Text Books

Gogate offers a choice of delicious leveled storybooks for children from grades 1 to 6.
Our tried and tested storybooks have provided a platform for English language learning for thousands of young students. Here are some of the reasons why Caramel Tree Readers have been so successful.

  • Real English
  • Critical Thinking Skills
  • Exciting Themes
  • Life Skills
  • Fun and Imaginative Stories
  • High Quality Printing and Binding
  • Carefully Graded Levels
  • Colorful Illustrations

Key Features

  • Each book is carefully designed and professionally illustrated to engage students and augment the language learning process.
  • Students read real day-to-day English written by professional authors from the USA, Canada, Australia, and the UK, giving all our stories an international flavor.
  • Caramel Tree Readers are leveled using the Lexile Framework for Reading ensuring that each storybook fits in its level and provides gradual progression for young readers.
  • All our stories provide thought-provoking scenarios so that young learners can develop their critical thinking skills and also learn important life skills when reading about characters in difficult situations.
  • Caramel Tree Readers are available with carefully designed workbooks and audio that help to provide a complete learning program.

Leveling Overview

Level Stories Total Words Lexile Pages Size Audio Focus
S Starter Alphabet & phonics 50 to 100 Up to 300L 16 to 20 175*236 Yes(with songs) Basics: Learn the alphabet and phonics with interactive picture books and songs.
1 Beginner Theme based picture books 200 to 300 100L to 350L 40 175*236 Yes(with songs) Expose: Learn new vocabulary through theme based picture books with target vocabulary.
2 Elementary Fairy Tales 500 to 700 200L to 500L 32 to 48 175*236 Yes(with songs) Explore: Develop reading skills with fun and familiar fairy tales.
3 Pre-Intermediate Magic 1000 word stories 1000 300L to 600L 40 to 48 150*215 Yes Excite: Create excitement in reading with a variety of fast-paced stories across genres.
4 Intermediate Stories for personal growth 2000 400L to 700L 40 to 48 150*215 Yes Experience: Develop character analysis and discuss situations faced by the characters.
5 Upper-Intermediate Adventure stories 4000 500L to 800L 44 to 48 150*215 Yes Expand: Discuss problem and resolution for each story by conducting a plot analysis.
6 Advanced Contemporary & Classic 7000 550L to 900L 56 to 60 150*215 Yes Excel: Develop reading fluency and discuss key themes with longer stories.

Language Skills Progression

Level Reading Listening Speaking Writing
S Starter Recognizes the alphabet.
Can use phonics to decode simple words.
Can match simple illustrations and words.
Can respond to simple pre-learned phrases and expressions.
Can recognize and identify alphabet letter sounds.
Can sound out letters of the alphabet.
Can sound out words and sounds through miming and imitation.
Can trace alphabet letters.
Can copy English.
1 Beginner Can recognize and read familiar sight-words.
May be able to read short texts.
Can phonetically decode familiar words.
Can understand a few key words and phrases.
Can understand simple instructions.
Can sound out words and sounds through miming and imitation.
Can produce isolated words and phrases.
Can write alphabet letters.
Can copy individual words.
May be able to write small familiar words
2 Elementary Can match illustrations with narrative.
May be able to identify story sequence.
Can answer simple wh-questions relating to story.
Can comprehend a few key words and phrases and simple structures. Can speak in fragments.
Emulates dialogue from storybooks.
Can write small familiar words independently.
May be able to construct simple sentences.
3 Pre-Intermediate Can identify topic in short simple texts.
Can answer simple questions by consulting text to locate information.
Can comprehend a few key words and phrases and simple structures. Can recognize limited number of words and phrases.
Can make simple introductions and give basic information.
Can write simple sentences about self, family, or other highly familiar topics.
4 Intermediate Can read some passages with new vocabulary.
How about..
Can predict and decode to interpret new vocabulary in context.
Can broadly follow main ideas in formal/informal conversations at a slow speed. Can retell reading passages.
Can have a conversation but with some gaps.
Can write mostly simple sentences.
Can write a set of simple instructions or a simple message.
5 Upper-Intermediate Can identify specific detail by scanning.
Can read texts with new vocabulary.
May use bilingual dictionary.
Can follow some informal conversation.
Can comprehend a limited number of idioms.
Can communicate well in predictable situations.
Can use a few idioms.
Can request and give information
Writes some compound sentences and may write complex sentences to report a series of events.
6 Advanced Can demonstrate comprehension by providing explanations.
May personalize text and form opinions.
Follows main ideas in formal and informal conversations at a normal speed. Can speak with moderate to high fluency and accuracy.
Can relate and request information for a variety of situations.
Can write continuous texts.
Can take notes and reproduce information given orally or visually of medium complexity.