Hey, students! Your winter break homework is to visit all of these sites and use them to practice your English! See you January 3!
1. English Listening Lesson Library Online (ELLO)
Listening exercises on a variety of topics, with transcripts and quizzes.
Real-life stories told by real people, accompanied by great animation that aids comprehension.
3. Educational Opportunity Center Student Stories
Audio and transcripts of immigrants’ own stories.
4. Randall’s ESL Cyber Listening Lab
Numerous listening exercises on a variety of topics with accompanying quizzes.
Online articles that you can read and listen to at the same time, as well as vocabulary and comprehension exercises.
6. ESOL Listening Practice Tests
A few good listening practice tests, from beginning to advanced, from Seminole State College of Florida.
Simple, basic English pronunciation.
More advanced pronunciation practice.
3. Pronunciation Symbol Chart with Audio and Animation
Good guide to symbols and sounds of pronunciation
Online grammar exercises.
An assortment of many quizzes that you can take to test your grammar skills.
3. English Club
Good grammar lessons and quizzes.
A companion site to Pearson’s Handbook for Writers composition textbook. Some very useful grammar exercises and links.
5. Summary of Best Grammar Sites for ESL
Good summary of beginner, intermediate and advanced grammar websites.
Visual guide to help you understand different verb tenses.
Reading, listening, and grammar exercises, plus some good dialogs and links.
Interactive lessons on everything from applying for jobs to computer skills to reading.
Grammar exercises, games, read-alongs, and videos.
Great videos about people in New York, plus study guides and reading material.
Excellent videos and readings on a variety of health-related topics in a variety of languages.
Videos, listening exercises, and life skills activities for beginning and intermediate students focusing on health, family, and work.
7. Multi-Cultural Educational Services
A website with listening, reading, grammar exercises, and many other things.
8. Real English
Great videos and grammar exercises.
Simple grammar, pronunciation, and reading activities.
10. CDLP Adult Learning Activities
Intermediate to advanced reading and vocabulary exercises about jobs, health, government, and other subjects.
11. ESOL Help Games
A bunch of online grammar and vocabulary games. Fun!
12. Study Zone
A few interactive grammar, reading, and vocabulary lessons from the University of Victoria.
13. Language Guide
A site that lets you listen to vocabulary words and look at pictures at the same time – a great way to learn new words!
14. Step Forward
A very nice series of interactive listening, reading, vocabulary, and grammar activities from Oxford University Press, from levels 1 to 4.
A great website to help you practice and remember new words. It also has games and videos.
16. ESL Fast
365 short stories and vocabulary and comprehension exercises for intermediate learners.
17. Ventures Arcade
A great collection of interactive lessons and games that supplement the Ventures textbook series.
18. My English Pages
A website that has just about everything: reading, vocabulary, listening, idioms, and more.
Articles, audio, and comprehension activities from Voice of America.
Advanced-level current events stories with accompanying comprehension and vocab activities.
A smorgasbord of online lessons, videos, and games from the BBC.
A 24-hour news source for New York City.
A great online newspaper with news articles and a special New York section.