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A definitive grammar resource for all levelsSelf-Study Grammar Quizzes for ESL StudentsLinks to sites with good intensive grammar exercisesGrammar Galore!English Grammar Made ClearStill need more help with English grammar? Look here!Use your English grammar to go on safariGrammar 
Basic reading lessonsExciting true stories from around the world written for new English learners.The English Online Reading Comprehension ProjectTower of English: Links to a huge variety of reading activitiesImprove your comprehension by reading these fables.Global issues for learners of English - find out about the Real WorldVolumes of Free Worksheets for Reading ComprehensionReading 
Exploring English - what a quirky language this is!Writing lessons (intermediate-advanced ESL)Links to various Online Writing CoursesAll About Homonyms.Writing resources for ESL/EFL teachers and studentsTower of English: Links to fun and creative writing exercisesSend electroninc postcards to your friends on the NetWriting
How's your English pronunciation? Practice here for free!EnglishCLUB Karaoke Lounge: sing along and practice speakingPractice English conversation, free and on-lineEnglish pronunciation exercisesSpeaking ActivitiesEnglish and FL Tongue Twisters!Foreign Languages for Travelers (70 languages): Sound filesSpeaking
Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab (need audio/video player download)English Listening Lounge. RealAudio passages. Some free, some require subscription.ESL Cafe Web Guide: good links for Listening!English Listening Room (need Real Player)EnglishCLUB Listening> Radio: BBC World Service, Voice of America, etc.Listen to some of the most famous speeches of the 20th Century.Exciting radio dramas and mysteries from 1930's American broadcasts.Listening
English Vocabulary Generator - plus links to games, puzzles, books, free stuff, etc.English Vocabulary Made Clear - offers translation into many languagesVocabulary-building exercisesIdioms galore! Learn via both text and audio.English Slang from around the world: pick a city and learn to speak like the locals.Commonly Used American SlangVocabulary 
WordPlay: links to 100's of sites that feature Fun With Words!Tower of English's Great Guide to ESL games.Youthwork.com: games & activitiesLinks to some great sites for games, puzzles and quizzes.Use these great language games, or create your own!Word Find Puzzles for ESL StudentsGames
Learn English with flashcards and gameshttp://www.free-english.com/Free activities

ESL For Kids
Young Learners websiteEnchanted Learning: excellent, content-based site with well-developed topics. Just for kids!The EFL PlayhouseBerit's Best Sites for Children: lists over 1,000 websites, well-annotated and reliableMagic Keys: contains online, illustrated stories at a variety of levelsChildren's ESL/EFL lessons
Reviews and teaching ideas for children's literature.Multicultural Paths - Online Children's Literature: links to proverbs, fables, folk tales, etc.Yahooligans: The Web Guide for KidsAsk Jeeves - Kids: another easy to use search engineWorld Skip: a great resource for information about 220 countries!


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Start Your SearchEngines! 
Great British Council SiteeSLhouse.com A great site with many links for ESL students and their teachersDave's ESL Cafe: The Internet's Meeting Place for ESL/EFL Students and Teachers from Around the World!The Tower of English: lists over 300 useful ESL websites in 40 different categories.Welcome to the English Zone! Nicely organized teaching & learning resourcesThe English Global Village: be sure to check out the 'cyberworlds'!Yeah, Baby! Learn real English with real native speakers of American English.The Human Languages PageKarin's ESL Partyland: themes like music and movies appeal to adolescent learnersLinguisticfunland.comVisit Brian and Neko's Place (Vancouver-based site, complete with an interactive Haunted House)ESL "Super-Sites"
Highway 61GoogleIxquickVivisimoMeteorQueryServerMore MetaSearch Engines

