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ESL Resources for Teachers: Getting Started

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.

Getting Started

Use the tabs across the top of the page to move through the resource guide.

This guide is organized by skill area to help you find resources at the Gumberg Library and online.

Please check out the ESL Resources for Students Guide to see which resources have been recommended to students.

Feel free to contact the library to recommend or change resources in either of these guides.

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

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

Welcome, Teachers!

ESL Resources for Teachers

Image courtesy of Renae Breemes is licensed under a CC 2.0 Attribution.

When searching in the library catalog, in databases, or online, you will find materials under several search terms, including:

English as a Second Language (ESL)
English Language Learners (ELL)
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
English as a Foreign Language (EFL)
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
English Language Teaching (ELT)

Social Media for Teachers: Guides, Resources, and Ideas by Matt Davis (2013)

Twitter hashtags: #esl #teachingenglish #highered #collegechat #grammar #tesol #efl #ell #toefl #tefl #englishlanguage #englishwriting #studyenglish #eltchat

Books in Gumberg Library: ESL Instruction

Books in Gumberg Library: ESL Activities

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Online ESL Teacher Resources

Breaking News English

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News in Levels

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