Exercises and Activities 8

Click on the links or icons to explore the different activity sites


Classic New York Times Crossword Puzzle: http://www.nytimes.com/ref/crosswords/classicpuz.html

USA Today Daily Crossword Puzzle: http://puzzles.usatoday.com/

San Diego Union Crossword Puzzle: http://www.uclick.com/client/sut/fcx/

Los Angeles Times Crossword Puzzle and other word games: http://games.latimes.com/games/daily-crossword/daily-crossword.aspx

BBC English Learning Site Crossword Puzzles: http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/quizzes/crossword/

Reader’s Digest Daily Crossword Puzzle: http://www2.readersdigest.ca/crossword/crossword_game.html


¨California Distance Learning Project: Excellent site with texts to read and listen to, pronunciation practice, spelling practice, ….

BBC News for English Students:

One of the best sites for learning English in a very authentic format. There are audio and video clips (with scripts). One of our favorite sites for all around learning.

¨New York Times Learning Network:

Similar to the BBC but for students who want also to understand American English and keep up to date with the news. This is a great source for vocabulary (try the “Word of the Day”).

¨Mrs. Hurley’s ESL Site:

Mrs. Hurley’s ESL Page contains information and activities for English language learners, ESL teachers and classroom teachers. You will find English practice activities, homework help, internet projects, teacher resources and class activities.


A great site with lots of useful information for students and teachers. Don’t forget to play Hangman!


English and French language resources for learners and teachers of English and French as a foreign language. Lots of activities for older learners.

¨World of English:

Here’s a wonderful site with something for everyone  including numerous grammar exercises, tests and chat forums and a monthly English newsletter to stay informed

¨English Specialist

All kinds of grammar and reading activities maintained by instructors from Budapest, Hungary

¨ESL Activities:

¨Many Things:

This web site is for people studying English as a Second Language (ESL) or English as a Foreign Language (EFL). There are quizzes, word games, word puzzles, proverbs, slang expressions, anagrams, a random-sentence generator and other computer assisted language learning activities.

¨ESL Partyland:

Many interesting exercises to learn and assimilate business vocabulary among other activities too numerous to mention.


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