ESL

  • ESL Searchers & Indicies
     
    • about.com - ESL
    • ESLoop ("a collection of sites relevant to English Language Teaching and Learning on the World-Wide Web. Each site is linked to the next, so that no matter where you start, you will eventually make your way around all the sites and end up back at the beginning" ... over 100 sites)
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    • Yahoo / ESL
    ESL Resources and Sites
     
    • Aardvark's EFL Resources: Interactive English Language Exercises ("online exercises for foreign students of English to practise grammar, vocabulary and idioms. Immediate feedback, score and notes")
    • about.com: Language Arts (searcher & lots of links ... Alphabet Fun, Dictionaries Plus, Grammar Guide, Homework Help, Parents/Teachers, Parts of Speech, Reading Library, Spelling, Vocabulary, Writing Room, Authors, Books, Drama and Theater, Poetry and Verses, Quotes Collection, Songs and Music, Story Center, EFL/ESL for Kids, Foreign Languages, Sign Language, Comics & Cartoons, Crossword Games, Holiday Fun, Jokes and Riddles, Word Puzzles, Word Search)
    • Dave's ESL Cafe on the Web: Where English is Fun! For ESL/EFL Students and Teachers from Around the World (activitities, chat rooms, discussion groups, excellent links, etc. ...
    • EFL/ESL Teachers' Room ("packed with resources for teachers worldwide")
    • EFI: English for Internet by StudyCom at U of California at Berkeley ("free online instruction by volunteer teachers to students from all over the world, in order, in part, to facilitate the learning of English ... grammar, reading, writing, listening and speaking")
    • everythingESL.net ("for ESL, bilingual and classroom teachers working with K-12 language minority students. Resources include inservice ideas and strategies, content based lesson plans, downloadable activities, tips on classroom resources, interactive discussion boards, and more!")
    • Fun Communicative Activities for Beginning EFL Students ("material was developed to fill a void in the teaching of English-interactive activities for students with limited English. While many communicative and interactive materials have been developed for advanced beginner, intermediate and advanced levels, very little is available for the beginning student with the exception of some recent beginning textbooks. ... Preliminary trials in the classroom have shown that the students greatly enjoy the activities and feel that it gives them an opportunity to go beyond the textbook.")
    • Impact! Online ("an interactive news magazine for intermediate and advanced ESL/EFL students. This web site features articles about current events, health, sports and entertainment, etc. In each article, certain words are highlighted. If you click on any of these words, you will be linked to a explanation page for that word. Some of these pages feature audio files, which will teach you how to pronounce the word.")
    • Internet TESL Journal: For Teachers of English as a Second Language ("Articles, Research Papers, Lessons Plans, Classroom Handouts, Teaching Ideas & Links" ... quizzes and interactive quizzes)
    • nanana.com (games and links for most areas: "Your place for many useful and unique word games for kids, esl students and adults. All in English and Japanese." ... look below advertisements for the games) ... same games with fewer ads: trylinaPUZZLES.com
    • One World / One Language: ESL Lessons ("ESL Lessons, Games, Ideas, and Links")
    • OWL (online writing lab) @ Purdue U (resources for research, teachers, writing, ESL, etc.)
    • P I Z ZA Z !... People Interested in Zippy and ZAny Zcribbling ("An Online Resource Scribblers and Teachers of English as a Second Language ...Poetry, Fiction, Bag of Tricks, Other Teacher Resources")
    • Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab (excellent site ... General Listening Quizzes with RealAudio, Listening Quizzes for Academic or Specific Purposes, Long Conversations with RealVideo, Short Listening Exercises at 4 different levels of difficulty)
    • SongFile ("more than 60,000 lyrics from our rapidly growing database of more than 130,000 songs" ... interfaces: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian)
    • Washington State U's Bilingual & ESL Home Page (teaching tips, thematic units, holiday ideas, links, etc.)