Selected ESL Websites
OWL Purdue English as a Second Language – Writing help, workshops, and exercises for ESL students. Writing for college and business. Avoiding plagiarism. Citation. Other great writing resources. See left column for navigation links.
BBC Learning English – British Broadcasting Corporation resources for general and business English. 6 Minute English listening, the latest news stories at Words in the News, idioms, grammar, pronunciation and much more.
VOA Learning English – Listening and reading exercises based on news stories from the Voice of America. This site offers beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels.
National Public Radio – The latest information about news, arts & life, and music. NPR Programs Download podcasts of your favorite National Public Radio programs.
Internet Audio Archive – Over 1.6 million recordings. Audio books & poetry, community audio, computers & technology, live music archive, music & arts, news & public affairs, radio programs, spirituality & religion, and more.
TESOL International Association – International advocacy organization dedicated to the teaching of English as a second language.
Internet TESL Journal – Lesson plans, research papers, handouts and more. Last updated 2014.
Center for Applied Linguistics – A non-profit organization promoting access and equity among culturally and linguistically diverse peoples around the world.
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages – Advocacy organization dedicated to the advancement and improvement of the teaching of all foreign languages.
Office of English Language Acquisition – From within the US Dept. of Education, the OELA seeks to provide national leadership for academic success of students becoming proficient and successful in attaining English language skills.