It also has audio to hear word pronunciations.
It is a simpler version of the Merriam Webster dictionary:
(goes to http://www.merriam-webster.com/)
The Free Dictionary has spelling games at the side:
Vocabulary.com has more detailed word definitions and lots of example sentences for how a word is used.
http://vocabulary.comAt Diffen.com you can compare two things, maybe words that sound alike or have similar meaning:
(but sometimes it is confusing, so also check word at http://learnersdictionary.com )
How to Copy a Picture from Google Images and then Paste it into a Document
Newsela is a website
for students to build reading comprehension by
reading daily news.There is a
section for kids. It
tells daily news articles in 5 reading levels, from easy to
topics are on many subjects. You
a free user account with an e-mail address and password.
News and stories with video and text.
Voice of America is produced by the US government has news in what they call “Special English”. This means they speak more slowly and use easier words: http://www.voanews.com/specialenglish/
Learn English Today: This site has a good section on idioms and phrases, listed by topic.
English Central has lots of videos with subtitles and word definitions. These videos can be sorted by level, and there is a Young Learners set. Many movie trailers are in this collection. You can make a free account. I tried the paid account, but I don't think the exercises teach very well. With the free membership you can watch the videos.
Grammar practice, quizzes, irregular verbs, phrasal verbs and idioms, ESL forums, articles, teacher handouts and printables.
links to many
resources, you can choose your own
language on the right side
for the instructions.
Here is a link to some other ESL teachers online videos.
Here is a site for children to practice spelling and grammar:
ESL Resources for Teachers of Young Learners. FREE flash cards, handouts to match, phonics cards, ESL games, worksheets.The National Geographic section for children (kids) has wonderful animal videos:
Star Fall is a wonderful website for young children. Star Fall has good apps for tablets too.
Free access up to Level 3 It's fun to read: About Me, Make a Magician
http://more.starfall.com/ word machines
Storyline Online: simple books read by famous actors. "Rainbow Fish", "Harry the Dirty Dog"
Lexile.com Find books by your reading level and subjects of interest
ManyThings: An ESL website with lots of helpful exercises, information, videos and songs. http://www.manythings.org/
Go to http://scholastic.com
Find "Kids" tab
You can click on Family Playground (age 3-7)
or the STACKS (age 8-12)
In Videos section, it is fun to see book trailers.
this site has games, reading with the sound, for young and middle students.
Fact Hound: search by subject area. There are links to many websites for children about each topic.
Kidipede is a kids' encyclopedia, online since 1996. A lot of kids use Kidipede for school reports or for homeschooling. World History, U.S. History, and Science
Many School Subjects to Learn in a Fun Way Here: at MrNussbaum.com
http://mrnussbaum.com/ Mr. Nussbaum is a 6th grade teacher who has made this website for all levels of students from K-8. He wants to make learning fun. There are 3500 pages of content here about almost everything students learn in school. You can search by grade level. There are videos, games, reading comprehension quizzes, and more to help learn the information.
Print on lined manuscript for writing practice
Nature scenes, animals, objects
Story starters, alphabet pictures with lined paper
These are not ESL websites, but they have lots of pictures to help explain their articles.
The National Geographic site has a Kid's Section, with nice animal videos.
ScienceIf my students are interested in science I can teach English on science topics.
EPA = Environmental Protection Agency , a US Government agency
Here are some resources I use about the water cycle:
Water Cycle animation
Water Cycle in English
See links on side to 150 different languages
Water Cycle in Korean
Water Science Menu
by the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS)
If you speak Korean and need to find information about life in the USA this page may interest you:
Visitor Information in Korean, provided by US Government