Examples of ESL/EFL WebQuests


Title of WebQuest Author(s)/Date Description Target audience / Content area Special Features

Teacher, have you thought about me? A multiple intelligences webquest for adult learners of English  http://www.eslgo.com/classes/mi/


S. Askey, J. Trotta, and T. Fleming
Encourages students (working in groups or individually) to examine how multiple intelligences and exploit their new knowledge to manage their own learning. This WebQuest will be beneficial to native English speakers and intermediate and above EFL and ESL students. College/Adult
English/Language Arts


-- a question discussion forum
-- a learning styles discussion forum
--tests for all of the multiple intelligences
--self evaluation
--teacher evaluation
--teacher notes--skills addressed, discussion of process with objectives, annotations on each student page in the WQ

Ellis Island WebQuest 

Claude Covo-Farchi, Solange Soinard,
 Florence Viquerat and Philip Benz

This activity was a collaborative effort, based in part on several existing WebQuests, but simplified and adapted for EFL students here in France.

EFL students

-- includes many examples of scaffolding exercises for ESL learners, including vocabulary matching quizzes

see more examples on my WebQuests page: http://academics.smcvt.edu/cbauer-ramazani/Links/webquests.htm#ESL_Web_Quests


Example of non-esl WebQuest


Aboriginal Studies WebQuest (2003): http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/wattle/abstuds/

see more examples on my WebQuests page: http://academics.smcvt.edu/cbauer-ramazani/Links/webquests.htm

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