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Frizzy University Network (FUN)

http://thecity.sfsu.edu/~funweb/ Frizzy University Network (FUN) is a relaxed and comfortable environment in which students learning English as a foreign or second language (EFL/ESL) can improve their writing. FUN students explore, discover and share their ideas, opinions and feelings in written English without the pressure of working for grades or credit. Here, students are motivated from within to learn and have FUN in the process!

An online learning environment for EFL/ESL students worldwide. Focusing on the development of writing skills, it offers ESL composition courses (FUN101 and 202), online tutoring, grammar workshops, and links to other EFL/ESL resources on the Internet. FUN was created by Educational Technology Consultant Karla Frizler as part of her Master's Thesis "The Internet as an Educational Tool in ESOL Writing Instruction."


The Handbook for Christian EFL

http://www.aboutmissions.com/products/teachRes.htm
An Overview of Christian Teacher Preparation Programs, Overseas Teaching Opportunities, and Instructional Materials & Resources. Presents a comprehensive overview of the choices one needs to make when considering a TEFL ministry. $8 per copy. $7 each for 5+. 96 pages. Manual format. (TEFL)


Ray Howard

Ray Howard
Mission Training International
800 896-3710-  http://www.mti.org/

Impact! Online

Impact! Online is a regularly updated newsletter for intermediate and advanced learners of English as a second or foreign language. This site hosts a variety of short English news articles in which new words are linked to their definitions and pronunciation. Impact! Online is a joint project of the University of Illinois College of Education and Passport Educational Publishing.


International Bible Society

IBS do a lot more than just print Bibles. As well as TEFL materials, they have a number of quality outreach sites designed to show the relevance of scripture to particular issues. Take time to look around the IBS pages: http://www.gospelcom.net/ibs/ ------------------------------------------------------------------ Linguistic Funland TESL: Resources for Teachers and Students of English http://www.linguistic-funland.com/tesltext.html


International Bible Society's ESL Page


http://search.gospelcom.net/ibs/esl/
Cross-cultural ESL seminars.


The Internet TESL Journal

The Internet TESL Journal is a superb resource for teachers of English as a Second Language. Each monthly issue contains original lesson plans, classroom materials, teaching tips, conference listings, and more. This site contains an archive of previous issues as well as an index of links to other ESL articles, lessons, and resources. This rich, user-friendly site is hosted by the Aichi Institute of Technology, Japan.

Many ESL/EFL Links http://www.aitech.ac.jp/~iteslj/links/


International Bible Society's ESL Page

http://search.gospelcom.net/ibs/esl/ Cross-cultural ESL seminars.


International Training Network

Internationally Recognised TESOL Training

International Training Network, based in Bournemouth, England is Europe's only Christian TEFL/TESOL training centre working with on of the two internationally recognized examining boards, Trinity College London. The course lasts for five weeks and is very intensive. There are seven courses each year in the UK. Over 800 Christians have been through this training and many are now serving all around the world. Over 25% have come to the UK from other nations to get this training. Teaching English is the greatest mission opportunity that exists. This qualification opens up the world for service. For more information contact or visit www.internationaltraining.net
Tel: +44 (0)1202 789089

There is a maximum of 15 on each course. Accommodation can be arranged with Christian families at a very reasonable rate. Apply a.s.a.p. at http://www.internationaltraining.net/


Joanne's Page for ESL Teachers


http://members.tripod.com/jrmeads_515/
More for Christian ESL teachers. Tips, interviews, ideas.


Let'S Start Talking

Have you heard of the ministry "Let's Start Talking"? It's a very specific form of TESL... Check it out at: http://www.lst.org or call +1-817-684-7LST


LinguaCenter Grammar Safari

This site is designed for bold students of English who would like to broaden their horizons by leaving the safe confines of the grammar book and venturing out into the unruly jungle of real-world English usage. This site contains a series of Grammar Journal Assignments and Activities that involve hunting down grammatical structures on the WWW. Included are some suggested WWW sites at which to begin your search. LinguaCenter Grammar Safari was created by Doug Mills and Ann Salzmann, both of the Intensive English Institute.


Linguistic Funland TESL Page

The Linguistic Funland TESL Page offers visitors a treasure trove of to useful TESL resources. Visitors will find links to student activities, articles and essays, email pen pals, teaching materials and software, cultural sites, and many other TESL materials. This site is a subsection of Linguistic Funland, which is maintained by Kristina Pfaff-Harris at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Welcome to the Linguistic Funland's TESL page. This site is intended to be a stepping off point for TESL/TEFL people into the wonderful chaos available on the Internet. If you have questions on what to do here, an introductory file is available. I have included links to other search mechanisms (such as the Applied Linguistics Virtual Library) which contain an enormous amount of useful information, and many of the other sites I have listed will connect you to still more. I hope that this page will continue to be a good demonstration of the resources available on the Net.

