all sites interactive

 Bitesize KS2 Reading

---"reading fiction and non fiction texts including adverts, dictionaries and poetry. Learn how to look at language, layout and meaning."

---more info http://sites.google.com/site/vikseslklixnewsletter/22-may-2010


Easy Reading

---200 stories each with 3 associated activities, Cloze, Crossword & Sentences; the site name is misleading as

the stories are really for very good beginners plus.     

---more info http://sites.google.com/site/vikseslklixnewsletter/10-april-2010



---Web Sequitur is the standout activity on this 2004 website; still worth a look.

---more info https://sites.google.com/site/vikseslklixnewsletter/26-march-2011

I can read

---a very simple idea executed so well

---more info http://sites.google.com/site/vikseslklixnewsletter/11-december-2008


International: Takako’s Great Adventure

---10 part story employing varied comprehension activities; an oldie but a goodie; advanced

Literacynet Archives

---"This site offers web-delivered instruction using current and past CNN San Francisco bureau and CBS 5
 news stories.
Each story module includes the full text of each story and interactive activities to test

The learner can choose to read the text, listen to the text, or view the broadcast through streaming video." Great site but no longer current. Advanced

365 ESL Short Stories

---This is probably what you'd call a no frills site. It works, but it's far from exciting.
But are you complaining when there are 365 short stories to read, listen to & then test your story comprehension?

Good intermediate plus.

---more info http://sites.google.com/site/vikseslklixnewsletter/13-march-2010


UEFAP: The Evil Landlady action maze

Here's the problem: you are a student at the University of Victoria, living in a rented apartment which is part of

your landlady's house. Your landlady is making you very unhappy. She is always spying on you and reading your mail,

and she is rude to you when you come home late or bring friends home. She won't allow you to have friends to stay,

and she seems to know all your private business. What should you do?"

You are then presented with a number of alternative choices, only one of which will forward the story to its logical conclusion. Etc, etc. Advanced.