Useful Sites for Teachers
Here's a list of websites for teachers and schools.
Dictionaries provide easy access to words, definitions, synonyms, acronyms, etc.
Advanced Learner's Dictionary
Includes definitions and example sentences for advanced level speakers of English and above.
Includes these dictionaries: Advanced Learner's, Learner's, Phrasal Verbs, Idioms, American English, French - English and Spanish - English.
Search many dictionaries from one place. Includes a unique 'Reverse Dictionary'; type in a definition and they suggest the word.
Access to pre-prepared lesson plans, exercises, grammar rules and more.
Bob's Grammar & Topic Songs
A teacher who uses the Teacher's Pet to create teaching materials about song.
English grammar exercises, grammar rules, vocabulary games, interactive crossword puzzles, ESL reading exercises, collocations, and more.
LearnEnglish is a portal which links to all the British Council's websites for teachers and learners of English
Daves ESL Cafe.com
The internet's meeting point for EFL and ESL students and teachers around the world.
An extensive library of adaptable ELT lesson plans, worksheets, ideas, and activities.
Internet TESL Journal
Articles, Research Papers, Lessons Plans, Classroom Handouts, Teaching Ideas & Links
Gives free access to hundreds of ESL lesson plans and materials that can be used for communicative English lessons in the classroom.
Offers more than 750 free printable worksheets for teachers and students of English and Drama.
Free worksheets and online exercises.
This site was put together by Visi Alaminos for learners and teachers of English and Spanish.
Designed to offer interesting activities for all learners of English.
Mark's ESL World
ESL portal which includes job postings, forums and links.
Happy Cats TEFL
TEFL blog with jobs, country and city guides, TEFL book reviews and other resources for teachers.
Share thoughts and ideas with other teachers:
Find idioms relating to any topic:
Cambridge Idioms Dictionary
Comprehensive list of British, American and Australian idioms, complete with example sentences.
150,000 searchable lesson plans reviewed and rated by teachers.
Free Lesson Plans, Templates, Worksheets, Rubrics, Themed Units, and more!
Cover a topical issue or an subject related to your students interests.
News and more. Includes extensive audio and video resources
News for children. Includes audio resources.
Free lesson plans based on the day's news
Simple English News
Learn English With The News
ElizabethClaire (Easy English)
Easy English NEWS is a tabloid-size (11" x 17") monthly newspaper for adult and high school readers whose native language is not English.
Search most English-language news portals from one place.
Information & Communications
Technology for Language Teachers (ICT4LT)
A free collection of training modules in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) for Language Teachers.
Search for famous quotes relating to a given topic...
The Quotations Page
25,200 quotations online from over 3,000 authors.
Over 15,000 quotations and famous quotes. quotes and quotations.
Source of easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works.
Wikipedia is a multilingual, web-based, free content encyclopedia project.
Advice on almost any subject provided by experts.
List of free software for teachers.
Potatoes (for the web)
The Hot Potatoes suite includes six applications, enabling you to create interactive multiple-choice, short-answer, jumbled-sentence, crossword, matching/ordering and gap-fill exercises for the World Wide Web.
Simple Virtual Learning Environment (for the web)
SimpleVLE is a virtual learning environment that includes web-based access to class content, grades, assessments, and other class tools.
Rising Stars Phonics Guide
An introduction and brief history on the subject, as well as offering lots of useful resources like phonemes and graphemes that educators and parents can use in developing children's phonetic awareness.
Music Town: Children's Songs and Lyrics
Kids' Music Town presents a large selection of children's songs, along with their lyrics.
Advancing the use of technology in the EFL classroom.
Websites and apps for schools.
Share print and online word puzzles with your students.
Create amazing 3D photos with any digital camera - no software needed.