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ESL Resources

  • Englishclub.com
    Catering to a worldwide ESL community, the site is user-friendly and filled with comprehensive and tangible resources for students and teachers alike. Students will find clear information on English grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and the four basic skills. Teachers will find a treasure load of classroom activities, lesson plans, and handouts.
  • English @ home
    This site is helpful for those who want to teach themselves English. It contains grammar, tense and verbs, pronunciation, vocabulary, idioms, and tests. It also has special activities and strategies for learning English, such as games and listening to live English radio stations.
  • The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation
    This site is a good reference site for English grammar and mechanics. Besides clear explanations, there are sections for users to practice and test their usage.
  • Dave's ESL CafĂ©
    No list of ESL sites would be complete without this one known the world over. It features vocabulary lists, quizzes, chat rooms, and more for both teacher and student.
  • Learning English
    Student-oriented, this site is part of BBC World Service, and uses radio, magazines, and cassettes to teach English. It also offers multilingual services so that Chinese learners can log on to BBC Chinese.Com and enter Learning English to get materials especially tailored to Chinese speakers. It is also a good resource for teachers.
  • Iteslj.org
    Maintained by the Internet TESL Journal, this site is a giant database divided into two categories: one for students and the other for teachers. Within each category, there is a list of subdivisions that cover almost anything one wants to know. A search engine is attached so that users can do an all-word or keyword search.
  • Virtual Language Center
    This is a resource-rich learning site integrating multimedia and an online dictionary for students and teachers. It includes activities in such areas as grammar, reading, idiom, and listening, each of which is linked to the VLC dictionary.
  • Conversation Questions for the ESL/EFL Classroom
    Good for teachers and those working with ESL students, this site is a project of the Internet TESL Journal and covers a wide range of topics with questions that can be used in conversation groups or as journal assignments.
  • Karin's ESL Party Land
    This site provides teachers with lessons and materials to use in class. It has over 50 interactive quizzes for students, 15 discussion forums, and additional links.
  • ESLgold.com
    This site contains resources and materials for both teachers and students.
  • Aardvark's English Forum
    This site is for both teachers and students. It has advertisements on it, but it has good links to other sites of interest, good materials for self-instruction, and material for downloading.
  • English Second Language Resources
    This site is for teachers and students alike. It is regularly updated and its own good material plus links to other good ESL sites offering free material.
  • TOEFL OnLine
    Although this site requires fees for some of its courses, other materials and information are free on the site and it answers virtually every question you can think of pertaining to TOEFL.
  • Sussex University's Virtual CALL Library
    Good for students and teachers, this site is point of access to the diverse collection of Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) software available on the Internet for downloading.
  • Grammar Bytes
    This is an interactive site for both students and teachers alike.

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