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ESL Resources for Students: TOEFL & IELTS

ESL Resources for Students is divided into skill areas of language-learning, similar to the kinds of ESL courses at DUQ. Use the guide at your own speed: select just the resources you like best to help you practice.

Books in Gumberg Library


Watch TedTalks

Watch these videos to improve your listening comprehesion and to learn new vocabulary.

To better understand what the speakers are saying, turn on the subtitles at the bottom of the video.


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DUQ Learning Skills Center

Learning Skills Center TOEFL Workshop

DUQ's Learning Skills Center sometimes offers TOEFL prep courses. Please call the center for more information.

Michael P. Weber Learning Skills Center

Ground Floor
Administration Building
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Phone: 412.396.6026 or 412.396.6027
Monday to Thurs.: 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Playing educational games is a fun and effective way to learn anything!

There are many games in the Curriculum Center at the Gumberg Library that help you practice your grammar, vocabulary, comprehension, writing, pronunciation, and more. And you may take them home!

Find Games at Gumberg Library

From rags to riches : the fun idioms game

Advanced Online Practice

Online TOEFL Practice

Online IELTS Practice

This guide was maintained by Kiera Mudry, MLIS.