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This page contains an extensive collection of important and useful links.

If you have any suggestions for links please contact LATE.

Teaching Organisations

Latvian Association of Language Teachers

IATEFL

LATE is an Associate Member of IATEFL - the International Association of Teachers of English, based in the UK. More information here.

TESOL

Teachers to Speakers of Other Languages, based in the United States. More information here.

British Council Websites

British Council Latvia

Learn English

Learn English Kids

Learn English Teens

and Teach English

 

Blogs

David Crystal

Jeremy Harmer

Russell Stannard

Baiba Svenča

Pearson

Pearson Latvia

Access to downloadable teacher resources and supplementary materials; learn more about digital solutions; get up-to-date invitations to free conferences and online trainings, and much more...

Become a member of Primary Place, Teen Space, Tertiary Place or Exams Place and get access to a wide range of classroom resources. Or join the ELT Community to exchange your ideas with teachers all around the world.

www.facebook.com/PearsonLatvia

Pearson Latvia on Facebook: Read the latest news, join the teacher's community, find funny apps and quizzes to involve your students!

My English Lab

A digital world in and outside the classroom. Learn about the online components to complement your favourite English Language course.

English Tests from Pearson

Learn more about English exams from Pearson and test your English language proficiency at the PTE testing centre - University of Latvia, Faculty of Humanities - to receive an internationally recognised certificate for studies at higher education institutions in Latvia or abroad.

Cambridge University Press

Cambridge English

A wealth of downloadable resources and classroom ideas for English teachers.

Oxford University Press

OUP ELT Global Blog

Read exclusive articles by top OUP authors and teacher trainers, add your own comments and even contribute your own articles.

Oxford University Press ELT home page

Join Oxford Teachers' Club - hundreds of downloadable resources for OUP textbooks, all levels and skills, can be used with any book.

Pulitzer Center

Pulitzer Center Education

Speaking

eslfow.com

Speaking and icebreaker activities for all levels.

ESL Discussions

709 discussion topics for different levels.

Crossword Maker Sites

Armored Penguin

Just Crosswords

Puzzlemaker Discovery Education

The Teacher's Corner

Grammar

Azar Grammar

Free grammar resources to download including PowerPoint presentations; all levels.

Grammar Quizzes and

Perfect English Grammar

Both sites give explanations, examples and online exercises, suitable for intermediate level and up.

Road To Grammar

More than 350 quizzes for practicing grammar, different levels + word games.

Vocabulary and Corpus Linguistics

The Compleat Lexical Tutor

A site with a wealth of resources for teachers serious about vocabulary and vocabulary learning.

On-line Corpora

Corpus of Contemprary American English

British National Corpus

Video

Film English

Great video lesson plans for different ages and levels.

English Video

Free video lessons, all skills, all levels.

ESOL Video

Videos with quizzes for all levels.

 

Listening

News in Levels

Short and easy news stories, 3 levels of difficulty, beginner to high-elementary level.

Listen a Minute

Short listening tasks with handouts and online quizzes on everyday topics; elementary to pre-intermediate.

ELLLO

More than a thousand audio files including video lessons on everyday topics, informal speech, speakers from all parts of the world, with transcripts and online tasks.

Reading

Page by Page Books

Classic books which you can read online for free.

ReadPrint

Free online books for students and teachers; all genres.

LitCharts

Printable literature study guides; downloadable apps for iPhone.

NEW

A Guide to Phonics for Parents and Schools

Writing

Writing Activities for Kids

Education.com

Activities to show the children the fun side of learning.

Factmonster

How to write essays, book reports, research papers, letters, speeches etc; intermediate to advanced level.

Daily Writing Tips

Regularly updated tips for better writing, intermediate to advanced level.

55 Interesting Ways to Support Writing in the Classroom -writing ideas and activities, different levels.

All Skills

ISL Collective

Free teacher-made worksheets, all levels, all skills.

Agenda Web

Hundreds of resources for all language skills, different levels.

Breaking News English

Many lesson plans on current events and news with task handouts; intermediate to upper-intermediate.

Linguapress

Free intermediate and advanced level resources - articles, texts, stories, grammar tasks, word games, crossword puzzles etc.

ESOL Courses

A large variety of exercises for all levels (beginners to advanced) and all skills, printable and online.

Tiny Texts

Short texts for reading, listening and learning vocabulary, elementary to intermediate level.

Funky English

Lessons and resources for all skills, different levels.

Other Links

40 Sites for Educational Games

Educational games for different subjects and levels.

Digital storytelling

Fotobabble

Upload a picture and add your voice to tell a story.

Storybird

Write a short story using the pictures provided by the site. The outcome is an amazing e-book which can be read in the classroom.

Animoto

Use your photos, video clips and music to create a digital story about anything.

Glogster

Create a digital poster with text, audio or video.

Many thanks to Baiba Svenča for taking the time to compile and annotate most of these links. Visit her learning technology Blog.

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