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Intensive English Language Program (IELP)

English as a second language (ESL), English as a new language (ENL), English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), English as an additional language (EAL), English as a foreign language (EFL), English Language Learners (ELL), Emergent Bilinguals (EBs)

Pronunciation

American English Pronunciation Practice (For ESL/EFL)

The resource offers the ESL/EFL student game-like Minimal Pair Practice using Flash & MP3 files.

ESL : Pronunciation

This resource is a sub-page of the Internet TESOL Journal's TESL/TEFL/TESOL/EFL/ESOL links which are used by ELL/ESL students as well as teachers of ESL/EFL.

English: International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) Sounds

 This is a rather unique tool that will enable you to hear the sounds of the IPA symbols used to represent the sounds of our English language.

Manythings.org

This web site is for people studying English as a Second Language (ESL) or English as a Foreign Language (EFL). There are quizzes, word games, word puzzles, proverbs, slang expressions, anagrams, a random-sentence generator and other computer assisted language learning activities. Even though the primary focus is for ESL, native English speakers may also find some interesting things on this site. This site is non-commercial and has no advertising. TESL/TEFL teachers may want to recommend this site.

The Phonetic Chart

This web page is for people interested in learning the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) symbols. This is a useful skill for learners and teachers of English who may want to check the pronunciation of a word in a dictionary. Use the phonetic chart to learn the sounds of English. Then do a quiz to see how well you have learnt them.

Sounds of English:International Phonetic Alphabet

This chart contains all the sounds (phonemes) used in the English language. For each sound, it gives: the symbol, two English words, links to American English (AM) and British English (BR), and a printable PDF of the IPA chart.

Train Your Accent

Improve your accent and rhythm in English by learning daily expressions at the same time. Train Your Accent provides you with samples of relaxed, North American English that reflect everyday activities, helping your English to sound more natural. Furthermore, understanding reduced speech will help you understand others better.

Tu Ingles!

“Tu Ingles” is designed to help Spanish-speakers improve their ear for English. The weekly program features drills of verb conjugation, interviews, advice about idioms, and excerpts of speeches and other recorded spoken material from famous English speakers.

Video : How to pronounce words and use them

This web site allows ELLs to hear and see videos with authentic word pronunciations and example sentences.  Search for a word and you'll not only get audio of how to pronounce it, but also tagged videos of real people in real situations naturally speaking and using the word in context.

Speaking

ESL : Speaking

This is a sub-page of the Internet TESL Journal's TESL/TEFL/TESOL/ESL/EFL/ESOL Links.

ESL Gold : Speaking

This web  site provides thousands of free resources and information for both students and teachers. All materials are organized by skill level for quick and easy access. This resource provides access to ESL learning tools including, games, videos, lessons, worksheets and quizzes.

Daily ESL : Conversation Starters for English Students

This site presents short conversation starters or readings that you can study and then try to apply in everyday situations. Topics of conversation some under these general headings:  at home, relationships with family, in your free time,  holidays, in the community, on vacation, and at school.

Focus English : Communication

Practice everyday conversations such as eating, emotions, friendship, traffic, traveling, weather, work, and more.

Manythings.org

This web site is for people studying English as a Second Language (ESL) or English as a Foreign Language (EFL). There are quizzes, word games, word puzzles, proverbs, slang expressions, anagrams, a random-sentence generator and other computer assisted language learning activities. Even though the primary focus is for ESL, native English speakers may also find some interesting things on this site. This site is non-commercial and has no advertising. TESL/TEFL teachers may want to recommend this site.

Open Culture - Free English Lessons

Learn English for free online. Download free audio lessons to your computer or mp3 player and start learning English instantly. To learn more languages, please visit our complete collection of Free Language Lessons.