Ten Most Helpful ESL Websites

There are a lot of helpful ESL resource on the internet, both for the students and for the teachers. Below is a collection of ten websites that I have found most helpful and interesting. There are likely many more out there that I haven’t encountered.

eslParty“A Fun Place to Learn English as a Second Language! 
The benefits of learning English as a second language in a user-friendly environment are very valuable and will be greatly utilized in future communication experiences.” The site includes English Lessons, Quizzes, Articles, Games, Discussions, Live Chats and Newsletter. www.eslpartyland.com



Watch a movie trailer or video clip and then take a quiz to see how much you have grasp. Repeat the process until you get it. Collection of about a hundred videos of different level, from beginner to high intermediate.  www.eslvideo.com

EngGram“Comprehensive English grammar resource. Here you’ll learn all aspects of the English written language, enabling you to improve your writing skills in both personal and formal communications.” www.englishgrammar.org


This site provides Dictionary, Thesaurus, Reference, Quotes, Translator, Word Games, Software, Apps for mobile devices.  - dictionary.reference.com


This site provides Book Notes, Digital Library (online access to 1,800 literary classics), Study Guides and Games www.pinkmonkey.com/index2.asp


UsingEnglish.com - English Language Learning (ESL)

A large collection of English as a Second Language (ESL) tools & resources for students, teachers, learners and academics, covering the full spectrum of ESL, EFL, ESOL, and EAP subject areas. – www.usingenglish.com


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This site provides Free Printable Worksheets, ESL Articles, Seasonal Topics, and More. www.busyteacher.org



Nobody, in the real world, speaks ‘classroom English! Watch and listen to real people. There are no actors here. All the people in the videos are simply being themselves, speaking normally.” – www.real-english.com


This site contains hundreds of Articles, Research Papers, Lessons Plans, Classroom Handouts, Teaching Ideas & Links, Games, Jokes and Activities. www.iteslj.org


Email English

“Improve your English today. Easy-to-use online tests help you check your understanding of the language. Enjoy the lessons, tests, music, and more at learnEnglish-online.com.”