ESOL Internet Resources

 
 
 

Enjoy Learning ESOL on the Internet!

All Language Skill Areas

Reading

Writing

Listening

Grammar

Citizenship

References



ESOL Resources-All Language Skill Areas

These sites provide access to numerous links for learning and practicing English.

EnglishPage is a great resource with good explanations and lots of activities for grammar, reading and listening: http//www.englishpage.com

ESOL links maintained by The Internet TESL Journal: http//iteslj.org/links/

InterLink Language Centers: http://eslus.com/esl/resoruce.htm

The English Club: http://www.englishclub.com/

Interesting things for ESL students: http://www.manythings.org/

A guide to English as a 2nd language: http://esl.about.com/

A comprehensive ESOL website from Brown University: http://www.brown.edu/Departments/Swearer_Center/Literacy_Resources/esol.html

The ESL Link Site: http:www.esldesk.com/esl-links/

http://www.arts.mcgill.ca/programs/esl/csamuel

Here's lots of practice activities: http://www.nonstopenglish.com

A website with lots of collocation activities: http://www.better-english.com/strongcoll.htm





Reading Resources and Links

Reading exercises from Gallaudet University: http://depts.gallaudet.edu/englishworks/exercises/main/reading.html

ESOL self access reading for all levels: http://www.citycol.com/esol/sacess/skills/reading/r-index.html

The Gutenberg site contains numerous literary readings: http://www.gutenberg.org

Readings and reading comprehension exercises: http://academics.smcvt.edu/cbauer-ramazani/Links/esl_reading.htm

The Writing and Reading Center for ESOL students sponsored by Plymouth State University: http://www.plymouth.edu/wrc/esol.html

ESL short stories from American Folklore: http://www.americanfolklore.net/esl-reading.html

Want to learn about or read some Shakespeare? Check this out: http://www.shakespeare-literature.com/

 

Writing Resources and Links

A great writing site: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/index.htm

An online writing guide: http://www.ccc.commnet.edu/sensen/index.html

The Online Writing Lab at Purdue University: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/esl/eslstudent.html

Pizzazz: A site for creative writing and storytelling: http://darkwing.uoregon.edu~leslieob/pizzaz.html

Writing links from the Internet TESL Journal: http://iteslj.org/links/ESL/Writing/

Mark's ESL Cottage Writing Center provides links to helpful writing sites: http://markesl.com/writing_center.html

Writing resources: http://www.angelfire.com/blues/writing/esl.html

Information on writing essays from Gallaudet University: http://depts.gallaudet.edu/englishworks/writing/main/essay.htm

Information on how to write an essay: http://essayinfo.com/links.php



Listening Resources and Links

National Public Radio: http://www.npr.org

Voice of America: http://www.voa.gov

Free listening site: http://librivox.org/

Randall's Cyber ESL Listening Lab: http://www.esl-lab.com/

Links to listening and speaking sites: http://www.rlc.dcccd.edu/WorldLang/listen/links.htm

More links to listening sites: http://www.eslpages.com/esllistening.htm

Practice intonation, rhythm, and pronunciation: http://www.manythings.org/repeat/

Listening comprehension: http://academics.smcvt.edu/cbauer-ramazani/Links/esl_listening.htm




Grammar

Grammar Bytes-Grammar with Attitude: http://www.chompchomp.com

201 Grammar Website Links: 201

Grammar, Vocabulary, and Bilingual Language Quizzes: http://a4esl.org/

Dave Sperlings ESL Quiz Center: http://www.eslcafe.com/quiz/

Grammar Reference Guide: http://esl.about.com/blgrammar.htm

Grammar Quizzes: http://www.eslpartyland.com/quiz%20center/quiz.htm

Online English Grammar and Writing Tips: http://www.edufind.com/english/grammar/

Another great grammar site: http://grammar.uoregon.edu/toc.html

Want to practice phrasal verbs? Try this: http://www.phrasalverbdemon.com/index.html

A grammar reference: http://www.arts.uottawa.ca/writcent/hypergrammar/grammar.html





United States Citizenship

These sites provide information on U.S. history and government.

http://www.tinkerbellchime.com/Tour_Washington_DC/Washington_DC_Tour.html

http://members.aol.com/TeacherNet/GenAm.html



Online Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

A simplified English version of the online encyclopedia Wikipedia: http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary: http://www.m-w.com

Webster's Online Dictionary: http://www.websters-online-dictionary.org/



If you have additional websites you would recommend for this site or if you encounter problems, please email Sarah Barnhardt at sbarnhardt@ccbcmd.edu


























 
 
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