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How to Use a Mouse

Mouse Practice - Use left click only.
http://abeged.com/MousePractice/mpage1.html

Mouse Program - Start with "Move the Mouse." Click on "Home Page" to start again.
http://www.mouseprogram.com/

Learn to Use the Mouse - A good introduction.
http://www.instruction.greenriver.edu/avery/activities/mouse/MouseSkills.htm

Mousercise - Click on the number "2" and continue with 3, 4, 5...
http://www.3street.org/mouse/page2.html

Mousercicio - En Español.
http://theoceancountylibrary.org/In_House/Tutorials/Mousercise_Espanol/mouse1.html

The Jig Zone - Click on a picture. Complete the puzzle.
http://www.jigzone.com/ms/g.php?dir=gallery/h/AN&z=6_piece_classic

Mousing Games | Lyndsay's Mania - Try Dot2Dot, Make-a-Match, and Buy It (Money Game).
http://www.mccollam.com/fun/

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Typing Practice

Peter's Online Typing Course
http://www.typing-lessons.org

Mrs. Pitcher's Keyboarding Drills
http://www.davis.k12.ut.us/site/Default.aspx?PageID=31611

Good Typing | requires free account registration
http://www.goodtyping.com

Keyboarding Tutorial and Typing Test
http://www.sense-lang.org/typing/tutor/lessons.php?lang=EN&lesson=40

Nimble Fingers typing exercises
http://www.nimblefingers.com/

...more typing practice website links | Laptop Typing Tutorials
http://www.screentekinc.com/Laptop-Typing-Tutorial.html

...even more links to typing practice websites | The Literacy List
http://home.comcast.net/~djrosen/litlist/typing.html

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Literacy Level

LiteracyCenter.net
Practice letters, numbers, colors, shapes.

http://www.literacycenter.net/lessonview_en.php

Letter TV Audio Alphabet
Practice letter names.

http://www.lettertv.net/pages/audioalpha.htm

Starfall | Letter name and sound
Learn the alphabet, the basics of reading, calendars, and more, in an interactive way!

http://www.starfall.com/

Literacy Level activities | Minnesota Literacy Council
Basic learning in lifeskill topics.

http://ell-level0.themlc.org/

Handwriting Worksheets - Type a sentence. Then, print a worksheet to practice your handwriting.
http://www.handwritingworksheets.com/

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Beginning Level

Vocabulary

Learning Chocolate - Picture dictionary with audio and various skills practice, organized in lifeskill units with beginning level practice.
http://www.learningchocolate.com

Easy World of English | Picture Dictionary
http://www.easyworldofenglish.com/

Language Guide- Picture dictionary with pronunciation and spelling. Choose your language in the top menu or choose a direct link below. More languages available on the website!
Arabic - English | Chinese - English | French - English | Spanish - English
http://www.languageguide.org/

Cynthia's Links to Basic English Practice - Websites for Vocabulary practice.
http://www.reepworld.org/studentsite/CynthiasESLLinks.htm


Grammar

Road to Grammar - Hours of grammar practice!
http://www.roadtogrammar.com/

Easy World of English | Grammar, Level 1
http://www.easyworldofenglish.com/

English Corner- Grammar lessons and exercises for all levels.
http://www.englishcorner.vacau.com/

Grammar Blast - Four levels of grammar quizzes.
http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hme/k_5/quizzes/

Cynthia's Links to Basic English Practice - Websites for Grammar practice.
http://www.reepworld.org/studentsite/BasicGrammarforESL.htm

Ventures Arcade- Lifeskills-based language practice.
http://www.cambridge.org/us/esl/venturesadulted/venturesarcade/

Touchstone Arcade- Lifeskills-based language practice.
http://www.cambridge.org/us/esl/touchstone/student/index.html

Multimedia Lessons (Integrated Skills)

U.S.A. Learns - Video classes with grammar and vocabulary practice. Go to the 1st Course for 20 different units for beginning learners.
http://www.usalearns.org

REEPworld- Animated stories in Health, Work, and Family with reading, listening, vocabulary, and lifeskill practice.
http://www.reepworld.org/englishpractice/index.htm

Marshall Adult Education Student Lessons - Lifeskills-based language practice. Beginning through Intermediate.
http://www.marshalladulteducation.org/index.php/student-lessons

Pumarosa.com - Spanish-English bilingual English courses.
http://www.pumarosa.com/

John's Activities for English Learners - Made especially for adult ESL students.
http://www.web-esl.com/

Interactive lessons for everyday life | Goodwill Industries presents excellent interactive lessons on many topics: work, health, money management, technology, and more!
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/topics

Jennifer's Beginning ESL Video Lessons (on Youtube)
http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0A0C8CFFE9712B76

