ESL LINKS I
The best sites in The Net for
ENGLISH as a SECONDARY / FOREIGN LANGUAGE
Teaching Children English
fun ideas and activities for teaching children English.
ESL Quiz Center
Lots of quizzes to test your English: grammar, idioms, vocabulary, general knowledge etc. A very extensive site.
ESL and EFL Games, Songs, Lessons and Resources -
items and links of interest to teachers.
AskERIC Lesson Plans
Contains more than 200 unique lesson plans for foreign languages.
Impressive site for lyrics and music in general. 8000 songs available on line.
Provides basic teaching tips to new or inexperienced teachers. Points to lesson plans, educational links, in-service sessions, educational e-zines, and more.
a free, non-commercial teaching resource that allows teachers and parents to create quizzes for students online. When the students complete the quiz, the results are emailed to the teacher along with the most frequently missed questions
The New York Times on the Web Learning Network
lesson plans for students in grades 6-12 related to American History, Current Events, Fine Arts, Global History, Language Arts, Mathematics, Media Studies, Science, Social Studies, Technology, and Using The Times.
United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) Teaching Materials
aimed to provide primary and secondary school teachers with ready-made and fully-detailed unit and lesson plans which incorporate refugee issues into the curriculum.
Rachel's Lesson Plans
for kindergarten and first grade.
Crossword Puzzles for ESL Students
Interesting Things for ESL Students
Common American Slang
Over 280 of the most-used slang expressions.
Easy Vocabulary Quizzes with Pictures
Self-Study Quizzes for ESL Students - Vocabulary Quizzes
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ESL Idiom Page
Over 200 idioms
Phrasal Verbs Page
Over 170 phrasal verbs
English Quizzes by Kitao & Kitao
Holidays, Reading, Trivia, Culture, Sports & Writing Quizzes
Idioms, Phrasal Verbs & Slang Quizzes
Scrambled Word Quizzes
English Town's Quiz Wiz
Dave's ESL Quiz Center
The English Zone
Lesson Plans Page
elementary education math, science, social studies, art, language arts, PE, and music lesson plans.
search engine for subjects including thematic units, fine arts, language, health, science, social studies, and more.
Encarta Schoolhouse Topics
each topic contains articles and media, relevant links, related learning activities, and answers from an expert.
English and Library Lesson Plans
English and library lesson plans with handouts.
Collaborative Lesson Archive
lessons sorted by grade level.
Columbia Education Center's Mini Lessons
lessons listed by grade level for language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies.
Loads of e-mail addresses and short introductions for learners of English who want e-mail pen pals. Get typing and find a new friend!
Learn English on the Net
Part of the British Council site, it has reading comprehension exercises on the BC site itself.
"Hands-on" activities for teaching science in grades K-3 that may be incorporated into lessons. Subjects covered include: Botany, Chemistry, Children;'s Literature, Geology, Physics, and Zoology. Activities are simply explained and designed to engage children's curiosity.
A fun and interactive site for students and teachers with activities, lesson plans and more.
English Teachers' Room
lesson plans, handouts, classroom activities, articles, and workshops.
Resource site for English / language teachers.
Cambridge Language Centre
University of Illinois ESL home page with plenty of exercises on listening, reading, grammar etc. Many with RealAudio or Shockwave plug-ins.
English Word Games -
site is in English and Japanese.
ESL Games, Lessons, Links, and Resources
ESL Teacher Connection -
forum for sharing class activities and lesson plans.
for ESL, bilingual and classroom teachers working with K-12 language minority students. Resources include information, staff inservicing, lesson plans, activities, bulletin boards, etc.
Holiday Zone: Activities for English Language Learners -
thematic exercises and activities for holidays throughtout the year.
Apply Learning Network -
applied high school mathematics and English lesson ideas that connect classroom learning with real-life, workplace applications.
Added Value, An English Teacher's Website -
includes lesson plans, students' work, special themes, celebrations, vocabulary, etc.
RHL School - Free Worksheets and More
This site features 100s of free quality worksheets that teachers or parents can use to reinforce and review concepts in reading, reference, mathematics and other subjects.
TEFL Farm -
articles and items of interest to teachers of English
. The English Teacher's Assistant -
a periodical designed for ESL/EFL teachers, with ideas and activities for teaching conversation, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation.
Visualizing Verbs and Voices -
materials on verb tenses; and voices and aspects for TESOL, using multiple intelligences and learning styles theory. By Toni Schwindt.
Yuki's EFL/ESL Bulletin Board -
for teachers at secondary schools around the world.
From the Chicago Historical Society. Every month four artifacts related to a central theme (Toys, Slavery, Children's Clothing, African-American History) are featured. Provides photos, audio, worksheets, and resources for the classroom.
Library of Internet-based instructional information; search the database by audience type, application type, content area, and other search terms. Find activities, lessons, references, tools, and projects.
CEC Lesson Plans
A large assortment of lesson plans (K-12) created by teachers.
