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English as a Second Language (ESL)

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Find books related to testing English proficiency, fiction novels or other books of interest for reading practice and other books in the WSU Library Online Catalog. Enter terms in quotation marks such as "Test of English as a Foreign Language" for better results. (Using quotation marks forces the database to search for the words as a phrase, as if they are one word.)

Sample searches for study guides:

  • "International English Language Testing System" (IELTS)
  • "Test of English as a Foreign Language" (TOEFL)

Sample searches for reading books at a specific Lexile level:

  • "Lexile 130"
  • "Lexile 760"
  • "Lexile 900"
  • "Lexile 1100"

Sample searches for other types of reading and writing practice:

  • Grammar
  • Literacy
  • Readers
  • Reading
  • Short stories

Sample searches for specific book series which are design to improve reading skills:

  • "Easy to read"
  • "Step Into Reading"
  • "Hello Reader"
  • "I can read"

The Library of Congress Classification System is used to organize books on the shelves, using 21 categories, labeled A-Z.

A--General Works

B--Philosophy, Psychology, Religion

C--Auxiliary Sciences of History

D--History: General & Outside the Americas

E--History: United States

F--History: United States Local & America

G--Geography, Anthropology, Recreation

H--Social Sciences

J--Political Science




N--Fine Arts

P--Language and Literature





U--Military Science

V--Naval Science

Z--Library Science & Information Resources

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