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Teaching and Learning

 

Excellent Materials and Tools for TEFL Students

www.ESLdrive.com

 

Academic Research

All academic subject areas:

http://bubl.ac.uk

http://www.aresearchguide.com

http://lib.nmsu.edu/ital/research.htm

ESL articles and research papers:

http://iteslj.org/Articles

Links and resources:

www.esldrive.com

 

 

Academic Writing

http://www.bartleby.com/141/index.html

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/faq.htm

http://www.esldrive.com/teachingmaterials/englishgrammar.html

 

Acronyms

http://www.esldrive.com/computeracronyms.html

 

 

Ask the Experts

http://www.esldrive.com/conductresearch/researchideas.html

 

 

Art

http://wwar.com/default.html

http://www.esldrive.com/4kids/art4kids.html  (for kids)

 

 

Basic Search Engines

Most popular:

http://www.esldrive.com/conductresearch/searchengines.html

 

 

Books

Guttenberg website – online books:

http://promo.net/pg/

Online books:

http://64.78.30.27/books/browse.php?searchType=1

How to write and publish books:

http://publishingbook.com/

Free book reports online:

http://www.goldenessays.com/free_essays/1/book-rep/index.shtml

4 Kids:

http://www.esldrive.com/4kids/books4kids.html

 

 

Business English

Writing:

http://eleaston.com/biz-write.html

http://www.rong-chang.com

All resources are organized by skill and level for quick and easy access:

http://www.eslgold.com/site.jsp?sk=8dmUPyP9wQV0H4kE&resource=pag_stu_business_quicklinks

http://cla.univ-fcomte.fr/english/sites/business.htm

Business English test:

http://www.wordsintime.co.uk/business-quiz.php

Useful Business English Resources:

http://www.esldrive.com/businessenglish.html

 

 

Calculators - Martindale’s Online Center

http://www.martindalecenter.com/Calculators.html

 

 

Calling codes – International

http://www.countrycallingcodes.com

 

 

Commonly Confused Words

http://www.pnl.gov/ag/usage/confuse.html

http://www.wsu.edu:8080/~brians/errors/errors.html

 

 

Computers

Free training and tutorials:

http://tutorials.intelligentedu.skillspride.com

 

 

Conferences

Worldwide:

http://www.esldrive.com/conductresearch/conferences.html

 

 

Course Outlines

http://espresources.tripod.com

 

 

Cultures Worldwide

http://allexperts.com/central/cultures.shtml

 

 

Currency converters

http://www.esldrive.com/currencyconvcalendar.html

 

 

Dictionaries – free online

Cambridge:

http://www.esldrive.com/teachingtools/dictionaries.html

 

 

Education

Knowledge Network Explorer:

http://www.kn.pacbell.com

 

 

Encyclopedias

Wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Current_events

History of Wikipedia:

http://www.answers.com/topic/history-of-wikipedia?method=8

Encarta:

www.encarta.msn.com

Britannica:

www.britannica.com

Art:

http://artcyclopedia.com/index.html

Articles on various topics:

http://www.encyclopedia.com/

Books and knowledge:

http://encyclozine.com

Broad fields:

http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/

CIA:

http://www.cia.gov/

Countries:

http://www.countryreports.org

Country profiles and maps:

http://www.worldatlas.com

Fiction and non-fiction:

http://www.bartleby.com

Life:

http://www.els.net

Monsters:

http://webhome.idirect.com/~donlong/monsters/monsters.htm

World Encyclopedia – countries:

http://www.emulateme.com

 

 

 

ESL / EFL / EAL

Teaching and Learning Materials

Everything for teachers and TESOL students:

www.ESLDRIVE.com

 

 

 

ESP

Useful Resources:

http://www.esldrive.com/teachingmaterials/esp.html

English for general academic purposes:

http://www.cels.bham.ac.uk/ELTED/Vol6Issue1/V6Sharpling.pdf

Business English vocabulary (advertising, banking, stocks, bookkeeping,

financial administration, business letters, legal)

http://esl.about.com/od/businessvocabulary/index_a.htm

 

 

 

Essays

www.essayfinder.com
http://www.free-essays-free-essays.com/free-essays.shtml

http://www.goldenessays.com/

How to start writing a good essay:

http://web.clas.ufl.edu/users/kapparis/esinstructions.htm

Essay writing tips:

http://iapetus.phy.umist.ac.uk/Teaching/LitStudies/EssayHints.html

 

 

Etymology Resources

http://www.etymonline.com/columns/links.htm

 

 

Experts Answers

Question Library:

http://experts.about.com/q

 

 

Free Stuff

http://www.refdesk.com/free.html

 

