Student ESL/Foreign Language Sites
At WyzAnt, tutors have shared their knowledge so that your students won't be confused as to what a preposition is. They can brush up on irregular verbs and learn some cool new vocabulary strategies. Need more help mastering the English language? Contact one of their ESL tutors.
Use this site to broaden students' understanding of the history of other languages. Over 200 languages are included.
English Is Crazy
Seriously...the English language is insane.
Enjoy this fun look at this confusing language called English.
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Books make wonderful memories – especially when your students share them with gellow classmates. Some of the books on this list are bilingual, meaning that you will find both English and Spanish within the same book. Other titles are originally in English, and have a Spanish translation available. Amazon links are provided.
A Google search on "bilingual books for kids" will provide many more examples.
Duolingo is a free language-learning site using a simple game like structure. The service is designed so that, as users progress through the lessons, they simultaneously help to translate websites and other documents.
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Can provide a quick, if not entirely accurate, translation. Can be used to translate web pages and as a help to students outside the classroom.
Hundreds of fun activities (puzzles, sentence puzzles) are available.
Several software publishers, such as Scholastic, are offering more and more materials. Some, particularly the National Geographic Society, have material which accelerate the transition to English.