The Nature of Reading

April 22nd is Earth Day and April 23rd is World Book Day and this year we’re marking the dates with a prize draw on social media that combines our Readers and the planet.

Can you solve the Nature of Reading riddles? You’ll find them on our Facebook page.

Put your answer in the comments below any of the posts to be in with a chance to win a prize. We’re giving away 10 accesses to our Pearson English Readers eBook mini-libraries - with more than 160 readers!

Here's the first riddle

PSST! Here’s a little clue... you’ll find the answers within the mini-libraries brochure... let’s say pages 6-9 maybe. Have a look!

Stay tuned! We’ll publish two more on both Earth Day and World Book Day to celebrate the dates!

Find out more information about the prize draw here: Terms and Conditions The Nature of Reading prize draw

With Pearson English Readers, learners can enjoy reading at any English language level.

Pearson English Readers are world-renowned stories rewritten for English learners. English learners of any age can enjoy and learn from reading, whatever their language level, because each series is graded to different levels:

With Pearson English Readers, English learners will be motivated to read, learn and succeed.

Pearson English Readers make any learning or teaching plan better

Pearson English Readers are designed for students, teachers, parents and schools. If you have a part to play in learning or teaching English, Pearson English Readers provide the materials and resources you need to accomplish your goals.

When you purchase a Pearson English Reader, you get so much more than a book.

Pearson English Readers are designed for English learners of all ages around the world. Each Pearson English Reader title comes with extensive teaching materials and components that keep the learning or teaching experience both fun and effective.On this page, you’ll find more information on these components. Read on to find out just how much world-class English learning support lies behind each Pearson English Readers title.

How are Pearson English Readers graded?

The Pearson English Readers and Pearson English Active Readers are graded by:

  • Structure (grammar)
  • Number of headwords
  • Vocabulary
  • Sentence length
  • Sentence complexity
  • Number of words on a page
  • Number of pages in a book
  • Complexity of activities
  • Number of hours of English completed by the reader

With the Global Scale of English and CEFR-aligned levelling tables on the back covers of Pearson English Readers and Pearson English Active Readers, it’s easier to match your students with the right Reader and the right level for them.