This resource book contains content-based literacy activities based on Canadian Language Benchmarks 2000: ESL for Literacy Learners. The ABCs of Practical Literacy is divided into three sections: Economic Literacy Activities, Employment Literacy Activities and Personal Management Literacy Activities.
The Employment Literacy Activities section contains twelve ready-to-use activities related to finding a job, filling in forms, creating a resume and reading a work schedule.
The Economic Literacy Activities section of this resource book contains sixteen ready-to-use activities related to financial literacy and numeracy.
The Personal Management Literacy Activities section of this resource book contains twelve ready-to-use activities related to everyday activities, going to the library, reading classified ads and housing.