Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz - UESC
Departamento de Letras e Artes - DLA

Coordenação geral: Prof. Dr. Isaias Francisco de Carvalho

Monitor colaborador: Rafael de Souza Santos


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                    Useful links for EFL/ESL learning and teaching                    
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General English Studies
        

Randall’s ESL Cyber Listening Lab

Online Listening Practice for English Students. Listening tests by pressing the Play button and answer the questions. Press the "Final Score" button to check your quiz. Improve you listening skills.

Engvid - videos lessons

Learn English for free with several video lessons by experienced native-speaker teachers. Classes cover English grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, IELTS, TOEFL, and more. Join millions of ESL students worldwide who are improving their English every day with engVid.

Esl Gold-English Study And Learning 

This site provides thousands of pages of free information and resources for both teachers and students. All materials are organized by skill and level for quick and easy access.

Activities for Esl Students

 

Quizzes, tests, exercises and puzzles to help you learn English as a Second Language (ESL). This project of The Internet TESL Journal (iteslj.org) has thousands of contributions by many teachers.

GCF - Learn Free

The GCFLearnFree.org program has helped millions around the world learn the essential skills they need to live and work in the 21st century. From Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more, GCFLearnFree.org offers 125 tutorials, including more than 1,100 lessons, videos, and interactive, completely free.

TV411 - Tune in to learn!

TV411 will help you read for success, fine-tune your writing, expand your vocabulary, get a grip on math, and explore science. TV411 is a collection of entertaining videos and engaging web activities, all designed to help you reach your learning goals.

Many things - for ESL students

There are quizzes, word games, word puzzles, proverbs, slang expressions, anagrams, a random-sentence generator and other computer assisted language learning activities. Even though the primary focus is for ESL, native English speakers may also find some interesting things on this site. This site is non-commercial and has no advertising. TESL/TEFL teachers may want to recommend this site to their students.

British council  - Learn English

In this site you will find lots of listening activities and video content in Listen & Watch. We also have a Grammar section, IELTS exam practice materials and materials about Business & Work. To improve your academic writing, visit Writing for a Purpose.

Cambridge English - Language assessment

Use our wide range of resources to improve your english, support your teaching or prepare for your exam. Over 20,000 organisations around the world accept cambridge english exams – that’s what opportunity really means.

TOEFL listening - conversations 

 

In this section you will find a number of listening comprehension exercises. These exercises will help you practise and improve your business listening skills and you will also learn many new phrases.



Listening-Pronunciation skills

BBC – Learning English

This site presents massive information about the use of English in great lessons with several contents of general areas. Make some activities and answering some questions too.

 

ESL Accent Reduction Training 
and Conversational English Practic 

The lessons will take you through common activities of a typical day as you practice pronunciation skills. The purpose of this site is to help students in two ways: (1) improve students' understanding of relaxed speech, (2) reduce their accents to improve comprehensibility, and (3) learn how relaxed speech is used with vocabulary and expressions in everyday language.

English voice -Sharing Your Voice 

This site contains people talking about daily activities with their own accent and native way.  Language learners from around the world can share their thoughts on English and culture with their world neighbors

EZslang

Reduce your accent, speak more naturally, and understand conversational speech. EZSlang is designed to help you reach these goals rather than sounding like an English textbook

Adult learning activities-

California Distance Learning Project

This site contains several lessons with text and audios to you listen and try your pronunciation and improve it. It has also great information about the world nature and society.

Randall’s ESL Cyber Listening 

Online Listening Practice for English Students. Listening tests by pressing the Play button and answer the questions. Press the "Final Score" button to check your quiz. Improve you listening skills.

TOEFL listening: Conversation 

In this section you will find a number of listening comprehension exercises. These exercises will help you practise and improve your business listening skills and you will also learn many new phrases.


 Phonemic Chart  
 
Type in phonetic symbols and learn English pronunciation

  
  


Vocabulary Building

The Free Dictionary

This authoritative work is the largest of the American Heritage® dictionaries and contains over 200,000 boldface terms and more than 33,000 written examples. The Fourth Edition also incorporates more than 10,000 new words. Containing 260,000 entries, the general dictionary is augmented with Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, and is enhanced by 30,000 illustrations, an audio pronunciation feature, etymologies, abbreviations, biographical entries, and more. Definitions are accompanied by usage examples from classic works of literature

Quiz-tree - Quizzes For Everyone!

This site is applied to help you to learn about wherever. You can use its quizzes not only to test your knowledge, but also to help you prepare for your next exam, or simply to learn something new.

