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Studying English – ESL Resources

This online resource is meant to assist ESL students and teachers with a wide range of sources to assist learning for college students, homeschooled learners, young learners, and adult learners. Subjects vary from writing resources for students, games and quizzes for reading or listening to English, ESL publications, ESL organizations, testing preparation and testing registration sites to learning about American culture and dealing with culture shock.

  • ESL Magazine – ESL/EFL international information resource.
  • TOEFL Writing Resource Center Prep – with additional links. Empire State College. Provides online resources for TOEFL preparation
  • Online Writing Lab at Purdue – Provides information to improve writing skills for ESL students.
  • English as a Second Language – for all levels. Podcasts, quizzes, grammar, vocabulary, games, etc
  • Leslie Opp-Beckman at the American English Institute, University of Oregon – ESL learning and teaching opportunities.
  • Ohio University CALL Lab - Ohio University Linguistics Department. Resource for grammar, reading, writing, quizzes, vocabulary, listening, speaking, etc
  • Grammar Help for ESL Students – Grammar for all learning levels, quizzes, tests, lesson plans.
  • TOEFL Online Test - Widely recognized online test registration for paper and online TOEFL.
  • ESL Online – Tutoring database for ESL students looking for online or home tutoring, tutoring resources, and lesson plans
  • English Tutors In Your Area – Wyzant database of tutors for ESL students across the country.
  • Online Bilingual Dictionaries – Resource for translating words into English
  • Business English for ESL Students – Learn how to improve English skills for employment or in the workforce.
  • ESL Reference for Idioms and Phrases - ESL, EFL, ESOL and EAP subject areas, glossaries of irregular verbs, idioms, phrases, grammar and printable materials
  • Audio Listening Lab - Listening quizzes for beginner, intermediate and advanced students ranging from conversations, academic lectures and life situations.
  • ESL Student Activities – Hundreds of online, pre-screened activities of all kinds from a range of sources published by The Internet TESL Journal
  • Dave’s Café – A site created by Dave Sperling from San Diego State University that provides information on a variety of topics for ESL students, such as business English, poetry, phonics, grammar, writing, public speaking, and literacy.
  • ESL On the Go - Free online English lessons for beginner, intermediate and advanced ESL students with quizzes and listening practice
  • Advice on Academic Writing – Tools to assist college students with writing elements such as articles, subject-verb agreement and verbs.
  • ESL American Culture – Introduction to understanding American culture, interacting and navigating social settings
  • ESL and Culture Shock – Suggestions and ideas for dealing with culture shock for ESL students.
  • ESL and Culture – Quiz and lesson plan for ESL students
  • AAIEP – American Association of Intensive English Programs provides language programs in colleges and universities across the United States.
  • CASAS – Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment Systems) Systems for evaluating basic adult academic skills approved by U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Labor.
  • Homeschool ESL - Free English grammar, speaking, vocabulary, learning games, English FAQ, idioms and real-world application, newsletter, iPhone and iPod apps available.
  • ESL Galaxy - Interactive games and quizzes for ESL students.
  • ESL Software Database – University of Hawaii foreign language software database
  • New Dynamic English – Award-winning multi-media ESL/EFL language learning system.
  • Accuplacer ESL Study Guide – College placement test study guide.