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    Default Needed: A comprehensive source of Reading Comprehension materials

    I am teaching Reading Comprehension at a college where the level of ESL students varies from beginner to advanced.
    I need to find a large set (preferably 100s) of Reading Comprehension passages and accompanying questions and exercises to draw on. It can either be a good series of books or an online database. I will pay for these materials as required.
    Can you please recommend a comprehensive resource for Reading Comprehension materials.

    Admittedly, I would like to draw on past standardized tests (TOEFL etc.) as resources, but these materials are proprietary and cannot be reproduced on in-class exams.

    Thanks in advance for any help.

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    Default Re: Needed: A comprehensive source of Reading Comprehension materials

    Hi,
    Why don't you try this. The level is a little hard. Well, it actually starts from Easy and goes onto Hard, even Harder.

    http://codecoax.com/grerc/

    Its actually for GRE aspirants. But it will be useful :)

    Hope it helps!

    Aishwarya

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    Default Re: Needed: A comprehensive source of Reading Comprehension materials

    Quote Originally Posted by moosik View Post
    I am teaching Reading Comprehension at a college where the level of ESL students varies from beginner to advanced.
    I need to find a large set (preferably 100s) of Reading Comprehension passages and accompanying questions and exercises to draw on. It can either be a good series of books or an online database. I will pay for these materials as required.
    Can you please recommend a comprehensive resource for Reading Comprehension materials.

    Admittedly, I would like to draw on past standardized tests (TOEFL etc.) as resources, but these materials are proprietary and cannot be reproduced on in-class exams.

    Thanks in advance for any help.
    Try these. I believe most of them are American English.
    Free ESL Stories and Exercises

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    Default Re: Needed: A comprehensive source of Reading Comprehension materials

    Have a browse through some of these sites: Lesson Plans and Worksheets - ESL Web Directory - UsingEnglish.com

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    Default Re: Needed: A comprehensive source of Reading Comprehension materials

    *Just a student.
    For reading/listening activities, my teacher gave us texts extracted from Read and Understand by Betty kirkpatrick & Rebecca Mock

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    Default Re: Needed: A comprehensive source of Reading Comprehension materials

    Quote Originally Posted by Bennevis View Post
    Try these. I believe most of them are American English.
    Free ESL Stories and Exercises
    Is there any website like that but with British English?
    Thank you

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