Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Discover ESL links!

More ESL links than you can imagine. 1, 191 of them! Use the related tags (on the right of the page) to narrow your selection. For example, you can click listening, grammar, reading, writing, etc. You can also type in your own tag and search.

Delicious - Discover ESL links!

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Basic Writing

…More writing resources at  CBW Resource Share

This is the home of the Council on Basic Writing Resource Share site that will someday, with your contributions and participation, be amazing. There are currently two options for browsing available files: one is the file cabinet to the left; the other is the pages above.

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Right Brain vs Left Brain Creativity Test at The Art Institute of Vancouver

Do you agree with these convention about right and left brain dominance? Do creative really use the right side of their brain more than the left. Do scientists and mathematicians use the left side more than the right? What does creative mean anyway?

Right Brain vs Left Brain Creativity TestBeing creative or artistic doesn’t mean you know how to draw or play an instrument. Being creative is a way of thinking, a way of viewing the world. Creative people use the RIGHT side of their brains more than the LEFT. Take the test and find out if your brain is RIGHT for a creative career.

Right Brain vs Left Brain Creativity Test at The Art Institute of Vancouver

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Advanced Composition for Non-Native Speakers of English

This web site is for non-native speakers of English who want to write in English for academic purposes. The material in this site is aimed toward high intermediate or advanced English learners who have never taken a formal English writing course and whose TOEFL score is about 500 or more.

Advanced Composition for Non-Native Speakers of English

Monday, August 06, 2012

Free online Dictionary of English Pronunciation - How to Pronounce English words

Need pronunciation help? This free online Talking Dictionary of English Pronunciation might be just the app for you

Just mouse over the pink words to hear them spokenType a word into search blank. When your entry appears in pink, mouse over to hear it pronounced. Create lists of up to 15 entries like this: cat; cart; cut; caught etc. There are currently 158,480 entries in the dictionary.

Notes for using the dictionary, browser plug-ins. Available for iPhone and Android.

Plus more useful English learning links from

Free online Dictionary of English Pronunciation - How to Pronounce English words 

Sunday, August 05, 2012

Learning about MOOCs

vcrary has shared a Delicious stack with you. A stack is a collection of links and comments around a theme.
"Has anyone in the study group checked out MOOCs or Massive Open Online Courses? A number of them would be good learning experiences for those at upper intermediate and advanced English levels. The Coursera course I recommended is one. As I come across them, I will post others that seem suitable...."
Learning about MOOCs
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Friday, August 03, 2012

101 Excellent Sites for English

101 Sites for English TeachersHere's a list 101 websites for English teachers and learners. Links include writing prompts and essay starters, grammar, reading and writing, poetry, literature, Shakespeare, spelling, vocabulary, some just for ESL and more.

Eric Schreefrei at GoEdOnline writes, "I did it by polling several of LinkedIn’s most prominent ELA groups over the course of a few months. As always, I hope you find something that’s new (and useful) to you!"

101 Excellent Sites for English Educators

Thursday, August 02, 2012

Learning English Online (LEO) Tutorials at WizIQ

Some of you might find these useful. They are free too, but you have to register with WizIQ. If you register and try any tutorials, let us know what you think. Would you recommend them? If so, for what level or skill area? Anonymous is OK.
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