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Resources for ESL students and faculty



Full-text books available electronically. Click the link Mesa Colleges online access, then log in with your MEID username and password.

Picture Dictionaries

There are several other visual dictionaries, many of them bilingual. Search the catalog for Picture Dictionaries, English.




Books on culture

Finding books

To find ESL books, search the library catalog and do a SUBJECT search for one of the following terms:

High interest low vocabulary books

Readers for new literates

English language – textbooks for foreign speakers

English language – study and teaching – foreign speakers

You can also browse for graded readers (classics and fiction) at call number PE1127 (3rd floor in the library). Ask a librarian for assistance.