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Professional Development for Teachers: Classical English Speakers and Their Works: Resources
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BBC World Service - Learning English http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/index.shtml
Comprehensive materials for intermediate to advanced ESL learners from the BBC World Service. Uses simplified news stories to present English in context along with extensive audio and video clips. Also provides grammar and vocabulary feedback along with discussion groups and quizzes.

Berlitz http://www.berlitz.com/default.htm?ISO=en
Offers self-study instruction, cross-cultural training, and lessons designed specifically for children.

Brian & Neko's Place http://www.neko.ca
A variety of discussion-based activities of interest to teachers and students alike.

Churchill House: Online English http://www.churchillhouse.com/english/
Downloadable programs and lesson plans, interactive quizzes and information on exams.
Alpha Club http://www.alpha-club.org/index_e.html
Instruction for the Japanese learner. Requires fee to join club with additional course fees. All currency listed in yen.



Concord Middle School ESL Page http://members.aol.com/adrmoser/esl.html
Resources for students learning English as a Second Language (ESL). Tied to the Making Connections textbook series.

Hahn Online - TOEFL Information http://www.hahn-online.info/en/TOEFLe/toefle.html
Offering several reports, evaluation, and experiences.

Harrison.at USA http://www.harrison.at/usa/teaching.html
Provides a weekly lesson, crossword puzzle and links to other resources for students.




Isabel's ESL Site http://www.isabelperez.com/
Offers quizzes, tests, comprehension, grammar exercises and popular songs for secondary students.

Language Guide English http://www.languageguide.org/english/
Names of hundreds of common objects where the beginner student can hover the cursor over an image and hear its pronunciation and spelling.

Language Republic Ltd. http://www.languagerepublic.com
A directory of English Schools in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.



 



Language School Teachers http://www.language-school-teachers.com
A global service to help language teachers and learners contact each other.

Learn English http://www.learnenglish.de/
Sections on grammar and vocabulary, tests, games, dictation and a forum. Many audio files to help with listening and skills.

LearnEnglish http://www.learnenglish.org.uk/
Free website from the British Council that offers help to ESL learners from elementary to advanced level, with interactive games, multimedia exercises and stories.

Learning English http://www.learning-english.com/directory/
Contains information about schools around the world and offers grammar and vocabulary explanations and exercises.

Learning English: Choosing an English Language School http://www.englishschool.org.uk/
Answers to questions about how to learn English, choosing a school, the best examination to do, and what makes a good business English course.







Let's English by Overseas Counsellor http://www.overseascounsellor.com/letsenglish/
English language information resources for students to improve their skills in English. How to learn English from Dictionary. Also IELTS, TOEFL, GMAT and GRE.

Mastering Internet Basics http://www.froschweb.com/mib/start.htm
Tutorial for students who would like to make use of Internet resources for practice. Must be a registered student at the "Institut für Anglistik / Amerikanistik", TU Dresden.

RepeatAfterUs.com http://www.RepeatAfterUs.com
Award-winning online library and language lab of copyright-free English texts with audio clips. Critically acclaimed collection ranging from famous quotes and poems to Aesop's Fables and Inaugural Addresses.

English ESL Classroom http://www.esl-classroom.com/
Grammar Lessons, Quiz, Vocabulary.

Corrine's ESL Homepage http://www.geocities.co.jp/HeartLand/1760/esl.html
A site for ESL students to have fun learning by surfing the internet in English for shopping, cooking, music, kids, sports, holidays. Oriented toward Japanese students.

David Appleyard's World of English http://www.davidappleyard.com/
Offers an online literature and reference library, English study materials, a dictionary bank, worldwide newspaper and official tourist information links, humor and health pages, regular art spots and a bulletin board.

Sheppard Software http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/
Offers free and shareware versions of learning material which include US state games, vocabulary training, quizzes and the opportunity to play the games online.

Sieff and Marks English Site http://ziv.jerusalem.muni.il/engmain.html
A site for younger students. Where they can engage in online lessons and online projects.

Studio Classroom Taiwan http://www.studioclassroom.com/
From the magazine and radio program designed to teach conversation to Mandarin-speaking Chinese students.

Teacher Muriel's ESL Site http://home.scarlet.be/~muriraes/
Resources for (pre-)intermediate and advanced students, including interactive grammar and vocabulary exercises.

Yellowallet http://www.yellowallet.com.br/
Contains grammar tips, exercises, and materials. List of teachers and translators in Brazil.

Translations into over 331 Languages

Multi-Code Browser

Germanic, Indo-European and Romance Languages

Introduction to Shakespeare





Association for Language Learning http://www.all-languages.org.uk/
Organization representing teachers of all languages in the United Kingdom. Includes news, publications, membership information.

Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition-University of Minnesota. http://www.carla.umn.edu/
Supports a number of coordinated programs of research, training, development, and dissemination of information related to second language teaching, learning and assessment.

English Language Learning http://eslresearcher.org/
A site for those doing research into the history of the English language. Shakespearian Music and Books, Language Overview from Chaucer to Spencer, also Linguistic Links and information for ESL teachers: links to ESL graduate programs.

A Concept of 'Critical Period' for Language Acquistion http://www.tsuyama-ct.ac.jp/kats/papers/kn7/kn7.htm
A paper discussing the implications of a 'critical period' of language acquisition for adult language learning.

A Discussion of Language Acquistion Theories http://maxpages.com/thena/ladiscussion
Descriptions of eight of the different language acquisition theories, and their relevance to both first and second language acquistion.

EuroSLA: European Second Language Association http://www.swan.ac.uk/cals/eurosla/
Conferences, publication and subscription information, links.

