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Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking

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READING

 

 

CLICK HERE For Reading Practice Activities...Including Vocabulary Practice

NEW!!! - Lots of HOT POTATO Reading Activities Here

4.  Reading Brain - some really cute stories to read

5.  5 Hot Potato Activities:  The Amazon Rainforest, Niagara Falls, The Eiffel tower, The Leaning Tower of Pisa and The Sydney Opera House

YOUR JOB:  Read the article and facts sheet then complete the Hot Potato Activity.

6.  A lot of Vocabulary and Grammar Building Activities.

YOUR JOB:  Choose an activity and Print Out the Handout - Enjoy yourself as you practice what you know or learn something new.

7.  More HOT POTATO Activities:  Beginners, Grammar and Pronunciation, Computer Literacy, Listening, Verbs, Reading and More!

YOUR JOB:  Choose an activity and Begin!

8.  Jumbled Sentences:  Some of these are not easy. 

Apple      Food     Friends     Girlfriend     Health     Music

Parking     Police     Station      Student     Town     Video

Work      Good Things     Incident     Law     Life     Lights

Morocco     Morning      Poverty      Questions    Reward

Taxi      Bird in Hand      Breeze      Compliment      Dogs

Hospital     India     Lobsters     Pilot     Sun     Thunder

Voice     Water     Book     Circumstances     City Life

Crowd     Fools      Law-Breaking      Memories      Mind

Objectives     Rebel-Forces      Seabirds       Troubles

YOUR JOB:  Pick a sentence and try not to use your hints.

9.  Idioms

YOUR JOB:  Complete the Activities

10.  Many Grammar Exercises Here

YOUR JOB:  Choose and Learn

11.  Matching Activities

YOUR JOB:  Choose and Learn

12. GRAMMAR EXERCISES:

YOUR JOB:  Choose and Learn

14.  VOCABULARY EXERCISES:

YOUR JOB:  Choose and Learn

15.  Learn About U.S. Cities While Learning English

YOUR JOB:  Choose A City and Learn

16.  Interactive Exercises - Beginning -

Culture & Travel

Entertainment

Health

Technology

YOUR JOB:  Complete the Exercise and Then CHECK IT!

17.  Interactive Exercises - Intermediate

Culture & Travel

Technology

Education & Learning

 

YOUR JOB:  Complete the Exercise and Then CHECK IT!

More Vocabulary Practice...Word Searches

INTERACTIVE:

1.  Mining for Minerals - Science Vocabulary

2.  Geometric Terms - Math vocabulary

3.  Animal Word Searches - Choose Your Animal

4.  Daily Word Search - This One changes Daily!

5.  Valley Forge - U. S. History Vocabulary

7.  Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics - Science Vocabulary

8.  Compound Words - Two Words that Make ONE.

9.  Autonomic Nervous System - Science Vocabulary

10.  Thirteen Colonies - U. S. History Vocabulary

11.  Declaration of Independence - Signers of the Declaration of Independence

12.  NEW!  Vocabulary Games!!!

 

Printable:

2.  Many Choices Here

3.  Winter Olympics

4.  Special Occasions and Holiday Word Searches

5.  Word Searches With Answer Keys

6.  Dinosaur Word Search

7.  Lots of Word Searches and Puzzles to Choose Here

 

Chart Reading Practice #1

Chart Reading and Interpretation

U.S. Presidents - Chart Study

Homophone Practice

Antonyms and Synonyms

Job Or Work

Journey Travel Trip

GAP Filling Exercises - #1, #2, #3, and #4

Lots of Practice Activities

 

Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking, Quizzes and Practice Activities,

Lessons for Beginners and Lesson Plans for ESOL Teachers

 

WRITING

 

INTERACTIVE SITES:

1.  ACE PRACTICE TESTS:

YOUR JOB:  Choose the skill you need to practice and then take the test.  Print the test after you have taken it and then talk to me about any question you may have missed.

2.  TAKS Writing Practice Tests:

YOUR JOB Read the introduction and the passage that follows. Then read each question and mark the circle next to the correct answer.  Print the test after you have taken it and then talk to me about any question you may have missed.

