Secondary websites

Here is my list of websites for you to download:


Here are more websites:

Monty Python sketch The Argument Clinic: http://youreon.net/videos/163/argument-clinic-monty-python

With this website you can create your own gap-fill and cloze tests for learners: http://l.georges.online.fr/tools/cloze.html

Virtual tours of the Houses of Parliament: http://www.parliament.uk/visiting/online-tours/virtualtours/

Virtual tour and history of 10 Downing Street: http://www.number10.gov.uk/history-and-tour/

Support from Cambridge exams for teachers: http://www.cambridgeenglishteacher.org/

Educational site with free printable themes, word puzzles, book report forms, maths, ideas, lesson plans: http://www.abcteach.com/

Rafi.ki is a secure online learning community that lets your pupils talk to schools all over the world and is free: http://www.rafi.ki/

Useful introduction to making and using mind maps: http://www.eslvideo.com/esl_video_quiz_high_intermediate.php?id=10773

Online lessons: http://daily-english-activities.blogspot.ch/

Interactive website for learning English/Spanish/Italian/French/German, see free preview, then you have to pay: http://www.linguascope.com/

Website for busy teachers, with lots of printable worksheets and materials to use: http://busyteacher.org/

Website with lots of materials you can print: http://www.Eslprintables.com

Website where you can download, for example, presentation slides on areas of grammar: http://www.azargrammar.com/

Website where you can upload and download teaching materials: http://www.vanda51pro.com/

5 minute videos on all topics: http://www.5min.com/

Carbon footprint calculator: easy to use example on the World Wildlife Fund website: http://footprint.wwf.org.uk/

This is the Voice of America website for learning to read, listen and learn English using the news: http://learningenglish.voanews.com/

Website with resources for learning English, with interactive sound production: http://www.languageguide.org/english/

Printable English lesson plans: http://www.english-4u.com/

Website for learning English online for all levels: http://www.englishpages.com/

Useful on-line quizzes websites on all kinds of topics: http://www.triviapark.com/quizzes/html

Use this website to create your own educational games, quizzes, puzzles, surveys, etc: http://www.quia.com/web

Website from Hungary which has lots of useful English activities: http://www.5percangol.hu/

Website for teachers and learners that helps you to produce concise and dynamic presentations: http://www.pechakucha.org/

Here is a website that will improve your life as a teacher, including songs for grammar: http://www.teachya.com/

A community where you can use and share materials for teaching and learning English: http://www.englishtips.org/

Website for fun English games and quizzes: http://www.funenglishgames.com/

English is Fun is on Facebook - have a look at the fun and humorous things here: https://en-gb.facebook.com/EnglishIF

This website is good for synonyms, rhyming words and definitions: http://www.wordhippo.com/

Websites with fun games, vocabulary, grammar, lesson plans and ideas, at all levels: http://www.digitalplay.info/blog/

Great website for learners to use: http://www.brainpop.co.uk/

British Council website for grammar: http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/english-grammar

Practice for grammar and writing: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/

Here is a dance and movement sequence you could get your learners to do called "Double dream feet": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5L1tr0PIx20 and here is one called "Double dream hands": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dm7yAWpX1Mc

Website with lots of excellent resources: http://www.teachitworld.com/

Website for learning English with super resources: http://www.learnenglishfeelgood.com/

A website of English teaching resources: http://www.teachit.co.uk/

Here are free English video lessons: http://www.engvid.com/

Here are some fun English video lessons on idioms, pronunciation, and other things: http://linguaspectrum.com/

Lots of English learning materials: http://www.englishpage.com/

Here you will find hundreds of free English learning exercises - grammar, songs, videos, everything: http://www.agendaweb.org/

English with Jo offers reseources and lessons: http://www.englishwithjo.com/

Agenda webhas useful worksheets and videos for areas of grammar and authentic recordings of people in the street, at home, etc: http://www.agendaweb.org/

Here are lots of free English language teaching resources for you todownload and use: https://en.islcollective.com/

This is an Online Etymology Dictionary which shows the origins of words and phrases: http://etymonline.com/



Websites for listening

An American website where anyone can record their own experiences and the "story" of their life: http://storycorps.org/

This website has recordings of famous American speeches, movie speeches, famous speeches from history, and others: http://www.americanrhetoric.com/

This website has good listening practice, plus transcripts, and a variety of types of spoken English: http://www.elllo.org/

This ESL listening website created by Randall Davis helps ESL/EFL students improve their listening skills through practice with self-grading tasks from easy to advanced: http://www.esl-lab.com/

Excellent site for listening to songs and conversations and videos illustrating language points at all levels: http://www.eslvideo.com/

Useful istening materials: http://www.carolinebrownlisteninglessons.com/

Free audio-books: people reading English books that are in the public domain: http://librivox.org/

This website has films and songs with the transcript and exercises: http://www.multimedia-english.com/

This website provides listening practice for advanced level students: http://www.splendid-speaking.com/

This is a podcast website for people learning English: http://www.listen-to-english.com/

English grammar online, vocabulary, literature: http://www.ego4u.com/

CNN Student News is aimed at learners at middle and higher school levels: http://edition.cnn.com/studentnews/

