English as a Second Language

Information on this page was compiled by Dr. Joyce Milambling, University of Northern Iowa, Department of Languages and Literatures, TESOL section.

Dave's ESL Cafe is one of the first websites created for students and teachers of English as a second language. Among other things, in "Stuff for Students," see the section on slang, and under "Stuff for Everyone," access some podcasts.

ESL as a Second Language is a comprehensive website that offers many different resources on the left navigation bar.

The Purdue OWL has online writing lab ESL resources, handouts, and exercises.

About.com: English as a Second Language. Navigate around the numerous ads and you'll find some useful information.

The Tower of English ESL Sites is another ad-filled website, but it is full of good links in alphabetical order.

SITES FOR IMPROVING YOUR LISTENING SKILLS

Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab

Learn Out Loud (Podcast Directory)