Interesting Things for ESL Students

Start with Easy Things for Beginners


Listen and Repeat Videos

Commonly-used Irregular Verbs in English Listen and Repeat English Sentences

Listen and Read Along Videos

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Raggedy Ann

Listen and Read Along

American Stories American History Animals Health How to Do Things Medical Places Sports Stories About People (Biographies) Things Studying in the USA Space Exploration Words and Their Stories
American Mosaic This is America
English Events Music

Vocabulary, etc.

Anagrams Proverbs Slang

Learn a Song Podcast

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star


English-Japanese, English-Turkish, English-Russian, etc.
Bilingual Sentences Pairs
Afrikaans, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Basque, Belarusian, Bengali, Berber, Bulgarian, Cantonese, Catalan, Chavacano, Chinese, Chuvash, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Khasi, Latvian, Lithuanian, Low Saxon, Macedonian, Malayalam, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uyghur, and Vietnamese


Not yet tested on smaller mobiles.

Selected VOA YouTube Videos
List of All Sections


New - Still Experimental (January 2016)

Bilingual Sentence Pairs with Audio Audio Sentence Player (with Translations)
I have stopped using Twitter, but you can follow me on Google+ if you want to.
Google+ Follow Charles Kelly on Google+


Web Site Description

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. Even though the primary focus is for ESL, native English speakers may also find some interesting things on this site. This site is non-commercial and has no advertising. TESL/TEFL teachers may want to recommend this site to their students.

For Computers with Flash Installed

Most mobiles don't support Flash.

Flash Games & Quizzes

Popular (soon to be mobile-friendly)

Popular (but not good on mobiles)

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