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Online Learning for Adults

As we work to offer our students new ways of learning, we have to look at resources they can access from home. 

Online Adult Basic Education

Online English Language Learning

Lessons on COVID-19 for High Intermediate ELL:

All Skills

  • English news with reading, listening, and writing activities

  • Trending music videos, viral videos, and movie trailers in the U.S.

  • A site to practice English skills.

  • Interactive lessons on many subjects (click on “All Topics”
    For Reading and English practice: https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/topics/reading/

  • Reading, grammar, writing, spelling, and vocabulary lessons
    Click on “Student Lessons” on the right, or “Reading Skills for Today’s Adults” on the left

  • English and U.S. citizenship lessons
    -- Requires simple registration using an email address and password
    -- You can save your progress

Listening/Speaking

  • Listening practice
    Audio recordings of stories about love, loss, family, and friendship

  • Video speeches from experts on education, business, science, tech, and creativity
    Subtitles available in 100+ languages

Reading

Pronunciation

  • Sounds of Speech
    Animated articulation diagram to show how English sounds are produced
    • Find “The Website Version” at the bottom of the page
    • May need to update Adobe Flash Player 

Grammar/Writing

  • Purdue Online Writing Lab 
    English grammar lessons
    • For writing exercises, click on “English as a Second Language” on the left and then on “ESL Students” 
    • Find more activities at “Suggested Resources” at bottom of page – click on “OWL Exercises” and choose from list on the left