Adult Learner Leadership Institute

United Literacy – Adult Learners Network


         By Learners For Learners

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Good Learning Anywhere Learner Blog: Sioux Hudson Literacy Council

         Activities – Exercises – Reading

Activities for ESL Students: quizzes, exercises and puzzles to help you learn

American Folklore: read and listen to tales and legends

Breaking News English: lesson plans on current events

California Distance Learning Project: build reading and life skills

Dave's ESL Cafe: grammar Lessons, idioms, pronunciation, quizzes and slang

First Find: Easy to find - easy to use websites in plain & simple English

Interesting Things for ESL Students: fun study site for students

Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab: build vocabulary and pronunciation

The Internet Picture Dictionary: multilingual picture dictionary

USA Learns: basic skills: reading, writing, math, life skills

Welcome to TV411: TV series for literacy skills

Wikipedia in plain English

Books and Reviews

ELMO: Exemplary Literacy Materials Online

- database of adult and family literacy resources and reviews



Civics Study – Minnesota Literacy Council

EL Civics for ESL Students


DMV Driver Handbook

DMV Sample Tests

Buying A Car: Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction


Daily Grammar: fun way to learn grammar

Grammar Gorillas: beginners and advanced



Ask Me 3


Project Money

         Newspapers and Magazines

Inspiration Lane: online magazine for all levels of ESOL, ESL and EFL classes

Literacy Tribune: Adult Learner Network Newsletter

News For You: read and listen to selected articles from newspaper

The Times in Plain English: easy to read articles

Topics: online magazine for Learners of English

Voice of America: read and listen to news stories


American English Pronunciation Practice: Minimal Pair Practice using Flash and MP3 Files

English Pronunciation/Listening: Okanagan University College

-need Quick Time Shockwave Acrobat Reader Unit One: TH, as in THINK, BATHROOM, and TEETH

Eva Easton pronunciation: consonant and vowel sounds - uses IPA symbols

Perfect Pronunciation Exercises: Merriam-Webster Learner’s Dictionary

Words Aloud: 2249 recordings of single high-frequency words; Alpha order


Spelling City: vocabulary and spelling


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