ESL Pronunciation Online
This English pronunciation website introduces six units
which are consisted of the most difficult to pronounce and
distinguish from each other. In each unit, learners practice
the sounds by minimal pairs, tongue twisters, and dictation.
Using Quick Time movie, learners can see how to correctly
make the each sound.
Information about English pronunciation for learners and
teachers. Includes sounds of all English phonemes, videos of
selected sounds, exercises and activities, links to other
websites for ESL listening, speaking, and pronunciation,
tips for teachers, and links to conference presentations
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This website is for English pronunciation instruction. There
are four lessons, vowels, consonants, word stress, and
sentence rhythm. In each lesson, learners practice minimal
pairs, listening exercise, and tongue twister. This site is
well organized by units and easy to follow navigation of the
This English pronunciation site is for high beginner and
intermediate learners of English as a second or foreign
language. It helps learners to recognize and pronounce the
individual sounds of English and to differentiate sounds
they often confuse.Two pairs of sounds, /l/ vs /r/ and /s/
vs /z/, which are the most difficult to distinguish from
each other will be explained and practiced by minimal pairs.
Learners also can take tests for self-evaluation after
studying Lessons and Exercises in each lesson.
Activities for ESL Students
A great collection of more than 1000 activities including vocabulary
and grammar quizzes, crossword puzzles, a section for teachers,
recommended links, and bilingual quizzes for more than a dozen languages.
The quizzes are grouped according to level of difficulty.
Interactive quizzes and exercises to improve vocabulary, grammar,
reading, spelling, and listening comprehension; ready-to-use handouts;
weekly lessons; international news updates; a chatroom; and links
to ESL resources.
Purdue University's Online Writing Lab
The Purdue Writing Lab is primarily a tutorial center for writers
who want to work one-to-one with a tutor at Purdue University in
West Lafayette, Indiana. However, over the years the Lab's services
have expanded to include workshops and other resources for instructors,
students, and staff. The Lab serves the entire Purdue community
and offers outreach services to Internet users around the world
via our Online Writing Lab (OWL).
People Interested in Zippy and Zanny Zcribbing
PIZZAZ! is dedicated to providing simple creative writing and
oral storytelling activities with copyable (yes, copyable!) handouts
for use with students of all ages. Permission is given to use these
resources for in-class, non-profit use only.
471: Advanced Writing
College and university professors expect their students to
be able to produce well-formed writing in a variety of patterns
and styles. These include: narration; description; process and cause/effect
analysis; classification; comparison/contrast; critiques, definition
and argumentation. Students should know how to "write-up"
or "mark-up" their textbooks and how to organize and write
a typical essay exam question. You will have the opportunity to
develop your skills in all these types of writing.
for Teachers of English
Links to online TEFL/TESL resources. Interactive tests and
quizzes, writing and speaking activities.
resource to lead writers through the process of English composition.
Assisted Sentence Production
Interactive guided-writing exercises. Learners provide data
and short answers that the program uses to generate several correct
versions of sentences and paragraphs. To enhance speed, the site
excludes graphics, sound, or animation. Link to language games
Large site providing instruction and quizzes in grammar, spelling,
reading, and writing; references for verbs, prepositions, and study
skills; idioms, games, and jokes; printable handouts and links for
to Grammar & Writing
Well-organized advanced grammar site offering instruction in
sentence-level, paragraph-level, and essay-level grammar and writing
problems. Users may submit grammar questions, take 170+ interactive
quizzes, use dictionaries and other resources, and send feedback
to Professor Darling.
Commercial product that proposes a topic and leads online learners
through each step in the process of composing an essay: an introduction
to the subject, pre-writing, finding a thesis, building an outline,
writing an introductory paragraph, writing the body, organizing,
creating coherence, writing a conclusion, reviewing the first draft,
editing the content, style, sentence structure, and grammar, proofreading,
Free tutorials to improve reading and writing skills at three levels
of difficulty: words, sentences, and paragraphs. This site suitable
for both adolescent and adult learners includes featured topics,
quizzes, writing tips, a discussion group, and suggestions for incorporating
the lessons into traditional class curricula. RealPlayer allows
learners to hear words and sentences as they read them.
The purpose of this website is to develop collaborative learning
online. Although most of the activities were developed with ESL
students in mind, the projects are inherently interesting and particpants
participate from all disciplines.
Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab
Learners of English language can practice their listening skills
in a variety of contexts, from daily conversations to academic purposes.
The listening exercises are categorized by level of difficulty:
easy, medium, and difficult. Each exercise includes three parts:
a pre-listening exercise, a listening exercise with a quiz, and
a post-listening exercise. Learners can choose to review the quiz
script while simultaneously reviewing their answers from the listening
Interesting Things for ESL Students: English Listening Room
This website contains a number of downloadable English songs. The
lyrics for the songs are written in a quiz format with some lyrics
omitted. ESL learners can listen to the song repeatedly to extract
the missing written lyrics from the spoken text.
The ESL Wonderland: Listening Activities
There are two types of listening activities on this site, daily
news listening and thematic listening. The daily news listening
exercises include excerpts from PBS, CNN, ABC, and MSNBC. Most thematic
listening activities include a vocabulary preview, a listening quiz,
and a post-listening exercise.
Learning Oral English Online
Ten dialogues, typical of daily conversations assist intermediate
ESL learners in improving their listening comprehension and speaking
skills. ESL learners can read the script while listening to the
This site provides a large collection of interactive listening activities
and resource links. Both listening exercises and listening resources
can be found on this page, including the ability to listen to single
words, sounds, daily conversations, and music to news, speech, and
debate on BBC website.
French taught through a murder mystery, with interactive exercises
that provide clues for the solution of the murder, while at the
same time reviewing grammar and vocabulary.Grammar is addressed
at four different proficiency levels. Target language is used exclusively.
Very contemporary, standard French.
exercices auto correctifs
This web-based companion to the Accord textbook (published by Didier)
can bebest described as a self-correcting exercise book for beginners
and low-intermediate learners. Oriented toward grammatical accuracy,
they also require that the learner know basic vocabulary and idioms,
discriminate between common homonyms, understand simple sentence
structures and react appropriately to various, simple situations.
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