Category: Intermediate English

Risky Roads

Risky Roads lets you type in any address or city and then see the number of (and details about) any fatal accidents that have occurred nearby. It can be a useful tool for when my students do their annual neighborhood analysis...

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Chinese Zodiac Zone

Cambridge English has an intriguing site called the Chinese Zodiac Zone that’s designed to help English Language Learners become familiar with idioms. It’s probably most accessible to Intermediate ELL’s....

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Ford Driving Skills

Ford Driving Skills is a site designed to help teenagers help develop safe-driving skills. The language is relatively simple, there’s at least some audio support for the text, and it has engaging videos and simulations....

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College Grazing

College Grazing is site designed to both encourage and prepare high school students to consider attending college. There are a number of interactive surveys students can complete, and a lot of good information. It’s...

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How Red Light Cameras Work

How Red Light Cameras Work is an interactive from the Los Angeles Times. It shows how cameras on traffic lights work to take pictures of cars that “run” red lights. There’s actually a lot of good information in...

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Gimundo

Gimundo, which has the sub-heading “Good News…Served Daily,” provides only positive and upbeat news stories and videos. I wouldn’t make it the primary source of news for either my students or me, and, I...

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Merriam-Webster Word Games

Merriam-Webster Word Games is an impressive collection of about twenty different games accessible to various levels of English Language Learners. I’ve placed the link on my website under Word and Video Games. Share...

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Word Vine

Word Vine is a fun game where you basically have to create compound words. It’s probably most accessible to Intermediate and Advanced English Language Learners. Since it’s a Miniclip game, though, I don’t know...

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Where To Next?

Where To Next? takes you on a short audio tour of the United Kingdom, and then you’re asked comprehension questions. It’s accessible to Intermediate English Language Learners. I’ve placed the link on my website...

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“Common Mistakes”

Common Mistakes is a good website designed for English Language Learners to practice “common mistakes” made in the English language. Exercises are divided into Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced levels. I’ve...

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