America Learns

A free educational site with Video lessons and 1000s of activities to practice English speaking, listening, vocabulary, pronunciation, reading, writing, grammar and a U.S. Citizenship course. Also available are Apple and Google apps to download. Key Words: ESL,

USA Learns English apps

With 4 levels of USA Learns English apps, you can use your phone, tablet or iPad to:
*Watch videos from our popular 1st English course!
*Practice listening to English vocabulary words.
*Record your voice to practice speaking and compare your voice to a native English speaker from the US.
*Improve your spoken English.
Key Words: ESL


Many great resources for ESL teachers and students including exercises for practicing real life English, including job interviews, using the telephone, shopping, and everyday conversations. Contains printable teaching resources for language arts, TESOL, TEFL and ESL.

English for My Job

Website for people who work in restaurants, bars, hotels, cafes, airports, and anywhere else where you might have to talk to customers in English. .All of the exercises are free. Part of the LearnEnglishFeelGood product line. Key Words: ESL, Distance Learning, Student Resource, English as a Second Language, Vocational ESL


Free bi-lingual Spanish phonics-based,
interactive (with voice) ESL website. Its graded structure can be easily adapted for teaching English to
students whose first language is not Spanish. Key Words: Student Resource, English as a Second Language.

Word Book

Free downloadable book that contains a simple dictionary of common words, explanations of grammar, simple civics and explanation of US Government, and more. Produced by Voice of America. Key Words: ESL, English as a Second Language, education,

University of Victoria Study Zone

The Study Zone is for students of the English Language Centre (ELC) at the University of Victoria. ELC teachers create the English language lessons and practice exercises. The site is designed for our adult English language learners, but all are welcome to read the lessons and use the exercises. Key Words: Instructor Resource, Student Resource


ESL go is a free English community of ESL students and ESL teachers. We help ESL students learning English as a second language through free ESL classes and free English practice message boards. ESL also provides free teaching ESL activities for TESOL, TESL, and TEFL. Key Words: Student Resource, Instructor Resource

ESL Lounge for Teachers

Offers free lesson materials for ESL classes. Fully printable worksheets for all ESL teaching needs. Song lyrics, reading comprehension, ESL articles, guides to English grammar and teaching ESL around the world. Pronunciation materials and free and printable ESL board games. Key Words: Instructor Resource


Free grammar and vocabulary worksheets (printables) arranged by topic. Our free resources can be used by ESL Teachers, for homeschooling, and by literacy tutors who teach English/ESL to adults.
All of the worksheets are in PDF format and are arranged by category (verb tenses, articles, prepositions, etc.) You can either view them on your computer, or print them. If you don’t have time to download them individually, you can download 200 printable worksheets in one zip file. We hope you enjoy our site and find it helpful. If there are specific topics you’d like to see more of, please let us know. Key Words: Instructor Resource

Latino Adult Education Services (LAES) “Tierra de Opportunidad”

Handbook of ESL Lesson plans designed to give ESL teachers essential real world curriculum for immigrants. Modules include: Dealing with Taxes; Analyzing, Debating Community Issues; Collaborating with Neighbors; Following Changes In Laws About Immigrants; Dealing With Law Enforcement Authorities; Becoming A Citizen; etc. PDF Pub 1997. Key Words: Instructor Resource, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Classroom Techniques, Computer Uses in Education, Daily Living Skills, Educational Needs, ESL, Family Life, Functional Literacy, Immigrant Integration, Needs Assessment, Self Evaluation, Skill Development, Workplace Literacy Spanish.

Sounds of English

This site is great for improving pronunciation. Contains very clear diagrams and tips on teaching pronunciation. It is not a site for students but information and tools for teachers. Key Words: Instructor Resource

USA. Learns

This Free multi-media program was created by the Sacramento Office of Education to help American adults get the basic skills they need to be productive workers, family members, and citizens. These programs emphasize basic skills such as reading, writing, math, English language competency and problem-solving.
ESL Apps
Key Words: Teacher and Student Resource


A comprehensive reference site with synonyms,Ā sentence examples, quotes, biographies, and an amazing collection of grammar-related articlesĀ andĀ education resourcesĀ for students, teachers, parents and homeschoolers. Key Words: Instructor Resource, Student Resource, Education, ESL

About ESL

Contains a variety of lesson plans, articles, and resources for every level of ESL Teacher and student. Sign up to receive email of free daily lessons. Key Words: Instructor Resource, Student Resource

Angel Fire

Links to other sites that differentiates between the English spoken in America, Britain, Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, and Scotland. Slang from all countries, British /American Dictionary and more. Some bad links but still a fun site. Key Words: ESL, Student Resource

Breaking News English

FREE Interactive & Printable English – There are 7 levels, from elementary to advanced with a new lesson every two days. All lessons are based on stories currently in the news – as the world’s news breaks, teach it. Key Words: ESL, Instructor Resource, Student Resource

Colorin Colorado

A bilingual site for educators and families of English language learners. Current news articles regarding the COVID-19 impact on schools, ESL, the childcare system and tips for parents. This site is full of information, ideas, and practical tips on how Spanish-speaking parents can help their children become confident, successful readers. In addition, you can find fun reading tips and games, bilingual booklists, ideas for using the public library, and videos of children’s authors, illustrators, and musicians. Resources are organized by topic. Key Words: ESL, Student Resource, Family, Literacy Multi-language:

Dave’s ESL Cafe

A great web site full of resources for ESL students, teachers, schools, and publishers. Includes free chatrooms, forums, resource links, ESL Quizzes, slang and idiom lists, and an International ESL Job List which charges schools to advertise for ESL Instructors. Key Words: Instructor Resource, Student Resource

English Page

Free site with resources for all levels, lots of activities, and a Lesson of the Week. Exchange messages with other students and ask questions. Key Words: ESL, Instructor Resource, Student Resource


ENGLISHpracticeONLINE is a free English language website. There are lessons, exercises and practice tests on all the skills, as well as grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and many other essential resources for English improvement. This resource is the result of teaching English as a second language in many countries over an 18 years teaching career, and every contributor to the site has over 12 years of classroom teaching experience.Key Words: ESL, Student Resource

ESL America

ESL America is an English language website to practice conversation, vocabulary, grammar, reading, and more AND all of it has sound so you can listen while you practice Key Words: Student Resource, Teacher Resource,

ESL Station

ESL Station, a service of the ESL Department at San Jose City College is an ongoing design project of ESL instructors to provide students and teachers with practice activities and access to online learning sites that primarily focus on English language acquisition. Key Words: Instructor Resource, Student Resource, SJCC

Idioms 4You

Everything you always wanted to know about English Idioms including definitions, audio, scenarios, explanations, live real world examples and conjugations. New content added daily. Key Words: ESL, Instructor Resource, Student Resource

Learning Games For Kids

Educational games are a great tool for building foundation math and language skills that today’s elementary school curriculum requires. These online learning games and songs for kids are fun, teach important skills for preschool and elementary school kids and they’re free. Key Words: ESL, Instructor Resource, Student Resource, Children

Many Things

This site has a lot of exercises for students. The topics are interesting for adults and are very varied. They also have quizzes and puzzles. All the activities are interactive and the students love it. Key Words: ESL, Instructor Resource, Student Resource