ESL Web Directory




ALG World

Automatic Language Growth (ALG) applys the way children naturally learn their native language to adults who desire to learn a second language.

Andrew Moore's teaching resource site

Learning resources for English language and literature

Asian EFL Journal

From a knowledge and respect of the past moving towards the Asian TEFL future.

CARLA: Professional Development

CARLA (Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition) supports the professional development of second language teachers through an annual summer institute program and a wide array of international conferences and regional seminars.

Costas Gabrielatos

Articles and materials for English language teaching (ELT/TESOL), applied linguistics and language teacher education/development.


This site is mainly about learning and teaching at college, university and professional levels. It concentrates on underlying principles, values and analytical tools and the synthesis of odd ideas.

Education Week News and information about issues in education for educators.

EL Gazette

The EL Gazette is the international trade newspaper of the English Language Industry. News and great resources for ELTeachers.

English Droid

This website is aimed at English language teachers. Unlike other sites, it paints an authentic picture of the profession. It provides a constant source of comfort to teachers in crap jobs throughout the world.

ESL Articles is an article database dedicated to teaching articles for the English language teaching community. We provide a free space for schools, teachers and students to post and share their knowledge and expertise in the area of English language.

Foreign Language Teaching Forum

A resource for FL teachers, including an extensive list of links


Whenever I am introduced to someone who then learns that I am an English teacher, the person frequently comments that English was his worst subject when he was in school. If my new acquaint­ance then learns that I spend most of my time teaching grammar, he usually remarks that he had better watch the way he talks, as if I were a “grammar cop” waiting to issue a summons to illiteracy court at the mention of a split infinitive or the drop of a dang­ling modifier.

Language Learning and Technology

A refereed journal for second and foreign language educators


"Nexus" is an annual, peer-reviewed, online journal for teacher educators, developers, and trainers working in the field of teaching English to speakers of other languages.

Suggestopedia- Activating the Student's Reserve Capacities

For twenty-five years, a Bulgarian doctor and psychiatrist, Georgi Lozanov, has been studying the link between perception and learning. The result is a new approach to teaching based on new insights into how the human mind really functions. The fruit of Lozanov's findings is a teaching system called Suggestopedia. After twenty years of using this approach and experimenting with its tenets, I am convinced of its effectiveness, and would like to share my enthusiasm.

Technology and Second Language Teaching

A wide selection of articles and resources.

Ted Klein's ESL Workshop Online

This website has articles designed primarily for ESL teachers. Specialty areas include applied phonology and cross-cultural communication for ESL instructors and their students.


Teflpedia – the wiki dedicated to everything associated with teaching English as a foreign language or second language.

The Teacher Trainer

A practical journal for those who train, mentor and educate TESOL teachers.

Total Physical Response- known worldwide as TPR

TPR is based on the premise that the human brain has a biological program for acquiring any natural language on earth - including the sign language of the deaf. The process is visible when we observe how infants internalize their first language.

UK Educational Evidence Portal

This portal helps you find educational evidence from a range of reputable sources using a single search. It is designed for both professional and lay people interested in education.