3.  STORY MAKER:

YOUR JOB:  Choose the type of story you want to write and then answer the questions to produce your story.

5.  English the Easy Way:  Writing Skills

YOUR JOB:  Choose your skill and begin learning.

6.  Punctuation Practice:

YOUR JOB:  Choose a skill you need to practice and begin.

8.  Reading and Writing Activities:

YOUR JOB:  Choose a skill you need to practice and begin.

9.  ANALOGY:

YOUR JOB:  See How Many You Can Get Correct.

10.  Idiomatic Simile

YOUR JOB:  Put on your thinking cap.

11.  CONTRACTIONS:

YOUR JOB:  See How Many You Can Get Correct.

12.  WORD CHOICE  --  WORD CHOICE #2  --  WORD CHOICE #3  --  WORD CHOICE #4  --  WORD CHOICE #5 -- WORD CHOICE #6  --  WORD CHOICE #7 --  WORD CHOICE #8  --  WORD CHOICE #9  --  WORD CHOICE #10

YOUR JOB:  Have Fun.  Go HERE to find more activities!

13.  Answer the Questions:  Lots to do here.

YOUR JOB:  Choose and Learn

14.  Self-Study Quizzes

YOUR JOB:  Choose and Learn

15.  More Quizzes:

YOUR JOB:  Choose and Learn

16.  Ordering By Mail:

YOUR JOB:  Writing a Letter

17.  Daily Activities

YOUR JOB:  Complete the Activities

WRITING TOPICS:

1.  Write Source:

YOUR JOB:  Choose a topic to write about.

2.  Can Teach:

YOUR JOB:  Choose a topic to write about.

3.  Enchanted LearningEssays and Other Writing Activities for Early Writers

YOUR JOB:  Choose a topic to write about.

4.  TOEFL Writing Topics:

YOUR JOB:  Choose a topic to write about.

5.  Journal Topics:

YOUR JOB:  Choose a topic to write about.

7.  More Writing Topics:

YOUR JOB:  Choose a topic to write about.

8.  180 Journal Topics:

YOUR JOB:  Choose a topic to write about.

 

PRINTABLE SITES:

1.  Personal Vignettes:

YOUR JOB:  Choose One and Write a Paragraph

 

Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking, Quizzes and Practice Activities,

Lessons for Beginners and Lesson Plans for ESOL Teachers

 

LISTENING

 

Check out #14 FIRST.  It is the BEST!  #15 is REALLY GREAT, TOO!

2.  Adult Learning Activities:

YOUR JOB:  Choose a topic of interest by clicking on a picture at the top of the page.  Many activities have listening activities as well as videos to watch.

3.  News English:

YOUR JOB:  Choose a topic to learn about.  The activities include vocabulary, listening practice and comprehension.

4.  Business English:

YOUR JOB:  Choose a topic to learn about.  The activities include vocabulary, listening practice and comprehension

5.  Watch and Listen:

YOUR JOB:  Choose a topic to learn about.  Then, watch and listen to a video about it.

7.  Grammar and Vocabulary:

YOUR JOB:  Choose a song, listen to the lyrics and learn new phrases.

8.  The Flatmates (Roommates):

YOUR JOB:  Listen to an episode of the life of some roommates.

9.  ESL Podcasts:

YOUR JOB:  Choose a podcast that interests you and listen to learn.

10.  Hello English:

YOUR JOB:  Lots of things to listen to hear.  Make a choice and begin.

11.  GRAMMAR:  Many Activities...

YOUR JOB:  Choose a skill you need to practice and begin.

12.  LISTENING AND SPEAKING:  Tons of Activities

YOUR JOB:  Choose a skill you need to practice and begin.

13.  Listening Activities:  From Cloning to the Death Penalty

YOUR JOB:  Choose and Start Learning

14.  *** ENGLISH FOR ALL:  This is the BEST website to practice your listening skills.  Go to the link and CLICK on VISITOR.  Start with Episode #1 and continue to Episode #20.  You must have QUICK TIME loaded on your computer for the movies to work.  You can download this program free.  Just follow the link.

