ESL Teaching/Learning Resources
ESL Teaching and Learning Sites

iEARN <http://www.iearn.org/> -- Non-profitMap of the world global network that enables young people to use the Internet and other new technologies to engage in collaborative educational projects that both enhance learning and make a difference in the world.

10 Sites for Teaching/Learning a Foreign Language -- David Kapuler, Tech&Learning, Sept. 24, 2012
  1. Duolingo - An interesting site that allows users to translate text from the web. Sentences are given to users at their own learning pace and Duolingo supplies words with images to reinforce learning.
  2. Imendi - A nice site to learn eight foreign languages through 12 lessons using flash card style games.
  3. Instreami - An innovative site for learning a language through the use of digital video.
  4. Learn a Language - A great site for learning a variety of languages through the use of online games, activities, and more.
  5. Lingt Classroom - A great site with educational portal that allows teachers to create voice-based assignments.
  6. Lyrics Gap - Fun site for learning a language by filling in the missing words of a song. Users can even create their own exercises by selecting what word to be omitted and then sharing a link.
  7. Memrise - A good site for learning a variety of subjects, including foreign languages, through an innovative flash card system.
  8. Nabber - A collaborative site that allows user to search for a word or term and find translations and suggestions left by others.
  9. Nulu Languages - An excellent site for learning a foreign language through online translations of current events and use of flashcards. Has an educational portal for student tracking.
  10. Word Steps - A great way to learn foreign language words by creating words list with images and audio. Words Steps also has a mobile app, ideal for learning on the go.

Learning English Online, Language Course <http://www.learning-english-online.net/language-course/> -- for beginners, in German and English; some resources for intermediate and advanced as well.

Dave's ESL Cafe <http://www.eslcafe.com/> -- A legendary site for ESL students/teachers; includes a chat room.

Online English Language Center <http://oelp.uoregon.edu/index.html>  -- many resources for teachers and students; maintained by Leslie Opp-Beckman

Community Learning Network-Circular Resources in ESL <http://www.cln.org/subjects/esl_cur.html> -- includes online ESL courses.

E F Englishtown <http://www.englishtown.com> -- Includes Pen Pal Club, Teachers' Inn, English School, Link Yard, Chat Pools, EF Building, Learning Fair, English Shops, bilingual dictionaries.

The Tower of English <http://towerofenglish.com/> -- gives students a chance to win the popular World of English Organizer from Addison Wesley Longman. These really unique notebooks provide students with a structured way to keep track of new vocabulary, expressions, etc., and help to create essential study habits.

Tom Robb's Links <http://www.kyoto-su.ac.jp/~trobb/langlinks.html

The ESLoop <http://www.linguistic-funland.com/esloop/esloop.sites.html> --  A compendium of ESL teaching and learning sites.

EnglishClub.com  <http://www.englishclub.com-- free site for learners and teachers, with lots of resources--grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, live tutors answering questions; lesson plans, jobs, directory of schools, forums

The Linguistic Funland TESL Page Resources for Teachers and Students <http://www.linguistic-funland.com/tesl.html

WorLD English Training Materials <http://www.worldbank.org/worldlinks/english/html/training.html> -- The new WorLD English language training materials are on-line! Produced in collaboration with the Global SchoolNet Foundation, they offer a wealth of in-depth resources, examples, models, guides, and tutorials to support and expand ideas, information and skills provided through WorLD Program training workshops.

StudyCom's EFI <http://www.study.com/> -- This site offers a variety of English classes to cover 5 areas (reading, writing, listening, speaking, and grammar).  It also provides classes in TOEFL and chat.

Creating Interactive Language Learning Activities <http://www.cal.org/ericcll/faqs/rgos/webcall.html> --Birgit Ferran, Escola Oficial d'Idiomes, Barcelona, Spain 

PEAK <www.peakenglish.com> -- Take an online English course, play language games, and make friends from around the world!

English Learning <http://www.learnenglish.org.uk>

Baltimore Curriculum Project -- <http://www.cstone.net/~bcp/> "The city of Baltimore Maryland School District has some very nice lesson plans for teaching literature to children on their "Baltimore Curriculum Project"

Education <http://daphne.palomar.edu/Shakespeare/educational.htm> -- "A site specifically devoted to "Teaching Shakespear in Education" has lesson plans and materials and links.  It is at."

