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American Heritage Book of English Usage

This Web site takes visitors to the American Heritage Book of English Usage, which is a guide to current problems and debates in English language usage that will be valuable for native and non-native speakers alike. The work may be searched by keyword, or users may elect to browse through its 10 chapters. The subjects covered by the various chapters include gender, science terms, e-mail, word...

As more and more persons are seeking high-quality English as a Second Language (ESL) resources, a number of sites have sprung up to provide just such materials. One notable site is, which provides grammar glossaries, reference sheets on irregular verbs, phrasal verbs and idioms, teacher handouts, and ESL forums. The forums are particularly useful, as registered users can post...
English Companion

Where do English teachers go to ask questions and get help? Well, one online destination is the English Companion site. Visitors can sign up, and look through online groups that include "Digital Collaboration", "AP Lit and Language", and "Teaching Shakespeare". They can also participate in the online forums, which include forum threads like "Themed Units for Middle School" and "Interactive...
Fun English Games for Kids - Free Teaching Resources Online

Fun English Games, along with its sister sites Science Kids and Kids Math Games Online, is a source of free resources for use by teachers and students. Although the main audience is elementary school students, the games, activities, worksheets, quizzes, and videos provided on the site could easily be used by English learners of all ages. For example, in one short video students learn to talk about...
Education at the Getty: When Art Talks

Elementary School educators, art educators, language arts educators, and English Language Learner (ELL) educators alike may be interested in this collection of four lesson plans related to the intersections of art and language. Each lesson plan centers on a different work of art from the Getty's collections. For example, the lesson Tactile Poem-Forest Textures invites young learners to explore...
Dialogues: An Interdisciplinary Journal for English Language Teaching and Research

Dialogues: An Interdisciplinary Journal for English Language Teaching and Research offers ESL educators and professionals a valuable "forum [...] to share their research, innovative ideas, and best classroom practices to better serve English learners and the profession as a whole." Launched in 2017 and currently in its second volume, this peer-reviewed, open-access journal publishes articles and...