15.  Learning ResourcesThe Learning Resources site offers web-delivered instruction using current and past CNN San Francisco bureau and CBS 5 - KPIX (CBS Broadcasting) news stories. Each module includes the full text of each story and interactive activities to test comprehension. The learner can choose to read the text, listen to the text, and view a short video clip of the story. Each module is designed for ease of use so the learner can use it independently.

16.  WORDS THAT SOUND THE SAME:

YOUR JOB:  Have FUN!

17.  PRONOUNS:

YOUR JOB:  Enjoy Pronouns.

18.  THE VERB 'TO BE' or THIS ONE:

YOUR JOB:  TO BE ENTERTAINED!

19.  NOUNS:  Singular and Plural

YOUR JOB:  Practice Your Nouns.

20.  PREPOSITIONS:

YOUR JOB:  Enjoy!

21.  FOOD MEASUREMENTS:

YOUR JOB:  Make It Chocolate!!!!!!!!!!!!

22.  ORDINAL NUMBERS:

YOUR JOB:  Be the FIRST!

23.  MANY LISTENING EXERCISES HERE!  These exercises have French translations.  More of everything!

YOUR JOB:  Improve your English.

24.  Help The Mouse Find the Cheese:  Learning and Practicing Directional Words.

YOUR JOB:  Have Fun Learning!

25.  English Lessons:  Slide Show, Text, Quiz

YOUR JOB:  Choose a Lesson and LEARN!

26.  Dictation Exercise

YOUR JOB:  Listen Carefully and Answer the Questions

27.  Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab:  Activities for all Levels and Interests

YOUR JOB:  Choose an Activity and Learn

28.  Watch Movie Clips:

YOUR JOB:  Listen and Answer the Questions that Follow

29.  Listening Practice:

YOUR JOB:  Choose Your Level and Begin Learning.

30.  NEW!!!!  Listening and Reading Practice

YOUR JOB:  Choose Your Level and Begin

Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking, Quizzes and Practice Activities,

Lessons for Beginners and Lesson Plans for ESOL Teachers

 

SPEAKING

 

 

1.  Conversation Questions:

YOUR JOB:  Answer the Questions Orally.

4.  ESL Speaking Activities - Role Playing

YOUR JOB:  Choose a topic and practice

5.  Developing Oral Language Through Case Studies

YOUR JOB:  Decide what should be done.

6.  Asking Directions

YOUR JOB:  Complete the Activities

 

Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking, Quizzes and Practice Activities,

Lessons for Beginners and Lesson Plans for ESOL Teachers

 

 

QUIZZES and Some Practice Activities

  1.  Several Quizzes:

YOUR JOB:  Choose a quiz and begin.

2.  Magellan's Log ESL Exercises:

YOUR JOB:  Choose an activity and begin learning.

3.  English Banana:  My favorite ESOL website.  Lots to do...have FUN!

YOUR JOB:  Choose an activity and begin learning.

4.  Lots of Review Activities:

YOUR JOB:  Choose an activity and have fun learning.

5.  ESL BLUES:  Grammar and Vocabulary Quizzes.

YOUR JOB:  Choose an activity and have fun.

6.  Learn English Today:

YOUR JOB:  This website has everything...choose and enjoy!

7.  Crazy Eight:

YOUR JOB:  Print and Play.  Then Check Your Answers!

8.  What's Wrong:

YOUR JOB:  Print and Complete.  Then Check Your Answers!

9.  SYNONYMS:

YOUR JOB:  Print and Complete.  Then Check Your Answers!

10. FAST FOOD WORD SEARCH:

YOUR JOB:  Print and Complete.  Then Check Your Answers!

11.  Homonyms & Other Confusing Words:

YOUR JOB:  Print and Complete.  Then Check Your Answers!

12.  Problem Partners:

YOUR JOB:  Print and Complete.  Then Check Your Answers!

13.  Bad Pair Day:

YOUR JOB:  Print and Complete.  Then Check Your Answers!

