ABS Student Resources

Websites for Adult Basic Skill practice:


Pearson Longman Vocabulary Website - (word parts, dictionary exercises, context clues, synonyms, antonyms, and more!) http://wps.ablongman.com/long_licklider_vocabulary_2/

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Online - http://www.ldoceonline.com/

Context clues - http://www.english-zone.com/vocab/vic01.html

Synonyms/antonyms - http://steckvaughn.hmhco.com/HA/correlations/pdf/l/LEf1_synant.pdf


OWL Purdue Online Writing Lab - (grammar, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure, paraphrasing) - http://owl.english.purdue.edu/exercises/

OWL ESL resources - http://owl.english.purdue.edu/engagement/3/ combining sentences, prepositions, pronouns, punctuation, paraphrasing and summary)


GED Connections - http://litlink.ket.org/ Free registration by clicking on "Create an Account" - you need an email address. Then go to GED connection, Language Arts Reading, learning modules OR try the easier Pre-GED connection.

OWL GED preparation resources - http://owl.english.purdue.edu/engagement/2/

GED Writing practice - http://www.gedprepinfo.com/ged-language-arts-writing-practice/

GED Reading (Language Arts) practice - http://www.gedprepinfo.com/ged-language-arts-reading-practice/

GED Social Studies practice - http://www.gedprepinfo.com/ged-social-studies-test/

GED Science practice - http://www.gedprepinfo.com/ged-science-test-practice/

GED Prep Info www.gedprepinfo.com - has a lot of resources and the questions have an answer key with explanations. This is higher level than the Pathways class material.


Including grammar, verbs, and activities for any student

www.a4esl.org - has quizzes for all levels, crosswords, etc.

http://www.eslamerica.us/ - contains many links to other sites

http://www.englishpage.com - vocabulary, verb tenses, prepositions, irregular verbs, listening, reading, games, and more! Choose from the menu on the left.

http://www.englishpage.com/prepositions/phrasaldictionary.html- phrasal verb dictionary. This is great to learn and understand phrases such as "run into", "run out of", "talk back", "blow over", etc. Click on one of the letters on the left to see a list of phrasal verbs starting with that letter.

http://www.englishpage.com/verbpage/verbtenseintro.html- has a good review of all of the verb tenses with exercises

http://www.englishpage.com/prepositions/prepositions.html- prepositions and very common phrasal verbs

http://www.eslpartyland.com/ - many great activities


http://www.eslcafe.com/students/ - idioms, phrasal verbs, pronunciation, quizzes, slang

www.esl-lab.com - listen and do exercises

www.elllo.org - listen to interviews from English speakers around the world. Then do an exercise about what you heard.


Typing program - http://www.sense-lang.org/typing/

COIC Workshop Calendars -(Calendar with dates for free workshops in Bend on writing resumes, interviewing secrets etc. Also, free computer classes.) - http://coic2.org/employment-training/training-workshops/

Study skills - http://www.how-to-study.com/study-skills/en/39.asp- includes improving concentration, managing time, reading fluency, setting goals, study habits and motivation, using reference sources and more. Click on the blue links towards the top middle of the page to read about each subject.