ESL (English as a Second Language) and
ELL (English Language Learner) Resources

Prepared for Prof. Janice Dinsmore

General search keywords:

  • ESL
  • ELL
  • English as a second language
  • English language learners

Subject search phrases for WSC Library Catalog:

Materials include general books, textbooks, electronic books, videos (online & physcial), government documents (online, microfiche, physical), etc.

  • English language--textbooks for foreign speakers
  • English language--study and teaching--foreign speakers
  • English language--study and teaching--United States--foreign speakers
  • English language--study and teaching (elementary)--foreign speakers
  • English language--study and teaching (elementary)--United States--foreign speakers
  • English language--study and teaching (secondary)--foreign speakers


Lesson Plans

Organizations and Associations

Online Journals

  • Campus Technology (formerly Syllabus) - search "esl"
  • ELT Journal - quarterly - "seeks to bridge the gap between the everyday practical concerns of ELT professionals and related disciplines..."
  • Essential Teacher - "offers teachers columns by practitioners in various communities of practice, practical articles that are theoretically sound, materials reviews, and association news...provides second and foreign language teachers of English with a forum for teaching practices, reflections, and perspectives..."
  • Internet TESL Journal - monthly - "Articles, Research Papers, Lessons Plans, Classroom Handouts, Teaching Ideas & Links"
  • Language Learning & Technology - monthly - "refereed journal for second and foreign language educators"
  • TESOL Quarterly - "refereed professional journal... fosters inquiry into English language teaching and learning by providing a forum for TESOL professionals to share their research findings and explore ideas and relationships in the field."

Journal Article Databases

Updated 11/13/2007

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