California Career Zone

 This is a great resource for researching careers, gathering information about those careers and finding colleges that offer courses of study required for those careers. It also has a job listing section and some tools to figure out how much you need to earn to live the life you dream of.


Storycorps for Listening

Storycorps is a project aimed at “Providing Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share and preserve the stories of their lives.” The site created for Storycorps allows visitors to listen to these wonderful interviews of the everyday American.



Karaoke English is a fun site for students to practice listening skills with popular songs of the past. A limited selection of songs, but always a hit with students.

Fun with Cartoons in ESL

Simple and quick site for 1-6 panel cartoons in black and white

More options, in color, but takes some time to master all the possibilities

The first comic maker I ever used. Simple with funny ( maybe sarcastic) looking characters

the following sites allow animation…

Go animate is one of the best known free animation makers…

This was a suggestion from a fellow teacher that uses it in his ESL class with great results…