Portland ESL Network Community News

  • List Programs accepting Volunteers- Winter 2018 Update

    Posted December 12, 2017

    Washougal ESL


  • We are New York ESL Video series

    Posted August 11, 2017

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3eqDNtwvOc
    We Are New York is an Emmy-Award winning educational television series produced by the NYC Mayor's Office and the City University of New York. The comedic drama series is based on true-to-life stories of immigrants making their way in New York City.


  • Teaching an Intro class?

    Posted April 11, 2017

    TPR videos under "Live Action English Interactive" My intro students at BLC loved the one titled “Good Morning” They are a little dated, but still helpful to beginners!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYgoayesJwk&list=PL2fQw92yVTfwABe59Jz83_303Xt1ImE5l


  • Think out Loud Program

    Posted March 08, 2017

    A friend who learned English through a community ESL Program with People-Places-Things is being highlighted on Think Out Loud.
    TOL airs this Thursday March 9th at 12:00 noon and rebroadcasts at 8:00 p.m.
    Here's a quick link to the show's page so that you can track when the episode is posted:
    http://www.opb.org/radio/programs/thinkoutloud/episodes/


  • Resources from the Portland ESL Network Facebook Group

    Posted March 01, 2017

    http://www.learningchocolate.com/ https://www.springinstitute.org/esl-resources/

    Lisa Kunde said "For intermediate to advanced students, I love this (real english)!
    It's real people talking on the street in response to the same question. Video with and without subtitles. Comprehension exercises included too."

    www.real-english.com

    Linda Bonder said "I never realized that Khan Academy had grammar videos - not only with subtitles but also with interactive transcripts!" https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/grammar/parts-of-speech-the-modifier/comparative-superlative-intensifiers-and-adverbs-of-degree/v/intro-to-the-comparative-and-the-superlative-v2?ref=grammar_staff_picks

    James Nokes shared resources he's compiled over the years.
    https://www.diigo.com/outliner/9z72x1/ESL-Resources?key=imsc7e3nca

    12 Songs to learn English pronunciation
    http://culturacolectiva.com/12-canciones-son-suficientes-para-aprender-a-pronunciar-en-ingles/