Free books online for YOU and your students!

The ERF is happy to announce that many have generously allowed their materials to be shared online, free of charge, during this time of crisis. More information will be added later as more publishers come on board.

Publisher Number URL Type Access
AAs Press 4 URL Interactive Flipbook Anyone
ABDO Press** Lots! URL Flipbook / +Audio Only Anyone
BlackCat 10 ENDED Flipbook / +Audio Only Student
ELi 15 URL Flipbook & Audio Anyone
Helbling* 20 ENDED Flipbook & Audio Anyone
I Talk You Talk 1 URL PDF Teacher selects one
I Talk You Talk – FAST 500 short stories 25+ URL HTML Anyone
Macmillan e-Readers*** ? Asia:Mail
? Anyone
Oxford University Press – Learner’s Bookshelf** 148 URL Flipbook & Audio Student
Real Reads 4 URL Flipbook & Audio Student

* Includes 6 LLA Award winners and finalists!
** Temporary relaxation due to Covid-19
*** Send school name, school type, no. students & Macmillan materials in use

Checking your students’ reading when they are reading at home — Virtually all of the ‘graded readers’ that are being offered have quizzes on (In all we have 7500+ quizzes). Free free to apply for your school. See for more information.

Using a Google Spreadsheet — Tom Robb has prepared a Google spreadsheet that you can copy, paste in the names of your students and click a button to make a separate tab for each student to enter what they have read (not just books, online material as well) and provide feedback. The top “Master” page shows you the totals for each student. The spreadsheet is here:

See this link for a quick tutorial:
Note that you will need a Google account, and during the setup process, you need to agree to access a non-secure page. This is because the code that creates the pages has not yet been registered with Google.
Check back for updates!

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Announcing the Finalists for the 2020 Language Learner Literature Awards

Every year, The Extensive Reading Foundation conducts Language Learner Literature Award competition in order to support the development of language learner literature in English, and to encourage extensive reading in language education. We take pleasure in announcing the finalists of the 16th Annual Language Learner Literature Award for books published in 2019. An international jury has chosen the finalists in six categories and now until the end of June, students and teachers around the world will provide the judges with their own evaluations of them.

Click on the picture to view Marc Helgesen, project leader, announcing the finalists. See the entire listing by clicking on the flyer on the right.

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All finalist titles can be ordered online from the independent Cambridge International Book Centre. In Japan, the finalists can be ordered thorough the ETJ Book Service:  See the flyer for how to participate in the evaluation process.

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