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NewspaperDirect Press Display
Browse the pages of individual newspapers or search a topic in numerous U.S. and international papers. Article backfile is approximately 60 days. more info.
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Self-paced language tutor. Offers conversational and business language learning, speech recognition, optional placement assessment test. Languages include English, French, German, Spanish, Latin American Spanish, Italian, and Dutch. more info.
LearningExpress Library
Practice taking tests online, including SAT, ACT, TOEFL, adult basic skills, civil service, law enforcement, military, EMS, postal services, firefighter, and U.S. citizenship. more info.
Transparent Language Online (formerly Byki)
Quickly learn words and phrases in over 70 languages. more info.
  VOA Special English 
Audio files and transcripts of the daily radio broadcasts from the Voice of America.
Activities for ESL Students 
English language learning quizzes, exercises, and puzzles.
Learn American English Online 
Four levels of English lessons with videos and printable practice exercises.
Interesting Things for ESL Students 
Activities for English Language Learning. Includes word games, puzzles, quizzes, exercises, slang, proverbs, a...more
Online language learning tool that uses audio-visual lessons for ten languages. Registration Required.
Minnesota Literacy Council 
Call the Adult Literacy Hotline or search the database to find local English classes. Questions taken in Engli...more
TOEFL: The Official Web Site for the Test of English as a Foreign Language  
Information on the tests, registration, test sites, and procedures.
Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab  
Practice listening skills in English. Includes conversations with exercises and quizzes at various levels.
Free English language learning podcast. Topics include dining, health, entertainment, travel, and more.
English as a Second Language Exercises 
Practice your English with these exercises.
U.S.A. Learns 
A free site for adults to learn English and improve basic reading, writing and life skills.
Grammar Bytes 
Handouts, exercises, and grammar tips for ESL students.

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