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Resources for Teaching and Learning

PBS Teachers
PBS has launched a new Web site for K-12 educators, called "PBS Teachers," offering thousands of free lesson plans, teacher professional development opportunities, videos, blogs and more.

Do You Speak American?

The companion website to the PBS series "Do You Speak American?", this site includes interactive activities, essays, and resources for educators.

Colorín Colorado
A recommended site for information, activities, and advice for Spanish-speaking parents and educators of English language learners.

IteachIlearn.org
An excellent resource full of useful articles for Bilingual, ESL, and Spanish teachers.

BBC Learning English Site
An extensive site for ESL  teachers and learners, focused on British English, from the BBC.

Activities for ESL Students
A project of The Internet TESL Journal (iteslj.org), this site has quizzes, tests, exercises and puzzles for ESL, including thousands of contributions by many teachers.
Voice of America Special English
Voice of America's most popular radio broadcasts are in Special English, a clear and simple English designed to be understood by people whose native language was not English. Special English helps people learn American English while they learn about American life and stay informed about world news and developments in science.

Lesson Plans and Resources for ESL, Bilingual, and Foreign Language Teachers
Marty Levine, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Secondary Education at California State University, Northridge, has compiled this collection links to lesson plans and resources for teachers in ESL and bilingual classrooms

English Page
Free online English lessons and ESL / EFL resources.

Dave's ESL Café
An internet meeting place for ESL and EFL teachers and students from around the world, with loads of ideas and resources for teachers.

Everything ESL
Featuring more than 66 lesson plans, 45 teaching tips, 230 downloads, 830 discussion topics, and 90 classroom resource picks.

Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL)
The Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) is a private, non-profit organization: a group of scholars and educators who use the findings of linguistics and related sciences in identifying and addressing language-related problems.
The Internet TESL Journal
This online journal features articles on teaching techniques, lessons and lesson plans, articles, and research papers.

Do You Speak American?
The companion website to the PBS series "Do You Speak American?", this site includes interactive activities, essays, and resources for educators.

Explore!
The Explore! Linguistics site is devoted to introducing the study of language and linguistics to high school students and others who may be interested.

El Taller Latino Americano/The Latin American Workshop
El Taller Latino Americano (The Latin American Workshop) is a non-profit arts and education organization that was founded in New York City in 1979 to bridge the distance between Latin Americans and North Americans through the language of art and the art of language. El Taller, located on Broadway and West 104th St. offers the community a varied menu of arts programming and Spanish language classes that seek not only to entertain and educate, but also to gather together culturally and linguistically mixed audiences.

Vocabulix.com
This site may be useful to students of languages (English, Spanish, German, and others), as well as to teachers.  It includes drills, lessons, and lesson plans.

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