ESOL/ESL Specific Resources
http://www.gailtb.me.uk/esol/ – Online resources for beginner ESOL learners created by Gail Treves Brown. Also includes activities to develop basic IT skills.
http://www.skillsworkshop.org/ – a recently re-designed website with loads of resources for ESOL/ESL, Adult Literacy, Numeracy as well as resources contextualised for vocational education.
http://www.aloscotland.com/alo/325.html – Adult Learning Online Scotland, resources for ESOL, Adult Literacy and Numeracy produced by Learning and Teaching Scotland.
http://www.eslflashcards.com/ – Does exactly what it says in the URL
http://mlots.org/index.html – Media Libary of Teaching Skills for adult learning and literacy
http://www.nald.ca/index.htm – Canadian website with loads of links to ESL resources (also available in French)
http://www.ozreadandspell.com.au/home.htm – Australian website for developing spelling and reading skills
EAP Resources link page from University of Lancaster – This page has links to general EAP resources (including those produced at Lancaster), Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking resources as well as online dictionaries.
Goldsmiths College in London has created some Moodle courses on Academic Writing which allow guest access. The available courses are: Essay Writing, Writing Accurately, Report Writing and Listening to Course Lectures.
The University of Victoria (Canada) has a number of activities for learners at different levels: http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/index.htm
Victoria University (Australia) has a large number of links for EAP study. Categories include: General, Listening, Reading, Writing, Grammar, Vocabulary, Presentation Skills, Pronunciation Practice, Style Guides, News Online, Spelling, Idioms and others.
Using English for Academic Purposes – A Guide for Students in Higher Education – A resource supported by BALEAP which has exercises for learners to access as well as links to other resources.
Resources from Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Categories include: Proficiency exercises and games, Participating in academic discussions, Grammar, Vocabulary, Listening, Web Materials, Developing academic writing skills, Giving oral presentations, Grammar, Vocabulary, Using sources in academic writing, Organising academic texts, Achieving an academic writing style.
Academic Writing exercises from the University of Southampton.
Teaching materials based on the Michagan Corpus of Academic Spoken English (MICASE)
Tim John’s EAP Page presents research and materials for EAP.
Audio/Video Resources & Ideas
http://www.esoluk.co.uk/ Video exercises for ESOL and Citizenship students (strong UK focus), maintained by City College Leeds and School of Education, University of Leeds.
http://www.teflclips.com/ – Teaching with YouTube
http://www.youtube.com/user/jenb36 – Video resources for ESOL
http://inspired.futurelab.org.uk/ Ed-Tech news and resources from BECTA (UK)
http://www.triptico.co.uk/ Resources from commercial EdTech developers
http://sites.google.com/site/technologyenhancedlearning/ loads of EdTech resources, from a guy called Paul.
http://www.onestopenglish.com/ – Huge collection of EFL resources from Macmillan, some content only for paid subscribers, but also loads of free resources.
http://tefltecher.wordpress.com/ More of a blog… but lots of resources here
http://cybraryman.com/teachertools.html – Huge page full of useful links
http://www.byrdseed.com/differentiator/# – This intriguing resource creates lesson objectives…
British National Corpus – Brought to my attention through my studies of translation, this should be of great use to higher level English language learners.
Red Cross Lessons – Topical lessons from the British Red Cross.
http://premierskills.britishcouncil.org/ – Football-related lesson ideas and content from the British Council.
http://www.tesolmaster.com/apps/links/ – immense set of links to do with education
http://eltcommunity.com/elt/index.jspa – From Pearson Longman
http://www.exploratree.org.uk – Set of online (or printable) mindmap ideas.
http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/ – A huge repository of teaching resources and ideas from the British Council – aimed at teachers.
http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en – A repository of self-access materials for learners of English, from the British Council.