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ESL Books

The Library's ESL collection is on the third floor, behind the information desk. In the table below you can see the call numbers for the main ESL subject areas.

Please note: Literacy books and books for new readers are divided into fiction and nonfiction. Fiction is organized in alphabetical order by author and nonfiction is in related Dewey numbers, like the main collection.

Call number Subject area
421.52 Pronunciation
423 Dictionaries of standard English
423.1 Specialized dictionaries: abbreviations, acronyms, antonyms, clichés, eponyms, picture dictionaries
425 Grammar
428.007 Teachers’ manuals, how to teach English
428.0076 English Language Tests : Cuttered by the name of the test like LPI, TSE, TOEIC, IELTS *Exception: all TOEFL books and materials are kept separately
428.1 Words, vocabulary
428.2 Idioms including idioms dictionaries
428.24 All skills: ( Speaking, Reading, Listening, Writing) Books with more than two skills are classed here
428.34 Conversation and listening practice e.g. real life situations, life skills
428.6 Reading, timed reading, reading comprehension and exercises
808.042 Writing, composition, essay and paragraph writing
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