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Non-EFL but useful

  • Abcya. Making puzzles or computer games.
  • Aesop's Fables more than 655 fables with morals, Real Audio narrations..
  • All Recipes For work on Food lexical field.
  • American Rhetoric An online speech bank with the most famous speeches either real (MLK, Kennedy) or fiction, from films such as Gladiator, Citizen Kane.. With audio, video and full text.
  • Ask Jeeves: One of the best search engines. It gives information on subjects such as Maths, Science, Astronomy or History. Very useful for intermediate students to work on different topics in English.
  • Audible.com you can listen to books in English
  • BBC World Service. Level 3 or upper. Specially remarkable its watch and listen section with program tapescripts. Lots of quizzes on grammar vocabulary or topics. Inside it, there's the CBBC Guides with news adapted to pre-intermediate students. In the teachers section there're worksheets on any topic.
  • Billy Bear's Playground
  • BrainPOP.com: A great non-EFL-specific web where you can work on lexical fields on areas such as Mathematics, Science, Geography, Health or Technology. By clicking on a movie you can watch and listen to it and answer questions. You can watch several for free per day. After that, you need to subscribe.
  • Cartoon network You can play games related to your favourite cartoons, reading in English at the same time.
  • CNN Learning Resources. News on topics and activities for reading comprehension. Learners can also choose to listen to a news story from the Story Archives or watch a video clip that comes with each reading.
  • Common errors in English
  • Decide already. To create pools and surveys.
  • Discovery School. For teachers to make crosswords, lesson plans.
  • Drew's Script-O-Rama. Great for performing short sketches of famous movies.
  • Enchanted Learning. For Primary school children, but useful for non-native speakers of all ages.
  • Europago. Games on the countries of the European Union.
  • Filmeducation with free worksheets on many movies.
  • Five Card Flickr Stories. This web site is designed to foster visual creativity by making stories out of photos. It is based completely on the Five Card Nancy game.
  • Funbrain
  • Jibjab. A free newsletter with songs, just to have fun. You can click on "This Land" or "It's good to be in DC" and "Click here" to see the lyrics.
  • Karaoker
  • Ksolo A karaoke where you can listen to, sing and record your own voice singing famous songs.
  • Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators: It's a categorized list of sites useful for enhancing curriculum and professional growth.
  • Kidcrosswords
  • Kaboose
  • Quotations: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Ideas for using quotations in class, click on MacMag #6
  • Padlet. Awall to work collaboratively and share ideas.
  • . For making presentations on any topic. You can show the presentation and record yourself explaining it.
  • Renata's ESL/CALL corner. On Autralian topics for learning English.
  • Skoool.ie An interactive learning portal. Specially recommended the poetry section where you can listen to and work on poems.
  • Snapguide. A place for learning how to make things. Useful for many things your creative teacher mind may come up with.
  • Strucc Books Some elementary sample puzzles
  • Teaching Heart. It's a site for k-3 teachers, but some resources as its scripts and plays are very recommendable.
  • TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from those three worlds. TED is devoted to giving millions of knowledge-seekers around the globe direct access to the world's greatest thinkers and teachers. Its speakers range from Bono to Jane Goodall or Daniel Goleman. Your imagination as a teacher will tell you the best way to use it in your class.
  • The British Monarchy: For cultural research on this institution.
  • The Early Elementary Library
  • The Internet Movie Database
  • The Learning Edge. A site on reading comprehension for 2nd cycle ESO or Bachillerat.
  • Timetoast. Agreat way to share the past, or even the future...Create timelines in minutes, it's as simple as can be. Useful for making storylines of books you read or daily routines or telling any narrative.
  • http://www.english-trailers.com/index.html movies trailers with exercises ready to be done.
  • University of Iowa. This is a fantastic site with graphics, sound, and video. See an animation of mouth anatomy or a video of a native speaker pronouncing each sound. Click on "English sounds library" and then choose the sounds you want to work on.
  • Voxopop talkgroups are a fun, engaging and easy-to-use way to help students develop their speaking skills. Your students can record their contribution to a previously suggested topic.
  • Waltzing Matilda.
  • Webmonkey for kids
  • Yahooligans. The web guide for kids. It's intended for native speakers of English, but some things can be used as a classroom resource.
  • Zoboomafoo. A karaoke on animals.


  • Free translation. Funny translations.
  • The Internet Picture Dictionary. Vocabulary grouped into several categories or lexical fields with their images. It also provides with activities such as flashcards, fill-in-the-blanks or Word Scramble.
  • Spanishdict. It has over 56,508 entries with over 10,369 audio pronunciations
  • Heinle. over 40,000 entries providing simple and clear definitions.
  • yourdictionary.com. Your students may want to register here to get a word-a-day sent to their e-mail address.


  • Freebookstoread. 6000 book online library This library uses "Text To Speech" audio technology to allow your computer to read your selections aloud.
  • Bibliomania. Free online literature with more than 2000 classic texts.
  • Project Gutenberg. More than 15.000 eBooks.
  • East of the Web short stories is a section devoted to reading with interactive activities such as forums, games or more materials for teachers.
  • Wikipedia. The free Encyclopedia.


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*This links page is part of the Quick Reference Guide whose June 05 version was developed thanks to a five-month grant given by the Catalan Educational Authorities (Departament d'Educació de la Generalitat de Catalunya). DOGC # 4182. 27/07/2004.