English as a Second Language

 

Online Resources

Advanced Composition for Non-Native Speakers of English

This site describes itself as one for non-native speakers of English who want to write in English for academic purposes.  The material in this site is aimed toward high intermediate or advanced English learners who have never taken a formal English writing course and whose TOEFL score is about 500 or more. 

Activities for ESL Students

Activities developed by TESL (Teachers of English as a Second Language. Includes bilingual grammar quizzes at a variety of levels.

Dave's ESL Cafe

The largest ESL site on the Web.

Purdue University OWL

An excellent Web page by a respected university writing center. Exercises and lessons by topic.

A, An, and The

These small English words are often the most difficult for non-native writers. Purdue University provides a special focus on them.

Using Articles

Another explantation of a, and,and the. This one is provided by Rensselaer University.

Minnesota Literacy Council

A local nonprofit agency that offers language instruction services.

Study Strategies and Guides
(in 27 Languages)

Joe Landsberger, Masters in Education, Masters in International Management