Two years ago I began this regular feature where I share a few posts and resources from around the Web related to ESL/EFL or to language in general that have caught my attention.

You might also be interested in The Best Resources, Articles & Blog Posts For Teachers Of ELLs In 2016 – So Far.

Here are this week’s choices:

Motivating speaking activities for lower levels is from The British Council. I’m adding it to Best Sites To Practice Speaking English.

Dual language programs could get boost with initiative on November ballot is from Ed Source. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Multilingual Education Act Ballot Initiative In California.

State Department, Citing Security, Suspends Teaching Program in Turkey is from The New York Times.

Online linguistic search engine Ludwig helps get your English on is from TechCrunch. It’s about a new search engine called…Ludwig that is supposed to help English Learners write better by typing a sentence in the search box and get better versions of that same sentence from Internet pages. I might be missing something, but it seems to me that a word-processing program like Word gives you that kind of feedback already.

How one Queens high school became a safe haven for children fleeing Central America is from NY Chalkbeat.

Somalis in Maine strike back after Trump’s comments at rally is from The Associated Press.