Adult Learning Activities

--working, law, government,family, school, health, safety,housing, money, science,technology, services, going places, nature---
very good beginners plus

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BBC: Skillswise

---"BBC Skillswise is a free-to-access website for adult numeracy and literacy tutors and students,
with printable worksheets and factsheets and online games,
videos and quizzes that can be used in class or by students at home." And you know how good the BBC is.


---large number of wonderfully illustrated articles 

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English Practice 4 Topics

---a very useful well constructed website, part of an American adult literacy program.

4 topics----How to use the website (which treats computing navigation skills very well), Health, Family & Work; for very good beginners.

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---"interactive, situation-based lessons to teach functional literacy skills.

Each activity provides learners with the opportunity to test their knowledge of

real-world situations and to develop the confidence and skills necessary to be successful in everyday life."

34 brilliant lessons, very good beginners plus.

As good as it gets.

Multi-Cultural Educational Services

---curious selection of themes, environment & health featuring most prominently; navigation can be difficult.

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"Engage your students in online literacy learning with these interactive tools that help them accomplish a variety of goals—
from organizing their thoughts to learning about language—all while having fun."
\Here at ReadWriteThink,
our mission is to provide educators, parents, and afterschool professionals with access to the highest quality practices
in reading and language arts instruction by offering the very best in free materials."


---a Canadian site developed by local universities & employment organizations; the aim is to assist

adult literacy development via an overriding focus on finding work. An excellent unique site, very visual &

probably ahead of its time: for you, intermediate students.

 tv411: Tune into learning

  "---'TV411 is a rich source of multi-media teaching materials that combine streaming videos with related interactive web lessons on
reading, writing, math, science, and financial literacy. 
You can use our materials to supplement your adult literacy curriculum, create new lessons, and enable students to practice their skills
on their own."
Good source for the advanced & adventurous learner.

USA Learns

---US site for adult literacy, treating Beginner, Low-intermediate & High-intermediate.

If you can close you eyes to the Americanisms, you are presented with a wealth of English learning

possibilities in the form of 36 units or topics.You might never need another site for practising your English.

That's how good this site is! One negative----as frequently happens, the Beginner course is obviously not for the person with absolutely no English or no computer skills.

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Word Classes

---perhaps for intermediate, for sure for advanced; explore English via World Language Map, Timeline of the English Language,

Naming Nouns, Adjective Detective, Match the Eponyms, Borrowing Words, Idioms Game, Word classes jigsaw.

An attempt to show ESL learners how & why there is this language named English.

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