Category Archives: Website Spotlight

Conversation Starters

A lot students want to practice their conversational English but don’t know what to talk about or they feel like the usual topics are too boring. Well, there’s a website out there to help with that. It’s called Conversation Starters.com, and with the click of a button you can find something interesting to talk about.

Click here to go there!

 

 

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Spelling Quiz

Are you a good speller? Take this online quiz to find out – either click here or on the image below to go there:

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Website Spotlight: Geography Quiz

Brush up on your geography with this fun website from Lizard Point – either click here or on the image below to go there:

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The Times in Plain English

Here’s another good website for you – The Times in Plain English. It has up-to-date news articles in simplified English. If you like to keep up with the news, and you also want to improve your English, why not read the news in English?

The site has a special “New York” section, and you can also choose to translate the stories into your first language if you don’t understand something. Click on the picture below to go to the site:

Remember to look at the For Students page for more great websites!

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Study for the Test!

If you’re interested in taking the U.S. Naturalization Test – or if you’re interested in U.S. history and government – check out this handy website fromU.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). It has everything you need to pass the test: flashcards, practice tests, example questions, vocabulary lists, study guides, and more! Just click here or on the image below to visit the site:

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How to Speak New York

Nobody wants to sound like a tourist (not even tourists!), so to help you out with that here’s a neat website from wnyc.org that teaches you how to say some New York-oriented words correctly.  Click here or on the picture below to explore:

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Study English with Quizlet

We’ve highlighted this website before, but we’re highlighting it again because we here at the University Settlement Adult Literacy Program have created many more sets of vocabulary words and also added audio to them in recent months. You can also practice your pronunciation with our phonics sets. Click here or on the picture below to take a look:

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