 

HTML Code Tutorial

http://www.htmlcodetutorial.com

 

 

Gifts

Send gifts online:

http://www.esldrive.com/sendgiftsonline.html

 

 

Grammar and Punctuation

http://www.esldrive.com/teachingmaterials/writing.html

 

 

Greeting Cards Online

http://www.123greetings.com

http://www.genevaschools.org/austinbg/class/gray/internet/electronic

 

 

Health Library

http://www.healthfinder.gov/library/

http://www.complete-herbal.com/

 

 

Internet Beginner’s Guides and Tutorials

http://www.refdesk.com/factbeg.html

 

 

Jobs

 http://www.esldrive.com/findajob/submitcvonline.html

 

 

Jokes

For ESL classroom:

http://iteslj.org/c/jokes.html

http://www.lotsofjokes.com

http://www.jokesgallery.com

 

 

Kids Websites

ESL for Kids:

http://www.esldrive.com/4kids/esl4kids.html

 

 

Libraries

Best digital libraries on the net:

http://www.esldrive.com/conductresearch/digitallibraries.html

 

 

Languages

http://www.martindalecenter.com/Language.html

 

 

Linguistics

http://www.esldrive.com/conductresearch/linguistics.html

 

 

Links to sites for ESL Teachers

http://www.marksesl.com/link_exchange/index.html

http://www.tesolmax.com/topsites/index.php

 

 

Medicine

http://www.esldrive.com/medicalenglish.html - English for Medicine

http://www.emedicine.com

http://www.mayoclinic.com/index.cfm

Chinese Herbal Medicine:

http://www.radiantwonder.com

The Complete Herbal:

http://www.complete-herbal.com

Medical information:

http://medlineplus.adam.com

Medical Encyclopedia:

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/encyclopedia.html

Medical Dictionary and latest medical terms:

http://www.medterms.com/script/main/hp.asp

Diseases and their symptoms:

http://www.medicinenet.com

Essays about medicine:

http://www.goldenessays.com/free_essays/2/health/index.shtml

 

 

Music

Essentials of music:

http://www.essentialsofmusic.com

 

 

Newspapers Worldwide
http://www.esldrive.com/allnewspapers.html (newspapers in English and other languages)

http://www.esldrive.com/newsandvideo.html (World News and Video)

 

 

Nobel Prize Winners - Nobel Prize Internet Archive

http://www.almaz.com/nobel

 

 

Personalized Free Email Address

http://www.myway.com/

http://www.mail.com/

 

 

PowerPoint Presentations for Downloading

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/workshops/pp/index.html

 

 

Presidents of all Countries

http://rulers.org

 

 

Quotations

http://www.refdesk.com/factquot.html

 

 

Reference Desk 4 Everybody

www.esldrive.com

 

 

Research

http://www.lclark.edu/~krauss/tesol98/stresearch.html#citing

http://www.aresearchguide.com

ESL articles and research papers:

http://iteslj.org/Articles

Teaching techniques:

http://iteslj.org/Techniques

Teaching and research:

www.esldrive.com  

 

 

Science and Technology

Space exploration and technology

http://www.space.com/

Space exploration

http://marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov/home/index.html

Science news:

http://www.newscientist.com/home.ns

 

 

Search Engines

http://algirdasmakarevicius.tripod.com

http://www.aresearchguide.com/2quick.html

 

 

Slang

http://www.writers-free-reference.com/page04.htm

 

 

Teachers Corner

http://www.amalnet.k12.il/meida/english/engi2199.htm

 

 

Time at any Time in any Place of the World
http://www.worldtimeserver.com

 

 

Tests - Free, Online

Free online tests:

http://www.esldrive.com/teachingmaterials/testsexams.html

 

 

Translators Online

http://www.systransoft.com/index.html

http://translation2.paralink.com/

 

 

Tutorials Online

http://www.pagetutor.com/

 

 

Universities Worldwide

http://univ.cc

 

 

Viruses: kill pop-ups, ads and viruses

http://www.drsref.com.au/computer_viruses.html

http://www.viruslist.com/eng/default.asp

http://housecall.trendmicro.com/housecall/start_corp.asp  

http://www.lavasoftusa.com/support/download/

 

Visa Information

Visa and embassy information for all countries of the world:

http://www.projectvisa.com

 

 

Web Space – Create your Web Pages

Design your own professional website (www.yourname.com)

without any previous experience:

http://www.esldrive.com/createyourjob/designawebsite.html

 

 

Writers Free Reference

http://www.writers-free-reference.com

 

 

Writing

http://www.esldrive.com/teachingmaterials/writing.html