English Second Language (ESL)
Below are different resources curated for ESL students.
- The University Writing Center's (UWC's) Writing Resources
- Purdue OWL's ESL Student Resources
- English as a Second Language Resources from Reed College
- Paradigm Online explanations and activities to illustrate and practice the writing process and writing informal and formal essays
- Using English for Academic Purposes explains conventions of academic writing including expectations in word choice, documentation, and organization for various disciplines
- Dave's ESL café
- Activities for ESL Students from The Internet TESL Journal
- Grammar Bytes videos, interactive exercises, and quizzes on grammar.
- Self-Study Grammar Quizzes self-paced quizzes on a variety of grammar issues.
- ESL Blues site for pre-intermediate to high intermediate level English.
- Visual Dictionary Online
- Visuwords interactive visual dictionary showing the relationships between words, their definitions and other related words.
- American Idioms the website also contains grammar and vocabulary resources
- The Academic Word List (AWL) based on the 3,000 most often used academic words in English.
- Quizlet customizable vocabulary and other study flashcards.
- Lingq personalized tutorials (in many languages, including English)
- English Conversations from Eslfast.com
- Dictation Exercises
- Lingual.net collection of video clips from television and movies with transcripts.
- English Listening Resources listening passages arranged by topic, purpose, and level.
- National Public Radio listen to daily news and commentary.
- Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab a large collection of digitized audio cuts organized by levels.
- Science Friday weekly radio show on technical topics.
- Voice of America listen to international news in English and many other languages.
- Listen and Read Along specialized English broadcast radio programs that are easy to follow and enjoy.
The University Writing Center also provides currently-enrolled UWG English Second Language (ESL) students with the ability to schedule 1-hour tutoring sessions upon request. (This is an optional length of time. The student or tutor may decide that 30 minutes is more appropriate.)