Listening program 1st ESO
EFL Portals in the Quick
- Activities for ESL Students.
Check its Bilingual
Quiz Generator and its songs
- Adele's ESL
- Advanced Composition for Non-Native
Speakers of English
- Agenda web A databank
of resources either original or from other pages, classified into
grammar, vocabulary, listening, verbs or reading. There's a videos
section to learn English, either from You Tube or others.
Daly's Writing Argumentative Essays
- Bob Wilson's
- BOGGLE'S WORLD. Resources
for teachers to print.
- Bridging the
gap. It helps students to begin at Secondary School. It's
a modest title of an incredibly rich project which focus on all
four skills and provides with a huge variety of activities. The
"Diccionari Illustrat" is especially recommended. For
- British Council's
Learn English. Check the children's
section, their How
to videos on functions or some podcasts
for listening practice.
Community College Foundation's Guide to Grammar and Writing
- Carmen Luisa's ESL site
- Charles Kelly's Interesting
Things for ESL Students. There are quizzes, word
games with pictures, Audio
Memory Game, word puzzles, proverbs, slang expressions, anagrams,
a random-sentence generator and other study materials. Play different
games with the same set of words. As its name says, very interesting.
per a estudiants. Online resources on movies. Don't forget
to visit these movies' interactive
- Clicknlearn. An excellent
site with units graded according to our Secondary Education levels,
but the links to the exercises cannot be direct. Great to visit
and work on but guided by the teacher.
- CNN Student News
high level practice with CNN news.
Erain English Department
- Curso de Inglés.
Contents in 3 levels, related exercises and much more... Listening
exercises classified according to grammar or vocabulary contents.
It's annoying having to close banners all the time, but there's
a very good grammar appendix translated into Spanish.
e-lessons With an excellent songs section to print or do online
activities, you can do listening comprehension exercises by watching
- Daily Grammar.
A grammar reference with theory and practice to print.
- Dave's ESL Cafe. Students
can publish their recipes here.Visit Dave Sperling's Internet
Activity Workbook: a complete guide for Internet exchanges.
- Diari de l'Escola.
It has a list of news in English
Education Puzzlemaker and resources for CLIL on Science, Maths,
Jones' Interactive English Practice
- Dubai Womens
College It provides with interactive Hot Potatoes exercises
with a skills classification. Excellent for level 3.
School of English
Technology Training Centre. Instant Poetry Forms, for writing
poems on line.
For a full list of tests. You have to register for some services,
but it's easy.One test at 1
- eflnet. a great site with
grammar, vocabulary and phrasal verbs interactive exercises.
- EFL Club
- Emile's Webenglish.
Some interactive reading comprehension texts, tips for teachers
(conversations, roleplays..), recommended her 2nd conditional
as Another Language For a poem to practice If Only!
- English Club.com
Exercises Online by Lilliam Hurst. Also work on stories as
The Glass Menagerie, A Shadow, Clean-Sweep Ignatius, The Landlady,
The Pearl, Animal Farm and others.
- English 4 All.
Links to external exercises and original ppt presentations on
all grammar topics.
for Sedavi. A huge amount of original exercises designed by
a Secondary School teacher for his students.
hilfen. A huge amount of vocabulary exercises.
- English Language
Centre Study Zone at the University of Victoria.
Lots of original exercises on all contents and levels.
- English Maze: you
have to subscribe and pay for it, though some exercises are free;
mainly on reading comprehension, with a very interactive interface
and beautifully designed.
Fancy reading? Click here
- English-to-go. Interesting
resources but you have to subscribe and pay for it. Some lessons
for teachers are free, though.
ESL Blues College Edouard Montpetit
- ESL Gold Visit
section for conversation topics
Independent Study Lab. Especially recommended its pronunciation
section. It's mainly a links page.
Loop : A collection of sites relevant to English Language
Teaching and Learning on the Web. Each site is linked to the next.
Its songs section includes some songs with grammatical contents
and worksheets. There's lots of board
games for teachers to print and practice some grammar contents
each level there's an interactive reading comprehension quiz.
- ESL materials just
click online ESL activities, materials, and textbooks
- ESL Rong Chang: a links
- ESLvideo Videos
classified into 4 levels to listen, match with comprehension quizzes.
Teachers are welcome to create new quizzes.
- Esol courses
- 5 Minute English.
Very short (5-min) activities including explanation and exercise.
Good easy reading comprehension activities, listening and pronunciation.
- Fonetiks. Listen to sounds
by rolling the mouse on.
although you have to register.
Non-EFL but useful
- Abcya. Making puzzles or computer
- 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
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.
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.
errors in English
- Decide already. To
create pools and surveys.
- Discovery School.
For teachers to make crosswords, lesson plans.
Script-O-Rama. Great for performing short sketches of famous
Learning. For Primary school children, but useful for non-native
speakers of all ages.
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.
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.
- 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.
- Quotations: 1
Ideas for using quotations
in class, click on MacMag
- Padlet. Awall to work collaboratively
and share ideas.
- . For making presentations on any topic. You can show the presentation
and record yourself explaining it.
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
- 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.
movies trailers with exercises ready to be done.
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.
The web guide for kids. It's intended for native speakers
of English, but some things can be used as a classroom resource.
- Free translation.
- 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.
Your students may want to register here to get a word-a-day sent
to their e-mail address.
6000 book online library This library uses "Text To Speech"
audio technology to allow your computer to read your selections
- Bibliomania. Free
online literature with more than 2000 classic texts.
- Project Gutenberg. More
than 15.000 eBooks.
of the Web short stories is a section devoted to reading with
interactive activities such as forums, games or more materials
The free Encyclopedia.
*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.