Sites for Tutors

Videos for Teaching Reading


Citizenship, History, Geography – This site is useful for learners seeking Citizenship instruction. -- This Smithsonian Museum website links to practice test and content videos for learners studying for Citizenship test and preparing for Naturalization Oath (intermediate-advanced level). - This site has lessons around themes with nice pictures and words and sentences for the tutor to say. powerpoint lessons.html – This site has excellent Powerpoint presentations of the theme lessons from the above site.

ESL – Pronunciation and Speaking English – This great site from a language training company is designed for learners to use while working on pronunciation in English, with videos and transcripts alongside sound files. – This site is used by many language training companies for learners working on pronunciation and accent reduction.

ESL -- Learners can find great Citizenship links and “Beginner” videos in Family, Work, and Health Literacy. – This site has lessons for beginners (formerly “English for All” website). - Students can listen to many phrases from this site. – This site has something for everybody, with many interactive quizzes and printables. basico de ingles.htm – This site has information that is helpful for any English-Spanish beginning program. – see below - These web sites have audio for the student to listen to and students can copy and paste conversations into Word and print, with stories that a learner can listen to while working. – this part of the site offers games for students and classes. – this part of the site offers useful flash card samples. -- Lantern Fish is a large website designed for ESL for Adults. - This site has many good games to use with students

GED -- This site offers videos for learners working to read at the “pre-GED” level, or 5th to 8th grade level (also called TV411); the site also has videos for learners working toward the GED in levels beyond the pre-GED level.

Reading and Language --This site has over 800 words with pictures and sound. - This site has hundreds of work sheets and games. – This site has good online activities for all levels of learning English. Be sure to check out the crossword puzzles. – You will find numerous worksheets for just about any concept in English grammar or language learning at this site. -- This reading site has stories from first grade to 12th grade level. – This fun site has many games for learning.

"Ultimate Guide to Reading Comprehension"

Science and Math - Discovery Education is a subsidiary of Discovery Communications, LLC. This site is the website associated with the company’s efforts in building content in classrooms. It offers a great deal in the way of science and social studies-related content. -- This website is from the Voice of America for English Language Learners, with solid offerings in science and social studies-related content. -- This website is maintained by “the American Association for the Advancement of Science, an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science for the benefit of all people.” -- From the website: “Illuminations is a project designed by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and supported by the Verizon Foundation. NCTM serves as a content partner for Thinkfinity, the Verizon Foundation's free online professional learning community, where Illuminations is the primary contributor of resources for teaching and learning mathematics for grades pre-K—12.”