ESOL

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Websites for ESOL Students and R-ELLs

*Categories are general guidelines. Feel free to use sites as appropriate for your students. 

Newcomers

Language Guide 
Pictorial vocabulary and grammar guides in many languages, including Spanish, French, Russian, Mandarin, Japanese, Korean, Hebrew, Italian, Arabic, and Hindi.   Students can simultaneously see a picture, hear the word and see how the word is spelled. 

Picture Dictionary
Online picture dictionary in English, Spanish, French, German & Italian.  Also includes flash cards, fill-in-the-blanks, and word scrambles.

Enchanted Learning
Resources such as printable bilingual picture dictionaries in many languages.

English Pronunciation
Pronunciation practice using phonetic alphabet.  Includes printables. 

Primary

Starfall
Interactive site focusing on phnemic awareness.

Literacy Center
Basic literacy and numeracy concepts.  Available in English, French, German, and Spanish

Learning Planet
Games and activities focusing on colors, shapes, letters and numbers.

Scholastic Online Activities and Interactive Learning
Language arts, science, social studies, math and other activities sorted by grade level

Enchanted Learning
Resources such as printable bilingual picture dictionaries in many languages. Also includes printables for thematic units and printable thematic ABC books.

Upper Elementary

Activities for ESL Students
Grammar and vocabulary quizzes.  Contains bilingual area.

Many Things
Word games, puzzles, quizzes, exercises, slang, idioms, proverbs, English sentence patterns, a listening section and much more.

Bookpop
Students can listen to stories online. Language can be somewhat complicated.

PBS Kids: Stories
Online stories

PBS Kids: Games
Literacy games

ESL Lab
Listening activities geared toward advanced ESOL students and R-ELLs.

Story Online
Popular children’s stories read by actors.  Captions allow students to read along while listening.

Translation

Babel Fish