Informational and Useful Websites for Tutors

1. About.com
2. Consumer.gov (great basic financial literacy worksheets and lesson plans!)
3. english-grammar-lessons.com (grammar)
4. elllo.org (listening)
5. eslhome.org (listening)
6. a4esl.org (grammar and vocabulary)
7. rong-chang.com (many topics, lots of basic)
8. manythings.org (good for beginners and intermediate – irregular verb pronunciation
9. 1-language.com (click on “Services”)
10. english-zone.com (intermediate reading)
11. idiomconnection.com (idioms)
12. eleaston.com (pronunciation)
13. englishpage.com (grammar and vocabulary)
14. inglesmundial.com (three levels with Spanish translation)
15. international.ouc.bc.ca/takako (advanced interactive mystery story)
16. esl-lab.com (listening – excellent!)
17. eslgold.com (many activities)
18. usalearns.org (listening, vocabulary, writing)
19. cdlponline.org (news listening and exercises)
20. eslcafe.org (many activities)
21. eslfast.com/index.htm#A (365 reading lessons)
22. learnenglishfeelgood.com (grammar, vocabulary, listening)
23. breakingnewsenglish.com (good for listening to current news stories)
24. englishpage.com (grammar and vocabulary)
25. myenglishteacher.com (grammar and pronunciation)
26. ego4u.com (grammar)
27. dailygrammar.com (all levels grammar)
28. englisch-hilfen.de (grammar and vocabulary – German)
29. perfect-english-grammar.com (grammar)
30. evaeaston.com (grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation – download free RealPlayer to listen)
31. Studyguidezone.com (TABE test study guide strategies)
32. Eslflow.com
33. Stickyball.net (lots of free printable worksheets)
34. Teaching-esl-to-adults.com
35. usingenglish.com/comprehension/beginner.html (beginning reading)
36. usingenglish.com/comprehension/intermediate.html (intermediate reading)
37. eslgamesworld.com/GrammarGames.html (interactive ESOL games)
38. learningchocolate.com (teaching vocabulary using pictures, sounds & games)
39. elcivics.com (teaching civics to the ESOL student)
40. americaslibrary.gov
41. esljournal.org
42. englishlistening.com
43. www.literacycampus.org
44. www.englishclub.com
45. www.floridaliteracy.org
46. www.englishgrammarsecrets.com
47. www.eslus.com/eslcenter.htm
48. www.sense-lang.org/typing (free online keyboarding lessons)
49. voaspecialenglish.com (news in text and slowly-spoken audio using Special English, a controlled version of the language, designed specifically for ESOL learners)
50. rif.org (designed specifically for ESOL learners and family literacy games)
51. www.gcflearnfree.org (from Goodwill: site available in English and Spanish; 100’s of courses including reading/speaking English; also great for professional development.)
52. http://www.esldesk.com/
53. http://www.visnos.com/
54. http://esl-galaxy.com/
55. http://eslpdf.com/
56. https://www.youtube.com/user/rachelsenglish
57. http://eslmania.com/
58. http://www.teaching-esl-to-adults.com/
59. http://www.englishatlarge.org/

Spelling-specific Websites:
1. www.dyslexia.org/spelling_rules.shtml
2. www.splashesfromtheriver.com
3. www.spinandspell.com
4. www.howisay.com

Reference Books for Basic Literacy:
1. “Spell Check: A Guide to the Correct Spellings of 40,000 Commonly Misspelled Words” (they also publish WORD CHECK and STYLE CHECK)
2. “The Only Grammar Book You’ll Ever Need: A One-Stop Source for Every Writing Assignment” by Susan Thurman
3. “Painless Grammar” by Rebecca Elliot, Ph.D.
4. The ABC’s and “The ABC’s and All Their Tricks: The Complete Reference Book of Phonics and Spelling” by Margaret M. Bishop