Literacy Links

Looking For Something To Do This Summer 2011??

New York City is full of wonderful museums and galleries that can expand your horizons and give you opportunities to use and improve your English speaking skills. The following link details "Free Admission and Discounted Admission at New York City Museums."

http://www.nyc.gov/html/dycd/downloads/pdf/museum_deals.pdf

www.learnersdictionary.com

www.oup.com/elt/oald

www.eslpartyland.com

www.eslgold.com

http://eslcafe.com

http://www.english-at-home.com/learn-english/

http://esl.about.com

http://a4esl.org

http://iteslj.org

www.bogglesworldesl.com

www.esl-lab.com

www.manythings.org

http://www.schandlbooks.com/AmericanSlang.html

http://longman.com/adult/students

(Vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar)

(Look up specific words for definition, synonyms and usage)

(good conversation questions)

(Look at “For the Student”)

(Click on “Stuff for Students” on the left hand side)

(Grammar, speaking and reading English)

(Beginning, intermediate and advanced level resources)

(Try the Bilingual Quizzes!)

(Click on “Activities for ESL Students” and “Jokes”)

(ESL Worksheets)

(You can listen with Real Media)

(Puzzles, games and quizzes to test your skills)

(American Slang)

(Practice vocabulary, grammar and skills)


REFERENCE INFORMATION:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page

http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page

http://juniorscholastic.com

www.brainpop.com

www.nytimes.com/learning

www.usatoday.com

http://news.newamericamedia.org/news

www.biography.com

www.nycareerzone.org

(An online encyclopedia.  Not all information is verified.)

(Wikipedia in simple language)

(News and current events in simple language.)

(Intermediate through advanced short movies followed by quizzes.)

(High intermediate through advanced)

(News, interactive media, video tapes)

(Intermediate through advanced – stories related to specific ethnic groups)

(very brief biographies of famous people and historical figures)

(career exploration, job seeking)


HEALTH INFORMATION:

http://www.health.state.ny.us/nysdoh/chplus/

www.healthsiteguide.com

www.kidshealth.org

www.medlineplus.com

www.nyc.gov/hhc

(Child Health Plus – low cost health insurance from New York State)

(Health portal providing web site referrals)

(Parenting information and news)

(Health information from the US National Library of Medicine)

(NYC’s Health and Hospital Corporation – Hospitals, physicians, and insurance information)


OTHER INFORMATION:

www.nyc.gov

www.nypirg.org

www.tenement.org/foreal/index.php#

www.worldwatch.org

www.earthday.net

www.makebeliefscomix.com

(New York City’s Official website)

(New York Public Interest Research Group)

(Immigrant lives in NYC)

(About the environment)

(Environmental issues)

(Create your own comics by Bill Zimmerman.)


CITIZENSHIP INFORMATION:

www.citizenshipstudyguide.com

US Citizenship Test Study Guide

Free Legal Immigration Advice
Main Street Legal Services offers free legal immigration advice.
Call 718.340.4162 or 718.340.4162
lisa.and.claudia@gmail.com to make an appointment.


REGISTER TO VOTE:

Register to vote:

http://www.vote.nyc.ny.us/register.html

 

New York City Board of Elections


MUSEUMS:

http://www.nassaumuseum.com/

http://www.qcc.cuny.edu/artgallery/

http://www.rmanyc.org/

Nassau County Museum of Art

Queensborough Community College Gallery

The Rubin Museum of Art

 


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