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Picture dictionaries

BASIC:An audio/visual dictionary set up in thematic word lists--excellent source for students with weak vocabulary/spelling skills or those learning English
http://www.languageguide.org/english/
MORE EXTENSIVE PICTURE/SOUND LISTS
http://www.eslgold.com/vocabulary/words_phrases.html  index
http://www.eslgold.com/vocabulary/tools.html  page for woodshop tools

Picture dictionaries--no sound
http://visual.merriam-webster.com/  comprehensive--at secondary level of items and scope
http://www.pdictionary.com/
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/Dictionary.html  This site will also do various languages
http://www.infovisual.info/
http://www.visuwords.com/  visual web of words--type in one and all related words appear around it
http://groups.csail.mit.edu/vision/TinyImages/    type in the word and several photos appear from which to choose

Low german--audio/picture dictionary
http://esl.amdsb.ca/low-german-resources/student-resources/

Other dictionaries

Type in a word and hear it read
http://www.howjsay.com/


Talking dictionary
http://encarta.msn.com/encnet/features/dictionary/dictionaryhome.aspx

Speaking math dictionary--also has several languages in audio and will translate text into many other language pages
http://www.glencoe.com/apps/eGlossary612/grade.php

Math picture dictionaries
http://www.mathsisfun.com/definitions/index.html
http://www.zoomstore.com/math/glossary/A.shtml
Animated math dictionary
http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/
Animated math glossary
http://www.harcourtschool.com/glossary/math2/index_temp.html

Rhyming dictionary online
http://www.rhymer.com/

Synonym and antonym dictionary online
http://www.synonym.com/


Word lists and phrases

A page full of links to visual resources you can print and laminate; some are worksheets
http://www.speakingofspeech.com/Language_Materials.html#Categories



Fry word exercises on the web: HUGE--no audio, but many lists, short phrases, booklets, word categories, fill-in-the blanks, and more.
http://candohelperpage.com/sightvocab_1.html

To hear the first Fry words in phrases--Open the attachment below, Fry Phrases level 1, and copy/paste them into a text to speech program like the Talking word processor or Kurzweil.

first 1000--Open the attachments below: Fry 1000

Noun movie--with song to learn the nouns
http://vimeo.com/6752408

Non count word list--use Talking word processor or Kurzweil to hear this attachment, nouns that can be countable and non countable

Noun word list that have images
http://www.manythings.org/vocabulary/lists/l/words.php?f=ogden-picturable

Kinds of nouns, with lists of nouns by grade level. In the attachment, Kinds of NOUNs, listen with the Talking word processor or Kurzweil.


Irregular plural nouns--advanced
http://www.esldesk.com/vocabulary/irregular-nouns

Adjective word list (no sound-use Talking word processor or Kurzweil)
http://www.manythings.org/vocabulary/lists/l/words.php?f=ogden-qualities


Contractions
http://www.pronunciationtips.com/contractions1.htm

Basic vocabulary--listed by themes
http://www.englishclub.com/vocabulary/20.htm  top 20 words in various areas

English vocabulary lists with exercises--the words are presented in a list with audio; there are exercises below
http://www.esl-lab.com/vocab/index.htm

http://www.englishpage.com/vocabulary/vocabulary.html --advanced

Low Beginning Vocabulary--words in categories like greetings, months, colours, traffic etc. --have audio; some words appear with pictures and others lead you to the web with images of the word
http://www.eslgold.com/vocabulary/low_beginning.html


Vocabulary power site--links to all sorts of words and phrases
http://www.recitfga.qc.ca/English/activities/vocabularypower3.asp
http://esl.fis.edu/vocab/index-h.htm
http://www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/exercises_list/alle_words.htm

Useful word lists: verbs, nouns, phrasals, the top 25 nouns..., 'wh' words, figures of speech, sayings, prepositions
http://www.englishclub.com/vocabulary/#usefulwordlists

Movie guides--vocabulary from movies-including idioms
http://eslnotes.com/synopses.html

Common reductions in English
http://www.pronunciationtips.com/reductions1.htm

Academic vocabulary exercises; 10 lists of words with exercises (advanced)
http://www.academicvocabularyexercises.com/



Vocabulary exercises--some with pictures; choose the level
http://www.eslpartyland.com/quiz-center/quiz.htm#vocabulary


Words in the news from BBC--VIDEO with short text and vocabulary separated to view with explanations
http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/language/wordsinthenews/

Questions related hundreds of topics of conversation
http://iteslj.org/questions/

More Advanced Vocabulary sites

Everyday English
http://www.oup.com/elt/global/products/headway/advanced/f_everydayenglish/
http://www.englishdaily626.com/

English tests online--wide variety of topics
http://www.learnenglish.de/englishtestspage.html
http://www.easyenglish.com/
http://www.englishjet.com/english_courses_files/tests.htm  find your level
http://www.english-test.net/   --comprehensive
http://www.britishcouncil.org/learnenglish-central-test-test-your-level.htm  test reading,listening, grammar
http://www.examenglish.com/  TOEFL and other major practice tests

Entire book download of Cambridge University Press book--100 units for vocab use and practice
http://www.scribd.com/doc/244237/English-Vocabulary-in-Use-Upper-Intermediate-Advanced

Business English Vocabulary

http://www.better-english.com/vocabulary.htm

Academic vocabulary

http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/esl/videos/awl.pdf   what is it? why important?     
http://www.lextutor.ca/vp/eng/
  online resource to see what level of academic language is in what you write or read, and which words they are ( good for teachers too who are giving material to students in order to match the material with the skill level)

Academic word lists
http://www.victoria.ac.nz/lals/resources/academicwordlist/most-frequent.aspx
attachment of academic word lists

At this site you can download the academic vocabulary with translations of the words in several other languages--it comes as a ZIP file
http://www.victoria.ac.nz/lals/resources/vocrefs/




ESDLGOLD and other sites for exercises--all include advanced levels
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