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TEFL Training In Costa Rica | Updated: 12/23/2022

Our Favorite ESL Websites

Written by International TEFL Academy Costa Rica

There is no point in reinventing the wheel, so check out some of our favorite ESL websites.

For Teachers & Students


The utopia of all ESL websites, Dave's ESL Cafe has an abundance of resources and materials for both teachers and students:  job forums, lesson plan ideas and cultural information for the teachers and student forums, grammar and vocabulary explanations and practice for your learners.


For You, the Teacher


Create an account and get free worksheets and activities.  Get even more free things when you upload some of your materials. 


Create all types of puzzles, like crosswords and word finds, with the ability to copy and paste it into a Word document to be able to save it and use it again later.

For Your Students


Practice reading and listening at different levels by taking quizzes based on the content given and getting immediate results.


BBC offers free audios, videos and readings to English learners.  The material is offered on their site as courses, but all materials can also be used as standalone resources.   Students can choose whatever interests them and meets their needs.


If your students are preparing for exams like the TOEFL or IELTS, this site is a goldmine!  It has exam descriptions, practice exams and preparation tips and guides.  This would also be helpful for you as the teacher if you are giving any exam prep classes.

Want access to more valuable resources like these?  Take our 4-week, onsite TESOL course, and we will share a plethora of activities and tools to help you and your students!  Contact us today!

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