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Literacy Resources: ESOL Resources
BBC: Learning English
Offering free audio, video and text materials to learners around the world.
British Council: ESOL Nexus
Free website from the British Council with videos, listening activities, texts and grammar exercises for ESOL learners at every level
English for You
A site for learning English specially made for ESL / EFL students in their first years of study.
English My Way
A resource for tutors who support and teach adults with no or low levels of English
Site that aims to hep ESOL students improve their understanding of English. Read and listen to novels, short stories and essays.
ESL Listening Lab
Quizzes, games and listening activities
ESOL Materials Ireland
A resource bank for Irish-themed ESOL materals, free to download and use in class
A set of apps developed by Cambridge Assessment English to practice and improve English language skills
Extra English Practice
Short videos on learning English, covering grammar, listening, speaking, pronunciation and vocabulary
Headway Beginner English (4th edition)
Headway by Oxford University Press is an English language course tailored to English language students. This is their beginner course
Learn English - Free Online Course for Beginners
A series of courses from a site aimed at English language teachers looking for lesson ideas to use in the classroom, and adult learners who want to study English independently.
Learn English Online
The Learn English Network is a not-for-profit organisation registered in the UK. Their site contains resources including help with listening skills and pronunciation, along with sections on the basics of English, spelling, grammar and activities such as games, tests and quizzes
Quizzes, word games, word puzzles, proverbs, slang expressions, anagrams, a random-sentence generator and other computer assisted language learning activities (American)
MSLETB YouTube Channel
Many ESOL videos for basic learners on this channel (with thanks to Lorcan McNamee)
NALA: The Big Picture
Materials and Resources for ESOL tutors, ranging in level from beginner ESOL learners, through to exercises for higher-level learners.
Quiz Your English
Another app developed by Cambridge Assessment English to practice and improve English language skills
Scottish Qualifications Authority ESOL Literacy Workbook (PDF file)
Aimed at those learning English as a second language, this useful resource includes activities and exercises on reading and writing, the alphabet, numbers, times and correcting incomplete sentences
Skills Workshop: ESOL Resources
A collection of ESOL resources for learners and teachers
A general ESOL site hosting a large collection of tools & resources for learners and teachers