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ESL Resources for Teachers: TOEFL & IELTS

ESL Resources for Teachers is divided into skill areas of language-learning, similar to the kinds of ESL courses at DUQ. It offers resources for developing lesson plans, researching, classroom materials, test preparation, and many more.


Gumberg Library offers study guides for TOEFL and IELTS tests. Due to their popularity, they may all be checked out. In this case, the public library offers many study guides.

Online practice for these tests often incur costs, but the links in this guide are all free.

Although practicing test-taking is important preparation, students may also benefit from simply advanced practice of their grammar, listening, reading, etc. Find links to advanced resources on the right and books in the middle column.

Relevant Databases

Find eBooks & Articles

Many full-text education literature and resources.

ProQuest Education Journals
745 top educational publications, many in full text.

Teacher Reference Center
Journals and books on education literature and resources.

EBSCO eBook Collection
Digital full-text reference works, scholarly books, and more.

Over 70,000 full-text electronic books.

More Classroom Materials

Get More Resources @ CLP

The public library has more books, music, films, magazines, audiobooks, e-books, e-magazines, and ESL kits to use in class

Books in Gumberg Library: TOEFL

Books in Gumberg Library: IELTS

Books in Gumberg Library: Advanced Grammar

Advanced Online Resources

Online TOEFL Resources

Online IELTS Resources

This guide is maintained by Kiera Mudry, MLIS