14.  Quizzes

YOUR JOB:  Choose or Lose

15.  Self-Study Quizzes

YOUR JOB:  Pick and Win

16.  Grammar Quiz Center:

YOUR JOB:  Pick and Learn

17.   ESL BLUES:

YOUR JOB:  Many Activities to Choose From...

 

Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking, Quizzes and Practice Activities,

Lessons for Beginners and Lesson Plans for ESOL Teachers

 

 

LESSONS FOR BEGINNERS

  1.  Basic English Essentials:

YOUR JOB:  Choose a skill (there are 25 skills here), study the lesson and then take the quiz...have fun!

2.  Student Activities:  Lots of Fun Things to Learn Here.

3.  GAMES:  Fun, Fun, Fun!

4.  Talking Dictionary:

5.  Easy Quizzes for Beginners with Pictures

YOUR JOB:  Choose and Start Learning

6.  Fun with Sentences:  Interactive

YOUR JOB:  Choose and Start Learning

7.  More Games:

8.  Interesting Things for ESOL Students:

YOUR JOB:  Choose and Start Learning

9.  Tiddlywinks:  Fun Learning Activities

YOUR JOB:  Choose and Start Learning

10.  Drag and Drop Activities:

YOUR JOB:  Choose and Start Learning

11.  Gap-Fill Activities:

YOUR JOB:  Choose and Start Learning

12.  *** Cambridge - Interchange Arcade:  Wonderful and fun exercises...Drag and Drop and many others.

YOUR JOB:  Choose and Start Learning

13.  More Drag and Drop Activities:

YOUR JOB:  Choose and Start Learning

14.  Lots of Scrambles:  More Drag and Drop Activities

YOUR JOB:  Choose an activity and start learning.

18.  Rapid Naming :  How fast can you name an object, a letter, a color, a number?

YOUR JOB:  Choose an activity and start learning.

19.  Chicken Coop:  phoneme matching

YOUR JOB:  Learn Your BEGINNING Sounds...play and have fun!

23.  Order the letters

YOUR JOBPut the letters in alphabetical order.

24.  Find the Missing Letter  

YOUR JOBUse the keyboard to fill in the missing letters of the alphabet.

25.  Alphabet Order

YOUR JOB:  Click and drag the letters in the correct order.

26.  Spring Bee

YOUR JOBHelp the bees take the letter flowers back in the correct order.

27.  Counting Vowels

YOUR JOBCan you discriminate between a consonant and a vowel?

28.  Sorting Vowels and Consonants

YOUR JOBClick and Drag Activity

29.  Monkey Has a Problem :

YOUR JOB:  Pick an activity and begin.   Whole Class activity to learn anger management. Many activities to select and discuss.

30.  Sequencing pictures in time order 

YOUR JOB:  Drag the pictures into the correct sequence order. 3 sets of pictures.

31.  StoryTime

YOUR JOB:  Stories with Dolch words are read to student. Students can go back and reread the stories themselves.  Stories can also be printed out for more reinforcement of words.

33.  Professor Garfield's Barn :

YOUR JOBFind rhyming words to match the animals.

34.  Rhyming Words :

YOUR JOBStudent reads the CVC words and find the match that rhymes.

35.  Rhyming Words :

YOUR JOBMany choices to select from. Click on the word that rhymes with the picture - Audio help is given.

36.  Rhyming Words :

YOUR JOBHelp Reggie find the words that rhyme.

37.  Rhyming Words :

YOUR JOBHelp Gus find rhymes to help him finish his song.

38.  Rhyming Words Match Game:

YOUR JOBClick on the pictures that rhyme.

39.  CVC Machine

YOUR JOBSound out the words and decide if it is a real word.

41.  Fuzzy Lion Ears

YOUR JOB:  Find the missing letter and click on it You'll find partially-written words with accompanying pictures. As Leona presents each one, she'll say the word. Choose from three different letters to make the word. Click on the blue arrow to get started.

42.  Blending words together:

YOUR JOB Blender says word and student must choose the beginning sounds and ending sounds separately to be blended together. This site is from BBC and makes it a bit difficult for some children to understand the words.