Reading

Readings Skills Stories - Group 1
http://www.marshalladulteducation.org/index.php/reading-skills-for-todays-adult

REEPworld- Animated stories in Health, Work, and Family with reading, listening, vocabulary, and lifeskill practice.
http://www.reepworld.org/englishpractice/index.htm

Easy World of English | Reading, Level 1
http://www.easyworldofenglish.com/

Cynthia's Links to Reading Practice- Look for your level.
http://www.reepworld.org/studentsite/ReadingPractice.htm

 

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Intermediate Level

 

Vocabulary

Learning Chocolate- Picture dictionary with audio and various skills practice, organized in lifeskill units with beginning level practice.
http://www.learningchocolate.com

Easy World of English | Picture Dictionary
http://www.easyworldofenglish.com/

Language Guide- Picture dictionary with pronunciation and spelling. Choose your language in the top menu or choose a direct link below. More languages available on the website!
Arabic - English | Chinese - English | French - English | Spanish - English
http://www.languageguide.org/

Cynthia's Links to Basic English Practice - Websites for Vocabulary practice.
http://www.reepworld.org/studentsite/CynthiasESLLinks.htm

 

Grammar & Writing

English Grammar Secrets - Grammar rules and practice activites.
http://www.englishgrammarsecrets.com/

English Corner - Grammar lessons and exercises for all levels.
http://www.englishcorner.vacau.com/

Road to Grammar - Hours of grammar practice quizzes!
http://www.roadtogrammar.com/

Easy World of English | Grammar, Level 2
http://www.easyworldofenglish.com/

Grammar Bytes - Presentations. Exercises. Printable handouts.
http://www.chompchomp.com/terms.htm

ESL Blues - Grammar lessons.
http://ww2.college-em.qc.ca/prof/epritchard/trouindx.htm

Cynthia's Links to Intermediate Grammar Practice- Teacher-recommended websites for more English practice!
http://www.reepworld.org/studentsite/IntermediateGrammarforESL.htm

Touchstone Arcade- Lifeskills-based language practice.
http://www.cambridge.org/us/esl/touchstone/student/index.html

ESL Independent Study Lab - Links to interactive lessons for English learners.
http://www.lclark.edu/~krauss/toppicks/toppicks.html

Grammar-Quizzes.com - Explanations on grammar points and practice exercises.
http://www.grammar-quizzes.com/

Guide to Grammar and Writing - Grammar lessons, tutorials, and reference.
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/

GEDWriting. org - Go to Student Center for lessons, exercises, guides, and practice tests.
http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0809222280/

Guide to Writing a Basic Essay - Offers explanations in other languages, as well.
http://lklivingston.tripod.com/essay/


Reading

Readings Skills Stories - Group 1 (lower levels) / Group 2 (higher levels)
http://www.marshalladulteducation.org/index.php/reading-skills-for-todays-adult

The Learning Edge - An interactive online newspaper for high beginning to intermediate.
http://www.thewclc.ca/edge/

The Change Agent - An adult education newspaper for social justice. Listen to the story as you read each line, on the "Audio" page.
http://nelrc.org/changeagent/audio/

Easy World of English | Reading, Level 2
http://www.easyworldofenglish.com/

City Family Magazine - Written in clear English for adult learners. You can also search for the topic you want.
http://www.cityfamily.org/v2/cicityFamily.asp

Topics: An Online Magazine for Learners of English
ESL students write about many topics, including life in the U.S., traditions from their home countries, and more.
http://www.topics-mag.com/

Cynthia's Links to Reading Practice- Look for your level.
http://www.reepworld.org/studentsite/ReadingPractice.htm

Kizclub Stories - Graded online readers for children. Also useful for low-level adult learners.
http://kizclub.com/Sbody.html

Time Magazine, for Kids - Read about world events, recent news, and more.
http://www.timeforkids.com/TFK/


Multimedia Lessons (Integrated Skills)

We Are New York- Video lessons for everyday life and English practice.
http://www.nyc.gov/html/weareny/html/episodes/episodes.shtml

U.S.A. Learns- Go to the Low-intermediate or Intermediate Reading Skills. Practice listening, writing, reading, and pronunciation! Many practical topics for everyday life.
http://www.usalearns.org

English For All - Video lessons with some vocabulary practice.
http://www.myefa.org/login.cfm

Pumarosa.com - Spanish-English bilingual English courses.
http://www.pumarosa.com/

Cynthia's Links to English Practice for Better Health- Teacher-recommended websites for more English practice to help you stay healthy!
http://www.reepworld.org/studentsite/YourHealth.htm

Communicating At Work- Interactive lessons on how to improve your communication at work.
http://caw.aaca-boston.org/

