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ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE 

 Word search/translate: | Word Reference | Answers.com | Wictionary | Simple Wictionary | Babylon | GoogleTranslator | Visual Thesaurus

Moment in Time- Verb eBook 

GREAT AUDIO/VISUAL RESOURCES

My A/V Library

 |BBC Ask About English Archive|Listening Comprehension|Listening Exercises - by level|Business Week Video|Spoken Wikipedia|disputed pronunciation.wikipedia| VOA Special English |Word Champ|SignSpotting| |English Corner - Listening Links|Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab|

 

|PODCASTS|
I recommend using iTunes to easily find, download, store and play audio/video

|English as a Second Language Podcast|BusinessEnglishPod|VOA Podcasts|Cloverdale's Corner| OneStopEnglish|

|MOVIES|

|English Trailers| MovieLearnerGuide|

|HUMOUR|
'The Teacher' BBC LEARNING ENGLISH

|Fish idioms|Horse idioms|Bird idioms| Pig idioms|Cat idioms|Insect idioms|Dog idioms|Bee idiom|Monkey idioms|Vegetable idioms|Egg idiomsBean idioms|Tea idioms|Fruit idioms|Pie idioms

GREAT WEBSITE/PROGRAMS

BBC English Resources Overview

BBC Business

BBC Grammar

Open World English

About.com

Agendaweb.com

English4Today.com

My Word Press ESL Archive

Free 70 Unit English Course

Start Learning English 

Continue Learning English

READING - CURRENT EVENTS

english language online newspapers

GRAMMAR & USAGE SITES

Hyper Grammar

Online Grammar Book 

Advanced Grammar Book - Oxford University Press

Learn it from BBC - Index List

EnglishClub.com

EnglishGrammar4U

American English British English grammatical differences between British and American English


GRAMMAR & USAGE BY TOPIC

| MORPHOLOGY | SYNTAX

| VERBS |

|Verb Forms|

| PHRASAL VERBS |

|Phrasal Verbs | Phrasal Verbs with 'up'

| Phrasal Verbs Quiz |

| Future Forms Chart |

| OTHER - MIXED |

| Prepositions (By, For, In, On)|

| There, Their & They're|

Top Questions - Answer includes sound file


VOCAB, WORDS & PHRASES

 A word a week archives

Relatives Chart

English Vocab - Spanish Navigation

Pictures>Actions & Movement

WebEnglishTeacher - Vocab

EnglishClub - Vocab

New Words

www.wordspy.com

Words > Idioms

Cambridge Dictionary of Idioms worksheets

| Fish idioms | Horse idioms | Bird idioms | Pig idioms | Cat idioms | Insect idioms | Dog idioms | Bee idioms| Monkey idioms | Vegetable idioms | Egg idioms | Bean idioms | Tea idioms|

Words You Need To Know

English Words From Spanish

English Words From Italian

English Words From French

English Words From Latin

English Words From Greek

English Words From German

Confusing Words Game


WRITING

Business Letter & Correspondence

EnglishGrammarOnline4U

Business Letter Generator

PARTS:Senders Address| Date|Recipients Address|Salutation|Subject |Body|GreetinG|Enclosure|

WORD LIST: Salutation, First/Final Paragraph & Greeting|Enquiry, Offer & Order Dispatch Note & Acknowledge of Recipt|Invoice & Reminder|


LEARN ENGLISH - HOT LINKS

ESL Help Desk
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Listen to radio
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Presentations
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Reading test
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Essay Help
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Presentations
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Stories for Young Learners
ESL discussion
Talking Point
Chat Room
Penpals
Jokes
Vocab quizzes
Grammar quizzes
Hangman
Matching games

SPEAK UP - REVISTA

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INGLÉS - ESPAÑOL


INGLESE - ITALIANO

***MY YOUTUBE-ESL VIDEO COLLECTIONS***


WATCH TV ON THE NET
I recommend selecting the following channels
EARTH CHANNEL  DISCOVERY  NBC NEWS BBC HEADLINE NEWS VOA SPECIAL ENGLISH

DAILY ENGLISH


BUSINESS ESL

|BBC Business | Business Letter Generator | Business English Spanish Dictionary| Video Business English | My Word Press ESL Archive | Open World English | Elementary Audio Exercises | Pre-intermediate Audio Exercises | Pre-intermediate Audio Exercises | Upper-intermediate Audio Exercises |

|BUSINESSENGLISHPOD.COM:| ESL Podcast | Transcripts | Business News | Socializing | Presentations | Telephoning | Meetings | Functions | Culture | Management | Advanced | Intermediate | Customer Service | Video | Announcements | Teleconferencing | Travel | Grammar | Job Interviews | Vocabulary | Sales | Marketing | Legal | Business Idioms | Persuasion | Practice Pod | ebook | Human Resources |

PICTURE DICTIONARIES

|verbs| A-Z with sound |

WORD FORMATION CHARTS

These extended word formation charts provide concept nouns, personal noun, adjective and verb of more than 500 key words for advanced level English learners preparing for TOEFL, First Certificate, CAE and other exams.

