Sites of Interest for ELLs

1. READ THE WORDS:  Website that will read text aloud:  Enroll free at:

2. MERRIAM WEBSTER- Visual Dictionary:


3. BBC World News translated into 30+ languages.

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6. Activities for ESL Students Internet TESL Journal (


7. USING WIDA STANDARDS: Videos from Virginia Department of Education:



Welcome to our Worldwide Family of Learning! Created by a high school student, RepeatAfterUs is an award-winning online library with the best collection of copyright-free English texts and scripted recordings. Our free audio clips provide an excellent resource for students and literature lovers of all ages.

9. Mid-Atlantic Equity Center: The Mid-Atlantic Equity Center promotes academic rigor for students who have traditionally been denied educational opportunities and equal access to a quality education. 



10. MIGRANT POLICY INSTITUTE (Resources and Language Portal): 


11. SINGABLE BOOKS:  This article from Center of Applied Linguistics (CAL) explains the use of books that are "singable" and offers a list of suggestions.  Find the article at:




13.  ESL Printables:  ESL Printables, the website where English Language teachers exchange resources: worksheets, lesson plans,  activities, etc.
Our collection is growing every day with the help of many teachers. If you want to download you have to send your own contributions: