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English Language & Literacy Intensive (ELLI) Resources

Materials

Basic Curriculum for Adult Learners with a Focus on Limited English Proficiency (LEP) [PDF]
A check-list of basic concepts that adults with limited English could work on during a tutoring session or in a small group.
Submitted by: Barbara Raines, El Dorado County Library

Caring for a Latino Patient [PDF]]
Directed at doctors, this flyer provides pointers for better communicating with a Spanish-speaking family.
Submitted by: Barbara Raines, El Dorado County Library

101 American English Idioms
A whimsical collection of colloquialisms is sure to delight you - and provide real insight into American Idioms, customs & humor.
Harry Collis, Illustrated by Mario Risso, McGraw Hill
Recommended by: Lucy Sims, Beaumont Library District

Grammar Scramble
A grammar and sentence building game.
Rick & Linda Bowers, LinguiSystems, 1-800-PRO-IDEA
Recommended by: Lucy Sims, Beaumont Library District

No-Glamour Grammar Cards
The 200 cards offer pictures of everyday situations and stimuli that prompt students to answer questions about each picture. Good for students having difficulty expressing themselves and needing practice in speaking and writing correctly. Good for literacy and ESL students.
Carolyn LoGiudice, LinguiSystems, 1-800-PRO-IDEA
Recommended by: Lucy Sims, Beaumont Library District

HELP for Grammar Book & CD
HELP for Grammar encompasses a range of skill levels and provides numerous opportunities for practice of basic grammar concepts. Comes with a CD which makes it easy to print out activities found in the book.
Andrea M. Lazzari, LinguiSystems, 1-800-PRO-IDEA
Recommended by: Lucy Sims, Beaumont Library District

100% Grammar Lite Book & CD
Book and CD of grammar activities that appeal to grades 4 - 9 but works effectively with adults.
Carolyn & Mike LoGiudice, LinguiSystems, 1-800-PRO-IDEA
Recommended by: Lucy Sims, Beaumont Library District

No-Glamour Grammar Book & CD
Is a basic grammar program designed specifically for language-delayed individuals from 4th grade through adulthood. Comes with CD and pretest and post-test.
Suzanna Mayer Watt, LinguiSystems, 1-800-PRO-IDEA
Recommended by: Lucy Sims, Beaumont Library District

Spotlight on Grammar (Nouns, Verbs, Pronouns, Adjectives & Adverbs, Simple Sentences, Compound & Complex Sentences)
Book & CD Series
Basic grammar designed for grades 3-6 but works well with adult learners.
Carolyn LoGiudice & Kate LaQuay, LinguiSystems, 1-800-PRO-IDEA
Recommended by: Lucy Sims, Beaumont Library District