Dailyest - Conversation Starters 

This site presents short conversation starters or readings that you can study and then try to apply in everyday situations. One of the best ways to improve communication skills is to become familiar with the language by reading, building vocabulary, and discussing what you study in daily conversations.

Easy World of English

An attractive, user-friendly website including grammar, pronunciation, reading and listening practice and an interactive picture dictionary.

Premier Skills English-British council

You can find lots of resources for learning English and they are all about football.  This is language about the beautiful game, connected to playing or watching football. These materials will teach you the words and phrases you need to talk about football on and off the pitch.  The materials will cover the same sort of language you would find in any language course, but the subject of the lessons will be football or related to football.

CNN - learning english

It contains texts about some themes that the channel has discussed on tv and also it promotes an discussion about the issue found in the  text.

ABCya- The leader in educational computer games for kids!

The leader in free educational kids computer games and activities for elementary students to learn on the web. All children's educational computer activities were created or approved by certified school teachers. All educational games are free and are modeled from primary grade lessons and enhanced to provide an interactive way for children to learn.



Teaching Theory
       

English Made in Brazil

Contains language learning information and the newest teaching materials, based on comparative linguistics. Hundreds of questions answered by international team of teachers. Guidance on study abroad etc.

Oxford University Press

Download some extra practice activities and ideas for your. Adopt our materials and get extra interactive games and activities for your students to practice online.

Cambridge English - Language assessment

Use our wide range of resources to improve your english, support your teaching or prepare for your exam. Over 20,000 organisations around the world accept cambridge english exams – that’s what opportunity really means.





Online  Books

Bibliomania

Bibliomania gives readers over 2000 free classics, including literature book notes, author bios, book summaries, and study guides. Books are presented in chapter format.

  Internet Sacred Text Archive

Sacred Texts contains the Web’s largest collection of free books about religion, mythology, folklore and the esoteric in general.

The Open Library

There are over one million books here, all free, all available in PDF, ePub, Daisy, DjVu and ASCII text. You can search for ebooks specifically by checking the "show only ebooks" box under the main search box. Once you've found an ebook, you will see that it will be available in a variety of formats.

Free ebooks - Project Gutemberg

Project Gutenberg offers over 46,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online. You can find divers books only chossing one of your favourite actors and searching it.

Shakespeare Online

Shakespeare Online with hopes of providing free, original, and accurate information on Shakespeare to students, teachers, and Shakespeare enthusiasts.

Read Print

It is a free online library where you can find literally thousands of free books to read for free online, from classics to science fiction to Shakespeare. All ReadPrint books are full-length, and divided by chapter.

The Literature Network

 

We offer searchable online literature for the student, educator, or enthusiast. To find the work you're looking for start by looking through the author index. We currently have over 3500 full books and over 4400 short stories and poems by over 260 authors. Our quotations database has over 8500 quotes, and our quiz system features over 340 quizzes.


































Audio books

Livrivox - Free public domain audiobooks

 

Librivox is a dream come true for audiobook lovers. All the books here are absolutely free, which is good news for those of us who have had to pony up ridiculously high fees for substandard audiobooks. Librivox has many volunteers that work to release quality recordings of classic books, all free for anyone to download.

Archive. Org - Book Poetry

Here you can find several audio books totally free and listening as well.

Lit 2 Go

In this site you are able to read and listening at the same time. It could be a good way to improve your reading skill and accent because the readers are ordinary people from every day.

 






















Resources for English professors, teachers, instructors, tutors... click here.






English courses

English Language III LTA566 Língua Inglesa III
Business English I LTA644 Inglês para Negócios I


English Literature English Literature
Literatura Inglesa
Literatures in English I English Literature
Literatura de Língua Inglesa I
An Outline of Anglophone Literatures 
Panorama das Literaturas Anglófonas




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        UESC English        
Cursos continuados de língua inglesa para
docentes, discentes e funcionários da UESC
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PARFOR - UESC
Língua Instrumental I (PARFOR História)  #
Língua Instrumental II (PARFOR História)  #
Habilidades Integradas I  #
Habilidades Integradas III  #
Literatura de Língua Inglesa I  #
Literatura de Língua Inglesa II  #
Literatura de Língua Inglesa III  #
Metodologia do Ensino de Literatura de Língua Inglesa  #



Other English courses before 2013


Language Week 2017 
2017


   UESC Pусский (Russian)     
Curso de língua russa para discentes do DLA e para docentes e funcionários da UESC


           UESC Deutsch           
Cursos continuados de língua alemã para docentes, discentes e funcionários da UESC
Convênio: Capes-DAAD-UESC: “Língua alemã: encontros culturais e formação docente” (2015-2018)





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