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TESL Ontario is a non-profit organization serving the needs of teachers of English as a Second Language (ESL) and English Literacy Development (ELD).

TESL Canada is the national federation of English as a Second Language teachers, patient learners and learner advocates.

Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks (CCLB) is the centre of expertise in support of the national standards in English and French for describing, site measuring and recognizing second language proficiency of adult immigrants and prospective immigrants for living and working in Canada.

Languages Canada is an organization that represents both English and French. They promote quality, sale accredited English and French language education programs in Canada, both nationally and internationally.

Settlement at Work is a wiki that offers settlement-related resources and information. Professionals can find information about language training, referral services, settlement and employment services, refugees, and online learning.

IATEFL  (International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language) is a community of English language teaching professionals around the world.

TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) is an international association of professionals advancing the quality of English language teaching through professional development, research, standards, and advocacy.


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BBC Learning English offers free audio, video, and text materials to learners around the world.

CBC Manitoba provides English as an Additional Language (EAL) lessons based on CBC Manitoba radio stories. The lessons are designed for intermediate levels learners.

ESL.net is a distributor of ESL (English as a Second Language), GED, and foreign language training software, videos, audio, handheld translation devices, and textbooks. Clients include individuals, schools, businesses, and governments around the world.

ESLflow.com is a catalogue of ESL resources for a variety of levels and types of learners.

Internet TESL Journal provides educators with articles, research papers, lessons plans, classroom handouts, teaching ideas, and links.

Phonetics: The Sounds of American English is a project from the University of Iowa that created a website and are presently launching apps for their pronunciation program.

Pronuncian offers pronunciation lessons, videos, and podcasts.

Purdue Online Writing Lab houses writing resources and instructional material, primarily for college and university level students.

ReadWorks.org is a non-profit organization that provides teachers with research-based units, lessons, and authentic, levelled non-fiction and literary passages

Tutela is an online community for ESL and FSL professionals.