Social Support Program Resources

     

English Language Resources
FLASHCARDS:http://esl-kids.com
This is a great site aimed at kids, but very good for adults with low level English- free printable flashcards, with different themes, worksheets and different levels are available.
 
http://www.eslflashcards.com
Flashcards that cover basics e.g. alphabet, body parts, numbers, opposites etc
 
http://havefunteaching.com/flash-cards/esl-and-esol-flash-cards
Different words relating to a variety of topics- bathrooms, bedrooms, birthdays, food types.
 

ONLINE ACTIVITIES:http://www.manythings.org/
Various exercises at different levels, the exercises are to be used online. This site can be used as a place to get ideas and similar games can be made up. There are exercises to do offline.
 
http://www.esl-lounge.com/student/
An excellent website for online listening, pronunciation and reading activities. There are various levels to suit all stages of English learning.
 
http://fullspate.digitalcounterrevolution.co.uk/english-articles-advanced/
A variety of interesting topics to read and discuss via a collection of articles for intermediate and advanced level of English..
 

ACTIVITIES, GAMES AND IDEAS:http://www.eslcafe.com/ideas/
This is aimed at ESL teachers in a classroom situation, but many of the ideas can be adapted for games, ideas and one on one work. There is a link specifically for ‘Private Teaching’ of one to one work, which is also useful.
 
http://bogglesworldesl.com
This is a website with a broad range of resources and lesson plans; includes a specific Adult ESL section.
 
http://www.abc.net.au/btn
ABC’s Behind the News; contains simplified version of news articles; has teacher’s area with worksheets; programs can be accessed via the website.
 
http://students.els.sa.edu.au/learning-links/english-on-the-internet
Links to ESL internet sites that cover a variety of topics and available resources.
 

ADULT ESL:http://pageturners.prace.vic.edu.au/index.php
Readers can be downloaded as an audio file. Also has a link for teaching ideas which can be downloaded and printed.
 
http://www.esl-literacy.com/readers/index.html
This site contains readers aimed at different levels of English comprehension.
 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish
Suitable for higher level students; includes listening, vocabulary, grammar.
 

ESL FOR BEGINNERS:http://www.education.vic.gov.au/languagesonline/english/english.htm
A variety of topics to cover the basics of learning English and what is used in day to day life. Online and printable activities.
 

WORKSHEETS:http://elcivics.com/worksheets/esl-worksheets.html
Worksheets for different levels of English, which include- writing practice, short stories Q & A, vocabulary, reading practice and grammar.
 
http://softschools.com
Various worksheets for grammar, maths, quizzes, telling the time and many more topics.
 
www.usingenglish.com
Contains vocabulary and grammar worksheets, tests and quizzes and articles on ESL teaching
 

MATHS:http://aaamath.com
Interactive math exercises and basic activities.