EAL resource websites

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http://www.film-english.com

Film English won a British Council ELTons Award for Innovation in Teacher Resources, and the most prestigious European media in education prize, the MEDEA Award, in 2013, and an English Speaking Union Award in 2014.

http://www.breakingnewsenglish.com

Free, ready-to-use EFL / ESL lesson plans on the latest breaking news -in 7 levels. New lessons uploaded every 2 days. Each lesson includes a 26-page PDF containing all-skills activities, a 2-page mini-lesson, 5-speed listening, multi-speed scrolled reading, interactive dictation, 30+ online quizzes… and more.

http://www.khanacademy.org

Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more.

http://www.globalonenessproject.org

the Global Oneness Project offers free multicultural stories and accompanying lesson plans for high school and college classrooms. Our award-winning collection of films, photo essays, and articles explore cultural, social, and environmental issues with a humanistic lens.

http://www.freerice.com

Freerice is a free-to-play website that allows players to donate to charities by playing multiple-choice quiz games. For every question the user answers correctly, 10 grains of rice are donated via the World Food Programme. The available subjects include English vocabulary and grammar, SAT, Geography, human anatomy and much more.

http://www.brainpop.co.uk

BrainPOP’s an online resource bank covering an extensive range of curriculum areas. It’s a great way to introduce new learning experiences and topics or to extend children’s curiosity in other areas not covered in your curriculum

http://www.onestopenglish.com

With over 9,000 resources, including lesson plans, worksheets, audio, video and flashcards, onestopenglish is the world’s number one resource site for English Language teachers.

http://www.writeandimprove.com

Write & Improve is a free service for learners of English to practise their written English. Submit your written work and receive feedback in seconds, covering spelling, vocabulary, grammar and general style.

http://www.newsinlevels.com

We write news for students of English. We help students to learn and understand English. Easy English news can help everybody who wants to understand better.

http://www.smithsonianmag.com

Smithsonian magazine and Smithsonian.com place a Smithsonian lens on the world, looking at the topics and subject matters researched, studied and exhibited by the Smithsonian Institution — science, history, art, popular culture and innovation

http://www.wordgen.serpmedia.org

Word Generation builds reading comprehension by providing students with engaging texts incorporating academic vocabulary, opportunities for discussion and debate, and weekly expository writing.

http://www.dogonews.com

A source for current events, news and non-fictional content for Common Core ELA, Science and Social Studies.

http://www.lessonstream.org

Exploding watermelons, curious pigs, sneezing baby pandas, mystery objects falling from the sky, internet addiction, online dishonesty, and (of course) internet cats!

https://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/teaching-teens/resources/clil

This website contains resources for secondary teachers to use in the bilingual classroom and classrooms where English is used as a medium of instruction to teach other subjects.

http://www.ealhubextra.co.uk

“The long-term goal is simple – to offer an amazingly versatile and holistic EAL support hub that is the go-to place for teachers in need of support, resources and training for students learning English” @Bethan_Southern

http://www.literacyshed.com

The original free site offers a wealth of short films and animations and related teaching ideas. The premium site, subscription required, includes English unit plans, lessons and resources as well as a range of reading and comprehension resources.

http://www.collaborativelearning.org

Accessible talk-for-learning activities in all subject areas and for all learners

http://www.edpuzzle.com

Make any video your lesson. It lets you take just about any video off the web, edit it down to the portions you want, add audio notes and questions for students, and create virtual classrooms. It is free.

https://eewiki.newint.org/index.php?title=Main_Page

The New Internationalist Easier English Wiki is intended to be a constantly evolving resource for anyone learning English and teachers of English all around the world. It is open to everyone.

http://learnenglishteens.britishcouncil.org/

LearnEnglish Teens can help improve your English with reading, writing and listening practice, tips for exams, grammar and vocabulary exercises, games and videos. You can also interact with other teenagers from all around the world.

https://ealresources.bell-foundation.org.uk/teachers/eal-nexus-resources

The teaching resources on the EAL Nexus website have been tried and tested in the classroom, and support mainstream teachers and teaching assistants by providing appropriate materials for EAL learners in their classes. There are resources to motivate and engage EAL learners at all levels (Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced), keeping the language accessible and the cognitive challenge high. They exemplify good practice and link to curriculum topics frequently taught in schools, so as to be of maximum benefit to teachers.