To be a strong reader, one needs a strong vocabulary. The great thing about this site is that the better you get at vocabulary, the harder the words become. It grows with you!
Research into reading has shown us that the ability to read accurately at a faster speed helps us become better learners. Test your speed and see if you need to work on fluency instruction.
EAP Foundation (English for Academic Purposes) is a free site that allows the user to click on topics that meet their own personal learning needs.
Like all the sites on this blog, USA Learns is a free website. However, you will need to register. Once in, you can watch videos to help with your listening skills and learn new vocabulary words.
It is important that we listen to English often so we learn new vocabulary and hear words correctly pronounced and hear good grammar. We Speak NYC has many interesting videos you can watch. Plus, there are scripts you can read along with as you listen.
Ventures Arcade is a great way for ELA students to practice what we are doing in class with vocabulary, grammar, reading, writing, and life skills (AKA CASAS skills). You do need FLASH for this program.
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It is important to read regularly. Reading gives us a chance to learn new vocabulary, improve our fluency, and have better understanding of what we read.
The site below has created stories intended for adults. Go the to site below and choose a level that works best for you.
Enjoy! The stories are interesting.