Books


Phonics

Top Phonics

Top Phonics is an easy-to-use five-level phonics series developed for young learners of English. Starting in Top Phonics Book 1, students will learn to recognize and say the letters of the English alphabet. By the end of Book 5, students will be able to read and write words and phrases. The five levels of Top Phonics provide a guided, step-by-step presentation of single-letter sounds and vowel and consonant combinations. Top Phonics allows learners to develop their English skills in an engaging, systematic, and effective manner.

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Features
ㆍ 5 charming characters who appear throughout all five books
ㆍ Entertaining chants and songs to provide listening and pronunciation practice
ㆍ Fun stories to develop reading skills
ㆍ Engaging activities to build reading, listening, and writing skills beyond rote practice
ㆍ Strategic introduction of sight words to increase reading fluency
ㆍ Enjoyable review activities at the end of each book

http://www.seed-learning.com/tp/


Top Phonics Readers

Top Phonics Readers is a 5-book series developed for young learners who are already familiar with the English alphabet. Top Phonics Readers can be used as a stand-alone reading series, or as a supplement to Seed Learning’s Top Phonics textbook series. In these books, students practise and gain experience in recognizing and saying short vowel sounds, long vowel sounds, double-letter consonant sounds, and double-letter vowel sounds. The 20 leveled readers of the series provide invaluable phonics practice through fun and engaging stories designed especially for the emerging reader. The themes of the stories have been chosen to appeal to young learners.

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Features
ㆍ 4 stories per book – a total of 20 stories
ㆍ Contextual practice of words commonly studied in phonics series
ㆍ The ideal accompaniment to Top Phonics
ㆍ Strategic introduction of sight words to increase reading fluency
ㆍ Glossary of target words at the back of each book
ㆍ QR codes link to online videos

http://www.seed-learning.com/tpr/


Course Books

Top Kids

Top Kids is a six-level course for young English language learners. This engaging and instructive course incorporates a systematic double-strand approach to introduce vocabulary and grammar within thematic units graded over six levels.
The double-strand approach to building vocabulary and grammar skills of learners is key to the course. English language learners need to acquire vocabulary in order to comprehend English and participate in classroom discussions, and as well, it is key to reading comprehension. In addition, grammar is central to the teaching and learning of languages as it is the foundation of language.
Top Kids prepares young learners to be able to understand and communicate well in English on a variety of subjects.

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Features
ㆍ Engaging characters with whom students will identify as they study
ㆍ Functional dialogs to demonstrate effective social behavior for children
ㆍ Expansion activities for collaborative and communicative practice
ㆍ Graded passages for extensive reading practice

http://www.seed-learning.com/tk/


Reading

Easy Fun Reading

Easy Fun Reading is a three-level series devised for emergent students of English who are beginning to move from the learning-to-read stage into the reading-to-learn stage. Easy Fun Reading is designed to set a foundation in reading in order to prepare students for future study of academic material in English. The series also utilizes a four-strand approach that provides the framework for students to practice receptive and productive skills alongside focused language study and fluency practice.

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Features
ㆍ Graded reading passages
ㆍ Word recognition activities to stimulate reading fluency
ㆍ High-frequency sentence patterns to highlight useful grammatical structures
ㆍ Review units with activities and games to reinforce vocabulary acquisition
ㆍ Fun illustrations and images that aid in comprehension and retention
ㆍ Pull-out full-color workbook included

http://www.seed-learning.com/efr/


Fun Reading

Fun Reading is a three-level series designed for elementary students of English who are moving from the learning-toread stage into the reading-to-learn stage. Fun Reading incorporates short and simple fiction and non-fiction texts to support students in developing fundamental readings skills required for future study of academic material in English. Strict vocabulary control of all passages and activities allows students to gradually accumulate new vocabulary while practicing learned items from previous units.

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Features
ㆍ Graded fiction and non-fiction reading passages
ㆍ Pre-reading questions to stimulate interest and background knowledge
ㆍ Fun seek-and-find questions that ask students to carefully consider illustrations and photos
ㆍ Review units with activities and games to reinforce vocabulary acquisition
ㆍ Pull-out full-color workbook included

http://www.seed-learning.com/fr/


Easy Fun Facts

Easy Fun Facts is a three-level series designed for elementary students of English who are being taught comprehension skills in the reading-to-learn stage. Easy Fun Facts exclusively focuses on nonfiction texts to equip students for future study of academic material in English. The series also utilizes a fourstrand approach that sets a foundation for students to practice receptive and productive skills alongside focused language study and fluency practice.

