ESL Web Sites
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English Writing, Grammar, Vocabulary, and More

ESL Resources for Students This wonderful site has lots of information for students learning English. Handouts are available for grammar and mechanics with practice exercises and a section on workplace writing. (Purdue OWL)

Interactive Quizzes Here are some excellent activities for grammar and writing

ESL Quiz Center Part of Dave's ESL Cafe, this site has practice quizzes in different content areas, grammar, idioms, reading, and writing.

Self-Study Quizzes for ESL Students

Lots of fun and relevant quizzes and exercises, including idioms and homonyms

English Language Activities, Exercises, and Tests

The print on this site is quite small, so if you can enlarge the page do it. There are many English language activities to select from.

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ESL: Many Things

This web site is for people studying English as a Second Language (ESL) or English as a Foreign Language (EFL). There are quizzes, word games, word puzzles, proverbs, slang expressions, anagrams, a random-sentence generator and other computer assisted language learning activities. Even though the primary focus is for ESL, native English speakers may also find some interesting things on this site.

ESL Vocabulary This comprehensive site has just about everything. Take a look! (Gallaudet University)

Learn English

There are many activities to do. Just put your cursor over each heading and a short explanation with appear. Choose the ones you think will be helpful.

ESL Student Resources There are many pages of information on this site. (Ohio University)

WannaLearn.com: English as a Second Language

Here is a collection of free, high-quality online lessons, courses, guides, and instructionally-oriented web sites in ESL, English grammar, spelling, and other English topics.

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ESL Listening

Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab Listen to conversations in a multitude of settings; there's something for everyone at this site.

 

ESL Resources

Vocabulary

Learn new words through games and images. There are many resources for you to explore here. There is a trial version of the Visual Thesaurus to test.

A collage of photos of ESL students in various settings, including one with her small childDave's ESL Cafe

The internet's meeting place for ESL and EFL instructors and students around the world. Look under the "Stuff for Students" and "Stuff for Everyone" links in the menu on the left.

The Tower of English

The Tower is easy to use. Just choose a page from the ESL internet menu at left. You'll find a list of sites for you to visit. Read about the site to see if you're interested. Read Your Turn for a fun idea for a related activity. Some of these activities can be done at home, and some can be done in your classroom.

WannaLearn.com: English as a Second Language

Here is a collection of free, high-quality online lessons, courses, guides, and instructionally-oriented web sites in ESL, English grammar, spelling, and other English topics.

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ESL Games and Activities

Basic English/Spanish Translation Games

This site offers activities and games to help Spanish speakers learn English vocabulary and English speakers learn Spanish.

Activities for ESL Students

Interactive material on this web site helps build vocabulary, spelling, grammar, and reading skills. There is automatic grading with immediate feedback.

Quia! English Activities

Here are games and quizzes for learning English grammar and vocabulary. There are over 10 types of activities to choose from, including matching games, flash cards, hangman, trivia games, and quizzes.

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