"The Office provides Australians a range of up-to-date information & resources, coupled with a comprehensive complaints system to assist children who experience serious cyberbullying." Some topics are next-----
There are some real risks that you need to be aware of when you’re online.
Safeguard yourself and your friends by understanding the issues and knowing how to respond.
Games, apps and social networking
Information on how to protect yourself and your
personal information when using social networking sites, search engines
and online games.
Seen something offensive online?
Being cyberbullied and need to chat?
If you are having problems and need to talk, there are a couple of places you can go.
---but especially useful for ESL learners are the 9 wonderful audiovisual resources available by clicking Education Resources & then Classroom Resources. Excellent for higher levels.
---"for people who work in restaurants, bars, hotels,
cafes, airports, and anywhere else where you might have to talk to customers in
English. Whether you want to improve your English to get a job, or to do your
job better, this site is for you. "Food & Beverage(restaurants, cafes, bars, catering, etc.)Hotel Industry(hotels, resorts, spas, etc.)Travel/Tourism(travel agents, tour guides, flight attendants, etc.)Politeness Training(the right way to speak to customers/guests in English)."
site for medical practitioners or patients. A site most useful for intermediate
level learners.Navigation can be tricky & advertisement placement is
atrocious. But it must still be recommended as it's a rarity in the ESL arena and "you will find thousands of exercises, and over 1.5 hours of spoken conversations on this site."
---"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.
---"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 .
Enjoy!" Intermediate students will enjoy one of the following~study
abroad, travel, making friends, distance education, job hunting, making money,
dating & romance, budget hotels & reservations.
---"Health information access is a basic
healthcare need. Literacy, health-literacy, illness, aging, disability and
language are all issues that can pose barriers to obtaining basic health
information. This site contains free health education materials in a number of
languages and a variety of formats"; videos with printable scripts;
---"This is a comprehensive site providing thousands of downloadable Video lectures, Live Online Tests,etc in the fields of Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, Medicine, Management and Accounting, Dentistry, Nursing, Psychology, History, Language Training, Literature, Law etc FREE to its visitors... This
site provides free video and audio lectures of whole courses conducted
by faculty from reputed universities around the world.Science Animations provide students with fun and innovative ways of learning. Free live timed online tests with instant feedback and explanations will help you refine your test taking skills. Most of the materials offered are licensed by the respective institutes under a Creative Commons License."
"a free website to
help you practice English": the homepage says it all---fast food, salt
& fat---the positives & the negatives presented in a non-preachy
fashion. The presentation is spot-on for perhaps intermediate & advanced learners.
Very very highly recommended.
---"POSTSCRIPT is Linguarama's self-study magazine for learners of
English. It is intended to help students improve their business English, either
during or after their Linguarama course.
Each issue has a theme on which many of the exercises are based, for example Sales,
Personnel or Banking. There are exercises on reading,
writing, grammar, pronunciation, style, vocabulary and usage and each exercise has
an answer key so that you can correct your work yourself online."
activities with interactive multi-media quizzes." Clunky old site that
still contributes more than some later flashier sites. Be warned that
navigation is a nightmare. Phonics lessons, prepositions, the environment,
health literacy, basic literacy, listen to migrants~~~what a weird collection
without a good index.And yet....
---Introducing the electronic book. Not the latest
idea in computing, but a rarity in the ESL field. The first few pages are a
review of numbers while the remainder of the book is about telling time. The
site is revisionary in nature, & would suit confident beginner &
intermediate level learners. Try the site if only to see how it works. It is
"Practice Transportation Vocabulary with thisESL Vocabulary and Grammar Interactive Crocodile Board Game
for Beginners (train, truck, taxi, car, bus, plane etc). ESL Learners
and Teachers can use it to review English vocabulary and grammar or
simply practice these words.
There are images and in some cases
audio in these types of games. Please note that if you want to stop
hearing the introductory audio repeating, simply click the start button.
Click on the dice to roll. A random number will show up and you will
advance. There are traps on the way. Do not land on a flamingo.
Flamingos eat frogs. A question will pop up and the player must choose
the correct answer or risk going back. Meeting a crocodile is ugly - you
get eaten and you go back to start. The bug is your best friend -
frogs eat bugs to get strength."
The other transportation game on this page is the 4 rockets one. Both these games are very interactive, best played in teams. Best played by high beginners through to perhaps low intermediate. A good time will be had by all!
"---a free survival guide
for all who would like to perfect their spoken English language. Here we
provide the simplest and most frequently used expressions, by mastering them
you should not be at a loss for words. Practise these common E nglish
expressions and you will feel more confident in your private and business
dealings." 38 topics. Advanced.