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ESOL Student Resources

 

 

English dictionaries

 

              Merriam Webster Learner’s Dictionary - read, audio, syllables, examples

 

               Heinle Newbury House Dictionary of American English 

 

               Longman Online Dictionary

 


Visual Dictionaries

 

             Merriam Webster’s Visual Dictionary Online - labeled pictures, audio

                  Photographic Dictionary

                  Online Picture Dictionary - ESOL Help

 

 

 

Translation dictionaries

 

               babylon.com

 

               Bing Translator

 

               Google Translator

 

               World Lingo

 

               Lexilogos

 

               Spanish/English  -  spanish.dict.com

 

               Arabic/English   -   Lexilogos

 

               Chinese/English  -  MDBG

 

               Kurdish/English  -  Ferheng.org

 

               Kinyarwanda/English - Kinyarwanda.net

 

               Kinyarwanda/English - English/Kinyarwanda Translator

               

 

Content dictionaries

 

               math   A Maths Dictionary 

 

               science   Seymour Simon (photos, summary)

 

               science  Reeko's Mad Scientist Lab

 

Spelling help

 

               Spelling and Vocabulary City

 

Contractions  

               Contraction Flashcards

               

Syllables

               Spelling City - Syllables

               Syllable Rules 

               Divide into Syllables - worksheets  

               Divide into Syllables - worksheet  

               Syllables and Word Stress  

               Number of Syllables - BBC

 

Grammar help

 

               Road to Grammar 

 

               Singular, Plural, and Possessive Nouns  

 

               Sentence Sense - Possessive Nouns  

 

               Possessive Nouns - Matching

               

               Learn and Practice Possessive Nouns  

 

          

      

Pronunciation

 

               American English Pronunciation Practice at www.ManyThings.org

 

               Sounds of English (audio clips, minimal pairs)

 

               Minimal Pairs - vowel sounds

 

               English Pronunciation (handouts, practice)

 

               Phonetics of American English (moving mouth graphics with sound, video clips)

 

               Okanagan College - English pronunciation and listening

 

              University of Iowa Phonetics Project

 

Vocabulary

 

               Quizlet - Beginning Vocabulary - Interactive flashcards and other learning activities 

 

               Spelling and Vocabulary City

 

               Root words, Prefixes, Suffixes - Longman (beginning, intermediate, advanced)

 

               Word Study Skills (Dictionary) - Longman ( beginning, intermediate, advanced)

 

               Self-Study English Vocabulary Quizzes - easy to difficult

 

Reading

               Context Clues

               Context Clues - Kids Lab

 

 

Websites with many activities

 

               Mrs. Hurley’s ESL

 

More Websites

 

               NOVA Science Now - short video clips with captions

 

 

               RAZ-Kids login

 

 

PARCC Accommodations Practice Tutorial  Practice using the accommodations you will see on the PARCC Assessments.On the link, click on the button that says TestNav 8 Tutorial. You can also practice the Text-to-Speech Tutorial at the bottom of the page, and the Equation Editor on the right side.

 

PARCC Tutorials

 

PARCC Sample Items

 

PARCC Practice Tests

 

Ohio New State Tests - Practice  Sign in as guest. If you have questions, get further guidance.

 

Ohio State Tests Special Versions Practice - At this link, choose from the left column: English Audio, Foreign Language Audio, Bilingual Spanish