Teacher Resources & Sample Material 



Bring more interaction into your classroom and make the most of your Readers with additional teaching resources. Based on the series you choose, the following resources may be available to you:


  • Full Audio CD (optional). All Pearson English Readers can be purchased with a full audio version of the book. Students can practise listening skills and accustom themselves to the longer listening tasks of the exams.
  • Audio samples. All Pearson English Readers come with free online audio samples to complement reading with listening practice.
  • Teacher's Notes. All the resources a teacher needs for time-efficient and productive teaching, including chapter summaries and discussion activities.
  • Worksheets. Students can practise vocabulary, new grammar constructions and improve general English comprehension.
  • Progress tests and answer keys. These are teachers' resources that help track student progress.



Free Sample Downloads


Pearson English Readers offers the largest range of any Readers series. World-renowned books, plays, short stories, non-fiction, biography and film/TV adaptations are rewritten specifically for English language learners.


Our featured Pearson English Readers sample title is: Billy Elliot


  • Eleven-year old Billy Elliot is different from other boys. He is not very clever or good at sport. Then, one day, he discovers ballet dancing. Finally he has found something that he can do well. But everybody knows that ballet is for girls, not boys! Will Billy continue to dance? Or have his father and brother got other plans for him?



The only intensive-reading series from a global publisher on the market, Pearson English Active Readers  include activities throughout each book to encourage reflection, cultivate critical thinking and build key reading skills.


Our featured Pearson English Active Readers sample title is: About a Boy


  • Will Freeman wants an easy life with no responsibilities. But then he meets Marcus - an unusual twelve year old boy with serious problems. About a Boy is a modern classic - a very funny story about a very serious subject: love. It's also a popular movie starring Hugh Grant.


Free Teacher Resources






  • Interested in more details about Grammar for each Pearson English Readers level?  Download the Grammar Contents.






Looking for support materials for a specific title?

Finding teaching support materials like Teacher's Notes, Worksheets and more for a specific Pearson English Reader is a simple process ...

  • Type your book title into the search box at the top right of the page
  • Navigate to your book's web page
  • Look for the download and sample page links on the left hand side of the page




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