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Babylon - A free download from The New York Times. This program offers "on-screen" translation of English words and expressions in Windows applications,giving words, phrases, acronyms, a list of available translations, plus idiomatic usage.

It's the ideal aid for non-English speaking users of textual English Windows applications, such as an Internet browser, an encyclopedia, or even the instructions for the latest cool game. When you read through such text and encounter a word you wish to translate, a single mouse click will display the translation for the highlighted word or phrase, to the language you choose in a pop-up box just above the word. Note: Works only on Windows.

ESLoop - A collection of sites for those involved in teaching or learning English on the web.

Exchange - An on-line newspaper for ELD students. This is a place where they can practice their language skills , find resources to help in learning the language, and to provide everyone with insights into different cultures. From the University of Illinois.

Grammar Now! - If you want to check your spelling, grammar, or punctuation of your essay, and such, then head on over here to Grammar Now. The site contains information about how to check your writing with it's own set of links to other sites. Plus, you can copy/paste your essay or questions in a text box, and send it to people to look over it for punctuation errors, and such. Note: you MUST have an e-mail address for this to work!

Linguistic Funland - Resources for teachers and students of English as a Second Language. Lesson plans, web resources that others enjoy, and more. Check it out!

Tower of English - idioms, games, tutors, and lots more. A hodge-podge of things that might be of interest to ELD students.

Vocabulary University - Build your vocabulary while playing word games.

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