 
Learning To Read <http://toread.com> -- "For links to sites about literature, you can try "Learning to Read:  Resources for Language Arts and Reading Research."

General English and another for Business English <http://www.englishnetlinks.com> -- Internet resources for learners and teachers of English as a foreign of second language.

The Tower of English <http://towerofenglish.com/> Resources on English.

TESOL <http://careers.tesol.org/> --  Job openings on the on-line Career Center.

Lexicarry < http://www.lexicarry.com> - Fantastic resources built around comic strips and cartoon characters created by Patrick Moran. 
The pictures include:

Englishforum <http://www.englishforum.com> -- Comprehensive web portal with a wealth of resources for students and teachers of English (ESL/EFL). Interactive Exercises, Message Boards, ELT Book Catalogue, Good School Guide, Web Directory, World News, Learning and Teaching Links, Cool Tools, and more ...

eViews <http://www.eviews.net/> -- Listening and comprehension exercises in different accents (with glossaries for students and lesson plans for teachers); uses RealAudio and MP3.

Teachingfish <http://www.teachingfish.com/subscription.php> -- This web site is made by teachers for teachers. It is dedicated to ESL & EFL professionals with a particular focus on the practical needs of teaching professionals. This is a hands-on web site that offers real solutions to real needs. If you teach, or work with teachers then this site can help you find the tools and information that you need to work more effectively. We provide games, teaching tips, articles, jobs and information about employment and help schools find teachers.

Computer Literacy <http://users.otenet.gr/~damker/pcliteracy.htm> -- On this page you will find links which will introduce you to the use of computers in the teaching of English. Follow your teachers instructions and do the activities you will be asked to in collaboration with your classmates. Computer literacy is required for those pupils who take part in the Information Technology and English Teaching program

Teacher of English Damianopoulos Damianos's Home Page -- developed in September and October 2001 as part of his  main assignment for the Hellenic Open University, Master in Education in TESOL course,  module, ΑΓΓ60 Course Design and Evaluation; links to Resources and Activities at  <http://users.ker.sch.gr/damker/welcome.htm

British Council <www.britishcouncil.it/students.htm> -- "We connect people worldwide with learning opportunities and creative ideas from the UK and build lasting relationships between the UK and other countries.

SearchEnglish <http://searchenglish.britishcouncil.org> -- provided by the British Council

Teaching English <http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/teachingenglish/index.shtml> -- provided by the BBC World Service

TeachingEnglish <http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk> -- provided by the BBC/British Council; ideas on teaching, Q & A, tips and lesson plans, quizzes

Go4English.com <http://www.go4english.com> -- for Arabic learners of English; provided by the British Council

LearnEnglish <http://www.learnenglish.org.uk/kids> -- provided by the British Council (note: long loading time!)

Online Courses--ESL/EFL

Resource Guide for Distance Education <http://home.twcny.rr.com/lonniechu/DLbkmks.html> -- by Lonnie Turbee         
EdUSA Online <http://www.edusaonline.com/> -- EdUSA offers an ever-growing number of teacher-guided Internet-based courses which make learning English easy, personalized, and affordable. Our courses are packed with useful up-to-date information and resources and are taught by native English-speaking English as a Foreign Language specialists with masters degrees from leading American universities.
GlobalEnglish <www.globalenglish.com> -- focuses on online English courses for professionals and corporations
UVic Online English Writing Course <http://www.englishworld.ca/>
EnglishMaze <www.englishmaze.com> -- free lessons for General English and Business English; includes beginner - advanced levels (Flash required)
englishtown.com <www.englishtown.com> -- "Every Englishtown course includes a structured, step-by-step series of interactive course materials. Our lessons use rich, interactive media to help you learn REAL English in real-life situations."
EnglishSpace <http://www.englishspace.ort.org/> -- EnglishSpace is a free English language course on the Internet. In EnglishSpace there are puzzles, games, exercises and projects to help you practice your English skills.
EnglishJet.com <http://www.englishjet.com> -- UK site


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