about how to do stuff – writing papers for each major, how to cite, how to
and form an essay.
-Our materials for Students section provides extensive textbook-quality advice about
writing in an academic environment;
Materials for Faculty section includes an overview of writing pedagogy and
specific examples of how writing is taught at Dartmouth;
Materials for Writing Tutors section offers written and video materials for
training undergraduate peer tutors.
good site some lessons the kids can do listen and fill in the answers.
up for a practice SAT question every day and answer them. I think all of our
should do this - from math to language. Also you can do subject specific practice
provides links to a variety of sources allowing opportunities to listen to
links available (a little overwhelming)
file formats are available: MP3 files, Podcasts, RealAudio files
forms of listening: TV shows, Recordings of Speeches, Music and Lyrics, Read
and Listen Articles, Books on
Tape, Language Lab activities, etc.
students divided into various categories: reading, writing,
teachers focused on PRO-D: scholarly journals, teaching
Listening Lounge: excerpts of real people talking about real-life topics
are available at various different levels
from scroll menus: domain, level, topic
excerpt, there are a series of questions, the answers, and a
-Set up in
compilation of BBC Comedy show clips
-Any clip I
tried to open said: “Not available in your area”
Magazine website for kids
based: K-1; 2-3; 4-6
teachers: provides worksheets, printable quizzes and graphic
surrounding current events
Daily on-line English Chinese newspaper
Thailand News in English - not much else to say other than that.
the Most Useful Websites on the Internet.
various categories and it claims that it will find the most useful websites
based on whatever category you select.
Could be useful to teachers; particularly the well sorted links to
may also stimulate ideas
the lessons are for adult learners.
the ones that are for all levels, one has to pay $18/month toget access to;
these are just lesson plans not unit plans. To me, unit plans are preferred.
the free lesson plans are interesting: some are on the Olympics, on
homosexuality, smoking, advertising, etc.
Overall, the freebees on this site are worth exploring, briefly.
readings with a focus on new vocab.
However, the level is beginner and the
questions are multiple choice and there are not any higher level thinking ones.
website seems great! I
useful areas to browse through like Classic Short Stories, Grammar with Tests,
Vocabulary, Listening Resources, etc.
recommend this website.
for a subscription.
-I did not
find this website to be worthy of the subscription fee.
ESL resources, including lesson plans, crosswords & handouts,
useful particularly for beginner or younger ESL students, but some resources
useful (or trigger ideas) for teachers.
the ad-laden design of the website was very distracting and turned me off this
site quite a bit.
ESL resource, designed for both students and teachers.
overwhelming in its vastness.
on: vocabulary, pronunciation, idioms, TOEFL, quizzes/games/activities, etc.
very basic grammar info that could be very useful for our students, who seem to
of trouble with simple stuff such as sentence structure.
of a very basic (but clear) page from the site:
extensive ESL resource.
technical stuff, such as trivia relating to the English language
other grammar resources, some of which are no longer active
the day, joke of the day, article of the day, idiom of the day, all wrapped up
ugly website design.
an English “club” but you need to sign up to join.
more for teachers than students run by the BBC and the British Council.
and Language Integrated Learning
Lesson’ about Vancouver/ Canada.
also links to British Council pages on Canada
website changed address to this: http://www.writing.utoronto.ca/advice
used by students but would probably be better for teachers.
is out of date. The best page I found was information for prospective
1. The Hong
Kong Polytechnic University – English Language Center
for Academica Purpose
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University – English Language Center
the website English, Proficiency Exercises & Games, Lessons on
reference (APA, Harvard, Vancouver, IEEE)
Extended Academic Text
an Academic Writing Style
International Herald Tribune -
Enchantedlearning.com (for young/elementary learners)
Arts for Early to Fluent Writers
ideas for writing
how to draw flow charts
website for anyone taking the IELTS
board in English available for people to ask/answer questions
possible IELTS topics
example: Television, Film, popular music, The role of music in
culture. Privacy and the
visitor to online IELTS teachers/courses that are available
ESL Cyber Listening Lab.
student needs to learn how to listen in order to comprehend.
is great for grade 12 and the situations they will be in next year.
provides life skills and life events that pertain to them as university
selection includes listening quizzes for academic purposes in medium,
difficult, and very
prepares for TOEFL for interviews, lectures, and conversations. There are pre-listening questions, then
listening, and a post listening quiz.
vocabulary lessons are provided along with discussion questions.
information that would be great in the computer lab, classroom or at home.
site ror students to check dates of testing.
teacher resources to prepare students such as academic reading, writing, and
provide free plans for teachers to help students pass the IELTS