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News for You newspaper
(It’s published by this great publisher: http://www.newreaderspress.com
Interesting Games to Learn ESOL
There is a wide variety of topics and activity formats.
These games are part of the same website:
Website to expand vocabulary and study grammar
Practice VERBS. It also provides links to theory (rule+examples+visual representation).
Thanks Elena Arakelian! (ALC teacher)
About.com’s Guide to English as a Second Language
Hosted by an English teacher in Tuscany, the site includes quizzes, vocabulary study pages, interactive polls, chat rooms, pen pal information,and a weekly email newsletter. It also has pages of resources for Spanish speakers learning English and for teachers of English.
Recommended for intermediate to advanced English language learners.
Activities for ESL Students
Numerous quizzes and puzzles for learners to complete and check on their own. Learners can choose from a variety of activities dealing with vocabulary building,phrasal verbs, slang,idioms, homonyms, and specific grammar points, such as articles and prepositions. The site was developed by The Internet TESL Journal.
ESL Short Stories
A website that has a lot of short stories that you can read. After reading you can test yourself with some comprehension questions, vocabulary help, crossword puzzles, and fill in the blank (doze) activities.
For beginning to advanced language learners.
A place where you can find many free reading articles from online sources, and from magazines and newspapers. These articles are separated by topic.
For high intermediate to advanced language learners.
The website was especially designed for English Language Learners and contains thousands of articles that were re-written so that they could be more easily understood.
For intermediate to advanced language learners.
Dave’s ESL Cafe
Has many resources for ESL learners. It also has chat rooms, discussion forums, and message boards, as well as information on idioms, phrasal verbs, grammar, and quizzes.
English for All
Free web-based system for adults learning English as a second language. Learners view videos and can use material from the website.
Most language is for intermediate to advanced English language learners.
English Listening Lounge
Thirty recordings of English speakers to listen to and answer questions about for free. RealAudio Player is needed to use this website (it is a program that you can download).
The Great American Potluck Cookbook
The Library of Congress offers a cookbook of recipes from immigrant Americans. Recipes include Indian fry bread, West African pepper soup, and Hungarian butter horns. ESL learners can submit their own favorite recipes also.
Linguistic Funland TESL Activities for Students
Links to activities that learners can access online, including word games, grammar exercises, writing activities, and idioms.
Randall’s ESL Cyber Listening Lab
This site provides listening exercises and activities, including conversations and quizzes. You need RealAudio for this site – a free download is provided)
For high-beginning to low-advanced learners.
This site provides an online American English dictionary with a thesaurus.
For intermediate level and above.
A website for pronunciation and syllables. You will need speakers on your computer.
Colorin Colorado is a good resource for ESOL learners.
This website has many good resources including a great list of the 500 most commonly used words in English.
Games to learn English
This page translates English to Spanish and Spanish to English.
This page is for ELL teachers.
This page has a “Help Kit” for primary teachers of ESL.
This is all in English, but has practice exercises and games for all levels.
Postings for teachers, and exercises for students.
English and math games and exercises.
Basic exercises (above link) to prepare students for college.