in the Classroom
Many of the teachers
that we talked to mentioned the need for access to online tutorials. They
wanted their ESL students to be able to work independently by utilizing online
These are some of the
most helpful online quizzes, activities, and tutorials that we have found in our
for ESL Students
This site is a collection of over 1,000 quizzes and
activities. They are for beginning to intermediate level students.
The quizzes cover many different areas of grammar.
for ESL Students
Many teachers that we researched mentioned that they would
like to see a website from which the student is able to access and work
independently. This site offers quizzes, word games, word puzzles, slang
expressions, anagrams, a random-sentence generator, and other study materials.
All of these activities are completely interactive and would be endlessly useful
for the English learner; however, for a student to use the interactive quizzes,
the teacher would first have to download the Flash Player plug-in. The
Flash Player is free and does not take very long to download.
Randall's ESL Cyber
This site offers listening quizzes for all levels of
language acquisition. The student can listen to a conversation and then
take a quiz on the conversation. The listening stories are on several
different topcs that are geared toward the level of student listening. The
listening samples include several different media such as answering machine,
telephone call, radio broadcast, etc.
eViews - Listening
activities and lesson plans for English students
This website would be an excellent source for teachers who
wish to have a way for their ESL students to be able to listen to authentic
native English-speakers speaking and pronouncing English words and phrases
correctly. It also has links to ESL lesson plans. There are over 50
exercises in the site's library with new exercises and activities added every
month. Students can listen to what native English speakers are saying and
read their words at the same time. Real Audio and MP3 is required to
English American Style
This is a new interactive site
which allows the user to review, learn, and practice English online. There
are over 40 different tutorials, 160 exercises, and over 5,000 items. And,
it's all free!