Whootie Owl: Stories to Grow By

Whootie Owl is a collection of international fairy tales and folk tales, gathered and retold by Elaine L. Lindy. The stories and Reader's Theatre scripts, and other selected support material, are used with her permission.

The lesson framework was designed for children ages 5-12, with limited or no English proficiency. Each lesson has clearly defined focuses, related to universal life experiences. A collection of activities, games, crafts, and support materials enhances the children's learning experience. Click Here to View Sample

Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe

This curriculum contains three levels of themed English instruction.
Each level contains: outlines, teacher guide, student handouts, activity sheets, suggested teaching aids and supplies, reading practice, viewer's guide, and vocabulary resources. Click Here to See Overview

Partner Curriculum

Teacher Training DVD
  • Approximately two hours of video instruction
  • With Thirteen Foundational Principle and Practical Application Chapters
  • 40-Page Printable Trainer’s Guide with pre and post video discussion questions, interactive training ideas and learning tasks for teachers
  • 15-Page Printable Teacher’s Handout with pre and post related questions and note-taking outline for workshop or independent viewing
  • Workshop Basics – another printable resource with useful resources and tips for conducting interactive training workshops
  • Promotional Video highlighting the benefits of ESL/EFL Training
  • Promotional Posters to publicize training event

Additional Training


Reading Practice Supplements

Reading Supplements for Levels 1-3 have a student book and teacher's guide available.

​Nine stories from the Gospel of John with illustrations
Complete Reading Text (Today’s English Version – designed for beginner readers)
Comprehension fill in the blank exercises
Cloze Recitation Practice
Appendix includes:
Three full-page story pictures for each lesson
Each picture has three simple sentences that narrate the story.
Full-page memory verses for each lesson
The primary curriculum has a student book, teacher's guide, and resource pack available for each level. 

Student Book: Conversations, Vocabulary with sample sentences and questions, Graphic examples for all new vocabulary, and Activity sheets for communication practice

Student Books are available to purchase as individuals, bulk packages, and digitally.

Teacher's Guide:

  • Step-by-step instructions for guided and communication practice lesson segments.
  • Core lesson components: Conversation, Vocabulary and Vocabulary Questions, Pronunciation and Communication Practice Activities.
  • Each of the nine lessons are designed for at least four hours of classroom instruction.
  • Activities are student-centered, providing ample opportunity for students to practice new language.
  • More than 100 communication practice activities.
  • Sample final exam.

Resource Pages: Printable vocabulary pictures, flashcards and word strips.

We also offer a Teaching Set that contains one of each.

Click Here to View Samples 

H.I.S. English

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced Curriculum