ESL 85E Integrated Skills - Intermediate

READING

  1. Student stories 
  2. Websites and student autobiographies 
  3. Interactive newspaper with audio: Community and vocational components 
  4. Culture Capsules: student designed web-pages 
  5. Full text and abridged stories with audio versions 
  6. Hundreds of song lyrics by various songwriters 
  7. English language newspapers from around the world 
  8. Information about Native American history 
  9. World customs and cultures written by ESL students 
  10. The BBC News 
  11. PBS News Hour for students including questions 

GRAMMAR

  1. Self-study quizzes 
  2. Grammar quizzes 
  3. Internet TESL Journal's Links 
  4. Grammar quizzes and tutorials 
  5. Grammar tutorial with business letter writing information 
  6. Grammar tests 
  7. On-line writing lab from Purdue University- advanced ESL activi ties with good teacher materials and resources 
  8. Basic overview of English grammar 

LISTENING

  1. Many listening activities listed by level 
  2. Listening practice for all levels with wide selection of topics 
  3. National Public Radio News broadcast with text 
  4. BBC World News (click on upper right hand blue box to listen to hundreds of BBC programs) 

PRONUNCIATION

  1. Pronunciation activities and worksheets 
  2. A comprehensive pronunciation website from U. of Iowa. 

WRITING

  1. Sign in to get email from around the world 
  2. Pen-pal information and links to pen-pal sites 
  3. Paragraph writing practice in guided steps 

IDIOMS

  1. Monthly idioms and fables with exercises 
  2. A list of idioms with written definitions and examples from . 
  3. Dave's ESL Cafe 

DICTIONARIES AND ENCYCLOPEDIAS

  1. Links to dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesaurus 

HOLIDAYS

  1. Poems, songs, stories, games etc 
  2. Source for holiday celebrations 
  3. Songs, stories, graphics, recipes, activities 

EMPLOYMENT

  1. Oregon Employment Department -Job listings, job fairs, job market information, childcare information 
  2. Generic on-line employment application and employment related activities 
  3. Employment resources

LINKS TO OTHER LINKS

  1. Over 300 fun and interesting websites in 34 different categories 
  2. Internet TESL Journal's links 
  3. Resources for learning and teaching English 
  4. Online ESL Resources 
  5. English lessons and tests 
  6. ESL Loop collection of sites relevant to English language teaching and learning 

MULTI-PURPOSE WEBSITES

  1. Exercises, activities, games 
  2. Dave's ESL Café 
  3. ESL handouts and activities (very extensive list of handouts pertaining to grammar, computers, and reading) 
  4. Activities for all levels- letter recognition, personal information etc. 
  5. Downloadable activities and lessons from beginner to advanced.  Very detailed information. 
  6. English Club- a very thorough website- activities and more 

LOCAL ATRRACTIONS

The Weather check local weather or  home country weather
Tri-Met-- public transportation in Portland
Oregon Zoo-what you can see and do at the Oregon Zoo
Finding Directions and Maps--Find driving directions and homecountry maps
Forest Park-Portland's largest park
Rose Garden-one of Portland's biggest and most beautiful attractions
Pittock Mansion-one of Portland's most historic houses
Art Museum-current and future art exhibits at the museum
OMSI-Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Portland Parks-Portland parks and recreational activities
Japanese Garden-beautiful traditional Japanese garden
Chinese Garden-downtown traditional Chinese Garden
World Forestry Center-Oregon forest and environment
Oregon Historical Society-exhibits about Oregon history
The End of the Oregon Trail-interpretive center
Mt. St. Helens-national monument and park

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