Cynthia's Links to Work English Practice- Teacher-recommended websites for more English practice to help you Find a Job and Get a Job!
http://www.reepworld.org/studentsite/FindingaJob.htm
http://www.reepworld.org/studentsite/GettingtheJob.htm

BBC Skillswise- Teach yourself, and don't forget to test yourself, too! Activities for grammar, spelling, reading, writing, listening, and vocabulary.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/words/grammar/

TV 411 - Reading, writing, vocabulary, and math activities that have practical use for your life. Use the left menu. (Lifeskills)
http://www.tv411.org/index.shtml

Interactive lessons for everyday life | Goodwill Industries presents excellent interactive lessons on many topics: work, health, money management, technology, and more!
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/topics

Mango: Arlington Public Libraries language learning system | free library card account required
http://library.arlingtonva.libguides.com/mango

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Advanced Level

Grammar & Writing

English Grammar Secrets - Grammar rules and practice activites.
http://www.englishgrammarsecrets.com/

Road to Grammar - Hours of grammar practice quizzes!
http://www.roadtogrammar.com/

Easy World of English | Grammar, Level 3
http://www.easyworldofenglish.com/

Grammar Bytes- Presentations. Exercises. Printable handouts.
http://www.chompchomp.com/terms.htm

ESL Blues - Grammar lessons.
http://ww2.college-em.qc.ca/prof/epritchard/trouindx.htm

Grammar-Quizzes.com - Explanations on grammar points and practice exercises.
http://www.grammar-quizzes.com/

GEDWriting. org - Go to Student Center for lessons, exercises, guides, and practice tests.
http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0809222280/

Guide to Grammar and Writing - Grammar lessons, tutorials, and reference.
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/

GEDWriting. org - Go to Student Center for lessons, exercises, guides, and practice tests.
http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0809222280/

Guide to Writing a Basic Essay - Offers explanations in other languages, as well.
http://lklivingston.tripod.com/essay/

Power Proofreading - Find and correct the errors. Start with the Level 2 activities..
http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hme/k_5/proofread/proof.htm

Reading

Readings Skills Stories - Group 1 (lower levels) / Group 2 (higher levels)
http://www.marshalladulteducation.org/index.php/reading-skills-for-todays-adult

Easy World of English | Reading, Level 3
http://www.easyworldofenglish.com/

Cynthia's Links to Reading Practice- Look for your level.
http://www.reepworld.org/studentsite/ReadingPractice.htm

Top 100 U.S. Newspapers .
http://www.thepaperboy.com/usa-top-100-newspapers.cfm

Multimedia Lessons (Integrated Skills)

VOA: Voice of America | Learning English - Learn English while you learn about American life and culture. Multimedia and practice activities included.
http://www.voanews.com/learningenglish/home/

California Distance Learning Project - Read and listen to stories about life topics. For intermediate to advanced level students.
http://www.cdlponline.org/

Interactive lessons for everyday life | Goodwill Industries presents excellent interactive lessons on many topics: work, health, money management, technology, and more!
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/topics

Mango: Arlington Public Libraries language learning system | free library card account required
http://library.arlingtonva.libguides.com/mango

Jennifer's English for Professionals Video Lessons (on Youtube)
http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6F9901ABB52F7C9B&feature=plpp

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ESL Videos

Beginner

U.S.A. Learns- Go to the Low-intermediate or Intermediate Reading Skills. Practice listening, writing, reading, and pronunciation! Many practical topics for everyday life.
http://www.usalearns.org

English Central- Find your level in the "Difficulty" menu.
http://www.englishcentral.com/videos

Jennifer's Beginning ESL Video Lessons (on Youtube)
http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0A0C8CFFE9712B76

Intermediate

We Are New York- Video lessons for everyday life and English practice.
http://www.nyc.gov/html/weareny/html/episodes/episodes.shtml

U.S.A. Learns- Go to the Low-intermediate or Intermediate Reading Skills. Practice listening, writing, reading, and pronunciation! Many practical topics for everyday life.
http://www.usalearns.org

English Central- Find your level in the "Difficulty" menu.
http://www.englishcentral.com/videos

EnglishVid.com- Free English instructional videos.
http://www.engvid.com


Advanced

English Central- Find your level in the "Difficulty" menu.
http://www.englishcentral.com/videos

EnglishVid.com- Free English instructional videos.
http://www.engvid.com

California Distance Learning Project - Read and listen to stories about life topics. For intermediate to advanced level students.
http://www.cdlponline.org/

Jennifer's English for Professionals Video Lessons (on Youtube)
http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6F9901ABB52F7C9B&feature=plpp

PBS - Video from the U.S. Public Broadcasting Station. For advanced level students.
http://video.pbs.org/

