Interesting Resources for the English Language Learner

EFL=English as a Foreign Language  EFL students study English but live in an English-non-speaking country such as China, South Korea, and Japan.

ESL=English as a Second Language ESL students study English but live in an English-speaking country such as Ca

EIL=English as International Language This means English can or should be international language of government and  communication

ESP=English for Special Purposes  ESP students study English to use in a particular kind of job, such as tourist or travel English, medical or nursing English, business English, etc

EAL=English as an Additional Language  EAL students study English, but they already know 2 or 3 languages, so English is not a 2nd language, but it is an additional one.

Alphabet

Alphabet Intro & Easy Words http://bit.ly/EngABCs

Vocabulary

Dave’s ESL Cafe -- Links for students http://bit.ly/DaveESL

*Free vocab. lessons http://esl.about.com/c/ec/1.htm

*Many Sorted Word Lists http://www.rong-chang.com/vocab.htm 

including 220 very easy words http://www.rong-chang.com/dolchlist.htm

including 570 academic words http://www.rong-chang.com/awlmenu.htm

Beginning 1000 from vovovovi (soon)

Mark Davies Frequency Dictionary http://www.wordfrequency.info/files/entries.pdf 

http://www.wordfrequency.info: Word frequency lists

http://www.americancorpus.org: Corpus of Contemporary American English (COCA)

http://davies-linguistics.byu.edu/ : Mark Davies

*http://www.wordfrequency.info/freeList.asp (I think his website has an error)

ESP (English for Special Purposes)

onestopenglish http://bit.ly/1StopE 

Reference and General Jumplist Sites

http://www.manythings.org/

4 million Google links for “ESL reference” http://bit.ly/GoogleESL

ESL.about.com on grammar http://bit.ly/ESLAboutGrammar

ESL.about.com main page http://esl.about.com/

E.L. Easton http://eleaston.com

(Mostly) Textual (blogs, etc)

About Bloglish http://bit.ly/Bloglish

Buhay sa Korea http://www.buhaykorea.com/

Jenkins Family online http://les.jenkinsonline.net/

Mama Jenkins (grandmother) http://mommascorner.com/ 

Visual & Auditory (ie. video)

**Happy Slip http://bit.ly/HappySlip

**The Daily English Show http://bit.ly/DailyEngShow

Song Lyrics

Unnotated lyrics   www.lyrics007.com

Annotated lyrics

Learning Exchange

italki.com

Pidgin English (Derivative Englishes)

Tok Pisin (national language of Papua New Guinea 파푸아 뉴 기니)

Simplified, global English

Globish   1500 words that everyone can learn and use and effectively communicate world-wide (idea of French man Jean-Paul Nerrière)

Watson Teacher’s

...business card

...websites & books

http://newangleonwriting.org    http://twohandsapproach.org    http://symphonicassemblage.org

       http://vovovovi.com 

...music & tweets & blogs

http://blog.stedawa.com    http://twitter.com/stedawa    http://stedawa.posterous.com     

       http://blog.twohandsapproach.org    http://on.fb.me/sdw_fb 

Tekkie stuff

http://www.microsofttranslator.com/widget/

LINK TO THIS PAGE   http://bit.ly/DPC_E