United Nations CyberSchoolBus
Provides lesson suggestions designed to bring the UN into the classroom. Grade appropriate on-line activities and interactive games, a curriculum corner with six lesson modules, an international database, global trends, a guide to the UN, and city profiles.
A site for teachers to discover new ideas for more creative teaching, classroom management, and understanding the needs of adolescents. Suggestions, comments, and interviews from successful teachers.
Great site for teachers. Includes links to Front Page, a newsletter with online educational information at an international level. Links to a search engine, a teacher-2-teacher forum, lesson plans, resources, and more links.
Lively site with plenty of resources for teachers. Games, songs, picture activities etc.
On-Line English Grammar
Edutainment Home Page
From this commercial site one can reach a quite good page with lots of class games.
Large site with lots of EFL information and news.
Cambridge University Press' ELT site. A nice quiz on the Cambridge Dictionary of International English (could be used with advanced students).
Good pages on idioms, reading (fables) and writing.
Part of the Comenius site, this puts you in touch with 'e-mail pals' all over the world.
Popular and interesting site for practising English.
University of Iowa - English Education Program
A case history of an e-mail project that later became a book of the same idea. Useful for ideas.
English Language Teachers' Association of Berlin-Brandenburg
Illinois Association of Teachers of English
New York State English Council
English Teacher: An International Journal
published three times a year by the English Language Center, Assumption University. Designed for the EFL/ESL professional.
English Teachers' Page
Ernie's Activity Page
classroom activities for ESL/EFL, with links to other pages
Ross's English Sites
links and resources for teachers of high school English and related areas.
So Many Colors
shares multimedia teaching methods for language teachers.
service for teachers of English as a foreign language (EFL); country/culture info and downloadable teaching materials as shareware.
Rainbow Educators' Network
offers information to educators who are concerned about lgb issues in the English as a Foreign Language (EFL) classroom.
resources, job listings, and discussion forums for ESL and EFL teachers.
Schackne Online--Language Teaching
Language Teaching ESL-EFL Resources.
Resources for Teachers: Teaching Resources
Resources for teachers and learners in general.
EFL sites EFL business English at Comenius. A very useful site with a full and interesting history of an e-mail business writing project with lots of tips and good advice. Highly recommended.
World Lecture Hall
Pages created by faculty worldwide who are using the web to deliver class material. Includes course syllabi, notes, exams, and more.
Provides a variety of services on a broad range of education-related issues. Includes the AskERIC Toolbox, a set of Internet resources, and a virtual library that contains over 700 lesson plans, access to the ERIC database, digests, archives, and listservers.
English and Library Lesson Plans -
English and library lesson plans with handouts.
Lesson Plans Using Internet Web Sites
Site contains lesson plans that were developed to integrate information found on the Web into the curriculum. Provides suggestions for how teachers can develop their own lesson plans using the Web.
A site designed to help teachers learn more about the role of technology in education. Sections include teacher testimonies, interviews, kid's use of technology written by kids, and web-based lessons.
Quite a lot of resources plus information on the CoBuild project.
new Heinemann page
An Elementary Grammar
An online grammar book by The English Institute
The LinguaCenter's Grammar Safari
English Grammar (Ohio University CALL)
Grammar Help Page
Interactive English Language Exercises
Developed by the At-Risk Institute dedicated to the improvement of education for at-risk students.Links to the national research center, field-initiated studies, research, and publications.
CNN Newsroom for ESL
Gavin Dudeney´s e-zine for teachers and students; based in Spain; extracts in El Gazette.
Language Learning & Technology
Journal that looks at how new technology can help language learners and teachers.
The Virtual English Language Center
The well-known Comenius group site, with the Fluency through Fables exercises and student email connections. Also useful for teachers, with software and links pages.
Home page of the TOEFL organization in the US.
Student exercises and activities
Online exercises and tests for student use.
Student exercises and activities
Language learning activities in general.
Steve Chadwick´s online placement test for students to check their level.
A large EFL site with extensive teacher and learner areas. Links to many schools and organisations in the UK. Masses of material.
Huge resource of TEFL links and materials.
designed for kids ages 8-12 and their teachers, this site features the "eBUGS" adventures which take place in a particular country, culture, and time period. Four classroom lesson plans accompany each two-week eBUGS adventure.
A WWW resource providing links to sites of interest for English Teachers.
Consists of Internet resources, lesson plans, activities, curriculum resources. Linked with the corresponding subject area, and content standards.
Lesson Plans and Activities
Links to ready-made lesson plans and activities for the arts, language arts, math, science, social studies, technology, and other content areas.
Links to K-12 educational resources, interactive databases, on-line discussions, a newsletter, and K-12 Internet products.Assists teachers with using the Internet in the lesson.
Links and Lessons For ESL Teachers By Dan Joslin (Lingoteach@aol.com) Latest Update - 3/2/98 This page is intended to help ESL teachers find: -resources for lesson planning-
Great reference source, with 16,583 direct links to resources. Subject list is organized alphabetically.
Contains some of the best links for educators on the Net.
ELT on line resources.
Links to ESL, TESL, TEFL and TESOL/ELT lesson plans, activities, games and other materials.