Learning Resources

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Sunday, March 14, 2021

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Tutor Tip

Using the Share Screen feature in Zoom, tutors can use this site for a fun warm up activity or a wrap up activity for their tutoring sessions.

From EnglishClub.com,

ESL games for grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and pronunciation. 

They can be played on any device (computer, tablet, or mobile phone). 



Free lessons on grammar, vocabulary, reading, speaking, listening, and writing.

American Pronunciation Videos


"Most English learners find phrasal verbs confusing and scary. So in this lesson we will show you how to learn phrasal verbs easily (and remember them!) while having fun with TV Series. Plus, we will give you 8 examples with common native phrasal verbs."

We found this list of books for adult English language learners on Goodreads. 

Give one a try!


Duolingo is a free language-learning platform that includes a language-learning website and app, as well as a digital language proficiency assessment exam.



This PDF shows you how to create a free account using your Westerly Library card number.

Citizenship Information

Driver's License Information


The Library of ELA Lesson Plans

The materials in this Virtual Library of Lesson Plans are for ELA instructors to use and/or adapt in their classroom teaching. Most of the materials were developed and tested in North Carolina community colleges under the sponsorship of EL/CIVICS grants. 



Welcome to the English section of the Internet Second Language Collective, an international community of more than a million ESL/EFL language teachers sharing self-made language teaching materials. Enjoy our free teaching resources whether you're teaching English as a second language (TESL) or foreign language (TEFL) in a school or via one-on-one tutoring. You will need to create a free account/login.

Engoo Daily News

Daily News is a free service for English learners provided by Engoo. New articles are added every day, covering a range of topics and difficulty levels. 


Daily ESL is designed to help you become familiar with common vocabulary and expressions you can use all the time in many situations. Choose a topic, listen, answer questions, read along with paragraph, and then discuss the questions with a partner or tutor. 

"Breaking News English"

This website provides free English lessons broken into different reading levels.


This website provides free English lessons and activities.

Intermediate Level 

North Carolina ABE Instructors wrote these vocabulary lessons for their intermediate level students. (Tutors: read directions first.)

A magazine for intermediate and advanced readers

Nonfiction articles based on topical and cultural issues.

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ESL Fast

A collection of beginner to intermediate text with voice support, Google translation support, and a variety of exercises. 

Voice of American English

Contains beginning, intermediate, and advanced reading activities.  Articles have voice support, a quiz, and a vocabulary list.

Randall's ESL Listening Lab

Online listening lab with quizzes.

Grammar and Writing

Sign up and complete a diagnostic assessment which is available in Spanish, Chinese, and other languages

Khan Academy

Math and Grammar lessons


The math worksheets are randomly and dynamically generated by our math worksheet generators. This allows you to make an unlimited number of printable math worksheets to your specifications instantly.

Sounds of English

English pronunciation lessons and activities for ESL learners.


"Search millions of study sets or create your own. Improve your grades by studying with flashcards, games and more."

The Math Learning  Center

Free Publications and Resouces

Workbooks and worksheets downloadable and printable for grades K-12.  Some are offered in Spanish.

Newsletter For Newcomers To The United States

This 8-page monthly newsletter offers a unique collection of information, advice, and cultural interpretation. It is written by Anne P. Copeland, Ph.D., a clinical family psychologist and founder of The Interchange Institute. Those who have moved to the US for work or personal reasons have found the blend of practical tips and thoughtful analysis of American culture a lifeline during their transition. Individuals, couples, and families have made it a "must read," whether they have just arrived or have been here for several years. (https://interchangeinstitute.org/details/newcomers_almanac.htm)

Literacy Volunteers of Washington County

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Westerly, RI 02891

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