Are you looking for individual English support on campus?
Check out the ESL Support Lab!
You can get one-on-one support from a professional ESL counselor. This service is open to all non-native speakers of English (no ESL or English enrollment required).
Are you looking for online English resources to explore on your own?
Check out the resources below!
These sites can help you with:
- extra grammar and vocabulary exercises
- learner dictionaries and writing guides
- extensive reading and listening
- and more!
Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
One of the best sites to help you improve writing skills with over 200 free resources!
Advice on Academic Writing (by Dr. Margaret Procter of the University of Toronto)
This site provides help with planning, research, using sources, revising, and language
Paradigm Online Writing Assistant (by Chuck Guilford)
A writer’s guide and handbook for writers at every level
Articles, Lectures, and General ESL Resources
Activities for ESL Students (from The Internet TESL Journal, iteslj.org)
Exercises, quizzes, and puzzles for grammar, vocabulary, and listening
Aardvark's English Forum
Exercises, quizzes, puzzles, and links for English practice
ESL by Rong-Chang Li (from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Read, listen, and practice short stories and exercises by level.
Thoughtco.com - ESL for Teachers and Students
Articles about all aspects of English including pronunciation, vocabulary, writing, & more
Better English Lessons
Vocabulary and grammar exercises for Business English
Vocabulary, grammar, writing, and speaking lessons
Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab
Listening exercises for all English levels
Dictionaries & Vocabulary
Merriam-Webster Learner’s Dictionary
Definitions, word-of-the-day, and quizzes, specifically for learners of English
Create your own lists of words and explore sentence examples to learn new words
Create your own lists of words to study, learn to spell, and play games
U.S. national radio and online news media with current events
Lincoln Journal Star
Local newspaper with current events
Channel 8 news
Local television and online news media with current events
Lectures about new ideas in science, psychology, design, and more
For shorter, animated videos with comprehension questions, check out TED|Ed.