Renton Technical College Library

Marcia Arthur's Sites for Learners and Teachers

 

Preliteracy and Phonics

http://www.pearsonlongman.com/ae/literacy_plus/  89 printable handouts for very basic literacy

 

http://www.starfall.com/  Phonics, alphabet, and beginning reading for children, but adults like it, too

 

http://www.scholastic.com/clifford/read/roadtoreading.htm Emily and Clifford, the Big Red Dog

 

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/kplus_phonics.htm  Links to phonics activities

 

http://www.internet4classrooms.com/kplus_phonics.htm  Phonics and reading for learners and teachers

 

http://www.mes-english.com/  Free phonics flashcards, worksheets, handouts and more for teachers

 

http://www.surfnetkids.com/phonics.htm  Annotated list of good phonics web sites

 

http://www.mtml.ca/Resources/don't_talk.pdf  How to teach phonics to adults from literacy Toronto programs

 

Vocabulary with Pictures

 

http://www.languageguide.org/english/esp/  Pictures with words and sound files

 

http://englishinteractive.net/  Pictures with words and sound files and quizzes

 

http://eslbears.homestead.com/Card.html  Pictures with words and sound files and quizzes

 

http://www.pdictionary.com/  Internet Picture Dictionary

 

http://www.eflnet.com/vocab/index.php  Basic picture vocabulary with some sound

 

http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/200/vocab/index.htm  Small site with picture vocabulary quizzes

 

http://iteslj.org/v/ei/  Vocabulary with cartoon pictures from Charles Kelly

 

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/Gisfor.shtml  Small picture dictionary for high level 1 and up

 

http://www.infovisual.info/  Huge site of drawings and cartoon pictures listed by category in English and French

 

Money and Making Change

 

http://www.ac-nancy-metz.fr/enseign/anglais/Henry/argent.htm#interg  Various currencies

 

http://www.funbrain.com/cashreg/index.html  Making change

 

http://www.aplusmath.com/cgi-bin/flashcards/money  Flash cards

 

http://www.geocities.com/RainForest/Vines/8255/hp/cents.htm  Exercise on reading money in words and numbers

 

Time

 

http://www.fi.edu/time/Journey/JustInTime/contents.html  Quizzes on telling time

 

Sites designed for Levels 1-3

 

http://eslbears.homestead.com/Index.html Good picture vocabulary exercises

 

http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/200/index.htm University of Victoria’s intro level exercises

 

http://members.aol.com/adrmoser/quizzes.html   Quizzes on various topics for low to intermediate learners; connected to lessons in published textbooks

 

http://www.members.iinet.net.au/~adelegc/index.html  Adele’s ESL Corner—grammar, listening, vocabulary, and a page for intermediate learners, too.

 

http://esl.fis.edu/index.htm  ESL resources for grades 6 to 12 at Frankfurt International School

 

http://www.otan.dni.us/webfarm/emailproject/low.pdf  Teacher: activities for low level adult ESL

 

http://esl.about.com/od/beginningenglish/Learning_English_for_Beginners_Beginning_ESL_EFL.htm  Links to beginning exercises from esl.about

 

Multi-level Activities/Games

 

http://a4esl.org/  Thousands of games and activities

 

http://www.members.iinet.net.au/~adelegc/index.html  Levels 1 and some 2—grammar and some listening

 

http://www.learnenglish.org.uk/  Britich Council site: sections for adults, kids, teachers, special interests

 

http://www.nonstopenglish.com/  Free registration required; read, spell, grammar exercises at various levels

 

Children’s Sites—but fun for adults, too!

 

http://www.kindersite.org/Directory/DirectoryFrame.htm Check out the stories with listening

 

http://www.scholastic.com/clifford/read/roadtoreading.htm Beginning reading and phonics

 

http://www.magickeys.com/books/  Children’s storybooks online

 

http://www.web-pop.com/readersindexflash.html  Charming stories with dramatic readings by professional readers

 

 Sites designed for Levels 4-5

 

http://breakingnewsenglish.com/index.html Instant lesson plans for that day you wanted to stay home.

 

http://www.voanews.com/specialenglish/  Listening (slow) and reading

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/newsenglish/index.shtml  Good vocabulary and listening in British English

 

Listening

 

http://www.esl-lab.com/  All levels of listening with exercises and answers.

 

http://evaeaston.com/pr/home.html  listen/pronounce words and phrases; all levels

 

http://www.eslall.com/learn_english_69_3.html  direct links to short audio files; various kinds of practice

 

http://www.eslall.com/learn_english_905.html  links to podcastings

 

http://www.eslus.com/LESSONS/READING/READ.HTM   InterLink free reading/listening short clips

 

Other Sources—All Levels

 

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/esl/eslstudent.html  links to help for college level ESL

 

http://www.peakenglish.com/slang/slangSearch.jsp   Look at the menu on the left for  “Slang of the Day” and “bizidioms” (business idioms); get an idiom emailed to you every day.

 

http://www.manythings.org/  Fun activities, games, short quizzes for students of all levels (try Hangman—it helps you memorize the keyboard!)

 

http://www.geocities.com/vance_stevens/lnxmainp.htm  list of sites for self-study/practice

http://www.focusenglish.com/  All skills at intermediate to high level

 

 

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