Useful ESL Websites for Students, Parents, and Teachers

From Lone Star College: http://www.manythings.org/ Interesting Things for ESL Students is a free website that includes activities to help ESL students improve vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, pronunciation, spelling, and listening skills. There are quizzes, word games, word puzzles, proverbs, slang expressions, anagrams, a random-sentence generator and other computer assisted language learning activities. This site is non-commercial and has no advertising. http://www.eslpartyland.com/ ESL PartyLand describes itself as the “Fun Place to Learn English as a Second Language”. This free site features relevant topical lessons, quizzes, and games providing opportunities to use…

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Easy-Peasy College Entrance Requirements

Here are the 1914 college entrance requirements for Holy Cross College, located in Worcester, Massachusetts. You can see the full bulletin at Google Books. Notice that one must be proficient in Latin, Greek, English, spelling, handwriting, history, and the greatest works of Western literature — before entering college. Only then can real learning begin. Tuition is a whopping $90 per year. Outrageous! If you find this site valuable, please share!

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