ESOL Life Skills: Communication Resources

Below are links to Web resources for practice in English used in work and life situations (based on the Florida Adult ESOL Frameworks).

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Interpersonal Communication/Listening Practice
  1. Greetings and Introductions (audio quiz)
    www.esl-lab.com/stalk.htm
  2. Speaking Situations
    http://eslgold.com/speaking/speaking_situations/
  3. Making Friends
    http://www.eslfast.com/begin2/b2/b2106.htm
  4. Ordering Lunch
    http://www.eslfast.com/robot/topics/restaurant/restaurant16.htm
Interpersonal Communication/Asking and Giving Directions
  1. Where's the Movie Theater? (map and multiple choice activity with audio)
    esl-lab.com/dir4/dir4.htm
  2. Directions 1 (audio)
    esl-lab.com/dir1/dir1.htm
  3. Directions 2 (audio)
    esl-lab.com/dir2.htm
  4. Directions 3 (audio)
    esl-lab.com/dir3.htm
  5. Reading Maps 1 (questions and answers)
    english-zone.com/reading/map01.html
  6. Reading a City Map 1 (questions and answers)
    english-zone.com/reading/citymap01.html
  7. Asking for the Way (script and audio)
    http://www.rong-chang.com/speak/s/apartment211.htm
Telephone Communication Practice Activities
  1. Telephone Responses
    esl-lab.com/tel1.htm
  2. Dialogue: Business Communications
    esl-lab.com/tc1/tc1.htm
  3. Dialogue: English Language Center (inquiring about an English studies program)
    esl-lab.com/elc/elcrd1.htm
  4. Dialogue: Phone Message
    esl-lab.com/meet/meetrd1.htm
  5. Movie Show Times
    esl-lab.com/show/showrd1.htm
  6. Listening to Telephone Numbers
    esl-lab.com/phone.htm
  7. Dialogue: Travel Arrangements
    esl-lab.com/flight/flightrd1.htm
  8. ESL Podcast 190L: Taking a Phone Message (with audio)
    www.eslpod.com/website/show_podcast.php?issue_id=2515781
  9. Listening to Phone Numbers: Part 1 (a multiple choice listening activity)
    fog.ccsf.cc.ca.us/~lfried/activity/listening/ex1phoneex.html
  10. Listening to Phone Numbers: Part 2 (a multiple choice listening activity)
    fog.ccsf.cc.ca.us/~lfried/activity/listening/ex1phoneex2.html

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