Teaching Resources
onestopenglish.com - the solution to all your teaching needsESLflow's Guide To ESL TeachingEFLWeb's Teacher's ZoneTESL JournalERIC: Educational Resources Information CenterCenter for Multilingual, Multicultural ResearchCALICO JournalESL Web CT SiteTeam and Icebreaker games for Language MonitorsDistance Education LinksEuropean Language Testing OrganizationJournals/Magazines
Review and text of Language Learning OnlineCTI List (extensive)TEFL.NET - Tips for creating CV's and ResumesTEFL.NET - Take 7! Using video cameras in the ESL/EFL classroomArticle on how to use e-mail for language learningJane Scaplen's in-depth practical study of what you can do in a one-computer classroomOnline articles on TELL 
Foreignword.com - The Language Site: dictionaries and free translation toolsBabylon Translator Dictionary Converter and Information at your fingertips.yourDictionary.com: Links to a plethora of online English dictionaries!Online encyclopedia with over 14,000 articles, on any subject.Links to hundreds of dictionaries for different languagesCollins Cobuild Online DictionaryRhymeZone: The electronic rhyming dictionary.Swiss Government List of on-line dictionariesOnline Dictionaries
UQAM's Online ConcordancerCobuild Collins' Bank of English (subscription necessary)British National CorpusSurvey of English UsageThe Bergen Corpus of London Teenage Language (need UserID & P'wd)Online Tutorials for using Corpora & ConcordancersLinguistic Corpora
CTI Bibliography and List of bibliographiesThe Complete Works of William Shakespeare - online.Library of useful articles for training in interpersonal & leadership skills, etcxBibliographies

ESL Products
Harrison House ESL MaterialsThe ESL SuperstoreEnglish language education online software and Web sites (some free, some not)Athelstan: Books and ProductsNational Clearinghouse for Bilingual EducationBuy books & software
Free materials, clip-art, .gifs, downloads, etc., for learning and teachng EnglishFree downloads: Academic and Administrative Stationery for EFL/ESL TeachersHundreds of gifs, arrows, houses, animals...About.com's Lists of free IconsMassive list of free clipart, gifs, etc., (even better if you can read the Polish directions!)Barry's Free Clip ArtLists of Free Clipart Sites Free Images, Gifs
The Virtual CALL LibraryCutting Edge CALL DemosCreate interactive exercises for the World Wide Web. Free of charge for non-profit educational users.Tucows: The most complete range of downloadable programmesAbout.com Shareware listsWorld of Reading: Foreign Language SoftwareAudio Forum Language Courses and MaterialsSoftware Downloads

Technology and the Web
Tutorial: Web Workshop for Language Teachers (Canada)ICT4LT: European Language Teacher Training Initiative.  Très riche.Integrating technology into language teachingInternet Activities for the Foreign Language Classroom.Quia easy web exercise creation (free)Online Exercise Preparation
Hot Potatoes: Free creation of on-line exercises of various types.Australian ESL Teachers: personal web pages and ESL HyperlinksPractical info for putting together a websiteGuide for creating interactive web pages for ESLQuia easy web exercise creation (free)Teach your ESL students to create their own web pages!Create Free Webpages
Improve your knowledge of English with an Email PenpalNetPals: an electronic link up for aspiring writersEpals: e-mail system endorsed by the Calgary Board of EducationIntercultural Email Classroom Connections: free service to help teachers link with collegues in other countries and cultures.Canada.com free e-mailYahoo free e-mailHotmail free e-mailFree e-mail
Language Related newsgroupsMailing Lists (listservs) for a wide variety of languagesTEFLdotNET - email updates on areas of special interest to TEFL/TESL schoolListservs/newsgroups
Computer Assisted Language Learning: product reviews, excellent links for ESL teachers and learnersTutorials on html, javascript, etc.All the html tags with syntaxHtml help in several languagesHTML Help


Documents

Dominion of CanadaMap of Canada
Printed Media
Calgary Herald onlineNational Post - Canada's newest national newspaperThe Globe and Mail - Canada's business-oriented newspaperThe Vancouver SunThe Toronto Star OnlineMontreal's daily English language newspaper.The Ultimate Online Guide to Canadian NewspapersNewspapers
A Guided Tour of Canadian Alternative press, e-zines, etc.FFWD - Calgary's News and Entertainment WeeklySaturday Night MagazineCanadian GeographicEXPLORE - Canada's Outdoor Adventure MagazineMacleans Magazine OnlineChatelaine MagazineMagazines
Pages Books on Kensington - voted Calgary's Best BookstoreNorthwest Passages: A Canadian literature and boodkstore resource.Chapters: the Canadian Bookstore on the WebIndigo Books the other Canadian Bookstore on the Web!Calgary Public Library HomepageUniversity of Calgary Library Home PageBookstores/Libraries

Television & Radio
CBC Radio/TV News clips in audio and videoDiscovery Channel CanadaMuchMusic - Canada's Music Television StationCFCN Television NetworkGlobal Television Network - CalgaryA-Channel (independent TV network)Television
World Talk Radio - The English language broadcasts form 14 different countries.CJSW 90.9FM - University of Calgary's Radio StationGuide to Canadian University Radio Stations, MP3 Downloads, etc.Mike's Radio World: Canadian Radio Stations Radio

