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An excellent free site for adults to learn
English and improve basic reading, writing,
speaking and life skills. USALearns contains
easy-to-understand directions and free
instructional materials students can use on
their own or with a tutor.
The Longman Dictionary of American English.
Search any word using the power of the
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.
The quickest and easiest way to look up any
word while you are working on the web.
An online language-learning system that
offers English-language courses in 15
languages. Go to
and click on "Mango Languages."
Common Errors in English
This site simply and entertainingly explains
a number of common spelling and usage errors
ESLFlow has a grammar, vocabulary,
pronunciation, games and activities for
English as a Second (or Foreign) Language
for students and teachers. Be sure to check
out the page on Pronunciation:
English as a Second Language: A starting
point for ESL learners who want to study
English through the Web. You can learn about
Listening & Speaking, Reading, Writing,
Quizzes, Grammar, Vocabulary, Newspapers &
Magazines, Business English, Pronunciation,
Idioms, Dictionaries, and Games.
Common American Idioms and Their Meanings -
find out the meanings of idioms and common
sayings such as Nest Egg or New York Minute,
and much more.
Idioms & Axioms
currently used in America (Meanings and
Origins) Find out meanings and origins of
American idioms and common sayings.
Dave's ESL Café One of the most popular ESL
web sites out there. Idioms, recipes, and
quotations from other cultures, quizzes to
test knowledge, and useful links.
This site English Language Learners (ELL)
students improve their English pronunciation
and listening comprehension skills through
English Basic Grammar worksheets, by the
BBC World Service – Learning English
Up-to-date news stories and information. New
words are boldfaced and defined in articles;
also there is learner-to-learner chat, audio
and video available for listening practice.
Everything ESL Lesson plans, teaching tips,
and resources for all levels of ESL.
Activities for ESL Quizzes, crossword
puzzles, bilingual resources.
Interesting Things for
ESL Students Word games, puzzles, quizzes,
grammar practice, etc.
E.L. Easton Exercises focusing on grammar
for ESL students.
Free lesson plans, divided by grammar, verb
tenses, prepositions, games, etc.
An award-winning online library with a huge
collection of copyright-free English texts
and scripted recordings. You can read and
listen to the collection which includes
selections from great literature including
poetry, fiction and non-fiction prose,
nursery rhymes and famous quotes.
Adult Learning Activities (CDLP): The
purpose of this site is to help adults
improve basic skills like reading and
spelling using real-life stories on topics
of interest to adults.
US Citizenship and
Immigration Services (USCIS) Civics and
Citizenship Study Materials
USCIS's website offers a variety of
resources for immigrants including
information and resources to help prepare
for the naturalization test. Resources
Becoming a U.S. Citizen: An Overview of
the Naturalization Process
Civics Flash Cards for the New
Naturalization Test A useful study tool for
teachers and students.]
Quick Civics Lessons for the New
New Naturalization Test: Reading
Vocabulary Flash Cards
New Naturalization Test: Writing
Vocabulary Flash Cards
New Naturalization Test: Civics (History
and Government) Questions
The Citizen's Almanac: A handbook on U.S.
civic history and the rights and
responsibilities of citizenship.
Pocket Declaration of Independence and the
Constitution of the United States: A
pocket-size version of
America's two most important documents.
A Promise of Freedom: An Introduction to
U.S. History and Civics for Immigrants
A 12-minute video presentation on American
civics and history.
A 10-minute multimedia presentation
providing general information on the
Information about the New Naturalization
Find additional information such as...
Application for Naturalization, N-400
A Guide to Naturalization (printable
How to Apply for U.S. Citizenship
The New Naturalization Test (Information
and Study Materials)
New Naturalization Test: 100 Civics
(History and Government) Questions with MP3
Naturalization Self Test
TOEFL (Test of English
as a Foreign Language) Info
Adult Education and
Will critique job resumes.
Learning centers for US
citizenship. This site also has learner
centers for GED prep, job search and
workplace skills, jobs and careers, skill
building for adults, including lots of
practice tests and tutorials.