A, B-C, D,E, F-H,I-J,L-M, N-O, P1,P2-R, S1,S2-T1T2-U, V-Z


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GAMES WITH WORDS

Charles Kelly, an English as a Second Language expert in Japan, has developed the following games & quizzes that use VOA Special English words.

MULTIPLE-CHOICE VOCABULARY QUIZZES
VOA Special English - Verbs (531)
VOA Special English - Nouns (601)
VOA Special English - Adjectives & Adverbs (268)
VOA Special English - Prepositions (16)
VOA Special English - All Words (1,446)



MATCHING VOCABULARY QUIZZES
VOA Special English - Nouns (70 Rounds)
VOA Special English - Verbs (69 Rounds)
VOA Special English - Adjectives and Adverbs (36 Rounds)
VOA Special English - Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives and Adverbs (185 Rounds)



CROSSWORD PUZZLES
VOA Special English - Crossword Puzzle #1
VOA Special English - Crossword Puzzle #2
VOA Special English - Crossword Puzzle #3
More...


SPELLING/VOCABULARY
>SPELLING/VOCABULARY QUIZZES
VOA Special English - Spelling/Vocabulary Quiz #1
VOA Special English - Spelling/Vocabulary Quiz #2
VOA Special English - Spelling/Vocabulary Quiz #3
More...


>CATCH THE SPELLING GAME
Catch the Spelling Game - VOA Special English - Nouns
Catch the Spelling Game - VOA Special English - All Words


HANGMAN GAMES

Definitions are given as hints.

VOA Special English - Adjectives & Adverbs
VOA Special English - Nouns
VOA Special English - Verbs
VOA Special English - All Words (Adjectives, Adverbs, Nouns, Verbs, ...)


No hints are given.

Flash Hangman Using VOA's Special English Words


OTHER THINGS

Grammar/Vocabulary Quizzes Based on Special English programs
While reading these interesting stories, try answering the grammar and vocabulary questions.
Search for Sentences Used on VOA's Special English Programs
Type in a word and see actual sentences used by VOA that include that word.
• Study VOA's Special English Vocabulary List.
VOA Special English Word List Browser & Flashcards
VOA Special English Word List for Web-Capable Cell Phones


Charles Kelly's home page: www.aitech.ac.jp/~ckelly

READING/SPEAKING COMPREHENSION DIALOGUES

These reading comprehension / dialogues provide an opportunity for both reading and speaking practice. Each dialogue is also followed by a multiple choice quiz for comprehension practice. Each dialogue is listed under the appropriate level with a short introduction regarding target areas for speaking practice.

Beginner - Lower Intermediate


The City and the Country - Comparative form, as ... as

Interview with a Famous Actor - Daily routines, present simple

What's in Your Office? - Use of there is / there are, prepositions and office furniture vocabulary

What Were You Doing? - Use of the past continuous in combination with the past simple

The Oregon Weather Forecast - Use of the future with will for predictions, weather vocabulary

A Business Presentation - Use of the present perfect

A Business Traveller - Speaking about likes and dislikes with like, enjoy

An Interview - Superlative Forms

Introductions - Basic questions used when meeting someone for the first time.

Filling in a Form - Basic personal information questions (name, address, etc.)

The Meeting - Schedules, future plans.

A New Office - This, that, some and any with objects.

Cooking - Daily routines and hobbies.

A Great Workout - Abilities with 'can', making suggestions.

A Busy Day - Plans for the day, responsibilities with 'have to'.

Today's Special - Ordering food in a restaurant.

Intermediate

Work, Work, Work - Speaking about what is happening around the present moment.

Weekend Sports - Speaking about abilities, making suggestions.

Advice for a Shy Guy - Giving and asking for advice.

Too Much Work! - Contrasting past routines to present routines.

A Holiday in Italy - Describing a past holiday.

Directions to the Museum - Giving directions.

Client Problems - Discussing problems related to work.

Advanced

A Neighbor's Advice - Conditional forms, gardening.

At a Flea-Market - Bargaining on a price, convincing someone.

Congratulations! - Congratulating someone on success, relating exciting news.

Waiting for a Friend - Advanced past and future forms (future continuous, 3rd conditional, etc