Helpful Links for ESL teachers

Resources for Teachers of English as a Second Language

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TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC
Onestopenglish: Number one for English language teachers
ESL Surveys
ESL partyland
isl collective - Google Search
DMOZ - Arts: Education: Language Arts: English: English as a Second Language
ESL - Real English Videos & Lessons. Completely Free! Real English is a Registered Trademark of The Marzio School.
Personality & character lessons for ESL teachers: eslflow webguide

Encyclopedia


Encyclopedia Britannica
TOEIC Listening Part 2: - question and response - free practice test
For ESL: Simple English Wikipedia

Dictionary / Thesaurus


Cambridge Free English Dictionary and Thesaurus
Macmillan Dictionary and Thesaurus: Free English Dictionary Online
Longman Dictionaries
Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary at OxfordLearnersDictionaries.com | Find the meanings and definitions of words at OxfordLearnersDictionaries.com
Longman English Dictionary Online
Collins English Dictionary | Always Free Online
almost said it
Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary
Macmillan Dictionary and Thesaurus: Free English Dictionary Online

Level placement


Essential Grammar in Use Interactive Grammar Test - Cambridge University Press English Language Teaching
English Grammar in Use Interactive Grammar Test - Cambridge University Press English Language Teaching

Pronunciation


International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) Chart Unicode “Keyboard”
Abdullah's Teaching Connected Speech print friendly article
Spelfabet - synthetic phonics resources for teaching spelling and reading
English pronunciation test
English pronunciation practice for Chinese speakers
The 9 Best Online Resources for ESL Pronunciation Practice
ESL Cafe's Idea Cookbook - Pronunciation
Phonetics: The sounds of American English
Helping students with connected speech | elt-resourceful
ESL Pronunciation Exercises Online
The International Phonetic Alphabet - Audio Illustrations
The International Phonetic Alphabet - Audio Illustrations
International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) Chart Unicode “Keyboard”
The 9 Best Online Resources for ESL Pronunciation Practice
PhoTransEdit (English Phonetic Transcription) Text to Phonetics
ESL Cafe's Idea Cookbook - Pronunciation
Helping students with connected speech | elt-resourceful
Phonetics: The sounds of American English
Abdullah's Teaching Connected Speech print friendly article
English pronunciation test
English pronunciation practice for Chinese speakers
English Phonetic Transcription

Speaking


Gibson - A Story-Telling and Re-Telling Activity (TESL/TEFL)

Listening


Oral comprehension skills (free practice quiz) - Exercise 9 - E-learning
Oral comprehension skills (free practice quiz) - Exercise 9 - E-learning

Reading


Spelfabet - synthetic phonics resources for teaching spelling and reading

Writing


mELTing Activities, Lessons and Ideas: The importance of research in writing

Grammar


Instant Spelling And Grammar Checker
Go, Go, Grammar on Facebook
For and Since for Time | EnglishClub
Cambridge advanced grammar in use
Uses of English verb forms - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
How English Works, Grammar
Grammar Reference | LearnEnglish | British Council | Past perfect
2. Essential Grammar in Use - 3rd Edition.pdf
engVid
Uses of English verb forms - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
How English Works, Grammar
Grammar Reference | LearnEnglish | British Council | Past perfect
present perfect continuous exercises
English Grammar Quizzes - Difficult (ESL, EFL)
Practical English Usage Michael Swan
Uses of English verb forms - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Category:Grammatical tenses - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Purdue OWL: Verb Tenses
Uses of English verb forms - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Grammatical tense - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Vocabulary


CORPORA: 1.9 billion - 45 million words each: free online access
Wordle - Beautiful Word Clouds

Academic


Michigan Corpus of Academic Spoken English >> ELI Corpora & UM ACL
AWL Academic Word List - School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies - Victoria University of Wellington
Nottingham materials: Academic Word List
Using English for Academic Purposes
Michigan Corpus of Academic Spoken English >> ELI Corpora & UM ACL
AWL Academic Word List - School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies - Victoria University of Wellington
Nottingham materials: Academic Word List
Using English for Academic Purposes

Hawaiiana


ESL Hawaiiana on Facebook
Hawaiian Encyclopedia : Overview - Hawaii History|Reference Guide
Looking at Art: Seeing Questions
Honolulu Museum of Art » Arts of Hawai‘i

Games


ESL Printable Board Games, Card Games & Communicative Exercises

Functions


How to teach checking and clarifying - Articles - UsingEnglish.com
How to teach checking and clarifying - Articles - UsingEnglish.com

Cambridge DELTA


How to approach the Cambridge DELTA | Sandy Millin

Tools


Moodle.org: open-source community-based tools for learning
Upload & Share PowerPoint presentations and documents
Wordle - Beautiful Word Clouds
Prezi
Crossword Compiler: Demo download
Second Life Official Site - Virtual Worlds, Avatars, Free 3D Chat
CORPORA: 1.9 billion - 45 million words each: free online access

IELTS


Academic IELTS English Help | Academic IELTS, Reading, Listening, Writing, and Speaking
The IELTS Band Score Calculator
202 Useful Exercises for IELTS.pdf

Music


Tropical Storm Hawaii - Hawaiian Sheet Music Archive

Tools


Moodle.org: open-source community-based tools for learning
Second Life Official Site - Virtual Worlds, Avatars, Free 3D Chat
Upload & Share PowerPoint presentations and documents
Prezi
Crossword Compiler: Demo download
studyhive.com - study tools

ESL Teaching Jobs


Dave's ESL Cafe International Job Board - International Job Board

Course Descriptions


Tips for Writing Course Descriptions
Writing Course Descriptions
Skype sign up - Sign up for a Skype account
Resolving the Feral Cat Conundrum - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL
post-decree exhibit list 1 20140410 - Google Drive