Canuck Rock
54-40 Official HomePageThe Tragically Hip - Music @ Work (requires Shockwave Plugin)Sarah McLachlan HomePageTreble Charger HomePageBlue Rodeo HomePageBif Naked HomePageZuckerbaby Online
Nelly Furtado HomePageGreat Big Sea kitchen party!Jann Arden's HomePageLimblifter OnlineSloan HomePageOur Lady Peace HomePage - have patience when loading; it's cool!Alanis Morrisette Homepage

Canadian Literature
General Sites on Canadian LiteratureLinks to specific websites for hundreds of Canadian authors.Canadian Literary OrganizationsCanadian PublishersCanadian Literary PeriodicalsCCL - Canadian Childrens' LiteratureThe Canadian Literature ArchiveNational Library of Canada

Canadian Art & Culture
CANOE - Canada news, sports, entertainment, finance and business news.Selected Canadian Culture LinksCanadian Studies Programs, Centres & AssociationsDominion of CanadaNational Gallery of CanadaCanadian Museum of CivilizationNational Film Board of CanadaCanadian Museum of CivilizationFirst Nations Art - CanadaNational Ballet of Canada

Province of Alberta   Southern Alberta
Kananaskis Country's Unofficial Website - includes activities, accomodation, etc.,Parks Canada - Banff National Park visitor information, history, servicesBanff Webcam - live pictures taken from Sulphur Mountain Gondola every 10 minutes!Guide to skiing in Lake Louise includes snow reports, reservation and lodging info.Jasper Alberta Travel - visitor information, tourism, accomodationColumbia Icefield - Jasper National Park: explore the Athabasca GlacierRocky Mountains
Bragg Creek - a not so well-kept secret located between Calgary and Banff.Cochrane, Alberta: Welcome to Foothills Country.Waterton Lakes National Park - A rare gem tucked into the southwestern corner of the province of Alberta.Royal Tyrell Museum, Drumheller Alberta - Where Paleontology comes alive!Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump - documents the buffalo hunting culture of the Plains Indians of southern Alberta.Experience the rich history of the Crowsnest Pass region of the Canadian Rockies.Southern Alberta

City of Calgary Calgary
Discover Calgary - WorldWeb Travel Guide, tourism and visitor information.Virtual Calgary: Many photos of our fair city.Calgary Transit Web PageCanada Olympic ParkCalgary Zoo and Botannical GardensFort Calgary Historic ParkThe Calgary Tower - official websiteCalgary Science Centre and PlanetariumCalgary Stampede Information Guide Calgary 
Glenbow Museum and Art GalleryNickle Arts Museum - University of CalgaryHeritage Park - experience the Old West, firsthand.Aero Space Museum of CalgaryMuseum of The RegimentsInfo about current and future art gallery showings in Calgary.Art Galleries - 17th AvenueMuseums/Galleries
Movie Theatre LocationsLoose Moose Theatre (and Improv. School)One Yellow Rabbit Performance TheatreAlberta Theatre ProjectsStage West Dinner TheatrePump House TheatreW.P. Puppet TheatreCinemas/Theatre
Calgary has 1500+ RestaurantsBars, Clubs and PubsFeel Like A Coffee?Food/Drink/Music 
Calendar of major festivals and events in Calgary for 2001Calgary Folk FestivalCalgary International Childrens' FestivalCalgary Winter FestivalYearly Listing of Festivals in Calgary (still needs updating for 2001)Festivals
Calgary Parks and Recreation HomepageCalgary Flames - Hockey TeamCalgary Stampeders Football ClubCalgary Hitmen - Amateur Hockey TeamSports & Recreation


