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.