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Teacher Resources for ESL

Teacher Resources for ESL
Classroom materials to go with the Azar grammar series.
  • Board Games for ESL
Printable board games with suggestions and instructions.
  • Breaking News English
3,022 Free English News Lessons in 7 Levels
  • EFL/ESL Lessons and Lesson Plans From The Internet TESL Journal
  • Elllo
ELLLO offers over 3,000 free listening activities. Teachers and students can access lessons for beginner, intermediate and advanced learners.
  • English Language Proficiency Standards for Adult Education 
ELP Standards for Adult Education with Correspondences to College and Career Readiness Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy, and Mathematical and Science Practices.  Published October 2016.  
  • EngVid
English video lessons for all levels.  Includes Business English and more.  
  • ESL Gold
Resources for speaking, grammar, vocabulary, listening, and reading.  Daily lessons included.  
  • ESL PartyLand
This site has great ideas and resources for teaching vocabulary, grammar, etc. in the all modalities (speaking, listening, writing, reading.) You will have to search a bit, but you can find some great group/cooperative/collaborative group activities here!
  • ESL Video
Free quizzes, lessons and online conversation classes for English language learners.
  • FREE Worksheets for Holidays and More
A great site for worksheets for major holidays and more. Worksheets are at different levels of difficulty ... Find the ones that are right for your class.
  • Holiday Resources
Lots of information on most holidays including Christmas, Kwanzaa, Valentine's, St. Pat's Day and much more. Includes history, traditions, recipes, coloring pages, etc.
A great resource!!
  • Printable ESL Quiz Resources
Printable Quizzes for all levels of ESL.
  • CASAS QuickSearch
QuickSearch Online is an easy-to-use database of 2,300+ instructional material titles coded to skill levels, CASAS Competencies, and skill areas. It provides an essential link between assessment and instruction in the CASAS system.
  • Newsela
Web-based Newsela offers daily news articles adapted to reading levels in English and Spanish.
  • Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab
Activities at Randall’s ESL Cyber Listening Lab focus on everyday English comprehension skills at three levels based on content, voices, vocabulary, and natural speed.
  • Ted 
TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less).
  • VOA Learning English
Learning English is VOA’s multimedia source of news and information for millions of English learners worldwide.