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Literacy Level

Pumerosa
Sitio fonético y bilingüe. 

http://www.pumarosa.com/

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

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

Letter Sounds & Reading Practice | Learning Bear
Learn the sounds of letters and practice reading in English with multimedia lessons.

http://www.readingbear.org/

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/

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

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Typing Practice

 
Typing.com | Use with or without registering. Teachers can set up classes to give students usernames and passwords and can track student progress. Has typing lessons, tests, and games.
https://www.typing.com/

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

Mrs. Pitcher's Keyboarding Drills
https://www.davis.k12.ut.us/page/432

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

Touchfire Typing Tutor 
https://touchfire.com/typingtutor/

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Multimedia (Integrated Skills)

Multilevel

U.S.A. Learns - Video classes with grammar and vocabulary practice. 
http://www.usalearns.org

The Minneapolis ABE Online Activity List - Lifeskills-based language practice organized by level and topic. Beginning through Advanced.There is also a section devoted specifically to technology training.
https://abeweb.mpls.k12.mn.us/

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

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

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

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

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


Beginning 

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

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

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

Cynthia's Links to English Practice for Better Health- Teacher-recommended websites for more English practice to help you stay healthy!
http://www.geocities.ws/cynthia_ingersoll/health.html

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.geocities.ws/cynthia_ingersoll/getajobbeginners.html
http://www.geocities.ws/cynthia_ingersoll/getajob.html

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


Advanced

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/

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

Passport to English - (en Espanol)
http://www.passporttoenglish.com/index.html


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Vocabulary

Multilevel

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/

Passport to English - (en Espanol)
http://www.passporttoenglish.com/index.html

Cynthia's Links to Basic English Practice - Websites for vocabulary practice organized by life skill unit
http://www.geocities.ws/cynthia_ingersoll/ESLlinks.html




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Grammar and Writing

 

Multilevel

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

Easy World of English | Grammar, Levels 1 (Beginning) , 2 (Intermediate), 3 (Advanced)
http://www.easyworldofenglish.com/

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

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

ESL Blues - Grammar lessons.
http://www.eslbluesapps.com/

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

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/

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

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

Beginning 

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.geocities.ws/cynthia_ingersoll/basicgrammar.html

Intermediate

Cynthia's Links to Intermediate Grammar Practice- Teacher-recommended websites for more English practice!
http://www.geocities.ws/cynthia_ingersoll/intermediategrammar.html

Advanced

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




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Reading


Multilevel


Cynthia's Links to Reading Practice- Look for your level.
http://www.geocities.ws/cynthia_ingersoll/Reading.html

Easy World of English | Reading, Level 1 Beginning, Level 2 Intermediate, Level 3 Advanced
http://www.easyworldofenglish.com/

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

Read Works- Teachers must create an account. Assign readings by getting a code for students to use. Readworks also has comprehension question sets to use after the reading.
https://www.readworks.org/

ESL Bits - Reading and Listening Activities
http://esl-bits.net/

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


Beginning 

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


Intermediate

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/

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/

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/

Newsela- Teachers must create an account. Assign readings by getting a code for students to use.
https://newsela.com/


Advanced

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


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ESL Videos

Multilevel


REEP YouTube Channel Many practical topics for everyday life. Playlists by level and program including Side by Side and Mr. Bean.
https://www.youtube.com/user/reepadultesl

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

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


Beginner

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

Mark Kulek’s ESL YouTube channel
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9VWyvdF-91McG6kt27MeKA


Intermediate

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


Advanced

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/

Listening/Pronunciation Lessons | Okanagan College - 13 complete lessons with video explanation, dictation and more..
hhttp://international.ouc.bc.ca/pronunciation/

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.geocities.ws/cynthia_ingersoll/listening.html

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

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://groovesharks.org/

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

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

Mousercise - Module on how to use a mouse. No ads.
http://www.pbclibrary.org/mousing/mousercise.htm

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

Online Form Practice | Minnesota Literacy Council 
Basic, housing, work, government, personal finance, and education online form practice
http://mndigital.dreamhosters.com/forms2/INDEX.HTM

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

Microsoft Office 2013 tutorials | GCFLearnFree.org
Learn how to use Microsoft applications for version 2013 with easy-to-understand video tutorials.
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/office2013

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.
https://www.internetessentials.com/Learning

Technology Topics videos | Common Craft
Levels 300-650. Transcript on page.
Limited Free Videos. 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_March2015.pdf

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Citizenship

Go to REEP's Citizenship page.

 


Smartphone Apps

Best ESL apps for Android
https://www.fluentu.com/blog/educator-english/best-apps-for-esl-teachers/

9 Best Mobile Apps for ESL Students | BusyTeacher.org
http://goo.gl/7dnVFQ



Community

Arlington County, Virginia, Website
http://www.arlingtonva.us/

Arlington Insider
Sign up for the email newsletter of important events happening in Arlington, VA. Email address required.
https://www.arlingtonva.us/subscribe/

Smithsonian Institution
http://www.si.edu

National Park Service
https://www.nps.gov/index.htm

Going Out Guru Guide | The Washington Post
http://www.washingtonpost.com/goingoutguide

Washington, DC resources | About.com
http://dc.about.com/

100 Free (and almost free) Things to Do in D.C.
http://washington.org/100-free-and-almost-free-things-do-dc


Transportation

Metro
http://www.wmata.com/

ART - Arlington Rapid Transit
http://www.arlingtontransit.com/

DC Circulator
http://www.dccirculator.com/

 


REEP Teacher Webpages and Projects

 


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_Online Form_Job Application form.doc 

 

 


Student Satisfaction Survey

Syphax

https://tinyurl.com/reep2018sec


https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SECstudent2018

 

Arlington Mill & Wakefield

https://tinyurl.com/reep2018amcc
 

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/AMCCstudent2018

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Arlington Education & Employment Program (REEP)
Syphax Education Center

  2110 Washington Boulevard

Arlington, Virginia, 22204

Phone:  (703) 228-4200  FAX (703) 527-6966

Instructional Technology Coordinator: michele.cona@apsva.us

Last updated May 2018