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Community Involvement Center

Mailing Address for Couriers:
Rice University
6100 Main Street, MS-200
Houston, TX  77005

Mailing Address for U.S.P.S.:
PO Box 1892
MS-200
Houston, TX  77251-1892

Campus Physical Location:
Rice Memorial Center
2nd Floor
Center for Civic Engagement Suite

service@rice.edu
Phone: 713-348-4970
Fax: 713-348-5885


 

English as a Second Language (ESL) Tutoring Program 

 

ESL Resources

 

http://www.learnenglish.de/ 
Grammar tests and quizzes.

http://www.learn-english-today.com/ 
English wordgames, vocab and lessons.

http://www.englishpage.com/ 
English vocabulary, games, and dictionary. 

http://www.ego4u.com/
 
Exercises, explanations, vocabulary, and teaching materials.

http://www.literacycenter.net/lessonview_en.php# 
Useful for basic grammar and words. 

http://bogglesworldesl.com/ 
Printable teaching resources for language.

http://iteslj.org/Lessons/Schroeder-FirstDay.html 
First Day ideas and suggestions for tutors.

http://eslcafe.com/ 
Dave's ESL Cafe for students and tutors.

http://esl.about.com/od/englishlessonplans/English_Lesson_Plans_for_ESL_EFL_Classes.htm 
Lesson plans for tutors; basic, advanced, pronunciation and others.

http://www.manythings.org/ 
Very useful site for students - games, lessons, puzzles - many things.

http://www.focusenglish.com/ 
Conversational skills for learners.

http://1-language.com/ 
Complete resource for learners and tutors, including dialogues, tests, listening and more.

http://www.myefa.org/login.cfm 
Online classes for tutors and learners.  The tutor creates the class and assigns password for the students to log in.

http://www.eslpartyland.com/ 
Complete site for both tutors and learners.  Quizzes, lesson plans and much more.

http://www.usingenglish.com/ 
More resources for students and learners - complete site.

http://bolstar.tripod.com/ 
Idioms, American idioms for ESL learners

http://eslgold.com 
More complete resources for learners and tutors, including a pronunciation guide.

http://www.esl-lab.com 
Complete focus on spoken English and listening.

http://www.otan.us/ 
Outreach and Technical Assistance Network for Adult Educators

http://www.freerice.com
 
60 levels of vocabulary words ranging from easiest to hardest.  Great for advanced vocabulary building.  Also, some basic grammar included.

http://www.literacynet.org/cnnsf/archives.html
 
Archive of news stories, listed by category.

http://www.gcflearnfree.org/computer
 
For learners waiting to improve their computer skills.

http://www.googtyping.com 
Typing practice and tutoring on the web.

http://www.englishexpress.ca/ 
Aimed at adult learners, this site helps improve English through games, articles and other interactive activities.

http://ogden.basic-english.org/lbe.html 
Explanation and elaboration of Ogden's Basic English for tutors.  

Click on the following link to download a goal setting sheet to use with your learner: Learner Goal Setting

 

 *Resources complied by Literacy Advance of Houston