Feral Children - Critical Period Hypothesis http://www.feralchildren.com/en/critical.php
Several useful papers, including Locke's suggesting the term 'sensitive period' instead of 'critical period', and Jones' looking at Genie's language acquisition after the critical period.

Hayo Reinders http://www.hayo.nl
Applied linguist offering various resources related to the noticing hypothesis, learner autonomy and Computer Assisted Language Learning.

Language Acquisition http://www.ecs.soton.ac.uk/~harnad/Papers/Py104/pinker.langacq.html
Draft version of a paper on this subject by Steven Pinker.

Language Acquisition - Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Language_acquisition
A useful brief overview of some of the current theories of language acquisition, with references to Chomsky, Lenneberg and the evidence from feral children such as Genie.


Language Acquisition- Mama Teached Me Talk http://www.facstaff.bucknell.edu/rbeard/acquisition.html
How we learn language.

Second Language Acquisition Bibliography http://homepage.ntlworld.com/vivian.c/SLA/SLABIB/
A list of scholarly writings arranged by subtopic, maintained by Vivian Cook.

Second Language Writing Research Network Forum http://icdweb.cc.purdue.edu/~silvat/forum/
Website designed to provide resources for teachers and researchers of second language writing and to facilitate the exchange of information. Links to professional resources for second language writing teachers and researchers.

Studies in Second Language Acquisition http://www.indiana.edu/~ssla/
Journal published by Cambridge University Press. Includes online indices and information for submitters and subscribers.

The International Commission on Second Language Acquisition (ICOSLA) http://www.hw.ac.uk/langWWW/icsla/icsla.htm
Scientific organization set up to provide a worldwide forum for the development of SLA research. Provides archive and links to online resources.







Stephen Krashen's Theory of Second Language Acquisition http://www.sk.com.br/sk-krash.html
Summary of Krashen's 5 main hypotheses on this topic. In English and Portuguese.

Books by Stephen D Krashen http://www.sdkrashen.com/
His official website, containing online texts of numerous books and articles.

Achievement Profile: Stephen Krashen http://www.eslminiconf.net/september/krashen.html
Interview by Robb Scott from ESL MiniConference, with a picture and extensive links.

A Summary of Stephen Krashen's "Principles and Practice in Second Language Acquisition" http://www.languageimpact.com/articles/rw/krashenbk.htm
Article from the newsletter Language Learning, by Reid Wilson.

Dr. Stephen Krashen's Editorial Pages http://www.azusausd.k12.ca.us/bilingual/Krashen.html
Assorted editorials by him in PDF format, collected by the Azusa Unified School District.







Association for Language Learning http://www.all-languages.org.uk/
Organization representing teachers of all languages in the United Kingdom. Includes news, publications, membership information.

Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition-University of Minnesota. http://www.carla.umn.edu/
Supports a number of coordinated programs of research, training, development, and dissemination of information related to second language teaching, learning and assessment.

Second Language Acquisition Bibliography http://homepage.ntlworld.com/vivian.c/SLA/SLABIB/
A list of scholarly writings arranged by subtopic, maintained by Vivian Cook.

Language Acquisition - Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Language_acquisition
A useful brief overview of some of the current theories of language acquisition, with references to Chomsky, Lenneberg and the evidence from feral children such as Genie.

EuroSLA: European Second Language Association http://www.swan.ac.uk/cals/eurosla/
Conferences, publication and subscription information, links.

The International Commission on Second Language Acquisition (ICOSLA) http://www.hw.ac.uk/langWWW/icsla/icsla.htm
Scientific organization set up to provide a worldwide forum for the development of SLA research. Provides archive and links to online resources.

Studies in Second Language Acquisition http://www.indiana.edu/~ssla/
Journal published by Cambridge University Press. Includes online indices and information for submitters and subscribers.

Feral Children - Critical Period Hypothesis http://www.feralchildren.com/en/critical.php
Several useful papers, including Locke's suggesting the term 'sensitive period' instead of 'critical period', and Jones' looking at Genie's language acquisition after the critical period.

Language Acquisition- Mama Teached Me Talk http://www.facstaff.bucknell.edu/rbeard/acquisition.html
How we learn language.

Second Language Writing Research Network Forum http://icdweb.cc.purdue.edu/~silvat/forum/
Website designed to provide resources for teachers and researchers of second language writing and to facilitate the exchange of information. Links to professional resources for second language writing teachers and researchers.

Hayo Reinders http://www.hayo.nl
Applied linguist offering various resources related to the noticing hypothesis, learner autonomy and Computer Assisted Language Learning.

ESLResearcher.org http://eslresearcher.org/
A site for those doing research into the acquisition of English as a second language. Includes conference listings and calls for papers, job postings, discussion lists, message board for researchers, and links to ESL graduate programs.

A Concept of 'Critical Period' for Language Acquistion http://www.tsuyama-ct.ac.jp/kats/papers/kn7/kn7.htm
A paper discussing the implications of a 'critical period' of language acquisition for adult language learning.

Language Acquisition http://www.ecs.soton.ac.uk/~harnad/Papers/Py104/pinker.langacq.html
Draft version of a paper on this subject by Steven Pinker.

A Discussion of Language Acquistion Theories http://maxpages.com/thena/ladiscussion
Descriptions of eight of the different language acquisition theories, and their relevance to both first and second language acquistion.






SECOND LANGUAGE - LESSON BIBLIOGRAPHY


Teachability and Learnability - A concept of 'critical period' for language acquisition





Oxford Writing

National Writing Project


5 elements of great writing

LHS Writing Camps




Advanced Shakespeare


complete works Globe Complete Chaucer





International Storytelling Workshops for Teachers
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