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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Author: charuzu

I live in Sydney and interests include music, piano playing, technology, cooking, English language, public speaking, Toastmasters, Asian culture (especially Japan and Korea), cinema, personal development, productivity and making friends with people from around the world.

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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