ESL (English as a Second Language)

50 Essential Resources for ESL Students
Website on the Open Education Database that offers links to a wealth of resources including information on the following: grammar and usage; spelling and pronunciation; vocabulary and writing; quizzes and worksheets; podcasts; and YouTube channels.

Activities for ESL Students
Quizzes, tests, exercises and puzzles to help you learn English as a Second Language (ESL). The website is a project of The Internet TESL Journal ( which contains thousands of contributions by many teachers.

Rocket Languages
All you need is your PCPL library card and an email address to register to access award-winning online language courses, including English, Spanish, French, Italian, etc.

Strategies and Resources for Supporting English-Language Learners
Edutopia is a comprehensive website and online community that increases knowledge, sharing, and adoption of what works in K-12 education. Supported by The George Lucas Educational Foundation, a nonprofit operating foundation, was founded by filmmaker George Lucas in 1991 to focus on schools’ untapped potential to truly engage students and inspire them to become active, lifelong learners. He decided to invest in making a difference and created the Foundation to identify and spread innovative, replicable and evidence-based approaches to helping K-12 students learn better.

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