WEBSITES TO HELP YOU IMPROVE YOUR ENGLISH SKILLS

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You may need earphones (or headphones) or a speaker for some of these links.

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CLICK HERE. . .

. . .TO VISIT USALEARNS.ORG.  You may need headphones to use this website in class.

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(Please enable pop-ups before logging into SkillsTutor.  To regiter, chose a login, then type the following password: 12345 .  The site is Woodson02 .  Once registered, you’ll be able to change the password.)

SkillsTutor

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http://www.newsforyouonline.com/index.asp

News for You newspaper

(It’s published by this great publisher: http://www.newreaderspress.com

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http://www.eslgamesplus.com

Interesting Games to Learn ESOL

There is a wide variety of topics and activity formats.

These games are part of the same website:

http://www.eslgamesplus.com/food-partitives-esl-fun-game-food-quantities-game/

http://www.eslgamesplus.com/clothes-and-colors-esl-vocabulary-games-elementary-learners/

http://www.eslgamesplus.com/action-verbs-present-progressive-grammar-game-rally-game/

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http://www.anglomaniacy.pl/grammar.htm

Website to expand vocabulary and study grammar

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http://www.englishpage.com/verbpage/verbtenseintro.html

Practice VERBS.  It also provides links to theory (rule+examples+visual representation).

Thanks Elena Arakelian!  (ALC teacher)

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http://esl.about.com

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.

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http://a4esl.org

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.

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http://www.eslfast.com

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.

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http://free-ezine-directory.blogspot.com

Magatopia.com

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.

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http://www.english-online.at

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.

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http://www.eslcafe.com

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.

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http://www.myefa.org/login.cfm

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.

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http://www.Englishlistening.com

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).

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http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/presentationsandactivities/presentations/immigration/ckbk/table_of_contents.html

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.

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http://www.linguistic-funland.com/teslact.html

Linguistic Funland TESL Activities for Students

Links to activities that learners can access online, including word games, grammar exercises, writing activities, and idioms.

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http://www.esl-lab.com

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.

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http://www.wordsmyth.net

Wordsmyth

This site provides an online American English dictionary with a thesaurus.

For intermediate level and above.

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http://www.soundsofenglish.org/hollys_corner/index.htm

Holly’s Corner

A website for pronunciation and syllables. You will need speakers on your computer.

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 http://www.colorincolorado.org

COLORIN COLORADO

Colorin Colorado is a good resource for ESOL learners.

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http://www.world-english.org/

This website has many good resources including a great list of the 500 most commonly used words in English.

http://www.world-english.org/english500.htm

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Games to learn English

http://www.vocabulary.co.il/

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http://englishpage.com/

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http://www.usingenglish.com/handouts/

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http://www.everythingesl.net/

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http://www.freetranslation.com/

This page translates English to Spanish and Spanish to English.

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http://www.helpforschools.com/ELLKBase/

This page is for ELL teachers.

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http://www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/

British English

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http://www.escort.org/

This page has a “Help Kit” for primary teachers of ESL.

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http://www.scholastic.com/kids/homework/

This is all in English, but has practice exercises and games for all levels.

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http://www.eslteachersboard.com/

Postings for teachers, and exercises for students.

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http://www.funbrain.com/

English and math games and exercises.

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http://www.cambridge.org/us/esl/catalog/subject/project/custom/item7517419/?site_locale=en_US&utm_source=launch&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=eviu-a

Basic exercises (above link) to prepare students for college.

 

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