English as a Second Language


BBC Learning English This site allows ESL students to listen to the news while building vocabulary.
CBC News Up-to-date news coverage for listening and reading practice.
CNN News Breaking news with transcripts and audio files.
DLC Audio Resources Excerpts from the CBC's Republic of Doyle; Land and Sea and The Grand Seduction
English Page ESL Resources page with a wide array of grammar topics.
English Pronunciation Practice A set of interactive exercises to help ESL learners with pronunciation.
English Vocab Exercises The site is intended for ESL students from an intermediate to advanced level. Gap-fill sentences using over 2100 vocabulary words.
Learn English Vocabulary A variety of games geared toward helping students learn new words.
NPR - National Public Radio This site has a vast collection of commercial-free podcasts on a wide array of subjects.
Sounds of English Practice specific sounds and word stress. Includes interesting pronunciation exercises and fun game activities.
Sounds of Speech Phonetics, simplified
TED Talks Many, many presentations on a wide variety of topics by famous speakers are available here.
Using English ESL Web Directory
VOA - Voice of America Select the level of English you are comfortable with and practice using audio and transcripts of news broadcasts.
The Writing Centre Resources @Memorial A place for MUN students to go for help with writing assisgnments at the undergraduate and graduate levels.


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