If you know of a site or other information that should go here, or if you have comments on how I can make these pages better, please e-mail me. Sites on this page can be telnet, web, gopher, e-mail, or FTP: if your browser does not support one or more of these, let me know and I'll try to help. Special thanks to Tom Robb and Cindy Chou who sent in their lists of favorite sites and inspired the beginning of these pages.

Job Opportunities in TESL, Including Japan, Turkey, and other Countries Exercises/Activities for Students

Articles & Essays of Interest

Electronic Discussion Groups: Mailing lists and Newsgroups for Teachers

E-mail Pen-Pal Assistance: Get info on how you can set your class up with "keypals"

ESL/EFL Organizations & Journals such as TESL-EJ

Study Programs for students of English and for Teachers wishing to enhance their own education

Fun, Interesting, & Cultural Sites: News, Museums, Holidays, Arts, and More

Miscellaneous ESL/EFL Resources, Homepages of other ESL Professionals, and things which didn't seem to fit in another category.

Search Engines & More Information Resources: Find other sources of information by keyword searches and other mechanisms.

Teaching Materials, Publishers, & Software (Freeware & Shareware)

Projects by ESL Students
Grant information on the Net
Information on TOEFL and Testing
Send E-mail to the Linguistic Funland Maintainer
The Linguistic Funland TESL is Clearinghouse approved.


Literacy and Evangelism International


http://www.LiteracyEvangIntl.org
Resources and ministry in TEFL and other-language literacy around the world.


Literacy and Evangelism International

http://www.LiteracyEvangIntl.org Resources and ministry in TEFL and other-language literacy around the world.


LSI Resources

http://www.lsi.edu/ Live and Learn a Language 

Some links and web resources to help you learn another language with LSI.

Web Resources and Links Here are some links on the world wide web that may help you on your search for tutorial, penpals, contacts, local information, etc..


Mission Finder org

Helpful Resource For TESOL -- Need TESOL resources? Log on to... http://MissionFinder.org/tesol.html . The site's two main sections list a sampling of the many opportunities for teaching English as part of Christian ministry, usually for a short term, and also some of the many places where you can learn the techniques of teaching English to those who speak other languages.


Multi-Language Media

Multi-Language Media P.O. Box 301 Ephrata, PA 17522 USA (717) 738-0582 www.multilanguage.com

Multi-Language Media has some good TESL materials. They have a catalog they can send to you for free

books, pamphlets, audio cassettes (teaching and music), Bibles, the Bible on CD, Bible studies and language learning in most Eastern European and CIS languages


National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education

The National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education (NCBE) is an exceptionally rich source of bilingual education materials, featuring a comprehensive online library of curriculum materials, educational research, information on community involvement, and much more. This site also hosts the full-text of many NCBE publications, success stories in Bilingual/ESL Education, a bibliographic database, and a directory of other ESL resources on the Internet. The National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education is operated by George Washington University and funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs.


Proforma

see the complete PACKAGE that will create IMPACT FOR CHRIST in any city of the world because the ESL CLASSROOMS MODEL produces the CRITICAL MASS SCIENCE that causes large numbers to hear and respond to the GOSPEL and come to Jesus Christ.

After you view the three pages email me please with your questions

Dr. Leon Smith
6245 Arbor Grove Dr. SW
Corvallis, Oregon 97333
1 541 929 7249
 

Dear friends in Christ
Just received word that the $300.00 computers ( including everything including FREE QUALITY PHONE COMMUNICATION) are ready. This is the total cost including all the esl curriculum and daily personal instruction on any field of the world

Here's an email I sent to a couple missions leaders in India and Spain If you know other leaders with a strong interest in ESL worldwide please pass this on freely. I will answer any questions and respond quickly for the cause of Christ Tony, I have tested this MODEL SUCCESSFULLY I'm an R & D person for long years but need to touch the life of someone who is a people and contact missions person. THIS NEW internet computer is very easy to use. I was personally involved in the free internet phone aspect and used it to talk to several around the world for testing... the quality is equal to a standard POTS phone line So read the email... view the sketchy site and any comments will be appreciated.

Sincerely on our Lord
Dr. Leon Smith


Purdue University

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/esl/eslstudent.html

ESL-Related Resources

This section provides a set of resources for ESL teachers and students. Teachers

This document contains links to various pedagogical resources for teachers, including online journals, lists of other online resources, and an annotated bibliography for ESL instructors. These resources should be especially useful for educators new to ESL settings.

Students

This page contains links to resources that assist ESL students by answering general questions about the English language and helping with grammar problems, idioms, and academic conventions. It also has pointers to several listservs and MOOs, as well as some online English courses.

ESL Resources for Students

From the Purdue OWL:

This document is part of a collection of instructional materials used in the Purdue University Writing Lab. The on-line version is part of OWL (On-line Writing Lab), a project of the Purdue University Writing Lab, funded by the School of Liberal Arts at Purdue.

Purdue University http://owl.english.purdue.edu/esl/ESL-student.html

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