Graded Readers and Language Teaching

Graded readers or those kinds of texts which are customized to the different language levels have been one of the main tools in teaching different languages as a second or foreign language. These have been in the front list of the most well-known international publishers and are recommended by the language teachers to their students. Regarding Persian language, the tradition was initially applied to grading the Persian literary works for young native speakers. The topic would be discussed further to show the systematically and pedagogically graded readers are essential for teaching Persian to Heritage and non-heritage students.