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Features
ㆍ Graded nonfiction reading passages that are informative and accessible for entry-level students
ㆍ Pre-reading questions to stimulate interest and background knowledge
ㆍ Sight word practice to increase recognition and reading fluency
ㆍ Quick tasks to practice scanning skills with each passage
ㆍ Review units with activities and games to reinforce vocabulary acquisition
ㆍ Pull-out full-color workbook included

http://www.seed-learning.com/eff/


Fun Facts

Fun Facts is a three-level series designed for elementary students of English who are seeking to develop their comprehension skills in the reading-to-learn stage. Fun Facts exclusively focuses on nonfiction texts to prepare students for future study of academic material in English. The series also utilizes a fourstrand approach that sets a foundation for students to practice receptive and productive skills alongside focused language study and fluency practice.

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Features
ㆍ Graded nonfiction reading passages that are informative and accessible for high-beginning students
ㆍ Pre-reading questions to stimulate interest and background knowledge
ㆍ Key Structure notes to highlight useful grammatical structures
ㆍ Check It tasks to practice scanning skills with each passage
ㆍ Pull-out full-color workbook included

http://www.seed-learning.com/ff/


Timed Reading for Fluency

Timed Reading for Fluency is a useful series for students who want to develop their reading fluency. Because fluency development requires students to make the best use of what they already know, the reading passages in this series target familiar vocabulary and grammar. Such reading material allows students to practice recognizing and processing texts that they read without undue struggle while aiming toward a faster reading speed. This series of books uses timed readings of standard lengths so that students can track their progress throughout the course.

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Features
ㆍ Reading texts developed within controlled vocabulary and grammar guidelines
ㆍ Thematically organized chapters that help students focus on subject-specific content and language
ㆍ Chapter preview pages to familiarize students with key vocabulary and proper nouns found in the chapter’s reading passages
ㆍ Reading speed charts at the back of each book for students to record their comprehension question score and reading speed for each passage

http://www.seed-learning.com/trff/


Reading for the Academic World

Reading for the Academic World is a three-book series designed for students who are seeking to develop their academic reading skills with particular focus on passages that incorporate items from the Academic Word List. Reading for the Academic World provides students with a range of informative texts from various academic fields including history, natural science, literature, social issue, psychology, business, linguistics, and more. All passages in the series are supported with activities to provide opportunities for students to practice comprehension of input, refinement of output, fluency with current skills, and languagefocused learning.

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Features
ㆍ Reading passages developed to target exposure and practice of more than 500 words from the Academic Word List
ㆍ Thematically organized paired readings covering a broad range of academic topics
ㆍ Comprehension activities that include question types commonly found on standardized test of English
ㆍ Vocabulary development activities to reinforce items presented from the Academic Word List
ㆍ Language extension activities to practice grammar structures and paraphrasing
ㆍ Audio recordings of reading passages

http://www.seed-learning.com/raw/


Readers

World History Readers

Seed Learning’s World History Readers is a new nonfiction series from world history. There are stories about Cleopatra, Alexander the Great, Leonardo da Vinci, Genghis Khan, the French Revolution, the Birth of the USA, and much more. These are exciting stories about historical people and events which shaped our world then, and still do today.

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Features
ㆍ Informative and engaging accounts of historical figures and events
ㆍ Extensive reading practice that allows learners to develop their reading fluency
ㆍ Strictly controlled vocabulary presented over the graded levels of the series
ㆍ Comprehension questions included in each reader to encourage learner accountability
ㆍ Subject-specific terms related to the reader’s topic explained

http://www.seed-learning.com/whr/


Future Jobs Readers

Seed Learning’s Future Jobs Readers is a new nonfiction series that explores exciting new careers that may soon become available to young people today. The series explains the type of work these careers will entail along with the kind of study and experience they require. Many of the careers that the series focuses on relate to developing technologies with applications in many different fields. In particular, the series aims to spark the interest of readers in considering the study of STEM-related subject areas that can open up new horizons for the next generation in the workplace.

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Features
ㆍ Provide informative descriptions of what people do in various careers along with basic requirements for entering certain fields
ㆍ Allow learners to develop their reading fluency through extensive reading practice
ㆍ Present strictly controlled vocabulary over the graded levels of the series
ㆍ Include comprehension questions in each reader to encourage learner accountability
ㆍ Highlight both subject-specific and level-appropriate terms in succinct glossary pages
ㆍ Suggest additional topics for students to research and discuss on “Teachers’ Notes” pages


Grammar

Happy Grammar

Happy Grammar is a four-level series designed for emergent students of English, and it focuses on fundamental grammar structures. The books explain elementary grammar theories with helpful illustrations and photographs. The aim of the series is to teach the beginning principles of grammar, correct usage, and composition. The kid-friendly layout and interesting activities encourage students to participate. The series can be used at home or in the classroom, and it contains an abundance of useful exercises which give students the opportunity to consolidate what they have learned.

