ESL Links for Laker Writing Lab Tutors

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We are building this page together.  If you discover any sites that you think will be useful to your colleagues, please forward them to me and I will post them on this page for all to use.  It would be useful if you could take a moment to comment on the sites that you are recommending.

This page is being built by Professor Jileena Rose, Mallory Zalucki, Kayla Robertson, Jonathan Valley, Alanni Wethers, and Lauren Moore,  and many more, with the assistance of Professor Robert Cooper.

Speak English Fast

 Our site has 100 idioms, 25 slang words, 20 songs, 20 free grammar lessons, and 15 free advanced lessons for speaking English.

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Advanced Composition for Non-Native Speakers of English

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Learn Online with ESL Resources .

  The Tongue Untied

INFOTRAC  -  THE ONLINE LIBRARY associated with Thomas Nelson publishers

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Pacific Resources for Education and Learning

Telling Stories

Using Drama & Multimedia with ESL Students

Storytelling ó through drama and multimedia ó allow English language learners (ELLs) to concurrently develop language and higher order thinking skills. Through sample projects and videos, Telling Stories demonstrates ways to involve students in engaging activities that help develop their language and content area skills.

Sample projects and videos are available here:

"English Homework Help Resource Guide" (  (Thanks to Carole Fegan:

St. Martin's Handbook  -  Interactive exercises and tutorials on plagiarism and documentation.





Most popular resources of 2011
They are (drum roll please) our very best, most useful resources from 2011 - as defined by the vast numbers of downloads youíve made of them. All in one place. All for you.

The Big Grammar Book - ideal for English and ESL students

The Brain Training Warm-Up - great for getting kids focused after lunch

Adjectives - a easy way to introduce younger children to adjectives

The Challenge Toolkit - 50 ways to stretch and extend your pupilsí thinking

Superb introduction to The Bard with lots of interactive ideas and stimulus

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, Baa Baa Black Sheep and The Grand Old Duke of York feature on this nursery rhyme interactive resource - perfect for any stage of EYFS

A simple introduction to 3D shape for ages 14-16

168 plenaries for you to use - all in one presentation - Plenaries on a Plate

Introducing design from James Dyson

Presentation by Doug Belshaw about how to use mobiles effectively in class