Resources for ESL/EFL

A collection of useful resources for teachers and students

Picturing a Canadian Life:

L.M. Montgomery Personal scrapebooc and covers

Teachers resources

Best on the Web for teachers

Provides information and website links for teachers and homeschoolers in the areas of language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, art, music, foreign languages, lesson plans, worksheets, reference books, and curriculums.

MOMA educational Resources Online Resources

In addition to presenting more than 3,500 objects from its collection and its Timeline of Art History, The Metropolitan Museum of Art offers two research opportunities directly on this website

Teaching ideas and resources

The TES: Education jobs, news, reviews and debate - in print and online at


ESL- Cyber Listening Lab

Quite a good collection of graded ESL listening materials.


Listening and speaking exercises in English

Web based activities

Isabel Perez ESL resource site

English as Second or Foreign Language Primary and Secondary Education Exercises, Web based Materials, Workshops and links for Teaching and Learning, WebQuests español/ English

English interactive Quizzes

A website with exercises and tests for learners of English as a second language and Internet-based lesson plans for English teachers.



Sesame Street - Games

Takes long to upload, but seems fun for kids- Basic English (ABC, numbers, colours). Recommended by Erika Alves (Brazil - BAW06)

Learn to read at Starfall

Where children have fun learning to read! Primarily designed for first grade, is also useful for pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and second grade. Recommended by Cheryl Oakes (BAW06).

Resources For Studying Spoken English

All of the programs mentioned are freeware, or demos, or released under the GNU General Public License. Some good applets here need Java Plugin 1.4+ which can be obtained from Sun . Worth the trouble!



Vocabulary University

Participate in these FREE vocabulary puzzles to enhance vocabulary mastery. Teachers have endorsed this site that enriches classroom curriculum with self-paced, interactive activities. They supplement personal vocabulary acquisition and are being used in over 16,000 schools plus home schools and ESL programs.

Vocabulary Power

This collection of links is intended for Basic English Literacy students studying at level 4, an upper-intermediate or advanced level of English. It is designed to give students an opportunity to practice and improve their vocabulary skills.

Vocabulary for learners of English

This section of the ESL website is to help English language learners learn words effectively and enjoyably. Click a blue button to go to the vocabulary group. Click a yellow button to start a quiz.

By the British Council

Vocabulary activities

Practical activities to help students with vocabulary learning.

Learning vocabularu can be fun

A collection of Wordsearch, Crosswords, Hangman, Quiz, Match Games, Jumble.

EFL Word Games

Choose your next word