English as a Second Language Resources

Some useful links to visit. Just click on the topic of your choice to open the website.

GRAMMAR

Nonstop English

Grammarist

Grammar Exercises

English in Use

Grammar Guide

Usage Rules

Online English Grammar Resources

 

LISTENING & SPEAKING

Randall’s Cyber Listening Lab

Open English World

Listening with transcripts

Listening-various topics

ESL Podcasts

Listen to English Podcasts

Breaking New English

National Public Radio Broadcasts

Spoken Skills

 

PRONUNCIATION

English Pronunciation Practice

Word Stress

Tongue Twisters

More Tongue Twisters

Pronunciation Test

Pronunciation of Names of Peoples and Places

Pronounce Words and Phrases

Rachel’s English on You Tube (example lesson)

American Accent Training (British production)

 

READING/VOCABULARY  & WRITING

Purdue University OWL Online Writing Lab

Literacy net-reading practice

Vocabulary

Jumbled Sentences

Sentence Structure Exercises

Paradigm Online Writing Assistant

University of Richmond’s Writer’s Web

The Academic Word List

Exercises for the Academic Word List

Common ESL Errors Workbook

 

ONLINE DICTIONARIES AND TOOLS

 

ESL Learner’s Dictionary

Macmillan Dictionary & Thesaurus

Merriam Webster Visual Dictionary Online

Dictionary.com Online Translator (various languages)

Newbury House Dictionary

Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English

Voycabulary-links unfamiliar words or phrases to resources

Online Slang Dictionary

Idiom Quizzes

 

GENERAL LANGUAGE SKILLS

 Dave’s ESL Café

Activities for ESL Students

ESL Gold-general  language skills

ESL Partyland-general  language skills

Using English

Interesting Things for ESL Students

English Daily

General English

5 Minute English

Learn English with Jennifer on You Tube (example lesson)

Common Errors in English Usage

General Skills

English the Easy Way

Interactive Word Games

A Word A Day

Keyboarding Game (test your typing skills)