Top 25 ESL Sites
A glossary containing hundreds of English idiomatic expressions with definitions.
Have you ever wondered where some
of the expressions and sayings used in everyday language come
from? In fact, many of the words and phrases common in daily
English originate from a wide variety of sources such as
mythology, folklore, literature, religion, science, history,
superstition, old customs and practices, the language and culture
of other countries, and many more.
Formal letter writing rules including outlines for cover letters and letters of enquiry, and abbreviations used in letters.
A cool site on the ultimate American slang that I believe would be of help to those wanting to figure out "what's going on".
An alphabetical list of common American Slang
A selection of printable handouts for English language and English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers and instructors to use in the classroom or other teaching environment.
Find out the origin of idioms and common sayings such as Baker's Dozen, No Dice, Peeping Tom, Cold Turkey, and more.
Featuring free reading comprehension worksheets for teachers and parents to copy for their kids. They include original stories, poems, essays, and articles. They are most appropriate for upper elementary through middle school years.
This is a series of quick tests that will give you a rough idea of your level of English on a scale of 0 to 5.
Features grammar worksheets, provided free for teachers and parent-teachers to copy for their kids. Use them for teaching, reinforcement, and review. Looking for lesson plans? Many of these worksheets can serve as lessons. They're most appropriate for upper elementary through middle school years.
Excellent online dictionary of etymologies which covers an extensive range or words and phrases.
WorldofQuotes.com- an archive of proverb and historic quotes.
Website dedicated to helping writers create bibliographies.
Test yourself with our online English language quizzes. Select from a range of Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced level questions which are separated into topic areas, covering English grammar, vocab, etc.
Hundreds of Idioms, Slang, Phrasal Verbs, Colloquialisms, Cliches, and
Proverbs, with Context Examples
Check out this cool guide to American slang, including popular songs and movies, bad words, body parts, and a fortune teller.
Sites4Teachers.com gives you access to the best educational websites listed popularity with teachers and students updated hourly. Includes links to lesson plans, worksheets, activities, clip art, ebooks and sites useful for enhancing curriculum, professional growth, teaching and learning.
Welcome to 1-language.com's ESL Listening Center. Our aim is simple, to build the most comprehensive set of listening materials on the Internet, and let you use them for free. Take a look at what we've done so far, and please bear in mind this is just a start, we will be making a lot more realistic, conversational scripts and probably redoing current ones as well. Thanks for stopping by, we really appreciate it, and good luck with your English!
Famous-Proverbs.com: Chinese Proverbs - African - Irish - English & More
A huge glossary of current phrasal verbs in use.
BestCrosswords.com is the ultimate free online crossword puzzles web site! This site is devoted exclusively to crossword puzzles.
A site devoted to origins of words and slang phrases. Includes a searchable list of etymologies of interesting words and phrases, which are selected because their origins are inherently interesting or some bit of folklore, sometimes true and sometimes false.
A monster-sized dictionary of English slang and British colloquialisms (informal speech) currently used in the UK, listing almost 4000 expressions.
ClichéSite.com has amassed a list of over 2100 clichés, euphamisms, sayings and figures of speech complete with definitions and explanations.