To register for our next training on November 5, at Clairemont Covenant Church, please email Katie Pedersen or Susan McClain with your name, address with ZIP, phone, email, and preferred location to tutor.
Websites for You!
The following websites are designed to offer educator support as you plan lessons for the varied levels of your learners.
All ESL – Hundreds of worksheets and resources for both ESL teachers and students.
ESL Training – Videos on Warm-up strategies, teaching pronunciation, phonics, multi-level class management, interactive vocabulary, the writing process, introducing new lessons, student organization skills.
Cambridge Ventures Resources – Look for “Literacy writing worksheets” on the left under “resources” for non-literate students.
ESL Flashcards – Alphabet and picture flashcards on all topics. Can print in all sizes.
Speech Language Therapy – Great for working with minimal and near minimal pairs.
Quizlet – Create online flashcard sets with pictures and sounds. Students can practice flashcards in a variety of online games. Create your own set or search for sets created by other teachers. Must create a free account (Premium membership allows uploading own images, +).
Starfall – Beginner site for ABCs, phonics and beginning reading.
Learning Chocolate – Vocabulary site with audio, visuals, reading, and writing practice.
USA Learns – Comprehensive ESL course (beginning through intermediate). Free registration is required.
Language Guide – Picture dictionary with identification practice.
Pronunciation Doctor with Marsha Chan – English Accent Modification videos with Marsha Chan.
Breaking News English – Current news articles written for various levels. Vocabulary, reading, writing, listening, and grammar exercises for each article/level.
ESL Cyber Listening Lab – Listening comprehension exercises for various levels.
English Club – Website provides extensive resources for ESL teachers as well as many kinds of lessons for learners.
Pro Literacy – Variety of resources for ESL tutors including online courses for instruction that you can watch, but you must first create a free online account.
Grammar Book – Useful website is very helpful for explaining grammar and punctuation, with examples you can use for teaching.
Phrase Mix – Easy, quick, and helpful website for learners who want to speak more natural English. It provides new useful real-world English phrases or expression every day. You can teach a few of these to your students each week.
EL Civics and Government and History Lessons – Variety of government and history lessons for ESL students–easy ways to learn about American history, geography, and culture.
Dave’s ESL Cafe– A meeting place for ESL and EFL teachers and students from around the world.
Lanternfish ESL Worksheets and Lesson Plans – Printable teaching resources such as worksheets and flashcards for language arts, TESOL,TEFL, ESL.
ESL Galaxy – Offers over 2368 free printable worksheets for ESL lesson plans and ESL activities.
Linguistic Funland – Wide range of activities for ESL students, such as international e-mail discussion lists and online tests.
ReadWorks – Reading passage for all levels of proficiency and a multitude of topics.
Easy English News– Easy English News is a monthly newspaper that is designed for ESL readers, focusing on vocabulary, culture, customs, civics, history, humor, idioms, and current news that matters to them.