HELPFUL WEBSITES

Click on the links below for online EAL resources.

For All Ages

 

Armored Penguin:  Simple site with lots of crosswords, word puzzles and word matches to improve your students’ vocabulary skills. You can use this site to create your own puzzles

 

Audible: Books available in 6 different languages including, French, German, Italian, Manderin, Portuguese and Dutch

 

Adele's ESL Corner: Useful resources to improve your students grammar, listening, vocabulary and reading

 

Agenda Web: For all levels, this web-page includes grammar, vocabulary, verb, comprehension, phonetics and reading exercises; there are also audible fairytales, nursery-rhymes and cartoons, and an abundance of worksheets

 

BBC Education Bitesize Useful materials for all ages and subjects (although not EAL specific)

 

EAL Nexus: Teaching resources for both Primary and Secondary aged pupils on a range of topics including science, history, and maths; also has advice pages for parents
 

EALhub:  A week-free subscription for access to resources for Tier 1, Tier 2, and Tier 3 pupils

 

IXL Math:  IXL assists pupils in mastering essential skills at their own pace through fun and interactive questions, built in support and motivating awards

 

ESL Flashcards: Flashcards and pictures on lots of different vocabulary topics

 

EAL Highland: Brilliant website with loads of resources specifically for EAL pupils (e.g., words list’s in various languages for Maths, Geography, Science, etc.)

ETF ListeningListening resources from the Education & Training Foundation for those new to ESOL 

ETF PhonicsPhonics resources from the Education & Training Foundation for those new to ESOL 

 

Handouts Online: Hundreds of ESL/ TEFL and ESL worksheets ready for printing or online lessons

 

ie Languages: Free ESL lesson plans to download

 

Literacy Trust: The Book of Hopes: Words and Pictures to Comfort, Inspire, and Entertain Children in Lockdown

 

HowtoSpell: Spelling quizzes and games for all levels

 

Tes: Plethora of resources for primary and secondary pupils

 

Twinkl: Planning and assessment materials and teaching resources

 

For Younger Learners

British Council Learn English Kids: Printable worksheets, games, songs, etc. for younger learners

 

Digital Literacy: Online materials to practice reading, writing, speaking and listening for zero/low literacy students

 

Teaching Ideas: Practice worksheets for English, Maths, Science, and other subjects; not specifically for EAL learners, but still useful

 

ESL Galaxy: Fun, printable board games on different vocabulary and grammar topics

 

English 4 Kids: Worksheets on spelling, verbs, and vocabulary

Phonics Play: Unlimited access to selected games and teaching ideas across several phases
 

For Older Learners

 

Audio Books: They can listen to a story and then write a summary/draw the story

 

BBC Bitesize: Resources covering all GCSE subjects (not EAL specific but useful anyway and good for your own revision!)

 

ESOL Nexus: Resources for adult learners on grammar and life in the UK, but may be useful for older secondary-aged pupils

English Page: More advanced exercises on vocabulary and grammar; especially good for gap-fill exercises on different verb tenses

 

Student Action for Refugees:  ESOL and English Conversation Club Resources

 

Teaching English | British Council: Lesson plans, and shorter activities, as well as ideas for using stories and poems and lesson plans dedicated to areas of UK history, literature, and culture to help your learners improve their English in engaging, motivating and enjoyable ways


TELF: Resources for teaching film English, breaking news English, ESL Hip Hop, and further ESL resources

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