Some Useful ESL/EFL Bookmarks
Compiled by Deborah Healey

Professional interest

TESOL online
Internet TESL Journal
CALL Interest Section Software List
Project Gutenberg - free texts
Hot Potatoes authoring for the Web
Make your own online quizzes (Javascript)

Teacher-oriented sites

DEN - The Digital Education Network
A Place to Start in Selecting Software - an article to help teachers and lab planners get started with software
Wandering the Web by Christine Meloni, from TESOL Matters
Keypals for students from Kenji Kitao
Tech Tips - helpful hints for teachers who use technology
Web developer information at WebMonkey - useful, but lots of ads.
Extensive list of creativity techniques by Mycoted.

Online Surveys

Getfast - free survey maker
Surveys online a variety of free surveys
Response-o-Matic - add a survey to your existing webpage
Survey Central - see a collection of survey results, many of them quite odd, as well as create your own survey
Puzzlemaker like quia, lets you have an online classroom and make different puzzles. Not as elaborate, though.
Pizzaz from Leslie Opp-Beckman - links to lots of ideas and activities for the writing classroom
E.L. Easton's material for teaching English - lots of good links for language teachers
Online Writing Lab - information for students and ready-made handouts for writing teachers

Student Interest

Learning Oral English Online
Pronunciation practice - some student-oriented links.
ESL/Topic pages, etc. from Leslie Opp-Beckman
Internet TESL Journal links for students, with quizzes and crossword puzzles.
ESL Gold links for students organized by skill area and level; also has links for teachers.
Holidays pages
Michael Krauss's ESL Independent Study Lab - annotated links designed for student use
ELC Study Zone - annotated links for students at the University of Victoria
Writing Den - part of the Digital Education Network
Online mysteries to read and solve
Knock-knock jokes and riddles
Research-It, a site with links to a dictionary, thesaurus, translating dictionary, maps, and many other resources.
Cobuild Word Watch page (list of previous words)
Cobuild Concordancer demo
Magazine Rack
The White House
The Smithsonian Institution
CNN Online
See the related exercises put together by Brigham Young University - Hawaii's Language Center at CNN Newsroom and Worldview for ESL,
Time magazine online
NPR - National Public Radio- with audio files
Lightly updated 13 April 2010 by Deborah Healey