15 Video Resources for ESL

INTRO TO THIS ARTICLE:

Enjoy this compilation of useful links addressed toward teachers and students:

1. Vimeo – some of the highest quality artistic films are hosted here

Short love story in short motion by Carlos Lascano

 

2. EFLclassroom – amazing EFL website, about 100,000 files for free, registration needed

http://community.eflclassroom.com/video

Pink Panther English Verbs

http://community.eflclassroom.com/video/pink-panther-english-verbs

3. Real English – original videos and interactive lessons

http://www.real-english.com/

http://www.real-english.com/reo/30/unit30.asp

4. ELS VIDEO – videos and quizzes arranged by levels

http://www.eslvideo.com/

http://www.eslvideo.com/esl_video_quiz_beginning.php?id=17613

5. How to videos – topics are arranges in thematic categories

http://www.wonderhowto.com/

6. Edtube.org – this website focuses on high quality educational videos

http://edutube.org/en/video/what-if-earth-were-hollow

7. Film English – educational blog hosting an amazing collection of short films, lesson plans and accompanying activities that are arranged by level and theme

http://film-english.com/2012/01/02/smile/

8. elllo.org – english listening library online – audio scripts, notes and slideshows also included

http://www.elllo.org/english/1201/1246-Todd-Outsource.htm

9. National geographic – this world leading magazine hosts a variety of themes

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/videos.html?source=NavVidKids

10. VIDEO JUG – HOW To videos covering a number of issues including education

http://www.videojug.com/

11. Global oneness project – the education section provides teachers with a variety of resources ranging from conversation cards to discussion and action guides

http://www.globalonenessproject.org/education

12. English central – 8,000 video lessons and 40 courses to explore and choose from

http://www.englishcentral.com/

13. Khan Academy – a reputable organisation offering high quality resources to all audiences free of charge

https://www.khanacademy.org/

14. Lesson stream – well thought out activities and ideas to implement

http://lessonstream.org/2013/11/11/brilliant-toilet/

15. Biography – 7,000 biographies of famous peoples’ exceptional moments in life, there are accompanying videos with testimonies about these exquisite life stories.

http://www.biography.com/people/sophia-loren-9386318

16. News In Levels – improving listening, writing, speaking and reading skills with everyday news.

http://www.newsinlevels.com/

 

Let me now which one is your favorite.

Veronika, trainer, passionate teacher, blogger, member of smartclasscommunity team

 

Comments

  1. Georg Wanek says:

    Hi Veronika,

    this is a great resource, I just reposted 🙂

    Unfortunately I just noted that the link below isn’t working.

    Best regards, Georg

    Date: Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:40:56 +0000 To: georg.wanek@greatwaydist.com

  2. Dear Veronika, thanks for tese awesome video resources! I would like to bring your attention to an ESL video quiz platform: https://en.islcollective.com/video-lessons.

    There are 1000 free, interactive ESL video quizzes for all levels, including CLIL lessons. You can also make your own quiz for youtube and vimeo. I hope you will find it useful!

    Available task types:

    1. Multiple choice
    2. Gapfill
    3. Tappable pictionary
    4. Matching
    5. Open-ended question
    6. Scrambled sentence

    Lesson types:

    1. Listening comprehension
    2. Grammar practice
    3. Vocab booster
    4. Subtitle completion
    5. Prediction game
    6 Memory game
    7. Visual comprehension
    8. Role play
    9. Tappable pictionary

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