English Around The World

Commonwealth of AustraliaAustralian Aboriginal Flag
The Sydney Morning HeraldAustralian Newspapers on the InternetPrinted Media
ABC - Australian Broadcasting CorporationTriple J - Australia's Youth Radio NetworkSBS - the voice and vision of multicultural AustraliaChannel 7 AustraliaNine Network AustraliaNetwork Ten AustraliaTelevision & Radio
Triple J - Australia's Youth Radio NetworkMidnight Oil HomepagePowderfinger HomePageKilling Heidi HomePageThe Whitlams HomePageSilverchair HomepageNick Cave OnlineSpiderbait HomePageThe Superjesus HomePageKylie.comOZ Rock
Australian Literary ResourcesNational Library of Australia - database of Australian literature on the InternetLiterature
National (art) Gallery of AustraliaListing of art galleries and museums across AustraliaDatabase of Sydney's art galleries and museumsAustralian National University Institute of the Arts LibraryAboriginal Fine Arts GalleryArt
Commonwealth of AustralaAbout Australia! It's all here!Australian Tourism NetTourism
GEOS Colleges - English Language SchoolsESL Cafe Web Guide: Schools: AustraliaESL Cafe Web Guide: Schools: AustraliaEnglish Language Schools in AustraliaESL Links

Dominion of New ZealandTino Rangatiratanga (Maori Flag)
Independent Newspapers Ltd., New ZealandLava MagazinePrinted Media
Triple J - Australia's Youth Radio NetworkTriple J - Australia's Youth Radio NetworkTriple J - Australia's Youth Radio NetworkTelevision & Radio
Nilfun.net - Neil Finn (ex-Crowded House)'s Homepage. Listen to sounds & create your own musical artworkBetchadupa HomePageBic Runga HomePageMutton Birds Official HomePageDiscover the funky grooves of ArdijahBreathe HomePageGarageland HomePageNicolette Kenny HomePageShihad's Official SiteA plethora of information on Split Enz, Crowded House or anything related.Kiwi Rock
A-Z listing of New Zealand LiteratureNew Zealand Literature. Writers, authors, poets, ezines.Literature
The Auckland Art GalleryMaori Culture on the Net - online Maori Exhibition (excellent site, but requires Shockwave Plugin for best viewing)Art
New Zealand/Aotearoa: Land of the Long White Cloud.100 Percent Pure New Zealand: Official Site of Tourism New Zealand.Take a Virtual Tour of New ZealandTourism
GEOS Colleges - English Language SchoolsGlobal Study in New ZealandESL Cafe Web Guide: Schools: New ZealandEnglish Language Schools in ChristchurchFederation of Independent English Language Schools New ZealandEnglish Schools New ZealandESL Links

United Kingdom
The Times of LondonDatabase of National and Local Press in the United Kingdom & IrelandPrinted Media
BBC- British Broadcasting Network - TV/RadioITVChannel 4Channel 5BBC- British Broadcasting Network - TV/RadioTelevision & Radio
Blur Official WebsiteThe Chemical Brothers Global WebThe Divine ComedyGomez Official HomePageRadiohead's Surreal Website - difficult to navigate, but highly entertainingSuede HomePageTravis OnlineSinead O'Connor HomePageU2 HomePage: use either HTML or Flash to access.Finlay Quaye HomePage - use either HTML or Flash to enter.Brit Pop
Triple J - Australia's Youth Radio NetworkTriple J - Australia's Youth Radio NetworkBBC- British Broadcasting Network - TV/RadioBBC- British Broadcasting Network - TV/RadioIreland Travel & Tourism Database, with Interactive MapLiterature
The Museum of LondonThe British Museum - LondonThe National Gallery - LondonExtensive listing of museums throughout the United KingdomNational Gallery of IrelandNational Galleries of ScotlandArt
The United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern IrelandRepublic Of IrelandIreland Travel & Tourism Database, with Interactive MapVisit ScotlandWales Tourist Board Official SiteThe Tower of LondonMadam Tussaud's Wax MuseumShakespeare's Globe Theatre - LondonBBC- British Broadcasting Network - TV/RadioTourism
English Language Schools in the United KingdomESL Cafe Web Guide: Schools: United KingdomGlobal Study United KingdomESL Cafe Web Guide: Schools: IrelandESL Cafe Web Guide: Schools: ScotlandGlobal Study IrelandESL Links

Republic of South Africa
South African News SourcesPrinted Media
SABCTV OnlineE TV OnlineE TV OnlineE TV OnlineTelevision & Radio
Johnny Clegg, Savuka, etc.,The Awakening - South African Goth Rock!Robin Auld - Zen Surfing in the Third WorldKarma HomePageSpringbok Nude GirlsWonderboom HomePageMusic
Triple J - Australia's Youth Radio NetworkTriple J - Australia's Youth Radio NetworkLiterature
Art in South AfricaUniversity of Witwatersrand Art GalleriesArt
Republic of South AfricaTriple J - Australia's Youth Radio NetworkTriple J - Australia's Youth Radio NetworkTourism
ESL Cafe Web Guide: Schools: South AfricaEnglish Language Schools South AfricaStudy Abroad English in South AfricaESL Links

