The Internet for ESL Teachers

to the Internet


Search Engines

Evaluating Websites



Online Courses

Citing On-line Sources

Student Projects

Web Page Creation

Graphics for CALL

The Dark Side
of the Internet

Introduction to the Internet:

Basic Internet Tools for Foreign Language Educators - by Jean W. LeLoup & Robert Ponterio

Using the Internet - by SOFWeb at the University of Victoria



IATEFL -- International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language

TESOL Online - - Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages

AAAL -- American Association for Applied Linguistics

Organizations and Mailing Lists in TESL/TEFL, Linguistics, and Communication -- by Kenji Kitao and S. Kathleen Kitao


Search Engines:

Google -- my favorite!

Yahoo Language and Linguistics

Evaluating Websites:

Evaluating Web Resources -- by Jan Alexander and Marsha Ann Tate

Evaluating Quality on the Net -- by Hope N. Tillman

Comparing & Evaluating Web Information Sources



iTools: -- dictionary, thesaurus, maps, translator, quote reference, etc.

Interactive Internet Language Learning -- explanation of various modes of using the Internet for language learning

ESLoop -- Sites for English Language Teaching and Learning

Dave's ESL Cafe

The Linguistic Funland TESL Page

EFLWeb -- English as a Foreign Language Magazine

Internet TESOL Journal

Selected Links for ESL Teachers
Selected Links for ESL Students

The Ultimate MOOC Handbook

TESL Electronic Discussion Lists and Newsgroups -- at Linguistic Funland

The PuzzleMaker -- Word search, cryptograms, criss-cross puzzles; enter your text and print out a puzzle for the classroom

The Adult Education Teacher's Annotated Webliography - Reviews of websites for adult education and ESL

Student List Project -- Listservs for students
Intercultural E-Mail Classroom Connections
Internet Treasure Hunts for ESL Students -- A project of the Internet TESL journal
Center for Adult English Language Acquisition (CAELA)
Karin's ESL PartyLand -- a comprehensive resource for both teachers and students
Accents in English with eViews -- Advanced listening comprehension
Web Enhanced Language Learning (WELL) Project

The MIXXER: A language exchange site for everyone-- free educational site for language learners and teachers to find a language partner for a language exchange



The Internet for English Teaching: Guidelines for Teachers -- By Mark Warschauer and P. Fawn Whittaker

The MediaMOO Project: Constructionism and Professional Community - Amy Bruckman and Mitchel Resnick

E-mail Attachments -- one of Deborah Healey's useful "Technology Tips of the Month"

The Web as a Tool for Language Learning - by Thomas Robb

Web Projects for the ESL/EFL Class: Famous Japanese Personages -- by Thomas Robb

Internet-Based Projects for Business English -- by Leslie Opp-Beckman and Kay Westerfield


Online Courses:

Real English -- by Michael Marzio; online ESL site that utilizes authentic and natural ESL videos of people speaking real English on streets across the globe

StudyCom Languages For Internet -- Free English School On The Net

Some Models for Online ESL Teaching and Learning -- by Vance Stevens

The World Lecture Hall -- Repository of online courses


Citing On-line Sources:

Sources for Information on Citing On-Line Research

Style Guides on the Internet


Student Projects:

Internet Projects for Learners and Teachers of English -- at VOLTERRE-FR

Famous Personages in Japan -- Thomas Robb's students

HUT Internet Writing Project -- by Ruth Vilmi


Web Page Creation

Making a Web Page -- for my workshops and CALL class

HTML Crash Course for Educators -- by Andy Carvin

Great Website Design Tips

Guidelines for Designing a Good Web Site for ESL Students -- by Charles Kelly

Language Interactive (Guide to web scripting for language learning)- - by Bob Godwin-Jones

Javascript Templates by Marmo Soemarmo

Royalty-Free Clip Art Collection for Foreign/Second Language Instruction -- by Kazumi Hatasa

Web Pages That Suck -- by Vincent Flanders

Half-Baked Software - authoring programs that enable you to make Web-based interactive teaching materials


Graphics for CALL

Preparing Graphics for CALL

UVic's Language Teaching Clipart Library (in a class by itself!)


The Dark Side of the Internet:

Claire's "Dark Side of the Web" presentation

Useless Pages

School Sucks: Download your Workload!

Snooper 2.0 -- "Who's watching you and what are you telling them?" sponsored by the Center for Democracy and Technology


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Last modified: July 12, 2017