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Features
ㆍ Easy-to-follow lessons organized by how students naturally learn
ㆍ Clear explanations with useful illustrations and realistic examples
ㆍ High-frequency vocabulary and sentence patterns
ㆍ A wide variety of exercises that make learning fun
ㆍ Review sections and exams included
ㆍ Pull-out workbook included

http://www.seed-learning.com/hg/


Listening

Intensive Listening Training

Intensive Listening Training is a two-book series designed to develop the aural comprehension skills of English language learners. Each unit focuses on real-life themes and introduces typical English speech routines. Listening tasks in each unit range from testing discrete listening items to checking general comprehension of short dialogs and talks, to completing dictation pages. Each level in the Intensive Listening Training series includes more than 120 minutes of audio input for learners to use for practice as they hone their English aural skills.

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Features
ㆍ Thematically organized vocabulary including common spoken collocations
ㆍ Listening tasks developed around individual sentences, short dialogs, and short talks
ㆍ Graded practice materials to support listening skill development for high-beginning to intermediate learners
ㆍ Conversational dialogs and short talks written in natural English
ㆍ Dictation activities to reinforce listening skills
ㆍ Full transcripts included in student book

http://www.seed-learning.com/ilt/


Speaking

Speaking for Speeches

Speaking for Speeches: Skills for Presentations is an interactive, accessible three-level series specifically designed to develop the public speaking skills of English language learners at the high-beginning to intermediate level. Students will build the essential confidence they need as a speaker through creating their own interesting and fun presentations. This series will prepare students for any kind of speaking from casual descriptions of personal experiences to more formal, research-based presentations. Central to each lesson is an original presentation organized, written, and delivered by a student presenter. With its modern approach, the series helps students acquire practical speech communication skills in a positive, structured environment that they can use throughout their lives.

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Features
ㆍ Wide variety of speech topics ranging from informative to entertaining personal stories
ㆍ Well-ordered exercises and activities allowing speakers to organize their ideas and prepare their presentations
ㆍ Abundant sample speeches and presentation ideas
ㆍ Guided speech patterns with consistent and useful sentence structures
ㆍ Repeated recycling of high-frequency vocabulary
ㆍ QR code links to original presentations given by talented student presenters

http://www.seed-learning.com/sfs/


Test Preparation

TOEIC® Skills Series

The Seed Learning TOEIC® series is a three-level series designed for students who wish to improve their test-taking skills. The three levels are as follows:
Building TOEIC® Skills: test score of 450-550
Developing TOEIC® Skills: test score of 650-750
Mastering TOEIC® Skills: test score of 850-990
Every unit in each book provides information and strategies for question types commonly found on the TOEIC®. The book reflects recent changes to the format of the TOEIC®.

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Features
Each unit targets the following skill areas:
ㆍ Vocabulary: Words and phrases frequently encountered on the TOEIC®
ㆍ Grammar: Level-appropriate grammatical structures commonly seen on the TOEIC®
ㆍ Listening: Tips and strategies for listening questions with related practice activities
ㆍ Reading: Tips and strategies for reading questions
ㆍ Mini-Test: TOEIC® style practice questions for each of the seven sections of the TOEIC® Listening and Reading Test
ㆍ Practice Test: A full-length practice test included at the end of the book

http://www.seed-learning.com/toeic/


Delta’s Key to the TOEFL iBT®

Delta’s Key to the TOEFL iBT®: Seven Practice Tests, Revised Edition will give students plenty of practice as they prepare for the Internet–based TOEFL iBT®. This new book/audio package contains a concise introduction to the TOEFL® and the various question types, along with SEVEN full–length tests, one of which has not been published before.

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Features
ㆍ Description of the TOEFL iBT® form and content
ㆍ Sample questions in the four skill areas of reading, listening, speaking, and writing
ㆍ Seven full–length practice tests
ㆍ Nearly 700 questions in TOEFL® format
ㆍ Complete answer key and audio script
ㆍ Charts to record test scores and monitor progress
ㆍ Seven hours of audio in mp3 format


Vocabulary

1200 Key English Words

1200 Key English Words is a three-book series designed to provide learners with an essential foundation of high-frequency English words. Meticulous research led to the selection of the 1,200 words chosen for this series, and the words constitute essential vocabulary for any English speaker. Each unit introduces 20 new words, and each word features a pictorial representation, pronunciation guide, collocation, and sample sentence. 1200 Key English Words will prepare students to read, understand, and write effectively while enriching and expanding their vocabulary.

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Features
ㆍ Useful photographs and sample sentences that illustrate each target word
ㆍ A wide variety of exercises that make learning fun and interesting
ㆍ Correct pronunciation of target words indicated with phonetic symbols
ㆍ Common sentence patterns
ㆍ Special thematic units

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