43.  Make a Word :

YOUR JOB:  Find the vowel that fits in the CVC word to make a new word.

44.  Missing Letters :

YOUR JOBUse the keyboard to type in the missing letter in the words. This is not a mouse activity.

46.  SeeNSpell- Short Vowels :

YOUR JOB Spell out the C-V-C word that names the picture. Self-check the answers.

47.  Sight Word Practice Quizzes :

YOUR JOBMany quizzes and levels to choose from.  Pick and Learn.

48.  Put it on the Shelf

YOUR JOBSound out CVC words and match with correct picture...Drag and Drop

50.  The Book Game:

YOUR JOBOrganize the out of order books. Click on the picture of the books to play. Click each book to put it in alphabetical order

52.  Beginning Letter :

YOUR JOBClick on a letter, then click on the pictures that begin with that letter. Audio included to name pictures.

53.  Begins With :

YOUR JOBClick on items in a picture which begin with specific letters.

54.  Big Bird Gets a Letter :

YOUR JOBFind the pictures that start with the indicated letter.

56.  Gus and Inky :

YOUR JOBA story with activities in it that asks the students to help them identify beginning sounds.

57.  Hedgie's Alphabet :

YOUR JOBListen to the name of the picture and find the word that matches. This is a click and drag activity.

58.  Letters and Pictures :

YOUR JOBClick on the objects that start with each letter of the alphabet shown on the left.

61.  Ball Hogs - Antonyms and Synonyms

YOUR JOB:  Opposite or similar. Click the 'Jump' button to grab the correct word.

62.  BBC - Fetch and Spell

YOUR JOBMove the dog through the maze to find the letters to spell the word.

63.  BBC - Houses & Homes

YOUR JOBNot made for language study, but may be used for vocabulary study.

64.  BBC - Living Things:

YOUR JOBNot made for language study, but may be used for vocabulary study.

66.  Crazy Sentence Singer 1 (Charles Kelly)

YOUR JOBMake sentences by clicking the buttons and listen to them being sung. (Flash)

67.  Crazy Sentence Singer 2 (Charles Kelly)

YOUR JOBMake sentences by clicking the buttons and listen to them being sung. (Flash)

69.  Find the Word

YOUR JOB:  Find the word...

70.  Find the Words (Requires Shockwave)

YOUR JOBLocate all 12 words related to a given topic in a 16x16 matrix of letters.

71.  Under Construction...

73.  Memory Game - Match 2-word Pars with their Contractions (Irina Stojanovic)

YOUR JOBI am = I'm, etc. Concentration Game.

74. Memory Game - Synonyms 1 (Irina Stojanovic)

YOUR JOBsee- look, etc. Play A Concentration Game.

75.  Consonant Blends

YOUR JOB:  Click, Listen and Learn

76.  VERBS:  Game

YOUR JOB:  Click, Listen and Learn

77.  VERBS 2:  Game

YOUR JOB:  Click, Listen and Learn

77.  VERBS 3:  Game

YOUR JOB:  Click, Listen and Learn

78.  VERBS 4:  Game

YOUR JOB:  Click, Listen and Learn

79.  Present Tense and Punctuation:  English Golf

YOUR JOB:  Read and Answer the Questions.  This is a Par 3 course.  Have Fun.

80.  Present Perfect :  English Golf

YOUR JOB:  Read and Answer the Questions.  This is a Par 4 course and is more difficult.  Have Fun.

81.  Verb Usage - past, present, and future :  Basketball Game

YOUR JOB:  Choose the number of points, answer the question and then shoot!

82.  Verbs - past tense:  Basketball Game

YOUR JOB:  Choose the number of points, answer the question and then shoot!

83.  Prepositions(beginner):  Basketball Game

YOUR JOB:  Choose the number of points, answer the question and then shoot!

84.  Comparative:  Basketball Game

YOUR JOB:  Choose the number of points, answer the question and then shoot!

85.  Opposites Space Ships (Brett Roberts)

YOUR JOB:  See a word, then shoot down the space ship with the opposite word.

