ELL Students


What is an ELL student?
An ELL student is anyone who doesn’t learn English as their first and primary language. They often come from non-English-speaking homes and backgrounds and require specialized or modified instruction in both their academic courses and in the English language itself.  

What does ELL stand for?
ELL stands for “English language learners” and refers to students for whom English is not their first or primary language.

Resources for ELL Students

Bab.la – Bab.la online language learning offers dictionaries translated from English into many different languages, as well as help with conjugation of verbs, pronunciations and grammar.

Common Errors in English Usage – a comprehensive list of the most common English language errors.

ESL Partyland – students will find quizzes, conversations, videos and more to help them learn English.

Learning Strategies – reading learning strategies that include resources such as tips for practicing reading and reading comprehension techniques.

Literacy Center – for children who do not speak English as a first language, the Literacy Center provides an excellent environment for practicing basic pre and early reading skills.

Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab – this ESL listening Web site created by Randall Davis helps ESL/EFL students improve their listening comprehension skills through practice with self-grading quiz pages.

Real English – Real English is a completely free site for learning English. Original videos with interactive lessons. Community of teachers & students learning together.

USA Learns – A free website for adults to learn English and prepare for U.S. citizenship. 

Merriam-Webster Visual Dictionary – the Visual Dictionary Online is an all-in-one reference. Search the themes to quickly locate words or find the meaning of a word by viewing the image it represents.  

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