We will develop this page gradually as we find sites that we think are particularly useful for learners and teachers of English. We are quite confident you will enjoy those listed below.
ESL Flow is one of the best sites for teachers and it originates right here in Bangkok. It is run by a very dedicated teacher named Peter Snashall. The site is a collection of links to communicative activities on a variety of topics at the elementary, pre-intermediate and intermediate levels.
English Exercises Online
If you are looking for English language exercises to do on-line, try this site. There are over 100 free vocabulary, grammar and reading comprehension exercises available and more are added all the time.
Our newest link is this one to the British Council free website which offers a wealth of fun and good learning for students of English. There is support for many languages and the site offers songs, stories, poems, grammar games, tests, a magazine, and an opportunity to send postcards among many other fun activities. You can enter the site as a child, a teen or an adult. Try it out.
This is a wonderful site for anyone wanting to know anything about Thailand. The site is created, written and illustrated by a 14-year-old student who is also the photographer for his own and other Thai sites. You'll be amazed by more than 800 pictures, information about everything from Buddhism to radio stations and explanations of daily life in this modern country.
Acharn Porntip Bodeepongse
Here is a practical site for teachers of English as a foreign language. Acharn Porntip is studying in England, the lessons and exercises on her site are the product of her studies. It's valuable and useful — check it out.
One of our Thai readers, studying in the US highly recommends this website maintained by Thais and featuring questions and answers about living and studying abroad. Questions about everything from which institutions suit particular areas of interest to where to buy inexpensive goods for daily life are answered by students with experience.
The largest and most comprehensive web site of all the schools in
Thailand. This is the only place to go to find out about school life
for Thai children. There are also terrific pages about Leonardo DiCaprio's
movie The Beach FAQ and interactive pages too.
The International Education Webzine
For an up-to-date Internet magazine complete with a large archive of past issues, try "The International Education Webzine".
- SchoolNET Thailand
Here is a site that is sure to grow rapidly. It is presently a network of 64 Thai secondary schools and more are being added all the time. Much of the content is in Thai, but there is also a significant portion in English.
If you don't know about the About.com website, you are really missing soemthing. Actually it's a huge collection of websites, each focusing on a different subject. Each is run by a "guide" who scours the Internet for websites relevant to the topic. The EFL/ESL section is excellent and you might want to begin there. Look also at education as well as the section for Primary and Secondary Education which has a wealth of resources for teachers, parents and students of all ages.
- Dave’s ESL Cafe
This site can keep both learners and teachers busy for hours. It contains hundreds of links to useful sites around the world. You can also receive answers to your grammar questions.
Featuring educational word games, a monthly article, quotes, poems, proverbs, jokes, a pen pal club and a host of other attractions, this site is interesting for both learners and teachers a like. There’s also a place called Teachers’ Inn where you can link to lesson plans on a vast variety of topics.
This site contains a series of interesting and fun on-line courses. You can some learn English and you can also increase your knowledge of math, the Internet, and even Chinese! If you like quizzes, this is a good place to come. And since the English section is based on news stories, you have an excellent opportunity to practice the skills you have learned here at the Bangkok Post web site.
A huge store of education-related links—both English and French. You can easily spends hours here checking out what educators around the world are doing on the Web. A good source for information on educational technology as well.