English Speaking for Other Language (ESOL) Learners


Activities for ESL StudentsQuizzes, tests, exercises and puzzles to help you learn English as a Second Language (ESL)  – (Source: a4esl.org)

English as a Second Language Exercises – Articles, Research Papers, Lessons Plans, Classroom Handouts, Teaching Ideas & Links(Source: This project of The Internet TESL Journal (iteslj.org) has thousands of contributions by many teachers.)

Randall’s ESL Cyber Learning Lab – English as a Second Language Exercises (Source: Randall Davis)

ESL Games and Resources – English as a Second Language Exercises (Source: Australia 

English Grammar Exercises – Welcome to our online grammar quizzes section – a good place to practice and improve your knowledge of English grammar. Many of these quizzes focus on topics that ESL students often find difficult to understand. The quizzes come in three levels: beginner, intermediate, and advanced. The topics covered include verb tenses, phrasal verbs, articles, prepositions, noun clauses, and much more. Start practicing English right now! (Source: Learnenglishfeelgood.com)

ESOL Tutorials

The Virtual Library of ESL Lesson Plans – The Virtual Library of ESL Lesson Plans from a consortium of North Carolina Colleges (Source: North Carolina Colleges)

Adult Education ESL Teachers Guide – Adult Education Center, Texas A&I University (Source: Texas A&I University, Kingsville, Texas)

ESOL References

Adult English Language Instruction In The 21st Century  – This paper (In Adobe .pdf Format), like the field of adult ESOL itself, has benefited from the thoughts and perspectives of a number of knowledgeable, dedicated, and creative people. It is through their comments and suggestions that we were able to bring together the many important aspects of the delivery of adult ESOL instruction in the United States. We would like to thank the following people for their contributions: (Source: The National Center For ESL Literacy Education)

Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) Digest – CAL Digests are a series of short reports that highlight current topics of interest covering a variety of subjects related to language learning, cultural orientation, and linguistics. Created between 1992 and 2011, these resources are still widely used by researchers, students, and all those interested in issues relating to language and culture. CAL Digests can be downloaded for free. Double click on the title and your browser will provide options to open or download the digest.

Bringing Literacy to Life – Issues and Options in Adult ESL Literacy (Source: Aguirre International San Mateo, CA for the U.S. Department of Education Office of Vocational and Adult Education)

ESL Tutor Reference Materials – Framework for Quality Professional Development for Practitioners Working with Adult English Language Learners. January 2010 (Updated from 2008 version). (Source: Center for Adult English Language Acquisition (CAELA) Network
Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC