ESL Books Guide
There are ESL books in two categories on this page.
Teacher Theory and Practice - These are the books that take you through both the basics and advanced methodologies of ESL teaching, giving you advice and suggestion along the way right from setting aims, planning lessons and executing successful language and curriculum goals.
ESL Theory Books - These books will take you through key aspects of ESL theory such as sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, universal grammar and more. These are the books that will help you to understand what is going on inside your students' head - and why.
Teacher Theory and Practice
How To Teach English (with DVD) - Jeremy Harmer | See in UK
Tools and Tips for Using ELT Materials: A Guide for Teachers - Ruth Epstein | See in UK
Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language: A Teacher Self-Development and Methodology Guide - Jerry G. Gebhard | See in UK
The Self-Directed Teacher: Managing the Learning Process - David Nunan | See in UK
The Practice of English Language Teaching with DVD - Jeremy Harmer | See in UK
Fifty Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners - A. Herrell | See in UK
Teaching English As a Foreign or Second Language - Jerry G. Gebhard | See in UK
English Language Learners in Your Classroom: Strategies That Work - Ellen Kottler | See in UK
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language - Marianne Celce-Murcia | See in UK
Techniques and Principles in Language Teaching - Diane Larsen-Freeman & Marti Anderson | See in UK
Teaching by Principles: An Interactive Approach to Language Pedagogy - H. Douglas Brown | See in UK
Approaches and Methods in Language Teaching - Jack C. Richards & Theodore S. Rodgers | See in UK
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ESL Theory Books
The Language Instinct - Steven Pinker | See in UK
An Introduction to Sociolinguistics - Ronald Wardhaugh | See in UK
English with an Accent: Language, Ideology, and Discrimination - Rosina Lippi-Green | See in UK
An Introduction to Discourse Analysis - James Paul Gee | See in UK
An Introduction to Sociolinguistics - Janet Holmes | See in UK
Oxford Handbook of Psycholinguistics (Oxford Library of Psychology) - Gareth Gaskell | See in UK
Psycholinguistics 101 - H. Wind Cowles | See in UK
Longman Dictionary of Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics | See in UK
Essential Linguistics: What You Need to Know to Teach Reading, ESL, Spelling, Phonics, and Grammar - David E. Freeman | See in UK
The Power of Babel: A Natural History of Language - John McWhorter | See in UK
The Study Of Language - George Yule | See in UK
Language: Its Structure and Use, Fifth Edition - Eward Finegan | See in UK
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Fundamentals of Psycholinguistics - Eva M. Fernández | See in UK
Patterns In The Mind: Language And Human Nature - Ray Jackendoff | See in UK
Language, Culture, and Society: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology - Zdenek Salzmann | See in UK