Recommended Websites for ESL Lesson Plans, Worksheets, and Classroom Activities for Teachers
ESL Video – Discover English video quizzes created by teachers for teachers.
Busy Teacher – Browse their massive collection of printable worksheets created for any classroom.
Lantern Fish – This site features useful flashcards, games, crosswords, songs and other activities.
The Internet TESL Journal – Download free lesson plans, handouts, ESL articles and more
ESL Kids Stuff – Find worksheets, flashcards, songs, and lesson plans for young learners.
Breaking News English – This is a great site offering free lesson plans based on current events for all ages.
Free ESL Materials – Here is another one of Sean Banville’s sites that features numerous free ESL materials and topics organized from A to Z.
ESL Printables – Download printable ESL worksheets for reading, writing, listening and speaking etc.
Activities for ESL Students – This website features a large collection of grammar activities and quizzes.
Crossword Labs – Create free crosswords for students with your vocabulary lists.
Bingo Card Creator – Generate free Bingo cards for students with your vocabulary lists.
Other Suggested Sites and Blogs for English Teachers
MyLAMPA – MyLAMPA is a platform for language teachers and schools. It is the evolution of the learning management system developed by language teachers.
One Stop English – The One Stop English website has a diverse collection of resources for all levels of students. Browse specific sections to find ideas for improving language skills, grammar, vocabulary and more.
The Teaching Cove – The Teaching Cove features expert teaching ideas, motivational tips and other organizational life hacks for ESL teachers. The site also has several resources for teaching reading, writing, and using games in your classes.
The Best Ticher – Elly’s site has lots of useful ELT advice and tips for new English teachers. Check out her posts about building student confidence, lesson planning, classroom management, teaching different age groups and other resources.
BazTefl – Adding value to TEFL / ESL teacher’s lives, while having a bit of a laugh.
Tools for Teachers – Resources for ESL/EFL teachers featuring various tools that teachers can use in their classrooms.
Mr. Mac’s Place – Rob McElroy’s site offers lots of useful information about EdTech, lesson ideas and other teacher tools for the classroom.
English Path – Fun English Conversation activities workbook with games, funny texts, conversation suggestions, quizzes, roles plays and other forms of active learning. Lesson units with plans, worksheets, teaching notes and answer key. Teach English the Fun Way!
What Kate and Kris Did – Kate and Kris’s blog features tips for English teachers who are living and teaching abroad. They also interview teachers who give some helpful advice to new teachers who are just starting out.
Mark’s ESL World – Mark’s ESL World is your one-stop mega-portal to everything that’s ESL.