ESL & Basic Skills
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Quizzes, tests, exercises, and puzzles to help learn English as a Second Language.
All About Work: How to Find a Job
Includes getting ready for interviews, what to do at an interview, filling out a job application, and more.
Basic Skills Collection and Beyond
An online magazine from the Beehive, here's where to find out about nutrition, injuries, parenting, health insurance options, and more.
Click On: Languages and English as a Second Language
Learn a foreign language on sites where you can interact with native speakers. Students of English as a Second Language will find help with the basics as well as conversation, writing, and pronunciation.
Contacting the Congress
This site makes your congress members easy to find, and allows you to email them directly.
Scroll down to the middle of the page for a list of local conversation groups.
Conversation Groups in Western Suburbs
List of conversation groups in the western suburbs compiled by LEARN.
Illinois Adult Learning Hotline
Helps students find an ESL class and helps volunteers find programs that need tutors.
Interesting Things for ESL Students
This large site links to lots of word games, puzzles quizzes, slang, proverbs, and much more.
Lanternfish ESL for Adults
This site includes many exercises and games for improving English language skills.
L.E.A.R.N. (Libraries' English and Reading Network)
Includes links to local groups that tutor one-on-one or teach in a classroom setting.
Provided by CNN, adults can read, view, or listen to current news stories. Reading and vocabulary activities are included with each story.
Trains volunteer tutors to provide customized, learner-centered English language instruction to help adults achieve independence
This site for teachers and adult learners offers links to easy-to-read sites for reading, math, science, health, jobs, and more.
Use Mango to learn English! Speakers of Spanish, Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, French, German, Greek, Italian, Cantonese Chinese, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese will find lessons on learning English from their specific language background. Just click on “Start Learning” on Mango’s home page.
Self Study Quizzes for ESL Students
This collection of quizzes for English study includes grammar, idiom, vocabulary building, holiday quizzes, and more.
US Department of State sponsored game to help ESL students get a better handle on the mastery of English.