Graded readers are an important component in teaching and learning language. Graded readers strengthen the language skills learned in class. They give reading material at the level of the grade and at the level of the language learned, following the flow of the syllabus, particularly in structure, tenses and vocabulary. The stories in the readers are based on events that are familiar to the pupils. The children characters in the stories are of their age. They go to school like them. Therefore, the pupils enjoy reading these stories, while they are at the same time strengthening their language skills.