6 minute English by the BBC World Service has interesting items for learners to listen to: http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/general/sixminute/

This is a great website resource for teachers and learners. It contains fascinating stories on all topics for learners to explore by listening and reading:http://www.awesomestories.com/

English Central offers over 9,000 short vidoe for learning English: http://www.englishcentral.com/videos#!/index/all/all/trending/0

Learn English by watching TV series, documentaries and films, all with English subtitles: http://ororo.tv/en

News in levels: this website provides listening practice at 3 levels for news items: http://www.newsinlevels.com/

English Central has 10,000 video clips for learning English. Choose a topic and a level, watch the video with subtitles, learn the key words, watch again and fill in the gaps in the text, speak the lines and get feedback on your pronunciation. It is free to start, then you pay: http://www.englishcentral.com/videos#/anonymous-player



Websites for songs

SONG LYRICS: This website provides gap-fill texts of song lyrics at different levels of difficulty. The song continues when learners type in the correct word. Use the search buttons to find the song you want: http://lyricstraining.com/

Here are the 10 best songs every month with materials for exploiting them, plus an archive of previous songs: http://topsongs.clubefl.gr/

Excellent site for listening to songs and conversations and videos illustrating language points at all levels: http://www.eslvideo.com/

This website has songs and films with the transcript and exercises: http://www.multimedia-english.com/

This website is made by teachers and provides worksheets for songs and karaoke:http://www.tuneintoenglish.com/

Rap song for learning some irregular verbs: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNaDvAYC0Jw&feature=youtu.be

Songs about food: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lQCbaIK2PI and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4ONs1-FDE8



Websites for reading

Breaking News English provides you with up-to-date news texts for both reading and listening at different levels with ready-made exercises: http://www.breakingnewsenglish.com/

Here you can read the local news of what is happening in Italy, France, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, Austria and Norway but in ENGLISH so learners can read and discuss local new events in English: http://www.thelocal.it/

This is a great website resource for teachers and learners. It contains fascinating stories on all topics for learners to explore by listening and reading:http://www.awesomestories.com/

Here are 40 of the best places to find free textbooks, audio books and full-text works of fiction and nonfiction:

http://education-portal.com/articles/40_Places_for_College_Students_to_Find_Free_Unabridged_Books_Online.html

ENGLISH-ONLINE has articles on all school subject areas. It is designed for learners of English and the articles have been chosen and rewritten so they can be understood more easily: http://www.english-online.at/index.htm

This free website adapts to the individual learner to provide perfect reading passages and questions at their level! Watch the introductory video to see how it works and what it enables teachers and learners to do: http://www.readtheory.org/

This reading website provides free access to thousands of high-qulaity K-12 articles as well as online assessments to improve your learnerer's reading comprehension: https://www.readworks.org/



Websites for writing

Titanpad allows people to work simultaneously on one document: http://titanpad.com/

This website allows learners to print in English their own signs, classroom notices, tickets, party invitations, etc: http://www.says-it.com/

Here learners can keep a diary and in English to practice their writing skills and access it anywhere and at any time: http://www.opendiary.com/

Practice for grammar and writing: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/


Websites for speaking

Go to http://www.eslconversationquestions.com/ and find questions for conversations on Topics or using areas of Grammar.


Websites for pronunciation

Adrian Underhill demonstrating how to use the Sound Chart: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kAPHyHd7Lo

21 different accents: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3UgpfSp2t6k

"I would like a hamburger" Steve Martin comedy sketch: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLuc6rtWkrM

Challenge Charlie - Charlie's humorous demonstration of the difference between English and American accents: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LpJ3yzUPbL0

Speech class training in pronunciation from "Singing in the rain": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tciT9bmCMq8

Ten Germans try to say the word "squirrel": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejuK8_12Fmg

Rhyming cockney slang: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JzxttGuq1s4

The largest pronunciation dictionary in the world: http://forvo.com/languages/en/

Comedy clip on how to pronounce "OUGH" from I love Lucy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAL9VD6Lz9Y

There are lots of pronunciation videos by Jade on youtube so here are some examples:

Sound lke a native speaker: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWes7irLOzI

The best English pronunciation tip you will ever learn: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4d7qxUmdqU

Amazing secret of Engish rhythm: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oUVGhF1fFig

The TH sound in Englih: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5LO0hHGfQg

One woman, 17 British accents: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FyyT2jmVPAk&feature=youtu.be

How to pronounce British place names: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9q7VjLVU8Ec&feature=youtu.be

How English sounds to non-English speakers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vt4Dfa4fOEY

How to say "Would that it were so simple": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGpsXuMvApo

Voice recognition elevator in Scotland: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FFRoYhTJQQ

Comedian Michael Mcintyre on British accents: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0lZ4i37RrM

Comedian Michael Mcintyre on the Yorkish accents: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzAD2GLfaNU




Making board games

Find out how to make them at:

http://www.wikihow.com/Main-Page

http://www.ehow.com/

Use these websites for ideas and resources for making them:

Great website, though you need to pay to join: http://edhelper.com/

http://www.toolsforeducators.com/

This website has ready-made board games: http://www.eltgames.com/ESL-printables-GrIn.htm