86. 

YOUR JOB:  Choose a quiz above and have fun learning.

87.  Race to Ramses - Match Word Beginnings with Word Endings:

YOUR JOBA game that practices prefixes and suffixes.

88.  Room 108 - Apple Catch Game (John Rickey & Gary Rosenzweig)

YOUR JOBRequires Flash. Catch Parts of Speech (verbs, ...), Vowels & Consonants, Rhymes

89.  Scrambled Word Game (Mark Cogan)

YOUR JOB See the scrambled word, drag the letters into the correct order. (Flash)

90.  Synonym Challenge (Sadlier-Oxford)

YOUR JOBWatch the words appear, when you see a synonym, click it.

91.  Topic Tangle Jr.

YOUR JOBRequires Shockwave. Unscramble the word that's related to the topic.

92.  www.1-language.com - Memory & Match (Jeremy Paton)

YOUR JOBConcentration game with audio. Requires Flash. (Animals, Body, School, etc.)

93.  A Bunch of Concentration Games:
 
 
 
Match the nouns and collective nouns e.g. rose flower (Flash)

 

Match the words that sound the same e.g. for four (Flash)

 

Match the words that sound the same e.g. wear where (Flash)

 

Match the words that sound the same e.g. which witch (Flash)

 

Match the words that sound the same e.g. waist waste (Flash)

 

Match the words that sound the same e.g. sweet suite (Flash)

YOUR JOB:  Choose a game, learn and have fun!

94.  Free English Practice Games:

A flash game. This did not work on a Macintosh computer.

 

Read the girl's sentence, choose the boy's reply. Flash Required

 

Read the sentence, click on the monster with the correct words. Flash Required

 

Read the sentence, click on the monster with the correct words. Flash Required

 

Read the sentence, click on the monster with the correct words. Flash Required

 

Read the sentence, click on the monster with the correct words. Flash Required

 

Read the sentence, click on the monster with the correct words. Flash Required

 

Read the sentence, click on the monster with the correct words. Flash Required

 

Match words with the group they belong to. Flash Required

 

Match words with the group they belong to. Flash Required

 

Match words with the group they belong to. Flash Required

 

Read the sentence, choose a, an, the or 'no article'. Flash Required

 

Read the sentence, choose a, an, the or 'no article'. Flash Required

 

Read the sentence, choose a, an, the or 'no article'. Flash Required

 

Read schedule, menu and map to complete the game. Flash Required
 
YOUR JOB:  Choose a game, play it and have fun!

95.  Stress Monsters:  Practice locating the stressed syllable.

96.  Practice American Idioms:

 

Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking, Quizzes and Practice Activities,

Lessons for Beginners and Lesson Plans for ESOL Teachers

 

 

LESSON PLANS FOR THE TEACHER

   

2.  Intermediate Level Lesson Plans:  Go ahead...Pick One.

3.  Advanced Level Lesson Plans:  Lots of them too!

4.  Conversation Lesson Plans:  Dig In!

5.  Grammar Lesson Plans

6.  Listening Lesson Plans:  What did you say?

7.  Printable Quizzes for Class:

8.  Writing Lesson Plans:

11.  Resources for Teachers:

12.  Grammar Activities:

13.  Learn English Online:  A Great Site With Lots of Activities for the Beginners.

14.  Interactive Sites for Learning English:  A wealth of information and activities.

15.  Web-based Activities for ESL / EFL Learners:  Many Lessons Here

16.  Last Minute Help:  Short Activities for those few minutes that you just don't know what to do.

17.  ESL English Resources:

18.  Grammar Activities:  These activities were made by other ESOL teachers.

19.  Dave's ESL Cafe Idea Cookbook:  Dave gives you ideas on how to teach everything and anything our ESL students need to learn.

21.  Video Lesson Plans:  This is a great site.

22.  LOTS of Lesson Plans with Handouts for our ESL Students.  All levels are included.

 

Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking, Quizzes and Practice Activities,

Lessons for Beginners and Lesson Plans for ESOL Teachers

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