Windows, Linux or Mac) or go online to www.oxfordlearnersbookshelf.com and register or sign in.
  2. Choose Add a book.
  3. Enter the access code.
  4. Download the books from the Cloud view on your tablet, or use them online on your computer.

Buy your own e-books

You and your students can buy e-books here on the ELT website. To do this search for the title you require and add it to your basket or browse them here

Try sample e-books for free

It’s free to register with Oxford Learner’s Bookshelf, and once registered you get access to some free samples.

To try free samples on a tablet:

  1. Go to the App Store for iPad or Google Play for tablets for Android. Download the Oxford Learner’s Bookshelf app, then register or sign in.
  2. You’ll see some free samples in the Cloud bookshelf, ready for you to download and try out.
  3. Tap Download to start downloading a book.

Find more free samples in the Book shop. Tap Book shop and find Featured books – try free samples. Tap a book, then the Try sample button to start downloading it.

To try free samples on a computer:

  1. Download the Oxford Learner’s Bookshelf desktop app (for Windows, Linux or Mac) or go to www.oxfordlearnersbookshelf.comwww.oxfordlearnersbookshelf.com.
  2. Register or log in.
  3. You’ll see some free samples ready to use on your computer.

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