Useful Websites

Essex-County-Council-Online-Resources.docx (446 downloads) – EAL resource from Essex County Council

World Stories is a collection of short stories including traditional tales and new short stories from around the world both in English and other languages.   It has audio files.There is also a teachers’ section which show the grammar and vocabulary contained in the stories.  There are also ideas for lesson plans .  Languages available are:

AkanAlbanian,  ArabicBengaliCantoneseDanishEnglishFilipinoFrenchGermanGreekGujaratiHindiJavaneseKannadaKoreanMandarinPashtoPersianPolishPortuguesePunjabiSomaliSpanishTamilTurkishUrduWelshYorubaZulu

Mantra Lingua -Mantra Lingua is a UK based publishing house that supplies bilingual resources around the world.

Primary Treasure Chest – Lots of downloadable resources, some free.

Letterbox Library – Children’s bookseller celebrating equality and diversity.

Communication 4 all – Great range of games and other resources

Little Learner – Games, film clips

The EFL Playhouse – Has a range of games and action rhymes.

Collaborative Learning – Collaborative games to download and make

Sparklebox – Games, visual aids and a variety of resources

Langsites – Key words and phrases in a number of languages

Lanternfish – Lots of great games

Stories to Grow By – A variety of resources

BBC website – News and many educational resources

Activity Village – Thousands of colouring pages, kids crafts, educational resources, puzzles, printables of all sorts, worksheets, sudoku for kids and lots more fun, free activities for kids

Enchanted Learning – Children’s educational websites and games. Lots of free resources but you have to purchase an annual membership to access all the activities – e books to read for the Oxford Reading Tree

Learn English Kids – Online stories and games. Also songs and other activities

Starfall – Help with reading

BBC Bitesize – News and many educational resources for pupils of all ages

Woodlands Junior Primary – Lots of resources and games for different topics.

Snaith Primary School – Lots of resources and games for different topics.

History on the Net – Primary History topics – you can navigate round natural environments.  Links to nature books.

How Stuff Works – Worth a look! You can find out about almost anything with access to related videos

Super Teacher Worksheets – worksheets on various topics.  Some are free, while others require a subscription.

happychild – Different topic areas in various languages

OUP – resources for the Oxford Reading Tree

Maths Dictionary – animated, interactive Maths dictionary – explains over 600 common mathematical terms.

Count on – Interactive problem-solving site.

AAA Math – American website with interactive resources

Tutpup – website focussing mainly on Maths and spelling where you compete with children all over the world.

Games to learn English – fun games

Many Things – quizzes, word games, word puzzles, proverbs, slang expressions, anagrams, a random-sentence generator and other computer assisted language learning activities

Fun English Games

EAL Edinburgh – Translated material in various school subjects – for upper Primary & Secondary pupils

All ESL – lots of free downloads for teachers to use

Easy Teacher Worksheets – free downloadable worksheets for different curricular areas and languages

Google Translate – Free basic translation website

Translation Guide – Free basic translation website

Unite for Literacy – bilingual audio books for early English language learners

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