Online Language Practice

Digital Dialects

Duolingo

Memrise

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REP 2018 Summer Program Schedule

Elementary Reading Program – June 4 – July 27Monday – Thursday

Middle and High School STEAM Program – June 4 – July 27, Monday – Thursday

Adult ESOL Classes – June 18 – July 25Monday – Wednesday, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Please note change in schedule. Classes will NOT start on June 11 as planned.

Resources for Teaching Speaking

Online Books, Booklets (PDF)

Listening and Speaking Activities for Adult ESL Learners published by Colorado Department of Education Adult Education & Family Literacy contains ideas for classroom activities.

Web Pages

Ideas for activities at Fluentu.com

Fluentland: Speaking Activities

15 Tricks to Get Adult Learners Talking -“Knowing the correct grammar forms, how to read it and theoretically how to form sentences is all well and good, but the English language is no use to someone if they are unable to speak it.”

Articles

Developing Critical Thinking Skills through Images, by Gabriela Kleckova, contains several ideas for using images to strengthen student’s thinking and communication skills

Improvement through Practice at Let’s Learn English

Resources for Teaching Listening

Online Books, Booklets (PDF)

Listening and Speaking Activities for Adult ESL Learners published by Colorado Department of Education Adult Education & Family Literacy contains ideas for classroom activities.

LibriVox – Free public domain audiobooks

Lessons and Exercises

5 Minute English: Listening lessons

Breaking News English: Lessons differentiated by 7 levels; each lesson has multiple activities.

5 ESL Listening Activities: Activities that are both fun and informative

Fluentland Listening Activities: Activities with songs; activities by level

Randall’s ESL Cyber Listening Lab: Lessons differentiated by 3 levels; each lesson has multiple activities.

Articles

Practical Application Techniques in Tutoring Conversation,” by Sarah Elia, discusses how to use Oral Proficiency Interview methods to develop students’ speaking skills.

Resources for Teaching Reading

Best Websites for Beginning Older Readers

Bringing Literacy to Life

Dreamreader – Free online English reading practice for learners

Education.com

EL Civics

ESL Galaxy

Methods for Increasing Reading Comprehension

Minnesota Literacy Council – Reading for Life

National Adult Literacy Agency

Teaching Reading to Adults using Short Stories

Reading Comprehension Activities at Fluentu

Reading Lessons at 5 Minute English