For ESOL Students
Links for ESOL
Learning the English Language
- Aardvark's English Forum Resources for both
students and teachers. Online books, interactive exercises, and more.
- BBC Learning English
Features learning English by radio, business English, news videos, quizzes and more.
- California Distance Learning Project
A vast array of great stories with a well-functioning listening component, interactive vocabulary exercises
and comprehension questions.
- Centre for Independent Language Learning
Resources to help students teach themselves.
- Cyber Listening Lab Listen to English and then see if
you understand. Several levels of difficulty and a wide variety of topics. Computer sound card
and software required.
- Dave's ESL Cafe A variety of learning tools
and a student forum.
- English as a Second Language Rong-Chang Li A wealth
of information, resources, interactive activities at every level. Includes prononciation resources.
- English for All Sign in as a visitor or get a
class password from your teacher. Interactive web site, with 20 online videos,
- English Language Fun Site Free but registration required.
Grammar, slang, pronunciation, writing, conversation and more.
- English Page On-line newsletter, grammar review and 15
English-foreign language dictionaries, (including Spanish, Japanese, Chinese and Arabic).
- English Phrase Finder An online catalog of the meanings and origins of
over 2,000 English phrases and sayings. You can either browse via an A-Z index or use their search engine.
- ESLhome Student Page Word games,
citizenship, employment, and travel information.
- ESL Radio Programs to listening to with
activities. From Australia.
- The Food Project Learn the
names of fruits, vegetables and other foods using photos and games.
- GED/ESL Tech
- The Key: a newspaper for new readers The Key provides reading material
for adults with limited reading skills.
- Interesting Things for ESL Students A fun study site
for students of English as a Second Language Word games, puzzles, quizzes, exercises, slang, proverbs and much more.
- Learn English Effectively Offers tips, online
discussion, vocabulary. From the AntiMoon company which sells some recommended products so beware.
- The Literacy List Large collection
of links to resources for learning English.
- Pumarosa Pumarosais an audio/visual English
learning site for Spanish speakers. It starts with very basic concepts such as the alphabet and the
pronunciation of each letter. It gives the Spanish translation, phonetic spelling and the pronunciation in English
Eand explains, in Spanish, concepts like verb conjugation and pronouns, with examples.
- The Learning Edge An interactive, on-line newspaper for adult literacy students.
Its interesting, topical stories are plainly written for a range of learners. Each story is read out loud slowly by a man with a pleasant voice, and is accompanied by learning activities such as
games, puzzles, interactive quizzes and writing contests. The Learning Edge also has
- Quia Shared Activities Over 150 activities and quizzes
related to many subjects. Free 30 day trial but you must register.
- Self-study Quizzes for ESL Students
- StudyCom English for the Internet English listening and
speaking, grammar and writing, plus a resource page. Features conversation groups.
- WESLI English Online Crossword Puzzles Beginner to advanced level crossword puzzles.
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- CDE English Literacy and Civics
Education Colorado Department of Education resources on civics for students and teachers. Includes
links to download complete text of Navigating the American School System.
- EL Civics Links from the
West Clinics part of the National Institute on Literacy. Includes lesson plans and online
English Language/ Civics Resources A collection of links to civics information by Brown University.
- Social Studies Sources Links to resources
for students and teachers. Content includes geography, diversity, history, government, news.
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Workplace and Living
- The Change Agent : adult education for
social justice. Practical information on budgets, wages and family expenses.
- Defending Immigrants Rights
An activist resource kit from Political Research Associates, a left wing organization.
- Earth Calendar A daybook of holidays
and celebrations around the world. See listings by country, religion or search.
- The BeeHive: guide to the sweet life A wealth of information on topics ranging
from jobs and careers, housing, health, handling money, starting a business, school, and immigration.
- Office Simulations A workplace basic skills online simulation. Requires installation of Shockwave, a free downloadable program.
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This page was last updated 08/14/2006.