United States of America
New York Times on the WebTime Magazine onlinePrinted Media
PBS - Public Broadcasting SystemThe Simpsons!CBS.comNBC TVArts & Entertainment NetworkABC.comFOX Broadcasting CompanyListing of U.S. Cable TV NetworksTelevision & Radio
REM's HomepageLIVE - HomepageMadonna official homepageMetallica: HomepageThe Offspring: HomepageMacy Gray: HomepageMusic
Listing of online texts by - and about - over 300 American authorsAmerican Studiens, Black History and LiteratureAmerican Literature online: texts from the 18th & 19th CenturiesAmerican Literature online: texts from the 20th CenturyLiterature
The Metropolitan Museum of ArtThe Smithsonian InstituteNational Gallery of Art - Washington D.C.Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) - New YorkNational Portrait Gallery - at the SmithsonianNational Museum of African Art - at The SmithsonianGuggenheim MuseumListing of Art Galleries across the United StatesArt
United States of AmericaGrand Canyon National ParkDisneyland.comDisneyland.comKennedy Space CenterTourism
English Languge Schools in the United StatesGlobal Study United StatesESL Cafe Web Guide: Schools: United StatesESL Links
 
 


Reference

Alberta-specific contacts
University of CalgaryUniversity of Alberta - EdmontonMount Royal College - CalgaryBow Valley College - CalgaryBanff Education CentreAlberta College of Art and DesignUniversities/Colleges

Canadian & other ESL contacts
Council of Second Language Programs in CanadaTESL Canada HomepageGlobal Study.com's Directory of ESL Program Websites in CanadaEnglish Language Schools in CanadaA listing of Canadian Language Schools, programs, homestays, etc.ESL Cafe Web Guide: Schools: CanadaCanadian ESL Associations
Eurocall: The European Association for Computer Assisted Language LearningAustralian Technology Enhanced Language Learning ConsortiumCalico: North American CALL AssociationIALL: International Association for Language Learning TechnologyWorldCALL - Annual ConferencesAssociations (Techno)
TESOL - your link to the ESOL CommunityAmerican Association for Applied LinguisticsAmerican Council on the Teaching of Foreign LanguagesOntario Modern Language AssociationLinks to Associations for different languages (scroll down)Associations (Misc.)
Computers in Teaching Initiative Site for Modern LanguagesEuropean Language CouncilFLTeach: Foreign Language Teaching ForumAgora Language MarketplaceList of the 9 US Foreign Language CentresBrigham Young Humanities Research CenterESL Centres/Councils
Annotated list of software for ESLTESOL Software list

Web Toolbox
Current updates from CNNABC News.com: HomeNews 
Current updates from the Weather ChannelWeather
Amnesty InternationalGreenpeaceWorld Wildlife FundUNICEFOXFAM - CanadaThe Hunger Site: Donate food for free to hungry people in the worldThe Body Shop - Interactivist - issues Activism
Internet Shopper: Directory of online shopping, bargains, freebiesShopping Sites at the All-Internet Shopping Directory!ROOTS Canada HomepageMountain Equipment Co-op (MEC)Amazon.comYahoo! ShoppingExciteStoresShop Online!
SOAR - Thousands of Recipes, search by region and or typeWorld Wide Recipes, the Recipe Lovers' ParadiseVRG Recipes - The Vegetarian Resource GroupVegetarian Recipes Around the WorldAll Recipes websiteEpicurious.com - For people who eat!Arielle's Recipe Archives Get Cooking!
Free, online horoscopes!PsychicRealm.comFree Tarot readingsAstrology & Tarot
What famous character are you most like? Find out!Take the Meyers-Briggs Personality Test and learn about your approach to careers, relationships and personal growthAre you an Artisan, Gaurdian, Rational or Idealist? Take the Keirsey Test and find out!Personality Tests 
About.comAbout.com
Currency converterCurrency Converter
US Department of Education Research and StatisticsGlobal Internet Statistics by LanguageStatistics
Canadian people and business finderPeople finder
 
 


Last modified 12 June 2001
By: Brigitte Clarke