Adult Literacy Media Alliance
ALMA’s mission is to help adults gain the basic reading, writing, and math skills they need to achieve their educational, career, and personal goals. We create educationally sound and entertaining multimedia learning materials and distribute them through broadcast television, the Internet, and literacy- and community-based programs across the country. ALMA is a project of Education Development Center.
BBC Learning English
This BBC website, which also links to Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter, uses BBC radio news stories to enhance the learning of English. Grammar, vocabulary, quizzes, blogs, cartoon videos, and lesson plans are among the tools provided by this site. The English is British (not American) English.
Breaking News English
EFL / ESL English Lesson Plans & Podcast for studying Current Events and News with free 13-page, ready-to-print nandouts with downloads & quizzes.
Center for Adult English Language Acquisition
CAELA’s mission is to help states — particularly those that have recently begun serving adult English language learners — build their capacity to improve the skills of teachers and administrators in adult English as a second language (ESL) programs. CAELA replaces the National Center for ESL Literacy Education (NCLE).
Dave’s ESL Cafe
The internet meeting place for students and teachers of ESLand EFL (English as a Foreign Language). Idioms, grammar lessons, quizzes, FAQs, advice from ESL teachers via the help center, and job postings for ESL teachers are just some of the choices offered on this attractive site.
English as a Second Language Home Page
Intended as a starting point for ESL students, this page has links to sites grouped under the headings of listening and speaking, reading with understanding, grammar and writing, ESL schools, and an ESL Teachers’ Corner.
Integrating Career Awareness into the ABE/ESOL Classroom
SABES' revised 210-page curriculum guide contains nearly 60 lesson plans.
Interesting Things for ESL Students
This web site is for people studying English as a Second Language (ESL) or English as a Foreign Language (EFL). There are quizzes, word games, word puzzles, proverbs, slang expressions, anagrams, a random-sentence generator, videos, and other computer assisted language learning activities.
Literacy List: ESOL/ESL/ELL Web Sites
The Literacy List is a comprehensive collection of ABE and English language ELL/ESL/ESOL websites, electronic discussion lists (listservs) and other internet resources for ABE practitioners and students.
VOA News.com Special English
This special news broadcast by VOA is designed to help people learn American English while they learn about American life and stay informed about world news and developments in science. The stories use a core of 1500 words. Internet users can also listen to programs on the Special English Web site while reading the text. And they can receive scripts of features by e-mail.
Workplace Writing Skills: Developing Clarity and Accuracy
A collection of handouts, worksheets, and tips on the elements of writing.