Useful web sites for ESL Teachers

ESL I created this article to store links to the most useful web sites for teachers of English as a second language.

There are many web sites containing useful worksheets, lesson plans and games for learning and teaching English.

Learners Dictionaries

http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/  Gives pronunciation with voice recording, a clear explanation and sample sentences. I suggest my students bookmark this web site on their phones and use it to look up new words.

Speaking and Conversations

http://www.esldiscussions.com/ – Great topics for discussions. Questions for pair work in Word and PDF format.

http://iteslj.org/questions/ – Conversation Questions on many topics

Grammar

http://www.englishgrammar.org/ – Grammar lessons with an emphasis on writing

Worksheets and other resources

http://busyteacher.org/     Thousands of free printable worksheets.

http://www.teach-this.com/ contains hundreds of professional ESL and EFL teaching resources to help you teach all the core skills associated with language learning: speaking, listening, reading, writing, vocabulary and grammar as well as specialized categories such as Business English.   Need to pay for a subscription to access all content.

http://www.breakingnewsenglish.com/ – Current affairs stories with lesson materials.

http://www.englishpage.com/  Free online English lessons & ESL and EFL resources

http://autoenglish.org/ Many great resources including worksheets.

https://en.islcollective.com/ – many printable worksheets.

http://www.onestopenglish.com/ – 30 day trial available otherwise a subscription is required.

http://www.5minuteenglish.com/ – useful resources.

http://www.eslflow.com/ – a very busy website with many resources.

http://usingenglish.com/ A large collection of tools and resources for students, teachers, learners and academics, covering the full spectrum of ESL, EFL, ESOL, and EAP subject areas.

http://www.esl-lab.com/ – Listening lab.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/english BBC Skillswise English

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/  Learning English.

Tools

Puzzlemaker – http://www.discoveryeducation.com/free-puzzlemaker

Links to more sites

This article on ELT Experiences has links to more sites.

 

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2 thoughts on “Useful web sites for ESL Teachers”

  1. A commendable article! Even if I am no longer teaching I would still love reading this for personal development and for continuous learning.

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