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Useful Websites for Students and Teachers

Teaching ideas & Student resources


www.onestopenglish.com Resources, teaching ideas, e-lessons and
www.oup.com/elt methodology articles from leading publishers.
www.cup.ac.uk
www.longman-elt.com

www.eslcafe.com Dave Sperling's ESL café; includes resources,


job vacancies and discussion forums.
http://www.britcoun.org/ The British Council's site; includes teaching
ideas, online learning for students, jobs and
much more.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice News, quizzes, listening activities for students,
/learningenglish/index.shtml including links for teachers.

http://iteslj.org/ The internet TESL Journal with teaching


techniques and articles.
http://school.discovery.com/teachingtools/teachingtools.html
http://puzzlemaker.com/ Free crossword, word search maker – very easy
to use. Also free worksheet generator.
www.easytestmaker.com Free test maker - uploadable
www.e-mesh.com Online resources for students and teachers.

www.english-forum.com Sites for students: suitable for self study or use


www.stuff.co.uk/wicked.htm with class.
http://a4esl.org/

Reading resources
www.poemhunter.com Links to a wide range of classic and modern
poems.
http://www.ananova.com/news/lp. Quirky news stories for higher levels.
html?keywords=Quirkies

http://www.ipl.org/ Internet public library - online books &


magazines
Listening Resources
www.esl-lab.com Online listening activities
http://iteslj.org/links/ESL/Listening/ Links to various listening sites

Writing resources
http://iteslj.org/links/ESL/Writing/ Links to a variety of writing sites

News/Media
www.bbc.co.uk Comprehensive BBC website.
www.newspapers.com Search engine for newspapers online.
Using authentic materials
http://www.bangkokpost.net Lesson plans and ideas on using a newspaper.
/education/tchintro.htm

Tests/exams
www.cambridge-efl.org.uk
www.ielts.org
http://www.ets.org/toefl/
http://www.ets.org/toeic/

Business English
http://eleaston.com/biz/home.html Links to a variety of Business English websites
http://www.better-english.com Business English activities
/exerciselist.html

English for Kids


http://school.discovery.com/ Discovery Channel's website
http://www.enchantedlearning Ideas, resources, printable flash cards
.com/Home.html
http://www.kidsturncentral.com
http://billybear4kids.com
www.englishbox.de Nursery rhymes and songs for kids

Films & Music


www.hollywood.com Reviews, news and interviews
www.script-o-rama.com Film scripts
http://www.sing365.com/ Song lyrics

Reference
http://www.askoxford.com Online Oxford dictionary
www.facstaff.bucknell.edu/ A web of online dictionaries
rbeard/diction.html
http://www.edufind.com/english/ Online English Grammar
grammar/index.cfm
http://encarta.msn.com/ Encarta encyclopaedia homepage
www.britannica.com Encyclopaedia Britannica
www.guinnessrecords.com Guinness World Records
www.biography.com Biographies of famous people

Country Information
www.studentsoftheworld.info Geopolitical & cultural information on every
country in the world.

Updated 2005 KP