Learning Resources

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Links to other resources to help students and teachers of English.

Teaching tips

Tips and ideas on how to teach more effectively and approach ESL teaching.

Literacy Minnesota - video trainings: Training videos for volunteer adult education teachers. 

Intercambio Resource Hub: Teaching tips for ESL instruction.

FluentU: Blog for teaching tips (also interspersed with advertisements for their language learning app, FluentU).


Learning materials and lesson plans.

Woodward English: Lesson planning and learning resources.

Using English: Lesson plans, worksheets, a quiz creator, and articles on teaching.

British Council: Contains interactive lessons, exercises, tests, grammar explanations and much more for the English learner.

Learning Chocolate: Interactive vocabulary exercises.

ISL Collective: Teachers sharing worksheets with other teachers. Free registration allows downloading anything you want. 

Dave's ESL Café: Lesson plans (check out the games section for fun activities!), grammar lessons, idioms, phrasal verbs, slang, and quizzes. Everything is under the Resources tab at the top right.

Newsela: sign up with a free account and choose Littleton/Bemis Pl as your institution. As a teacher, you can assign students to read articles.

Special resources for teaching literacy to low-literacy students.

Bow Valley College ESL Literacy Readers

Atlas Literacy for Adult Learners

Literacy Minnesota Phonics workbooks


Learn English


Websites with exercises, videos, and practice for the student.

Learning Chocolate: Practice your vocabulary.

Woodward English: Free English lessons.

ESL Video: Lots of videos for learning English and practicing listening.

Claire Teaches English

ESL Fast

Marshall Reading Program: Stories and vocabulary to practice reading at any level.

Youtube channels

English with James

Mark Kulek ESL



English with Lucy

Learn how to use computers and many other digital tasks

Digital Learn

Tools to practice English

Rewordify: Change any text to be more simple and learn words.

Citizenship study