You can find ready-made board games here: http://www.eslbase.com/worksheets

Great website with ready-made games with instructions: http://www.esl-galaxy.com/board.htm

To make the game "Who wants to be a millionaire", as well as other games, you can download the materials at: http://www.superteachertools.com/


British Life and Culture

Window on Britain: An Introduction to Britain: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hsxbpo0Vikk&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Christmas in Britain: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YzSGEeaYvJc and Charles Dickens' "A CHristmas Carol" for learning English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SrYIMmUTFdo

Quiz on Britain provided by OUP with answers: http://elt.oup.com/student/britain/britainsite/britainbq?cc=us&selLanguage=en

95 Free UK Worksheets: http://busyteacher.org/classroom_activities-vocabulary/countriesnationalities/united_kingdom-worksheets/

Interesting facts about Britain: http://en.islcollective.com/worksheets/search_result?Vocabulary_Focus=United+Kingdom

British money worksheets: http://www.homeschoolmath.net/worksheets/british-money.php

Worksheets for British holidays and festivals: http://www.eslprintables.com/Vocabulary_worksheets/Holidays_and_traditions/British_festivals_and_holidays/

State opening of Parliament 2012: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ITa5TDb7zM&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Funny song with rhymes about the Kings and Queens of England - the words: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4LRRgNAZ234&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Horrible histories song abou tthe kings and queens of England: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40qOAcz5bUM

How to make small talk in English: http://esl.about.com/od/speakingenglish/a/smalltalk.htm

Video of English people saying why they like London and what they think of it, with listening comprehension questions: http://www.eslvideo.com/esl_video_quiz_high_intermediate.php?id=11033

Duncan in China talks about learning English and provides some useful phrases, e.g.: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6f_FtzgL9y4

Find out what is great about Great Britain: http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/britain-great?utm_source=learnenglish&utm_medium=homepage-advert&utm_campaign=le-adverts

Text describing life in a Secondary School in Britain: http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/questions/education/secsch.htm

What it is like to go to a boarding school (Westminster School): http://vimeo.com/32450960

Typical English sports activities at Westminster School: http://vimeo.com/58196854

Multicultural Britain: video from the British Council for teenagers: http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/word-street/multicultural-britain

The Official Website of the British Monarchy: http://www.royal.gov.uk/

Easter festival: http://www.holidays.net/easter/

Easter history and traditions: http://dir.yahoo.com/society_and_culture/holidays_and_observances/easter/

Lesson plan and youtube extract about the signs you will see on the London Underground: http://lessonstream.org/2007/09/04/london-underground/

Food in Britain: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKbIilKwJwg

British Education System: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDDMEa9E8Z4

How to make a full English breakfast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rmieAqTG1wI

How to have an English Christmas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2W3QR9WXdA

A calendar of British holidays in the UK: http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/holidays.html

Festivals and special days in Britain: http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/questions/index/festivals.htm

The difference between Great Britain, The United Kingdom and England: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNu8XDBSn10

A brief history of The Royal Family: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNgP6d9HraI

There are several excellent videos on lif ein Britain and things British at ANGLOPHENIA:

The greatest words and phrases of 2015: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=suEvEQPB1JQ&feature=youtu.be

40 Essential British expressions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_VnY9w_nuQ&feature=youtu.be

9 British dishes everone should try: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbCmY8PmuJU&feature=youtu.be

How to have a British Christmas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2W3QR9WXdA&feature=youtu.be

Christas dishes from around the world: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tdFhFejVDoI&feature=youtu.be

How to pronounce British place names: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9q7VjLVU8Ec&feature=youtu.be

How to make tea the British way: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2jZDBz0qVtM&feature=youtu.be

One woman, 17 British accents: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FyyT2jmVPAk&feature=youtu.be

10 Things you didn't know about the United Kingdom: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Vd6qLVWVvM

Oldest film footage of London and today: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_me3NrPMh8&feature=youtu.be

Here is everything explaining how Parliament works and a useful glossary of terms: http://www.parliament.uk/about/

How the UK Government works: https://www.gov.uk/government/how-government-works



Webquests

Find out what a webquest is and use one for exploring London, for example: http://www.onestopenglish.com/teenagers/topic-based-materials/city-webquests/ and http://www.onestopenglish.com/teenagers/topic-based-materials/city-webquests/city-webquests-london/145581.article

This website gives you step-by-step guidelines on how to design a webquest for learners: http://webquest.sdsu.edu/designsteps/index.html

The purpose of this website page is to take you through the process of taking advantage of WebQuests that others have already created: http://webquest.sdsu.edu/adapting/index.html

An introduction to webquests: http://webquest.org/

Information on creating and sharing webquests: http://questgarden.com/

How to create wqebquests: http://zunal.com/



Visiting London and the UK

http://www.visitlondon.com/

http://www.timeout.com/

http://www.royalparks.org.uk/

http://www.ukguide.org/

http://www.britainexpress.com/

Things to see in London: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fyZYhLnLRXE

Oldest film footage of London and today: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_me3NrPMh8&feature=youtu.be