Here are a few useful websites for students, listed by category:
💻 COMPUTER PRACTICE 🖱
Keyboard practice site with great lessons.
2. Power Typing
Improve your typing skills and measure how fast you can type.
Practice using the mouse (from Palm Beach County Library).
4. Seniornet.org Mouse Exercises
More simple, fun mouse practice!
🎧 LISTENING 👂
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. Randall’s ESL Cyber Listening Lab
Numerous listening exercises on a variety of topics with accompanying quizzes.
4. ESOL Listening Practice Tests
A few good listening practice tests, from beginning to advanced, from Seminole State College of Florida.
🗣 PRONUNCIATION 👄
Simple, basic English pronunciation.
More advanced pronunciation practice.
👵🏼 GRAMMAR 👵🏽
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.
💡 MISCELLANEOUS 🧭
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.
4. We Speak NYC
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!
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.
Fun, easy, interactive vocabulary exercises.
📰 NEWS 📰
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.
FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS
Beginning to intermediate bilingual lessons, plus lessons on U.S. civics and citizenship.
Bilingual listening, reading, vocabulary, and grammar lessons and exercises.
Great bilingual lessons, beginning to advanced.
👦🏽👦🏻 FOR KIDS 👧🏻👧🏽
Simple, fun games to practice typing, counting, and spelling. Designed for kids, but fun for adults too!
Simple stories with audio and illustrations.