Internet Sites for English Language Learners:
ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages),
ESL (English as a Second Lan...
Language Lessons, Activities, and Exercises Online
Breaking News English at http://www.breakingnewsenglish.com/
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Adult Education Courses Online
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Internet Sites for English Language Learners : ESOL, ESL Online

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Web bibliography of excellent Internet sites for learning English. Bookmark this page for easy access to websites (I link to all URLs). This web bibliography features sites and learning resources for studying English as a Second Language and English for Speakers of Other Languages. Featured sites include Livemocha, Annenberg Media, Breaking News English, Goodwill Community Foundation Learn Free.

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Internet Sites for English Language Learners : ESOL, ESL Online

  1. 1. Internet Sites for English Language Learners: ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages), ESL (English as a Second Language) Compiled 20 June 2009 by Gwen Williams email : seealso@me.com Language Courses Online USA Learns at: www.USALearns.org Free interactive site for adults to learn English and improve basic reading, writing, speaking, and life skills. USA Learns was an outgrowth of a project that was conceived by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education, Division of Adult Education and Literacy. USA Learns is funded by the U.S. Department of Education and the California Department of Education, Office of Adult Education. Livemocha at: www.livemocha.com Livemocha is a social networking Web 2.0 startup founded by entrepreneurs based in Seattle, Washington. Livemocha connects a global community of language learners within a media-rich interactive learning network. Portions of content and structured lessons will always be free. Learn from native speakers of languages: help others learn your native language! Episodic Audio/Videos Online Connect with English at http://www.learner.org/resources/series71.html Connect with English is a video instructional series in English as a second language for college, high school, and adult learners. The 50-episodes (each 15 minutes in length) follow the story of an aspiring singer, Rebecca, and cover ordinary life issues such as work, love, family, education, success, and loss. Learners may view complete series free online. Connect With English is produced by Annenberg Media, which is also known for its video instructional series for Spanish-learners, Destinos: An Introduction to Spanish.
  2. 2. Language Lessons, Activities, and Exercises Online Breaking News English at http://www.breakingnewsenglish.com/ Free ready-to-use EFL / ESL lesson plans. News articles, listening, podcast, and communicative activities. Current news with new lesson posted every three days. Speak Read Write at http://www.speak-read-write.com/materials.html Free, downloadable, and printable educational resources. Idioms, grammar practice, writing practice, reading practice, and listening strategies. Includes audio files. Activities for ESL Students at http://a4esl.org/ Crossword puzzles, grammar and vocabulary quizzes, bilingual quizzes, and podcasts: 1000+ activities. This is a project of The Internet TESL Journal (http://iteslj.org ). Interesting Things for ESL Students at: http://www.manythings.org Quizzes, word games, word puzzles, proverbs, slang expressions, anagrams, a random-sentence generator and other computer assisted language learning activities. This site is non-commercial and has no advertising. The Idiom Connection at: http://www.idiomconnection.com/ Idioms, idioms, and more idioms! Online quizzes about idioms, too! Online Pronunciation Guides to 9 Varieties of English Language and 9 Other Languages at: http://fonetiks.org/ Pronunciation samples by over 40 native speakers. 1000+ pages free. Talking Dictionary of English Pronunciation at: http:// www.howjsay.com/ Type in a word, click a button, and an audio clip plays the pronunciation. It’s that easy. Type, click, listen.
  3. 3. Adult Education Courses Online GCF LearnFree.org http://www.gcflearnfree.org/ GCFLearnFree.org is supported by the Goodwill Community Foundation. GCFLearnFree.org provides quality, innovative online learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve the technology, literacy, and math skills necessary for them to be successful in both work and life. All learning opportunities (computer and technology training, math skills, and basic life skills) are free. Special Interest Sites provided by the US Federal Government Official US Government web portal for immigrants, Welcome to U.S.A. at: www.welcometousa.gov WelcometoUSA.gov is the primary gateway for new immigrants to find basic information on how to settle in the United States. The portal connects you to Federal Government information on the Internet. Easy-to-Read Health Materials at: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ easytoread/all_easytoread.html Free health information and interactive tutorials provided by the Patient Education Institute and the National Library Medicine. Easy-to-Read Health Materials are available in English and Spanish. Health Information in Multiple Languages at: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/ medlineplus/languages/languages.html Free health information and interactive tutorials provided by the National Institutes of Health and the National Library of Medicine. Languages include Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, French, Arabic, & more!

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