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Listening / Pronunciation

Listening

E.L. Easton's Listening Activities
http://evaeaston.com/

VOA: Voice of America | Learning English - Learn English while you learn about American life and culture. Multimedia and practice activities included.
http://www.voanews.com/learningenglish/home/

Randall's Listening Lab- High Beginning to Advanced. Dozens of recorded conversations with comprehension activities, on many interesting topics.
http://www.esl-lab.com/

Text-to-Speech Generator - Type the English you want to hear in the "Enter Text" box and then click on the "Say it" button. Listen and repeat. Change the voice!
http://www.oddcast.com/home/demos/tts/tts_example.php

Cynthia's Links to Listening Practice - Look for your English level.
http://www.reepworld.org/studentsite/ListeningPractice.htm

Elllo - High Beginning to Advanced. 1000s of interviews with English speakers from all over the world. Choose activities according to your level. ("Elllo" = English Language Listening Lab Online.)
http://www.elllo.org/index.htm

Pronunciation

English Club Intermediate to Advanced lessons and practice activies on pronunciation.
http://www.englishclub.com/pronunciation/index.htm

E.L. Easton's Pronunciation Activities
http://evaeaston.com/

Pronunciation Activities from Interesting Things for ESL Students
http://www.manythings.org/pp/

Pronunciation Activities from English Zone.
http://english-zone.com/index.php?ID=17

Easy World of English | Pronunciation
http://www.easyworldofenglish.com/

Cool Tools!

Text-to-Speech Generator - Type the English you want to hear in the "Enter Text" box and then click on the "Say it" button. Listen and repeat. Change the voice!
http://www.oddcast.com/home/demos/tts/tts_example.php

Text-to-Speech Readers for Chrome browser - CHROME browser only. Install an "Add-on" for a text-to-speech reader and listen to any webpage as it's read out loud.
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/search/text%20to%20speech?utm_campaign=en&utm_source=ha-en-na-us-extensions-categories-google&utm_medium=ha

Answers.com 1-click Reference - Free download. With 1-click, get definitions, pronunciation, translations, and more.
http://www.answers.com/main/download_answers_win.jsp

WordWeb 1-click Reference - Free download. With 1-click, get definitions and pronunciation.
http://wordweb.info/free/

Grooveshark - Listen to songs for free. Search the name of the song, singer, or band.
http://www.grooveshark.com/

Voxopop- Message boards with real people and real English. Discussions are called called Talkgroups. Anyone can listen to Talkgroups already happening. You need to create a free account to record a response or to start your own discussion.
http://www.voxopop.com/

 


Computer Skills Practice

Technology Topics videos | GCFLearnFree.org
Learn how to use Microsoft applications, or understand social networking websites like Facebook, and Pinterest, or learn about money management, careers and looking for work, and much, much more!
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/topics

Digital Literacy Lessons in 30+ languages | Microsoft
Basic, Standard, and Advanced lessons.
Topics: Computer Basics, The Internet and the World Wide Web, Productivity Programs, Computer Security and Privacy, and Digital Lifestyles
http://www.microsoft.com/about/corporatecitizenship/citizenship/giving/programs/up/digitalliteracy/default.mspx

Computer Basics| Internet Essentials
To see subtitles, click on the Closed Captions "CC" button.
http://learning.internetessentials.com/

Internet Topics videos | Internet Essentials
Levels 300-650. To see subtitles, click on the Closed Captions "CC" button.
Protect yourself, your family, and your private information when you use your computer and the Internet. Videos have a quiz at the end. Topics include: Phishing, Cyberbullying, Spam, Spyware, Identity Theft, Passwords, Computer Viruses, Social Networks, and Data Backup.
http://learning.internetessentials.com/interactive-tutorials

Technology Topics videos | Common Craft
Levels 300-650. Transcript on page.
Easy-to-understand explanations of complex ideas. Topics include: Apps, Podcasting, World Wide Web, Secure Passwords, Blogs, Wikis, Social Networking, Facebook, and more!
http://www.commoncraft.com/videos/

Typing / Keyboarding practice websites
Go to Typing Practice section on this page.
http://www.reepworld.org/studentsite/favlinks.html#Typing

Computer Classes near Arlington, VA - Print the list. (.pdf)
http://www.reepworld.org/studentsite/ComputerClassesinOurCommunity_August2012.pdf

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Citizenship

Go to REEP's Citizenship page.


REEP Teacher Websites

 


Teacher Materials for this page...

Online interactive materials for Work-Tech Modules in REEP Adult ESL Curriculum:

- JOB APPLICATION 1

- JOB APPLICATION 2

- Resume PRACTICE FORM 200-250.doc  

- Resume TYPING TEMPLATE 200-250.doc 

- 300-350_OnlineForm_Job Application form.doc 

 

Survey

- Arlington Mill Community Center survey

 


 

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Last updated July 2014